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Tom Bradley (politician): Quiz

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Question 1: During Bradley's tenure as mayor, Los Angeles hosted the ________ and passed Chicago to become the second most populous city in the country.
United States at the 1984 Summer Olympics1984 Summer OlympicsNew Zealand at the 1984 Summer OlympicsCanada at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Question 2: Bradley unsuccessfully ran for Governor of California in 1982 and 1986 and was defeated each time by the Republican ________.
Earl WarrenPat BrownJerry BrownGeorge Deukmejian

Question 3: In 1984, Democratic presidential candidate Walter Mondale considered Bradley as a finalist for the vice presidential nomination, which eventually went to U.S. Representative ________ of Queens, New York.
Joe LiebermanJohn KerryBarack ObamaGeraldine Ferraro

Question 4: However, in the runoff, to the dismay of supporters such as ________, Yorty pulled an amazing come from behind victory to win reelection primarily because he played racial politics.
Abigail FolgerCharles MansonWojciech FrykowskiSharon Tate

Question 5: He also pushed for expansion of ________ and development of the terminals which are in use today.
Bob Hope AirportLos Angeles International AirportJohn F. Kennedy International AirportSan Francisco International Airport

Question 6: Thomas J. "Tom" Bradley (December 29, 1917 – September 29, 1998) was a five-term mayor of Los Angeles, ________, serving in that office from 1973 to 1993.
San Jose, CaliforniaCaliforniaSacramento, CaliforniaNorthern California

Question 7: He served on the ________ from 1963 to 1972.
Los Angeles City CouncilPaul KoretzJanice HahnRichard Alarcón

Question 8: Tom and Ethel Bradley are interred in Inglewood Park Cemetery, in ________.
Los AngelesInglewood, CaliforniaGlendale, CaliforniaTorrance, California

Question 9: The racial dynamics that appeared to underlie his narrow and unexpected loss in 1982 gave rise to the political term "the ________."
Democratic Party (United States)Bradley effectHillary Rodham ClintonBarack Obama

Question 10: In 1969, Bradley first challenged incumbent Mayor ________, a conservative Democrat (later Republican) though the election was nonpartisan.
Eugene McCarthyHubert HumphreyGeorge WallaceSam Yorty







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