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OGT Practice Questions . With Clicker Data Interface OGT Intervention Bank #2. Directions. Review each question Determine each question’s key word or phrase Indicate the word using your clicker device

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ogt practice questions

OGT Practice Questions

With Clicker Data Interface

OGT Intervention

Bank #2

  • Review each question
  • Determine each question’s key word or phrase
  • Indicate the word using your clicker device
  • After viewing the results graph, work with you neighbor for one minute to get to the correct word
  • Respond again with your clicker when directed
question 1
Question #1

The use of atomic weapons at the end of World War II fostered fears about their potential use during the Cold War years.

These fears were critical in determining the U.S. response to

The Keyword in the question is:

* A. Atomic

  • B. Fostered
  • C. Cuban Missile Crisis.
  • D. Cold War
question 2
Question #2
  • A political action committee produces a television commercial that criticizes past actions of a candidate for president.
  • The advertisement could be a credible source of information if the claims in the advertisement

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. credible
  • B. advertisement
  • C. criticizes
  • D. candidate
question 3
Question #3
  • What perspective of African-Americans was reflected in the founding of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. NAACP
  • B. Perspective
  • C. Founding
  • D. reflected
question 4
Question #4
  • Freedom of assembly is guaranteed by the First Amendment, but assemblies may legally be broken up when protesters

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. freedom
  • B. first amendment
  • C. assemblies
  • D. guaranteed
question 5
Question #5
  • Which source of information would be the most credible (least biased) in determining the durability of various brands of computers?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. durability
  • B. credible
  • C. source
  • D. computers
question 6
Question #6
  • In the United Nations Charter, member nations pledge to “unite our strength to maintain international peace and security.” Since ratification of its charter following World War II, the primary goal of the United Nations has been to

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. security
  • B. united nations
  • C. ratification
  • D. charter
question 7
Question #7
  • Which action could the U.S. government employ to protect U.S. automobile manufacturers from foreign competition?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. competition
  • B. manufacturers
  • C. employ
  • D. protect
question 8
Question #8

Religious diversity in the United States has increased in the last fifty years. One factor that has contributed to this increase has been an increase in

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. diversity
  • B. increase
  • C. contributed
  • D. factor
question 9
Question #9

Many Latin American nations gained their independence early in the 19th century. The relationship between the people and their government changed. Slavery existed under colonial governments, but some of the new nations, such as Haiti, did not permit slavery. The abolition of slavery was based on Enlightenment ideas of

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. abolition
  • B. enlightenment
  • C. colonial
  • D. relationship
question 10
Question #10

When considering the reliability of a report that promotes hybrid gas-electric cars as environmentally friendly, what should be carefully considered?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. hybrid
  • B. considered
  • C. environmentally
  • D. reliability
question 11
Question #11

One way the U.S. Constitution evolves is through the amendment process. How were the changes that occurred as a result of the ratification of the 19th and 26th Amendments similar?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. 19th and 26th amendments
  • B. amendment
  • C. ratification
  • D. constitution
question 12
Question #12

In 1960, 8.9 million acres of land in northeast Alaska were designated as the Arctic National Wildlife Range. In 1980, legislation doubled the size of the Range and renamed it the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). In recent years, attempts have been made to open part of the ANWR to oil exploration. The reason for this proposal is that the

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. ANWR
  • B. exploration
  • C. range
  • D. proposal
question 13
Question #13

One way absolute monarchies are similar to dictatorships is that citizens under both systems of government typically

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. dictatorships
  • B. citizens
  • C. similar
  • D. monarchies
question 14
Question #14
  • A city council member believes that installing more trash cans along city streets will help reduce the city’s litter problem.

This thesis could be supported by data showing that

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. litter
  • B. installing
  • C. thesis
  • D. data
question 15
Question #15
  • The Indian Tribal Justice Act of 1993 is an example of federal civil rights legislation. Read the following excerpt from the act:
  • Indian tribes possess the inherent authority to establish their own form of government, including tribal justice systems ... traditional tribal justice practices are essential to the maintenance of the culture and identity of Indian tribes. ...
  • This act was an attempt to redress the consequences of

The Keyword in the question is:

*A. redress

*B. tribal justice system

*C. civil rights legislation

*D. government

question 16
Question #16

Which statement correctly describes the role of the government in a country with a mixed economy?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. government
  • B. economy
  • C. mixed
  • D. role
question 17
Question #17

Britain and France suffered heavy casualties during World War I.

Because of this, when faced with Axis expansion before World War II, these countries were

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. suffered
  • B. expansion
  • C. axis
  • D. casualties
question 18
Question #18

In 1963, Betty Friedan, founder of the National Organization for Women, wrote,

We can no longer ignore that voice within women that says: “I want something more than my husband and my children and my home.”

  • Source: Betty Friedan, Excerpt from The Feminine Mystique (1963) reprinted in 100 Key Documents in American Democracy, ed. by Peter Levy, Praeger Pub., 1994, p. 436.

The excerpt above could be used to support the thesis that:

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. excerpt
  • B. National Organization for Women
  • C. voice
  • D. ignore
question 19
Question #19

Which factor contributed to increased migration of people among regions of the United States in the second half of the 20th century?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. regions
  • B. century
  • C. migration
  • D. contributed
question 20
Question #20

In 1943, 15 percent of the shipyard workers in San Francisco were Chinese-Americans. Before this, they had been largely confined to working in restaurants and laundries. The switch in occupations was due, in large part, to the

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. shipyard
  • B. occupations
  • C. confined
  • D. shipyard
question 21
Question #21

The primary feature of a dictatorship is that

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. dictatorship
  • B. feature
  • C. primary
question 22
Question #22

In 1964, President Lyndon Johnson persuaded Congress to pass the Civil Rights Act, which outlawed racial discrimination in public places, such as theaters, cafeterias and hotels.

  • This was an attempt to

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. persuaded
  • B. outlawed
  • C. civil rights act
  • D. discrimination
question 23
Question #23

When the government builds interstate highways, citizens can be forced (under the principle of eminent domain) to sell private land that lies in the path of the highway. The reason for this is that the property rights of individuals are balanced by

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. interstate
  • B. rights
  • C. highway
  • D. eminent domain
question 24
Question #24

What problem arising from U.S. industrialization did the progressive reformers of the late 19th and early 20th centuries want the federal government to address?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. progressive
  • B. industrialization
  • C. government
  • D. arising
question 25
Question #25

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a treaty designed to remove tariffs and other trade barriers between Canada, Mexico and the United States. This helped establish an economic region among those nations because

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. tariffs
  • B. barriers
  • C. region
  • D. NAFTA
question 26
Question #26

On March 12, 1947, President Truman addressed a joint session of Congress to recommend that the United States provide economic assistance to Greece and Turkey. His reasons were as follows:

The seeds of totalitarian regimes are nurtured by misery and want. They spread and grow in the evil soil of poverty and strife. …

The free peoples of the world look to us for support in maintaining their freedoms.

If we falter in our leadership, we may endanger the peace of the world—and we shall surely endanger the welfare of our own Nation.

President Harry S. Truman, address to Congress, March 12, 1947

This statement would be helpful in supporting the thesis that, in 1947, President Truman believed the United States

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. freedoms
  • B. thesis
  • C. totalitarian

- D. welfare

question 27
Question #27
  • How did the political systems in Africa change as a result of European colonialism in the 19th century?

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. colonialism
  • B. systems
  • C. 19th century
  • D. result
question 28
Question #28

In the 1960s and 1970s, Hispanic-American farm workers in the United States believed their employers were failing to provide reasonable wages and working conditions like those received by other American workers.

  • For this reason, Hispanic-American farm workers

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. reasonable
  • B. workers
  • C. employers
  • D. received
question 29
Question #29

As a result of industrialization in the United States in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, progressive reformers sought government regulation of business in order to:

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. regulation
  • B. progressive
  • C. industrialization
  • D. reformers
question 30
Question #30

The growth of suburbs has caused the economic value of land around many U.S. cities to increase. One result of this increase in land value has been a decrease in:

The Keyword in the question is:

  • A. suburbs
  • B. economic
  • C. increase
  • D. decrease