Quiz Me! - People: Contemporary America Test your knowledge about people in the Contemporary America era! 1 / 10 The following are true of Robert Johnson except: He purchased Black Entertainment Television (BET) from Viacom He earned a Master’s degree in Public Affairs from princeton University He diversified his assets into professional sports and promoted humanitarian efforts In his early years he worked as a lobbyist for the cable industry 2 / 10 Sam Walton established successful business practices of employee inclusion as he built which retail giant? Wal-Mart Walgreens KMart JCPenney 3 / 10 Which political office did Barack Obama not hold? Mayor of Chicago Member of the Illinois House of Representatives President of the United States Member of the United States Senate 4 / 10 Who was the first person of Puerto Rican descent to serve as a United States Supreme Court Justice? Henry Bonilla Delores Huerta Sonia Sotomayor Ellen Ochoa 5 / 10 President Bill Clinton was the second U.S. President to be impeached by the House of Representatives. Which of the following is an outcome from his impeachment process? He returned to Arkansas and ran for governor He was found guilty and removed from office His popularity plunged and he resigned from office He was acquitted by the United States Senate 6 / 10 “Beauty is an attitude. There’s no secret. There are no ugly women - only women who don’t care or don’t believe they are attractive.” Which American entrepreneur is attributed to this quote? Oprah Winfrey Martha Stewart Gloria Vanderbuilt Estee Lauder 7 / 10 How did Robert Johnson become the first African-American billionaire? He founded the American media conglomerate, Viacom He stayed at Princeton University after graduating and became the university’s president He was instrumental in helping Bill Gates develop Microsoft Windows He founded and eventually sold Black Entertainment Television (BET) 8 / 10 Which of the following was not part of Richard Nixon’s foreign policy strategies? He involved the United States by sending troops to Korea He traveled to China in an effort to ease tensions with the United States He negotiated for limitations on nuclear weapons with other countries He worked to find a conclusion to the conflict in Vietnam 9 / 10 Which of the following was not a policy of President Ronald Regan? Limited government and decreased federal bureaucracy Confrontation rather than containment in dealing with the USSR An increase in defense spending and nuclear weapon production Fortification of the “wall” that separated East and West Germany 10 / 10 Bill Clinton’s domestic agenda did not include which of the following? Restrictions on certain gun sales Job protections for people caring for ill family members Dismantling the Voting Rights Act The strengthening of environmental protections Your score is Try another 10!