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The Construction of the Hoover Dam: History of Events

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Which one of these would NOT be considered part of a country's infrastructure?

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1. When someone makes an investment, they are ALWAYS trying to:

2. Dams are usually built to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Topics you'll need to know to pass this quiz include the political motivation for the dam and the construction's work conditions. As soon as you finish answering the questions, you'll get your scores.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Check what you know about the following with this quiz/worksheet combo:

  • What constitutes a country's infrastructure
  • Goals of investment
  • Function(s) of a dam
  • Facts about President Herbert Hoover
  • Public opinion towards public works projects

Skills Practiced

Work on developing the following skills while you use these study tools:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of the Hoover Dam
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what 'infrastructure' refers to
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the work conditions during the dam's construction

Additional Learning

To learn more about this national landmark, review the accompanying lesson titled The Construction of the Hoover Dam: History of Events. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the goals for constructing the Hoover Dam
  • Understand the political process of the dam's approval
  • Know the conditions workers faced during construction
  • Recognize the legacy of the Hoover Dam
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