The Quiz: What phrase did Herbert Hoover use to describe Prohibition?
An American ideal
The longest day
Our national curse
Explanation : While running for President in 1928, Herbert Hoover called the controversial practice of Prohibition a “noble experiment.” Hoover supported the law, but by the early ’30s, the majority of citizens thought Prohibition had failed. Legend has it that when FDR defeated Hoover in 1932, he celebrated with a dirty martini.
Correct Answer: Noble experiment