How Much Do You Know Jimmy Hoffa?

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How Much Do You Know Jimmy Hoffa? - Quiz

Jimmy Hoffa was a controversial American labor leader who was also the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. Play this interesting quiz about Jimmy Hoffa, covering his personal and professional life. He is a popular figure in the American Labor Union history. Do you know for how long did he serve as the top labor leader? Why was he convicted? Who commuted his prison sentence? This quiz has answers to all that and much more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Jimmy Hoffa served as the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters during the period of

    • A.

      1957 - 1971

    • B.

      1942 - 1957

    • C.

      1960 - 1966

    • D.

      1955 - 1966

    Correct Answer
    A. 1957 - 1971
    Explanation
    Jimmy Hoffa served as the president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters from 1957 to 1971.

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  • 2. 

    He was born in the state of

    • A.

      Tennessee

    • B.

      Texas

    • C.

      Indiana

    • D.

      Pennsylvania

    Correct Answer
    C. Indiana
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Indiana because the question asks for the state in which he was born, and the answer "Indiana" is the only option provided that is a state.

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  • 3. 

    His father was a

    • A.

      Lawyer

    • B.

      Coal Miner

    • C.

      Politician

    • D.

      Trucker

    Correct Answer
    B. Coal Miner
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Coal Miner. This can be inferred from the given options, where each option represents a profession. The question implies that the person's father had a specific occupation, and out of the given options, Coal Miner is the only profession mentioned. Therefore, it can be concluded that the person's father was a Coal Miner.

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  • 4. 

    When was he sentenced to 13 years in prison?

    • A.

      1970

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    B. 1967
    Explanation
    In 1967, he was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

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  • 5. 

    He was charged with

    • A.

      Murder

    • B.

      Jury tampering, fraud, and conspiracy

    • C.

      Spying

    • D.

      Robbery

    Correct Answer
    B. Jury tampering, fraud, and conspiracy
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jury tampering, fraud, and conspiracy. This means that the individual in question has been accused of tampering with the jury, committing fraud, and participating in a conspiracy. These charges suggest that the person has engaged in illegal activities related to manipulating the jury, deceiving others through fraudulent means, and being involved in a criminal conspiracy. These charges are serious and indicate that the person may have been involved in multiple criminal activities.

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  • 6. 

    The US President who commuted his sentence was

    • A.

      John F. Kennedy

    • B.

      Richard Nixon

    • C.

      Ronald Reagan

    • D.

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    Correct Answer
    B. Richard Nixon
    Explanation
    Richard Nixon is the correct answer because he was the US President who commuted his sentence. Nixon served as the 37th President of the United States from 1969 to 1974. He is known for his controversial presidency, which included the Watergate scandal. However, in this context, Nixon's decision to commute a sentence is being referred to. This means that he reduced or shortened the sentence of a convicted individual.

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  • 7. 

    When did he disappear?

    • A.

      1977

    • B.

      1975

    • C.

      1971

    • D.

      1972

    Correct Answer
    B. 1975
    Explanation
    He disappeared in 1975.

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  • 8. 

    He was declared legally dead in 

    • A.

      1991

    • B.

      1984

    • C.

      1982

    • D.

      1987

    Correct Answer
    C. 1982
  • 9. 

    He was re-elected to ______ five-year term as President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters

    • A.

      Second

    • B.

      First

    • C.

      Third

    • D.

      Fourth

    Correct Answer
    C. Third
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Third". This implies that the person mentioned in the question was elected for the third time to serve a five-year term as President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.

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  • 10. 

    He was succeeded by

    • A.

      James Anderson

    • B.

      Dave Beck

    • C.

      Sean O'Brien

    • D.

      Frank Fitzsimmons

    Correct Answer
    D. Frank Fitzsimmons
    Explanation
    Frank Fitzsimmons is the correct answer because the phrase "He was succeeded by" indicates that someone took over a position or role from another person. In this case, the person who was succeeded is not mentioned, but it can be inferred that Frank Fitzsimmons is the one who took over the position or role from the unnamed individual.

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