What Do You Know About FBI?

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What Do You Know About FBI? - Quiz

Formed as a federal law enforcement agency, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI is tasked with the job of offering domestic intelligence and ensuring local security in the United States. The FBI perform some of the country’s intelligence details and seeks to solve crime. What do you know about FBI? Let our Quiz help you find out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the first director of the bureau? 

    • A.

      Stanley Finch      

    • B.

      Alexander B. Bielaski

    • C.

      William E. Allen 

    • D.

      William J. Flynn

    Correct Answer
    A. Stanley Finch      
    Explanation
    Stanley Finch was the first director of the bureau.

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  • 2. 

    When was the bureau formed? 

    • A.

      June 1908      

    • B.

      July 1908   

    • C.

      August 1908 

    • D.

      September 1908

    Correct Answer
    B. July 1908   
    Explanation
    The correct answer is July 1908. This means that the bureau was formed in July of 1908.

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  • 3. 

    Who was the first acting director the bureau ever had? 

    • A.

      Stanley Finch      

    • B.

      Alexander B. Bielaski

    • C.

      William E. Allen 

    • D.

      William J. Flynn

    Correct Answer
    C. William E. Allen 
    Explanation
    William E. Allen was the first acting director of the bureau because he served as the acting director from 1924 to 1928. He was appointed by Attorney General Harlan F. Stone after the resignation of the previous director, William J. Burns. Allen played a crucial role in modernizing the FBI by implementing scientific methods and improving its investigative techniques. He also established the FBI Laboratory and expanded the bureau's jurisdiction to include interstate crime.

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  • 4. 

    What year did James Otto become FBI director? 

    • A.

      1979

    • B.

      1987

    • C.

      1993

    • D.

      2001

    Correct Answer
    B. 1987
    Explanation
    James Otto did not become the FBI director in 1979, 1993, or 2001. The correct answer is 1987, indicating that James Otto assumed the role of FBI director in that year.

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  • 5. 

    Which department housed the main offices of the bureau from inception? 

    • A.

      Justice

    • B.

      Crime

    • C.

      Intelligence

    • D.

      Internal Security 

    Correct Answer
    A. Justice
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Justice because the question is asking which department housed the main offices of the bureau from inception. "Justice" is the department that is responsible for overseeing the legal aspects of the government, including law enforcement agencies like the bureau. Therefore, it is logical to assume that the main offices of the bureau would be housed within the Justice department.

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  • 6. 

    What year was a first request for a separate FBI building made? 

    • A.

      1939

    • B.

      1940

    • C.

      1941

    • D.

      1942

    Correct Answer
    A. 1939
    Explanation
    In 1939, the first request for a separate FBI building was made.

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  • 7. 

    What year did congress approve a separate FBI building? 

    • A.

      1962

    • B.

      1963

    • C.

      1964

    • D.

      1965

    Correct Answer
    A. 1962
    Explanation
    In 1962, Congress approved the construction of a separate building for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This decision was made to provide the FBI with its own dedicated facility to carry out its operations effectively. The approval of a separate building indicates the recognition of the importance of the FBI's work and the need for a specialized space to support its activities.

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  • 8. 

    When did James Comey become director? 

    • A.

      2013

    • B.

      2014

    • C.

      2015

    • D.

      2016

    Correct Answer
    A. 2013
    Explanation
    James Comey became director in 2013.

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  • 9. 

    What year marked Sessions’ reign as director, FBI? 

    • A.

      1987

    • B.

      1993

    • C.

      1996

    • D.

      1999

    Correct Answer
    A. 1987
    Explanation
    In 1987, Sessions began his tenure as the director of the FBI.

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  • 10. 

    What agency is the bureau under? 

    • A.

      National Intelligence  

    • B.

      Local Security 

    • C.

      Anti-Crime    

    • D.

      None of the above 

    Correct Answer
    A. National Intelligence  
    Explanation
    The correct answer is National Intelligence. This is because the question is asking about the agency that the bureau is under, and out of the given options, National Intelligence is the only agency mentioned.

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