A Quiz All About Alcatraz

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 1624

SettingsSettingsSettings
A Quiz All About Alcatraz - Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year did Alcatraz open as a federal prison?
    • A. 

      1951

    • B. 

      1922

    • C. 

      1934

    • D. 

      1942

  • 2. 
    What crime eventually sent Al Capone to prison, which then led to his time on Alcatraz? 
    • A. 

      Murder

    • B. 

      Kidnapping

    • C. 

      Tax Evasion

    • D. 

      Armed Robbery

  • 3. 
    Robert Stroud, the Birdman of Alcatraz, was allowed to have birds in his cell on Alcatraz. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How many times did prisoners try to escape from Alcatraz? 
    • A. 

      32

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      14

  • 5. 
    Alcatraz Prison was always full and overcrowded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Which of the prisoners on this list also spent time on Alcatraz?
    • A. 

      Crazy Eyed Crane

    • B. 

      Machine Gun Kelly

    • C. 

      Iron Rod Ireland

    • D. 

      Slimy Stevens

  • 7. 
    Al Capone arrived on Alcatraz Island by train car.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    How far is Alcatraz from northern shoreline of San Francisco? 
    • A. 

      2 miles

    • B. 

      1 mile

    • C. 

      5 miles

    • D. 

      10 miles

  • 9. 
    The prison guards and their families lived on Alcatraz Island. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    What year did Alcatraz close?
    • A. 

      1955

    • B. 

      1963

    • C. 

      1969

    • D. 

      1975

Back to Top Back to top