Unknown Trivia Facts You Didn't Know About Infamous American Gangsters! Quiz

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Unknown Trivia Facts You Didn

America is the land of opportunities! Says so the famous quote. Some of these opportunities come in the form of crime also, and America is a land that has been home to some of the most infamous criminals the world has ever seen. Most of these criminals’ lives are often depicted in films, so it’s easy to know of their exploits. Take our quiz and test your knowledge on these criminals.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Al "Scarface" Capone born?
    • A. 

      Miami, FL

    • B. 

      Brooklyn, NY

    • C. 

      Chicago, IL

    • D. 

      Naples, Italy

  • 2. 
    What was the name of "Bugsy" Siegel's Las Vegas hotel?
    • A. 

      Stardust

    • B. 

      Flamingo

    • C. 

      Mirage

    • D. 

      Palace

  • 3. 
    Harlem gangster Frank Lucas was born where?
    • A. 

      Harlem, NY

    • B. 

      West Indies

    • C. 

      N. Carolina

    • D. 

      Patterson, NJ

  • 4. 
    What year did Prohibition begin in the United States?
    • A. 

      1909

    • B. 

      1910

    • C. 

      1920

    • D. 

      1933

  • 5. 
    What mafia "Family" was John Gotti's boss?
    • A. 

      Gambino

    • B. 

      Lucchese

    • C. 

      Genovese

    • D. 

      Columbo

  • 6. 
    The movie Goodfellas was based on what gangster's life?
    • A. 

      Lucky Luciano

    • B. 

      John Gotti

    • C. 

      Henry Hill

    • D. 

      Frank Costello

  • 7. 
    Harlem gangster Leroy "Nicky" Barnes had ties to which mafia organization?
    • A. 

      Lucchese

    • B. 

      Gambino

    • C. 

      Bonanno

    • D. 

      Columbo

  • 8. 
    True or False: Charles "Lucky" Luciano was the official top boss of all American mafia by the 1930s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel The Great Gatsby, who was the character Meyer Wolfsheim based on?
    • A. 

      Meyer Lansky

    • B. 

      Moe Sedway

    • C. 

      Al Capone

    • D. 

      Arnold Rothstein

  • 10. 
    Al "Scarface" Capone was boss of the American Mafia in the 1920s
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False