Columbine Quiz 2011

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  • 1. 
    When did the shootings at Columbine High School occur?
    • A. 

      April 16th, 1999

    • B. 

      June 20th, 1999

    • C. 

      April 20th, 1999

    • D. 

      April 4th, 2000

  • 2. 
    What were the shooters' names?
    • A. 

      Eric Thomas and Dylan Thomas

    • B. 

      Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold

    • C. 

      George Harrison and Paul Bonnet

    • D. 

      Robert McNamera and Gene Gates

  • 3. 
    Where is Columbine High School located?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      Massachusetts

    • C. 

      Colorado

    • D. 

      Hawaii

  • 4. 
    How many people were killed during the attacks?
    • A. 

      More than twenty

    • B. 

      Less than ten

    • C. 

      Less than five

    • D. 

      More than ten

  • 5. 
    What were some things that the media blamed for the shootings?
    • A. 

      Violent movies and video games

    • B. 

      US involvement in foreign wars

    • C. 

      The President of the United States

  • 6. 
    What did early reports say?
    • A. 

      The boys were schizophrenic.

    • B. 

      The boys were picked on.

    • C. 

      The boys went to a juvenile detention center before the attacks.

  • 7. 
    The shooters rigged explosives outside the school that successfully exploded killed many people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    This was one of the first times there was live news coverage across the nation.
    • A. 

      True.

    • B. 

      False.

  • 9. 
    Why did so many viewers watch news reports of the Columbine shootings?
    • A. 

      Cable news networks showed the action as it happened. It kept people glued to the TV.

    • B. 

      It was broadcasted during sweeps.

    • C. 

      It was on during prime time.

  • 10. 
    Many accused America of what?
    • A. 

      Being too violent.

    • B. 

      Being too tolerant.

    • C. 

      Being great.

    • D. 

      Being too poor.

  • 11. 
    What did Eric Harris' website have on it?
    • A. 

      Death threats against other students, and bomb plans.

    • B. 

      Detailed plans of his attack at Columbine.

    • C. 

      The weather.

  • 12. 
    What is a click?
    • A. 

      A automatic rifle.

    • B. 

      Another name for a school uniform.

    • C. 

      A social group that doesn't hang out with one another.

  • 13. 
    What are some side effects from the antidepressant medication that Eric Harris was on?
    • A. 

      Gas and vomiting.

    • B. 

      Increased aggression.

    • C. 

      Headaches and muscle soreness.

  • 14. 
    What does the Second Amendment do?
    • A. 

      It gives us freedom of speech.

    • B. 

      It guarantees the right to bear arms.

    • C. 

      It gives us the right to remain silent.

  • 15. 
    The Columbine Massacre was a planned attack.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    What was the name of the video game that the Columbine shooters had been playing?
    • A. 

      Call of Duty

    • B. 

      Doom

    • C. 

      Halo 2