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9/11 was a tragedy that happened in America. We encourage you to take the quiz to test your knowledge about 9/11. Do you think you know enough about this event that changed the course of history? We sincerely hope that this quiz help brings awareness about this event and helps people have more empathy for the people involved. Don't forget to share this quiz with your friends and family to spread awareness. Hope you learn something new. Good Luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What terrorist group and/or person conducted 9/11?

    • A.

      Only Al Qaeda

    • B.

      Only Saddam Hussein

    • C.

      Both of the above

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Only Al Qaeda
    Explanation
    No evidence has been shown to support the connection between Saddam Hussein and 9/11. According to a 2007 Newsweek poll, however, 69% of Americans still believe that Saddam Hussein was involved in the 9/11 attacks.

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  • 2. 

    Al Qaeda was connected to Saddam Hussein.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In 2007, former Director of Central Intelligence George Tenet said, "We could never verify that there was any Iraqi authority, direction and control, complicity with al-Qaeda for 9/11 or any operational act against America, period." A 2003 Washington Post poll, however, revealed that 30% of Americans believed that Al Qaeda was connected to former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.

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  • 3. 

    9/11 was one of the reasons behind the Iraq War.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Although former President George W. Bush stated in 2005, "This war reached our shores on September 11 2001," to try to restore confidence in the war effort, Iraq has never been proven to be connected to 9/11.

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  • 4. 

    Where did most of the 9/11 hijackers come from?

    • A.

      Iraq

    • B.

      Iran

    • C.

      Afghanistan

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    No hijackers came from Iraq, Iran, or Afghanistan; 15 were from Saudi Arabian, one was from Egypt, one was from Lebanon, and one was from the United Arab Emirates.

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  • 5. 

    At least one of the hijackers entered the United States through Canada.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    U.S. homeland security secretary Janet Napolitano falsely stated in 2009, "To the extent that terrorists have come into our country or suspected or known terrorists have entered our country across a border, it’s been across the Canadian border. There are real issues there. (…) Not just [the 9/11 hijackers] but others as well." However, the 9/11 Commission has determined that the hijackers came to the United States from overseas.

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  • 6. 

    How many planes crashed into their intended targets during the 9/11 attacks?

    • A.

      Two

    • B.

      Three

    • C.

      Four

    • D.

      Five

    Correct Answer
    B. Three
    Explanation
    Two planes (American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175) crashed into the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center and one plane (American Airlines Flight 77) crashed into the Pentagon. However, the passengers of the final hijacked plane (United Airlines Flight 93) fought back and the hijackers crashed the plane into a former coal mine near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

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  • 7. 

    What was the estimated death count after the disaster? 

    • A.

      300 people

    • B.

      3000 people

    • C.

      5500 people

    • D.

      8300 people

    Correct Answer
    B. 3000 people
    Explanation
    The estimated death count after the disaster was 3000 people.

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  • 8. 

    How many people were saved from the rubble? 

    • A.

      5

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      30

    Correct Answer
    B. 18
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 18. This means that out of the given options, 18 people were saved from the rubble.

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  • 9. 

    Which company developed the 911 emergency contact number after the 9/11 attack? 

    • A.

      T-Mobile

    • B.

      Verizon 

    • C.

      AT&T

    • D.

      Spectrum

    Correct Answer
    C. AT&T
    Explanation
    After the 9/11 attack, AT&T developed the 911 emergency contact number. This was in response to the need for a centralized emergency number that people could call in case of emergencies. AT&T played a crucial role in establishing this system, which has since become a vital lifeline for people in distress.

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  • 10. 

    Which individual was responsible for the 9/11 attacks?

    • A.

      Osama bin Laden

    • B.

      Saddam Hussein

    • C.

      Ayman al-Zawahiri

    • D.

      Abdullah Azzam

    Correct Answer
    A. Osama bin Laden
    Explanation
    Osama bin Laden was the mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks. As the founder and leader of the terrorist group Al-Qaeda, bin Laden orchestrated the coordinated hijacking of four airplanes by 19 terrorists. These terrorists then carried out suicide attacks by crashing two planes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, causing their collapse, and another plane into the Pentagon. The fourth plane, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed into a field in Pennsylvania after passengers attempted to regain control from the hijackers. Bin Laden claimed responsibility for the attacks, which resulted in the loss of thousands of lives and significant destruction.

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