How Well You Know Chuck Hagel? Quiz

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How Well You Know Chuck Hagel? Quiz

How well do you know Chuck Hagel, and do you think you can pass this quiz? Charles Timothy Hagel is an American military veteran and former politician who served as a United States senator in Nebraska from 1997 to 2009. He then became the 24th United States secretary of defense from 2013 to 2015 in the Obama administration. If you choose to know more about Chuck Hagel, then this is the quiz for you.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Upon his return from Vietnam, Hagel landed his first gig in politics in 1971, working for this Nebraska congressman?
    • A. 

      Charlie Thone

    • B. 

      David Martin

    • C. 

      John Y. McCollister

    • D. 

      Carl Curtis

  • 2. 
    Hagel made millions as a cellular phone pioneer; which of these four companies did he start?
    • A. 

      AT&T Wireless

    • B. 

      Vanguard Cellular

    • C. 

      Cingular Wireless

    • D. 

      Verizon Wireless

  • 3. 
    Hagel, a former Omaha talk-radio host on KBON and KLNG, graduated from UNO in 1971 with a Bachelor's degree in which subject?
    • A. 

      Political science

    • B. 

      Journalism

    • C. 

      Business administration

    • D. 

      History

  • 4. 
    In 1996, Hagel ran for the U.S. Senate against then-Gov. Ben Nelson in a seat vacated by ______________'s retirement?
    • A. 

      John DeCamp

    • B. 

      J.J. Exon

    • C. 

      Carl Curtis

    • D. 

      Nancy Hoch

  • 5. 
    In his first full year in the Senate, Hagel teamed up with this senator to lead a 95-0 vote against the Kyoto Protocol, a UN amendment to limit greenhouse gas emissions.
    • A. 

      Robert Byrd

    • B. 

      John Kerry

    • C. 

      John McCain

    • D. 

      Russ Feingold

  • 6. 
    Hagel was handily re-elected in 2002, defeating this Democrat by securing nearly 83% of the vote, notching one of the state's most lopsided elections.
    • A. 

      Bob Kerrey

    • B. 

      Charlie Matulka

    • C. 

      John Graziano

    • D. 

      Ben Nelson

  • 7. 
    Hagel retired from the Senate in 2009 and accepted a position at this university as a distinguished professor of governance.
    • A. 

      American University

    • B. 

      Georgetown University

    • C. 

      University of Virginia

    • D. 

      University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • 8. 
    Hagel most recently served as co-chair of President Obama's Intelligence Advisory Board with this Democrat.
    • A. 

      David Boren

    • B. 

      John Kerry

    • C. 

      James Langdon

    • D. 

      Stephen Friedman

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