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  • 1. 
    What U.S. President did "Esquire" call the "Savior of the 20th Century"?
    • A. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

  • 2. 
    Which musical instrument did Thomas Jefferson play?
    • A. 

      Flute

    • B. 

      Bongo Drums

    • C. 

      Violin

    • D. 

      Piano

  • 3. 
    Which President's Cabinet was torn apart over the social non-acceptance of the wife of the Secretary of War?
    • A. 

      James Buchanan

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      John Tyler

  • 4. 
    Which two U.S. Presidents' fathers signed the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Quincy Adams And William Henry Harrison

    • B. 

      John Quincy Adams And Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      John Quincy Adams And Zachary Taylor

    • D. 

      John Quincy Adams And John Tyler

  • 5. 
    Who was the first President of the United States to leave the country during his term of office?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Warren G. Harding

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 6. 
    Which aircraft shot down the most Zeroes during WWII?
    • A. 

      P-51

    • B. 

      F6f Hellcat

    • C. 

      P-38 Lighting

    • D. 

      F-16

  • 7. 
    Which Vice President had presidential power, went back to being V.P. and was then elected President?
    • A. 

      Lyndon Johnson

    • B. 

      George H.W. Bush

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

  • 8. 
    Which company did John DeLorean work for before striking out on his own?
    • A. 

      IBM

    • B. 

      Chrysler

    • C. 

      Ford

    • D. 

      General Motors

  • 9. 
    How many people lost their lives on "Bloody Sunday" and where did it happen?
    • A. 

      13 In Londonderry, Northern Ireland

    • B. 

      2,140 At Pearl Harbor

    • C. 

      4 At Kent State

    • D. 

      19 At Waco, Texas

  • 10. 
    What part of a Glock is made out of polymer?
    • A. 

      The Whole Pistol

    • B. 

      The Frame

    • C. 

      The Frame And Magazine

    • D. 

      The Slide, Frame And Magazine

  • 11. 
    Who is the African American that wrote the song "Lift Every Voice And Sing"?
    • A. 

      James Weldon Johnson

    • B. 

      Malcom X

    • C. 

      Dr. Martin Luther King

    • D. 

      Muhammad Ali

  • 12. 
    What was the name of the hospital that President Kennedy was taken to immediately after he was shot?
    • A. 

      National Medical Center At Bethesda

    • B. 

      Dallas County Public Hospital

    • C. 

      Parkland Memorial Hospital

    • D. 

      Dallas Naval Medical Center

  • 13. 
    What member of the Warren Commission is given credit for originating the "Single Bullet Theory"?
    • A. 

      Earl Warren

    • B. 

      John Connelly

    • C. 

      James T. Tague

    • D. 

      Arlen Specter

  • 14. 
    In what movie theater was Lee Harvey Oswald arrested following the assassination of JFK?
    • A. 

      The Reatta

    • B. 

      The Texas Theater

    • C. 

      The Rialto

    • D. 

      The Big D

  • 15. 
    What was the name of the police officer allegedly shot by Oswald following JFK's assassination?
    • A. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • B. 

      James T. Tague

    • C. 

      Roscoe White

    • D. 

      J. D. Tippit

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