US History Trivia - 2

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which member of the Kennedy Family was given the nickname Kick by the family?
    • A. 

      The Son Who Injured His Back In A Small Plane Crash

    • B. 

      The Son Who Was Killed In An Airplane Explosion In WWII

    • C. 

      The Daughter Who Was Killed In A Plane Crash In The 1940's

    • D. 

      The Daughter Who Had A Botched Lobotomy

  • 2. 
    What famous movie actress did Joseph P. Kennedy spend a lot of time with in the 1920's and 1930's?
    • A. 

      Gloria Swanson

    • B. 

      Theda Bara

    • C. 

      Myrna Loy

    • D. 

      Greta Garbo

  • 3. 
    What was the first birth-control pill available in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      Florax

    • B. 

      Norvlan

    • C. 

      Envoid

    • D. 

      Spermex

  • 4. 
    What prizefighter was refused passage on the Titanic?
    • A. 

      Larry Hamstrong

    • B. 

      Jack Johnson

    • C. 

      'Leadfoot' Angs

    • D. 

      'Hurricane' Jones

  • 5. 
    Who splashed in a fountain with a drunken Congressman Wilbur Mills?
    • A. 

      Donna Rice

    • B. 

      Fawn Hall

    • C. 

      Fanne Fox

    • D. 

      Elizabeth Ray

  • 6. 
    Where was the Pony Express founded?
    • A. 

      Leavenworth, KS

    • B. 

      Hayes City, KS

    • C. 

      Abilene, KS

    • D. 

      Junction City, KS

  • 7. 
    What U.S. plane was affectionately known as the "Jug" in WWII?
    • A. 

      B-17 Flying Fortress

    • B. 

      B-29 Super Fortress

    • C. 

      P-47 Thunderbolt

    • D. 

      P-38 Lightning

  • 8. 
    Where is the Hebrew Confederate Cemetery located?
    • A. 

      Montgomery, Alabama

    • B. 

      Biloxi, Mississippi

    • C. 

      Richmond, Virginia

    • D. 

      Waycross, Georgia

  • 9. 
    What South Carolina town is called "Birthplace of the Confederacy"?
    • A. 

      Abbeville, South Carolina

    • B. 

      Bluffton, South Carolina

    • C. 

      Fort Sumter, South Carolina

    • D. 

      Isle Of Palms, South Carolina

  • 10. 
    What was the last Capital of the Confederacy?
    • A. 

      Roanoke, Virginia

    • B. 

      Danville,Virginia

    • C. 

      Greensboro, North Carolina

    • D. 

      Martinsville, Virginia

  • 11. 
    What famous Confederate's last home was called "Beauvoir"?
    • A. 

      Felix Robertson

    • B. 

      Stonewall Jackson

    • C. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • D. 

      Robert E.Lee

  • 12. 
    What Tennessee city holds the Silverdale Confederate Cemetery?
    • A. 

      Chattanooga, Tennessee

    • B. 

      Nashville, Tennessee

    • C. 

      Murfreesboro, Tennessee

    • D. 

      Shelbyville, Tennessee

  • 13. 
    What was the original name of the White House of the Confederacy?
    • A. 

      Richmond Oaks

    • B. 

      Brockenbrough Mansion

    • C. 

      Hazelhurst Estate

    • D. 

      Lee Mansion

  • 14. 
    What was the Confederacy's version of "Sad Sack"?
    • A. 

      Shiloh Smith

    • B. 

      Bill Arp

    • C. 

      Reb Johnson

    • D. 

      Gray Clad Soldier

  • 15. 
    Who did Son of Sam claim was telling him to commit his crimes?
    • A. 

      Satan Himself

    • B. 

      His Father Sam

    • C. 

      His Neighbor's 3,000 Year Old Dog

    • D. 

      Voices Inside His Head