How Much Do You Know About CIA's Torture Report?

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How Much Do You Know About CIAs Torture Report? - Quiz

CIA just released a Torture Report which contained thousands and thousands of pages. Take this quiz to find out how much you know the report!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following torture techniques were NOT found in the CIA torture report?

    • A.

      Hypothermia

    • B.

      Rectal feeding

    • C.

      Waterboarding

    • D.

      Castration

    • E.

      Sleep deprivation

    • F.

      Prolonged standing

    Correct Answer
    D. Castration
    Explanation
    The correct answer is castration. The CIA torture report did not mention castration as one of the torture techniques used. The report did, however, mention other techniques such as hypothermia, rectal feeding, waterboarding, sleep deprivation, and prolonged standing.

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  • 2. 

    How many known detainees were subject to CIA's torture program?

    • A.

      27

    • B.

      53

    • C.

      89

    • D.

      119

    • E.

      146

    • F.

      198

    Correct Answer
    D. 119
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 119. This suggests that there were 119 known detainees who were subjected to the CIA's torture program.

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  • 3. 

    What is another term The Senate used for "torture"?

    • A.

      Enhanced affliction

    • B.

      Enhanced interrogation

    • C.

      Distress

    • D.

      Advanced interrogation

    • E.

      Torment

    • F.

      Affliction

    Correct Answer
    B. Enhanced interrogation
    Explanation
    The Senate used the term "enhanced interrogation" as another term for "torture". This term implies that the interrogation methods used go beyond traditional techniques and involve more intense and severe measures to extract information from individuals. The use of "enhanced" suggests a heightened level of intensity and severity, which aligns with the concept of torture.

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  • 4. 

    Out of the known detainees, how many subjects were found to be wrongfully imprisoned?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      13

    • C.

      24

    • D.

      26

    • E.

      32

    • F.

      37

    Correct Answer
    D. 26
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 26. This means that out of the known detainees, 26 subjects were found to be wrongfully imprisoned.

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  • 5. 

    Which country has released the greatest criticism of the CIA's Torture Report?

    • A.

      Afghanistan

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Pakistan

    • E.

      Iran

    • F.

      France

    Correct Answer
    A. Afghanistan
    Explanation
    Afghanistan is the correct answer because it has released the greatest criticism of the CIA's Torture Report. This suggests that Afghanistan has openly expressed strong disapproval or condemnation of the report, indicating a significant level of criticism.

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  • 6. 

    Who most likely authorized the enhanced interrogation techniques?

    • A.

      Chuck Hagel, U.S. Secretary of Defense

    • B.

      Dick Cheney, former Vice President

    • C.

      George Tenet, former CIA Director

    • D.

      Jeh Johnson, U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

    • E.

      President Barack Obama

    • F.

      President George W. Bush

    Correct Answer
    C. George Tenet, former CIA Director
    Explanation
    George Tenet, as the former CIA Director, would have been the most likely person to authorize enhanced interrogation techniques. As the head of the CIA, Tenet would have had the authority and responsibility to make decisions regarding interrogation techniques. The other options listed, such as Chuck Hagel, Dick Cheney, Jeh Johnson, President Barack Obama, and President George W. Bush, do not have the same level of direct authority over the CIA or the specific responsibility for authorizing such techniques.

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  • 7. 

    A CIA "black site" is a secret prison located in another country. Which of the following countries does NOT have a CIA black site?

    • A.

      Morocco

    • B.

      Poland

    • C.

      Afghanistan

    • D.

      Macedonia

    • E.

      Thailand

    • F.

      Cambodia

    Correct Answer
    F. Cambodia
    Explanation
    Cambodia does not have a CIA black site. A CIA "black site" refers to a secret prison operated by the Central Intelligence Agency in another country. While Morocco, Poland, Afghanistan, Macedonia, and Thailand have all been reported to have hosted CIA black sites, there is no evidence or reports suggesting that Cambodia has ever hosted such a facility.

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  • 8. 

    How many pages is the CIA Torture Report?

    • A.

      1,350 pages

    • B.

      2,500 pages

    • C.

      3,000 pages

    • D.

      5,800 pages

    • E.

      6,000 pages

    • F.

      8,300 pages

    Correct Answer
    E. 6,000 pages
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6,000 pages. This suggests that the CIA Torture Report consists of a substantial amount of information, likely due to the complexity and extent of the subject matter being covered. The extensive length of the report indicates that it contains detailed accounts and analysis of the CIA's use of torture methods, making it a comprehensive document for anyone seeking to understand the issue.

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  • 9. 

    According to the report, how much money did the CIA pay two psychologists to come up with torture methods?

    • A.

      $10 million

    • B.

      $20 million

    • C.

      $40 million

    • D.

      $60 million

    • E.

      $80 million

    • F.

      $100 million

    Correct Answer
    E. $80 million
    Explanation
    The report states that the CIA paid two psychologists $80 million to develop torture methods.

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  • 10. 

    What did the CIA force detainees to do to "induce a sense of helplessness"?

    • A.

      Stand next to a wall

    • B.

      Wear diapers

    • C.

      Listen to loud music for long periods of time

    • D.

      Stay alone in a cell for long periods of time

    • E.

      Swim for long periods of time

    • F.

      Mock executions

    Correct Answer
    B. Wear diapers
    Explanation
    The CIA forced detainees to wear diapers in order to induce a sense of helplessness. This practice was a form of psychological manipulation and control, as it stripped the detainees of their basic bodily autonomy and forced them to rely on the captors for their most basic needs. Wearing diapers would have been humiliating and degrading for the detainees, further breaking down their sense of self and agency.

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