American History: Prohibition Era Gangsters! Quiz

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American History: Prohibition Era Gangsters! Quiz

This quiz is American history, one based on prohibition-era gangsters! With the ban on the production and sale of alcoholic beverages, there was an increase in some gangsters thrived in illegal breweries and speakeasies where they offered protection to brewers and paid off police officers when need be. Please go through this quiz and get to learn more about these gangsters and their activities.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Prohibition?
    • A. 

      Anti-Slavery Movement.

    • B. 

      Manufacture, trasportation, import, export, and sale of alcohol was illegal.

    • C. 

      Pro-Imperialism Movement.

    • D. 

      Anti-Immigration Movement.

  • 2. 
    When was Prohibtion?
    • A. 

      1920s.

    • B. 

      1970s.

    • C. 

      1650s.

    • D. 

      1800s.

  • 3. 
    What was the St. Valentine's Day Massacre?
    • A. 

      Gang Initiation Day.

    • B. 

      When Cupid was shot.

    • C. 

      Dumping of alcohol into Boston Harbor.

    • D. 

      The biggest mob fight ever; took place in Chicago on February 14, 1929.

  • 4. 
    How many people were killed in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre?
    • A. 

      Al Capone and his men.

    • B. 

      7 of George Moran's men.

    • C. 

      George Moran.

    • D. 

      Everybody involved.

  • 5. 
    What was the slang term for the manufacturing and selling of illegal alcohol?
    • A. 

      Bootlegging.

    • B. 

      Tapping.

    • C. 

      Jogging.

    • D. 

      Numbering.

  • 6. 
    What was Al Capone's nickname, and why?
    • A. 

      "Dancer": for his moves on the dancefloor.

    • B. 

      "Scarface": for his infamous facial scars resulting from a fight.

    • C. 

      "Killer": for his many murders.

    • D. 

      "Smiley": for his warm personality.

  • 7. 
    Who killed Big Jim Colosimo?
    • A. 

      Jim Colosimo.

    • B. 

      Vincent Drucci.

    • C. 

      Jake Guzik.

    • D. 

      Al Capone.

  • 8. 
    Vincent "The Schemer" Drucci was the leader of what gang?
    • A. 

      North Side Gang.

    • B. 

      East Side Gang.

    • C. 

      South Side Gang.

    • D. 

      West Side Gang.

  • 9. 
    What crimes were Jack "Greasy Thumb" Guzik convicted of?
    • A. 

      Bootlegging.

    • B. 

      Prostitution.

    • C. 

      Slavery.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 10. 
    What gang was Jack "Machine Gun" McGurn involved in?
    • A. 

      North Side.

    • B. 

      Capone's Gang.

    • C. 

      Five Point Gang.

    • D. 

      "Big Six" Gang.

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