US History Sept. 11 Quiz

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It's a day of mourning and reflection. Take our quiz to see how much you remember about this day that will go down in history.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many hijackers took control of four commercial airliners en route to San Francisco and Los Angeles from Boston, Newark, and Washington (Washington Dulles International Airport)on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001?
    • A. 

      11

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      19

  • 2. 
    How many countries lost citizens in the attacks on the World Trade Center?
    • A. 

      30

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      90

    • D. 

      120

  • 3. 
    What target did American Airlines Flight 77 hit?
    • A. 

      White House

    • B. 

      Pentagon

    • C. 

      U.S. Capitol Building

    • D. 

      Lincoln Memorial

  • 4. 
    What company lost more employees than any other in the World Trade Center?
    • A. 

      Cantor Fitzgerald F.P.

    • B. 

      Marsh Inc.

    • C. 

      Aon Corporation

    • D. 

      Sears Roebuck

  • 5. 
    What state did United Airlines Flight 93 crash in?
    • A. 

      New York

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Ohio

  • 6. 
    Were the jets scrambled from Otis Air National Guard base on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, F-15 fighter jets?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 7. 
    How many days was international civilian air traffic banned from landing on U.S. soil?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 8. 
    A film that proposes that 9/11 was part of a conspiracy theory is called what?
    • A. 

      Wishful Thinking

    • B. 

      Loose Change

    • C. 

      A Long Day

    • D. 

      Remains of the Day

  • 9. 
    Who was the tactical leader of the 9/11 attacks?
    • A. 

      Zacarias Moussaoui

    • B. 

      Khalid Sheikh Mohammed

    • C. 

      Abdulaziz al-Omari

    • D. 

      Mohamed Atta

  • 10. 
    Who declared a holy war against the United States in 1998?
    • A. 

      Saddam Hussein

    • B. 

      Osama Bin Laden

    • C. 

      Moammer Kadafi

    • D. 

      Fidel Castro

  • 11. 
    What saw a surge in the weeks after 9/11?
    • A. 

      Flag sales

    • B. 

      Blood donations

    • C. 

      Donations to the Red Cross

    • D. 

      All of the Above

  • 12. 
    What was one of the first memorials to the victims of Sept. 11?
    • A. 

      Candles in the Wind

    • B. 

      Wall of Tears

    • C. 

      Tribute in Light

    • D. 

      Witness to Tragedy