September 11th Quiz

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September Quizzes & Trivia

Use your notes to answer the following questions about the events of September 11th 2001.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    According to the mainstream account, why did the twin towers fall?
    • A. 

      Planes crashed into them.

    • B. 

      There were controlled explosives set in the towers.

    • C. 

      A missile was attached to the underneath of the planes.

    • D. 

      No planes were involved.

  • 2. 
    According to the alternative narrative, why did the twin towers fall?
    • A. 

      Explosive were used in a controlled demolition.

    • B. 

      Planes hit the twin towers.

    • C. 

      The jet fuel weakened the steel that supported the towers.

  • 3. 
    According to the mainstream account when did the first plane hit the North Tower?
    • A. 

      8:30

    • B. 

      8:46

    • C. 

      10:03

    • D. 

      10:28

  • 4. 
    About how much time was there between the first event in the mainstream account and the last event?
    • A. 

      About an hour.

    • B. 

      About 100 minutes.

    • C. 

      About a day.

    • D. 

      About 30 minutes.

  • 5. 
    According to the mainstream account, who was the mastermind of the September 11th attacks?
    • A. 

      George Bush

    • B. 

      Dick Cheney

    • C. 

      Sadam Hussien

    • D. 

      Osama Bin Laden

  • 6. 
    What of the following does not describe a fact?
    • A. 

      A thing that is indisputably the case.

    • B. 

      A piece of information used as evidence.

    • C. 

      The WHAT of a story.

    • D. 

      A particular way of looking at something.

  • 7. 
    What is perspective?
    • A. 

      A point of view.

    • B. 

      Something that is indisputably the case.

    • C. 

      The answer to the question WHAT.

    • D. 

      An new antiperspirant.

  • 8. 
    Which of the following statements does not describe the word opinion?
    • A. 

      A view or judgment about something.

    • B. 

      An expression of indisputable truth.

    • C. 

      A belief not supported by fact.

    • D. 

      The WHY of a story.

  • 9. 
    In the story about the three blind men, why do they say the elephant is three different things?
    • A. 

      Each touches a different part of the elephant.

    • B. 

      They are really really dumb.

    • C. 

      Another blind men lies to them about what they are touching.

  • 10. 
    In the story about the three blind men, how do the blind men get over their limited perspectives?
    • A. 

      They talk to each other, sharing that the elephant resembles many different things.

    • B. 

      The play rock paper scissors for who's right.

    • C. 

      They read about elephants in a book written in braille.

    • D. 

      They ask someone who can see.

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is not a perspective on why 9/11 happened we discussed in class?
    • A. 

      Government conspiracy.

    • B. 

      America is a beacon for freedom.

    • C. 

      The third world feels oppressed by America.

    • D. 

      The smoking gun theory.

  • 12. 
    According to the oppressed by America perspective, why did 9/11 happen?
    • A. 

      The terrorists were pure evil.

    • B. 

      The terrorists misread the Qur'an.

    • C. 

      The terrorists hate our freedom.

    • D. 

      The US has exploited poorer countries economically.

  • 13. 
    According to the Beacon for Freedom perspective, why did 9/11 happen?
    • A. 

      The terrorists misread the Qur'an and they attacked us because they oppose our freedom.

    • B. 

      The US has exploited poorer countries economically.

    • C. 

      George Bush wanted to use 9/11 as a reason to invade Iraq.

  • 14. 
    According to the Government Conspiracy perspective, why did 9/11 happen?
    • A. 

      George Bush wanted to use 9/11 as a reason to invade Iraq.

    • B. 

      The US has exploited poorer countries economically.

    • C. 

      The terrorists misread the Qur'an and they attacked us because they oppose our freedom.

    • D. 

      The terrorists hate our freedom.

  • 15. 
    In what media source would you most likely find the alternative narrative of 9/11?
    • A. 

      Newspapers

    • B. 

      Televisions

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Youtube and blogs

  • 16. 
    In what media source would you most likely find the mainstream account of 9/11?
    • A. 

      Television

    • B. 

      Blogs

    • C. 

      The internet

    • D. 

      Youtube

    • E. 

      Facebook