Watergate Scandal! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Watergate Scandal! Trivia Questions Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On January 8th, the trials for seven defendants were presided over by which judge?
    • A. 

      Judge Judy

    • B. 

      John Sirica

    • C. 

      Francis Biddle

  • 2. 
    On January 11th one of the defendants pleads guilty.
    • A. 

      E. Howard Hunt

    • B. 

      Mames W. McCord Jr.

    • C. 

      Gordon Liddy

  • 3. 
    On April 6th, this White House Counsel begins cooperating with the Watergate prosecutors.
    • A. 

      John Mitchell

    • B. 

      H.R.Haldeman

    • C. 

      John Dean

  • 4. 
    On May 18th this man was announced to be the Justice Dept. Special Prosecutor for the trials. He is sworn in on May 25th.
    • A. 

      Elliot Richardson

    • B. 

      Archibald Cox

    • C. 

      Alexander Butterfield

  • 5. 
    On June 25th this man claimed, before Senate Watergate Committee, that President Nixon was involved in the coverup within days of the inicident in June 1972.
    • A. 

      Chuck Colson

    • B. 

      Gordon Liddy

    • C. 

      John Dean

  • 6. 
    This man reveals the presence of a taping system in the White House which President Nixon had used to tape all of his phone calls and conversations in his office.
    • A. 

      John Mitchell

    • B. 

      Egil Krogh

    • C. 

      Alexander P. Butterfield

  • 7. 
    On July 25th, President Nixon refused to surrender these to the Watergate Committee
    • A. 

      Classified documents concerning his role in Vietnam

    • B. 

      Documents and tapes from his office

    • C. 

      Memos of meetings with Watergate conspirators

  • 8. 
    This high-level government member resigned on October 10th over a different kind of charge.
    • A. 

      John Mitchell

    • B. 

      Spiro T. Agnew

    • C. 

      Hubert Humphrey

  • 9. 
    Which one of these men actually carried out the order by President Nixon to fire the Special Prosecutor?
    • A. 

      Elliot Richardson

    • B. 

      William Ruckelshaus

    • C. 

      Robert Bork

  • 10. 
    This man was named as the new Special Prosecutor.
    • A. 

      John Stennis

    • B. 

      Leon Jaworski

    • C. 

      Harold Hill

  • 11. 
    Erasures found in the tapes were said to be done by "some sinister force." Name the person that made this statement.
    • A. 

      Alexander Haig

    • B. 

      William Ruckelshaus

    • C. 

      Rose Mary Woods