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Trivia Quiz - James Earl Ray: Assassin

Do you know anything else about the personal life of James Earl Ray, other than the fact that he was the assassin of Martin Luther King Jr.?

Quiz Number: 4880
Date Submitted: December 18, 2012
Quiz Categories: American History, Assassinations
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 46.8 percent
Times Taken: 57 times
Taken by Registered Users: 7
Quiz is about: James Ray

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James Earl Ray Assassin
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1. James Earl Ray was convicted of assassinating whom?
  A.   Malcolm X
  B.   Bobby Kennedy
  C.   Martin Luther King Jr.
  D.   John F. Kennedy

2. James Earl Ray died in prison from what cause?
  A.   Heart Attack
  B.   Inmate Stabbing
  C.   Hepatitis C
  D.   Suicidal Hanging

3. James Earl Ray escaped from the Missouri State Penitentiary by hiding in a truck that was transporting what?
  A.   Bread from the Prison Bakery
  B.   Dirty laundry from the Officers
  C.   Corpses from the Prison Morgue
  D.   Visitors from the Prison

4. James Earl Ray had joined what branch of the U.S. Military?
  A.   Air Force
  B.   Marines
  C.   Navy
  D.   Army

5. James Earl Ray failed a Polygraph test during an interview with what National magazine?
  A.   Newsweek
  B.   Playboy
  C.   Time
  D.   People

6. After his death, James Earl Ray was cremated and had his ashes flown to what country?
  A.   Italy
  B.   South Africa
  C.   Germany
  D.   Ireland

7. How many times did James Earl Ray appear on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List?
  A.   3
  B.   2
  C.   1
  D.   0

8. In 1948, while in the service, James Earl Ray was given a general discharge for being inept and Court- Martialled for what charge?
  A.   Going AWOL
  B.   Burglary
  C.   Drunkenness
  D.   Assault on an Officer

9. How many times in total did James Earl Ray escape from prison custody?
  A.   1
  B.   3
  C.   4
  D.   5

10. What was the name of the book written by James Earl Ray while he was in Prison?
  A.   The Conspiracy Behind Martin Luther King.
  B.   Who Killed Martin Luther King? The True Story of a Convicted Assassin.
  C.   I Never Wanted To Be Famous!
  D.   I'm Innocent! I'm Not An Assassin!®   

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