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Trivia Quiz - American Assassin: Lee Harvey Oswald in the USSR

This quiz deals with Oswald's defection to the USSR and the time spent there. IMO, a serious researcher of the JFK assassination would find the answers easy but for the general public this should be a tough quiz.

Quiz Number: 5701
Date Submitted: September 30, 2017
Quiz Categories: American History, American Culture, Assassinations
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: OJN1953
Average Score: 38.6 percent
Times Taken: 42 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Lee Harvey Oswald

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American Assassin Lee Harvey Oswald in the USSR
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1. From which country did Oswald enter the USSR?
  A.   Poland
  B.   Finland
  C.   East Germany
  D.   Japan

2. Who met Oswald when he arrived in Moscow?
  A.   A KGB agent
  B.   A Russian Embassy official
  C.   An Intourist representative
  D.   An American Embassy official

3. What was Oswald's reaction when notified he had to leave Russia at the expiration of his visa?
  A.   He went to the American Embassy to seek an extension of the visa
  B.   He went to the Russian Embassy to seek an extension of his visa
  C.   He went to his hotel room and attempted suicide
  D.   He met with his Intourist guide to seek an extension of his visa

4. What did Oswald declare to the receptionist at the American Embassy in his initial visit?
  A.   He had come to "dissolve his American citizenship".
  B.   He "wanted an interview with the American ambassador".
  C.   He "wanted to speak to an embassy official" about extending his visa.
  D.   He wanted to return to the United States.

5. In which city did Oswald spent the majority of his time while in the USSR?
  A.   Moscow
  B.   Stalingrad
  C.   Odessa
  D.   Minsk

6. Where did Oswald work while in the USSR?
  A.   A munitions plant
  B.   A radio and television factory
  C.   With the Russian Red Cross
  D.   As a debriefer of American expatriates

7. On about what date did Oswald inform the American Embassy he wanted to return to the United States?
  A.   December, 1960
  B.   July, 1962
  C.   February, 1961
  D.   September, 1961

8. At what event did Oswald meet his future wife Marina?
  A.   At a May Day parade
  B.   At a picnic organized by the Young Communist League
  C.   At a trade union dance
  D.   At a hotel convention for WWII veterans

9. While in the USSR, Oswald received the following action by the Dept. of the U.S. Navy:
  A.   Placed on AWOL
  B.   Given an undesirable discharge
  C.   Placed on inactive duty
  D.   Given a dishonorable discharge

10. From what country did the Oswald's depart to the US?
  A.   England
  B.   France
  C.   Belgium
  D.   Holland®   

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