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Trivia Quiz - John F. Kennedy: 35th U.S. President

This is an easy quiz on John F. Kennedy, 35th U.S. President.. See what you know! -bill

Quiz Number: 700
Date Submitted: December 30, 2006
Quiz Categories: American Presidents, World Leaders
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 83.9 percent
Times Taken: 854 times
Taken by Registered Users: 65
Quiz is about: John F. Kennedy

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John F. Kennedy 35th U.S. President
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1. John F. Kennedy was born and raised in what state?
  A.   Connecticut
  B.   Massachusetts
  C.   Pennsylvania
  D.   Virginia

2. President Kennedy served our country in what war?
  A.   World War I
  B.   World War II
  C.   Korean War
  D.   Vietnam War

3. In 1957, then-senator Kennedy wrote a book that highlighted eight instances in which U.S. Senators risked their careers by standing by their personal beliefs. What was the name of the book?
  A.   "Fight For Your Right"
  B.   "Where's the Rest of Me?"
  C.   "The Age of Camelot"
  D.   "Profiles in Courage"

4. In fall 1960, John Kennedy faced-off against what Republican candidate in a series of first-ever televised presidential debates?
  A.   Dwight D. Eisenhower
  B.   Gerald R. Ford
  C.   Richard Nixon
  D.   William P. Rogers

5. In April of 1961, 1,500 U.S.-trained Cuban exiles, called "Brigade 2506", returned to Cuba in the hope of deposing Fidel Castro. This botched invasion was commonly known as:
  A.   Operation Overthrow Castro
  B.   The Bay of Pigs Invasion
  C.   Cuban Crisis Assault
  D.   Operation Cuban Storm

6. President Kennedy's wife's name was:
  A.   Patricia
  B.   Rose
  C.   Jacqueline
  D.   Kathleen

7. Who was President Kennedy's Vice President?
  A.   George Wallace
  B.   Robert F. Kennedy
  C.   Hubert Humphrey
  D.   Lyndon B. Johnson

8. Kennedy was our first president to be a practicing member of what faith?
  A.   Roman Catholic
  B.   Lutheran
  C.   Baptist
  D.   Church of Scientology

9. President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963 while riding in a motorcade in what city?
  A.   Dallas, TX
  B.   Houston, TX
  C.   Ft. Worth, TX
  D.   New Orleans, LA

10. President Kennedy's grave in Arlington National Cemetery is marked by what?
  A.   "Fountain Flame"
  B.   "Fountain of Lights"
  C.   "Eternal Flame"
  D.   "Perennial Water Fall"®   

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