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Trivia Quiz - The Assassination of William McKinley


What do you know about the events surrounding the murder of President William McKinley?

Quiz Number: 3883
Date Submitted: March 18, 2011
Quiz Categories: American Presidents, World Leaders, Assassinations
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: madman
Average Score: 63.8 percent
Times Taken: 167 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: William McKinley

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The Assassination of William McKinley
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1. President William Mckinley was elected as US President in 1896 and re-elected in 1900. In what year was he assassinated?
  A.   1900
  B.   1901
  C.   1902
  D.   1903

2. How long did President McKinley linger before he died?
  A.   less than one week
  B.   more than one week
  C.   more than two weeks
  D.   more than two months

3. How many bullets hit President McKinley?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

4. As Leon Czolgosz approached President McKinley to shake hands, he held the murder weapon, a revolver, in his hand. What did he use to the hide the weapon?
  A.   glove
  B.   scarf
  C.   hankerchief
  D.   long sleeve shirt

5. In what city, located in the state of New York, was William McKinley assassinated?
  A.   Buffalo
  B.   Albany
  C.   New York City
  D.   Syracuse

6. An experimental X-ray machine, which might have helped find the bullet that hit President McKinley, was, for unknown reasons, never used. Who provided this xray machine?
  A.   Thomas Edison
  B.   William J. Hammer
  C.   Francis Robbins Upton
  D.   George Westinghouse

7. Leon Czolgosz was executed about one month after he murdered President McKinley. How was Leon Czolgosz put to death?
  A.   lethal injection
  B.   electrocution
  C.   hanging
  D.   firing squad

8. After he was shot, President McKinley was taken to the hospital. Eventually, he was transferred to a private residence for convalescing. To who's home was he taken?
  A.   John Milburn
  B.   Vice President Theodore Roosevelt
  C.   Senator Mark Hanna
  D.   Senator Charles W. F. Dick

9. According to the President's schedule, in what city was he scheduled to appear next had he not been assassinated?
  A.   Erie
  B.   Pittsburgh
  C.   Detroit
  D.   Cleveland

10. President McKinley is interred at the McKinley National Memorial. In what Ohio city is it located?
  A.   Columbus
  B.   Akron
  C.   Canton
  D.   Dayton


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