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Trivia Quiz - The Assassination of Robert F. Kennedy


The death of Robert Kennedy added another tragic chapter to a family some say was cursed. The facts surrounding the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy.

Quiz Number: 3930
Date Submitted: May 07, 2011
Quiz Categories: American History, Assassinations
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 64.1 percent
Times Taken: 309 times
Taken by Registered Users: 13
Quiz is about: Robert F Kennedy

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1. Robert Kennedy was shot June 5, 1968. How old was he?
  A.   38
  B.   42
  C.   46
  D.   48

2. In which U S city was Robert Kennedy shot?
  A.   Boston
  B.   San Francisco
  C.   Washington D C
  D.   Los Angeles

3. When assassinated, Robert Kennedy was campaigning for the Democrat presidential nomination against which two main opponents?
  A.   Lyndon Johnson and Eugene McCarthy
  B.   Richard Daley and Edmund Muskie
  C.   Hubert Humphrey and Eugene McCarthy
  D.   Lyndon Johnson and George McGovern

4. What was the name of the hotel where Robert Kennedy was shot?
  A.   Ambassador
  B.   Executive
  C.   Viceroy
  D.   Imperial

5. What nationality was Robert Kennedy's assassin?
  A.   Syrian
  B.   Palestinian
  C.   Israeli
  D.   Jordanian

6. June 5 was deliberately chosen by Robert Kennedy's assassin for what reason?
  A.   It was the anniversary of his father's death
  B.   It was John F Kennedy's birthday
  C.   It was the anniversary of the Six-Day Arab Israeli War
  D.   It was his parents' wedding anniversary

7. How did the assassin of Robert Kennedy obtain his weapon?
  A.   He stole the gun from his brother
  B.   He bought a Saturday night special at a nearby store
  C.   He was given the gun by a fellow conspirator
  D.   He robbed a gun store

8. How many bullets struck Robert Kennedy?
  A.   1
  B.   2
  C.   3
  D.   4

9. How long did Robert Kennedy live after being shot?
  A.   8 hours
  B.   16 hours
  C.   25 1/2 hours
  D.   three days

10. Who delivered the eulogy at Robert Kennedy's funeral?
  A.   His son, Joseph P. Kennedy II
  B.   His wife, Ethel
  C.   His brother, Edward Kennedy
  D.   President Lyndon Johnson


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