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Trivia Quiz - Saddam Hussein - Ruthless Tyrant

A quiz on the Iraqi hardman who clawed his way to power and ruled via terror.

Quiz Number: 5154
Date Submitted: October 20, 2013
Quiz Categories: History, Mass Murderers
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 64.4 percent
Times Taken: 107 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4
Quiz is about: Saddam Hussein

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1. Born in 1937, Saddam Hussein never knew which important family member?
  A.   mother
  B.   father
  C.   brother
  D.   grandmother

2. What does "Saddam" literally mean?
  A.   Lover of goats
  B.   Destroyer of all
  C.   He who confronts
  D.   Servant of the people

3. After high school what career did Saddam Hussein embark on?
  A.   Army
  B.   Member of a terrorist group
  C.   Navy
  D.   Politics

4. In 1959 what did Saddam Hussein attempt to do?
  A.   Swim the length of the Euphrates River
  B.   Be democratically elected to the Iraqi parliament
  C.   Assassinate the Iraqi President
  D.   Marry his brother's wife after first killing him

5. Saddam Hussein lived in exile in what nation for three years?
  A.   Egypt
  B.   Jordan
  C.   France
  D.   Pakistan

6. Becoming Iraqi President in 1979, Saddam went to war with what Middle East nation in 1980?
  A.   Afghanistan
  B.   Pakistan
  C.   Syria
  D.   Iran

7. In 1988 what group of people did Saddam Hussein attack with nerve gas, killing approximately 5000?
  A.   Bedouins
  B.   Kurds
  C.   Sunnis
  D.   Druze

8. What neighbouring country did Saddam Hussein order his troops to attack in August, 1990?
  A.   Oman
  B.   Yemen
  C.   Bahrain
  D.   Kuwait

9. In 2003 Saddam Hussein, was deposed when what combined force invaded Iraq?
  A.   U N Operation Saddam
  B.   Liberate Iraq
  C.   Coalition of the Willing
  D.   Operation Freedom

10. How did Saddam Hussein meet his end in December, 2006?
  A.   Found dead of starvation in his hideout
  B.   Killed by Iraqi rebels who caught him
  C.   Shot by U S Navy Seals who were sent to capture him
  D.   Hanged by the neck®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

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