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Trivia Quiz - Robert F. Kennedy


In his relatively short life, Robert Kennedy achieved much and appeared destined to achieve much more. Test your knowledge of the man who many feel was denied the right to lead his country.

Quiz Number: 5504
Date Submitted: May 15, 2015
Quiz Categories: History, American History, American Government
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 65.1 percent
Times Taken: 47 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Robert F Kennedy

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1. Born in 1925, Robert Kennedy was what number of his parents' nine children?
  A.   6
  B.   7
  C.   8
  D.   9

2. What was Robert Kennedy's middle name?
  A.   Fitzgerald
  B.   Ferdinand
  C.   Francis
  D.   Fenimore

3. In what branch of the armed services did Robert Kennedy serve in World War II?
  A.   Air Force
  B.   Army
  C.   Marines
  D.   Navy

4. Which controversial U S figure did Robert Kennedy attempt to prosecute during congressional hearings?
  A.   Jimmy Hoffa
  B.   Frank Sinatra
  C.   Meyer Lansky
  D.   Carlo Gambino

5. What position did Robert Kennedy hold in his brother's and Lyndon Johnson's administrations?
  A.   Secretary of State
  B.   Secretary of the Treasury
  C.   Secretary of Defense
  D.   Attorney General

6. Robert Kennedy played a major role in his brother's administration. In which of the following policy areas did he not play an active role?
  A.   Berlin Crisis of 1961
  B.   Civil Rights program
  C.   Cuban Missile Crisis
  D.   Space Policy

7. Robert Kennedy and his wife, Ethel had how many children?
  A.   10
  B.   11
  C.   12
  D.   13

8. In 1964 Robert Kennedy was elected to the U S Senate, representing what state?
  A.   Maine
  B.   Massachusetts
  C.   New York
  D.   New Jersey

9. In the 1968 presidential campaign, who was regarded as Robert Kennedy's major rival for the Democratic Party nomination?
  A.   Eugene McCarthy
  B.   Hubert Humphrey
  C.   George McGovern
  D.   Edmund Muskie

10. Who delivered the eulogy at Robert Kennedy's funeral where he said of Kennedy, "Some men see things as they are and say why, I dream things that never were and say why not."?
  A.   Robert Kennedy Jr
  B.   Joseph Kennedy Sr
  C.   Joseph Kennedy Jr
  D.   Edward Kennedy


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