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Trivia Quiz - John McCain - Hero, Patriot, Maverick, Leader


John McCain led a life of sacrifice and desire to do the best for his country. Test your knowledge of this American hero.

Quiz Number: 5768
Date Submitted: August 31, 2018
Quiz Categories: History, American History
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 76.7 percent
Times Taken: 3 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: John S McCain

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1. John McCain was born August 29, 1936 in which U S territory?
  A.   Panama Canal
  B.   Guam
  C.   Peurto Rico
  D.   American Samoa

2. John McCain became a flyer in what branch of the services?
  A.   Marines
  B.   Army
  C.   Navy
  D.   Air Force

3. Shot down over North Vietnam, how long was John McCain imprisoned by the North Vietnamese?
  A.   3 years
  B.   5 and a half years
  C.   7 years
  D.   8years

4. Following his war service John McCain moved to what state and became a six-term senator of this state?
  A.   Nevada
  B.   Wyoming
  C.   Utah
  D.   Arizona

5. John McCain was also an acknowledged author. Which of the following did he write chronicling the exploits of notable historical figures?
  A.   Character is Destiny
  B.   Why Courage Matters
  C.   Worth the Fighting For
  D.   The Restless Wave

6. In what Presidential campaign was John McCain the Republican candidate?
  A.   2000
  B.   2004
  C.   2008
  D.   2012

7. John McCain admitted he did not lead a blemish free life. Which of the following did he not cite as one of his failings?
  A.   a quick temper
  B.   making inappropriate commets
  C.   problems with alcohol
  D.   drug-induced depression

8. Which of the following policy stances was not embraced by Senator McCain?
  A.   Border protection
  B.   Limiting the influence of campaign contributors
  C.   The invasion of Iraq
  D.   Promotion of stronger ties with Russia

9. John McCain was married twice. His second marriage was to whom?
  A.   Carol Shepp
  B.   Roberta Wright
  C.   Cindy Hensley
  D.   Meghan McCain

10. Which of the following is not correct about the state funeral held for John McCain in 2018.
  A.   His body lay in state in the Capitol.
  B.   Presidents Obama and George W Bush delivered eulogies at the ceremony.
  C.   President Trump gave the oration.
  D.   McCain's presidential running mate, Sarah Palin was asked not to attend.


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