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The Assassinations Quiz

Get your deerstalker on and solve these assassinations. Pictures, Pictures, Pictures. Good Luck. 10 Questions.

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Question 1 Photo

Not such a "cool cat" on this day in 1881 who was shot in the back at the railroad station in Washington, D.C., by Charles J. Guiteau?

  • President Abraham Lincoln
  • President James Garfield
  • Cat Balou
  • President William McKinley

Question 2 Photo

Which former "Beatle" was the victim of an assassination attempt by Michael Abram at his home in 1999?

  • George Harrison
  • Stuart Sutcliffe
  • Pete Best
  • Ringo Starr

Question 3 Photo

Who was assassinated on 30 January 1948 in New Delhi by Nathuram Vinayak Godse?

  • King Farouk
  • Jose Pasquale
  • Mahatma Gandhi
  • Benazir Bhutto

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What was the reason given by John Hinckley, Jr. after his failed attempt to assasinate US President Ronald Reagan?

  • U.S. involvement in Iraq
  • New tax legislation
  • He was bored
  • To impress actress Jodie Foster

Question 5 Photo

After firing twice and missing who did Edward Oxford attempt to assassinate in 1840?

  • Archduke Ferdinand
  • Queen Victoria
  • Prince of Wales
  • Otto von Bismarck

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Mark David Chapman who gunned down John Lennon was said to have bought multiple copies of which novel prior to killing him?

  • The Grapes of Wrath
  • Of Mice and Men
  • The Catcher in the Rye
  • To Kill a Mockingbird

Question 7 Photo

Which Marxist revolutionary did Ramon Mercader assassinate in 1940?

  • Trotski
  • Fredrick Engels
  • Wolfie Smith
  • Che Guevara

Question 8 Photo

Who shot the man that shot President John F. Kennedy?

  • Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Liberty Valance
  • Bob Ford
  • Jack Ruby

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Assassinated in 1812 by John Bellingham who to date is the only British Prime Minister to be included in this quiz?

  • Lord West
  • Spencer Percival
  • Rt. Hon. James Hacker
  • Earl Stanford

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After years on the run asssassin Ilich Ramírez Sanchez, currently serving a life sentence in France was finally caught in 1975 . By what name was he known?

  • Felix the Fox
  • Roland the Rat
  • Carlos the Jackal
  • Miguel the Mongoose