Just the Facts: The JFK Assassination Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Nov 22, 2013

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In 1960, President Kennedy barely carried Texas despite having this man as his running mate:Lyndon Johnson
94.3%
Shortly before the trip, this man got a job filling book orders in a downtown Dallas building:Lee Harvey Oswald
88.2%
The eventual assassin had served in this branch of the U.S. Armed Forces:Marines
82.7%
Following his service, he had defected to this country in October of 1959:U.S.S.R.
78.4%
JFK first went to this city, home to the Alamo, to speak at Brooks Air Force Base:San Antonio
73.1%
The Kennedys sat in the back, the Governor and his wife in the middle and the front seats contained two members of this elite force:Secret Service
70.3%
LBJ was sworn in as President inside this Presidential vehicle:Air Force One
68.9%
Two days later the assassin was killed by this Dallas nightclub owner:Jack Ruby
68.5%
The next day, Kennedy was buried at this cemetery, near Washington:Arlington cemetery
67.7%
At the hospital, there was nothing that could be done for the President. His death was first confirmed by Rev. Oscar L. Huber, who had administered these to JFK:Last Rites
57.8%
The assassin fired three shots from the 6th floor of this Dallas Building:The Texas School Book Depository
57.5%
Dallas television station WFAA immediately cut into programming, but much of the nation learned of the shooting from this CBS anchorman:Walter Cronkite
55.9%
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Just 15 minutes later, J.D. Tippit, a Dallas police officer, was shot and killed. His killer was caught 45 minutes later at this type of establishment:Movie theater
45.5%
The shooting was captured on a home movie filmed by this clothing manufacturer of Russian lineage:Abraham Zapruder
43.5%
The motorcade had seven cars, including the Presidential car, a 1961 edition of this model:Lincoln Continental
40.3%
Then on to Houston to speak at this hotel, named for the man who founded an Owl loving university:Rice Hotel
36.3%
Jackie Kennedy decided to come along on the trip, in part to lift her spirits after the death of her newborn son, who she gave this name:Patrick Bouvier Kennedy
33.8%
To raise money and prepare for a 1964 reelection bid, Johnson arranged a visit through this Texas Governor:John Connally
27.3%
At 12:29 PM CST, the motorcade entered this triangular park near the triple underpass in the West End district of Dallas:Dealey Plaza
26.1%
With the agent now shielding the First Lady and the mortally wounded President, the limo sped off to this Dallas medical facility:Parkland Hospital
25.7%
Weeks before Kennedy's trip, this U.N. ambassador was assaulted in Dallas, leading him to warn Kennedy against making the trip:Adlai Stevenson
16.3%
On Friday, November 22nd, Kennedy began the day with a speech at the Hotel Texas to this business group:Chamber of Commerce
15.8%
Following the first shot, this Secret Service agent, assigned to Mrs. Kennedy, jumped from the follow-up car and climbs onto the Presidential limo:Clint Hill
10.2%
JFK was scheduled to give a lunch talk at this building, now part of the Dallas Market Center:Trade Mart
7.5%

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