Profile: Richard M. Nixon Quiz Stats

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In the summer of that year, some folks broke into this hotelWatergate
88%
The sitting president at this time was:Lyndon Johnson
87%
The opposing candidate was:John F. Kennedy
87%
Nixon did not have to run against the president, who did not run because of his unpopularity due to this warthe Vietnam War
86.6%
Branch of the military in which Nixon served in World War IINavy
86.1%
Eventually Nixon became the first president to ever do what?Resign
86.1%
Nixon ran for president himself in 1960 with this political partyRepublican
85.6%
The state where Nixon was bornCalifornia
84.9%
Nixon did this in which year?1974
84.4%
'Only Nixon could go to' this countryChina
83.9%
Nixon was forced to pick a new V.P. in 1973, and he chose this CongressmanGerald R. Ford
82.4%
Under this presidentDwight Eisenhower
82.2%
This did not turn out to be the case, as Nixon ran for president again in this year1968
80%
In 1946, Nixon was elected to the...House of Representatives
78.9%
In 1952, Nixon ran for this officeVice President
77.9%
Nixon's running mate this time was:Spiro Agnew
73.9%
Nixon passed away in this year1994
70.3%
In Nixon's victorious 1950 Senate campaign, Nixon earned this two word nicknameTricky Dick
69.6%
The leader of that country at the time wasMao Zedong
69.3%
Country to which Nixon brought the war in an attempt to end itCambodia
68.3%
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In 1962, Nixon tried to run for this officeGovernor of California
67.2%
The year Nixon was born1913
66.9%
Nixon's National Security Adviser, and later Secretary of State, was:Henry Kissinger
66.3%
It was there that Nixon met his future wife, ___Pat
59.8%
This reporter got the first interviews Nixon gave about the scandalDavid Frost
58.9%
The opposing candidate was:Hubert H. Humphrey
56.2%
Nixon insisted that he would keep a cocker spaniel with this nameCheckers
55.6%
Nixon ran for re-election again in 1972, against this DemocratGeorge McGovern
52.6%
Animated TV show in which Nixon's head in a jar rules EarthFuturama
50.7%
They turned out to be members of the Committee to Re-elect the President, which was known by this acronymC.R.P.
48.9%
French-rooted term for the foreign policy toward the Soviets which the Nixon administration practicedd├ętente
47.5%
When Nixon lost that race, he claimed that these people 'won't have Nixon to kick around anymore'The media/press
46.8%
The talks to end the ongoing war were held in this cityParis
42.9%
In 1959, Nixon debated with Nikita Khrushchev in this type of rooma kitchen
37.9%
Congressional committee on which Nixon served from 1948-1950House Un-American Activities Committee
36.8%
Accused spy, Nixon's role in the case involving him helped launch Nixon into national fameAlger Hiss
35.7%
Nixon's alma materWhittier College
31.1%
The Nixon Presidential Library & Museum is located in this California cityYorba Linda
27.3%
Nixon's running mate was:Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
22.3%

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