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CIA Quiz

(This quiz is about Central Intelligence Agency, USA.)

CIA Quiz Questions

Seal of the C.I.A. - Central Intelligence Agen...

Seal of the C.I.A. – Central Intelligence Agency of the United States Government (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which organization is considered the forerunner of CIA?
a) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence
b) Office of Strategic Services
c) Intelligence Bureau
d) Central Bureau of Investigation

2) Which Act established CIA?
a) National Security Act 1947
b) Prevention of Terrorism Act 2002
c) No FEAR Act 2002
d) Intelligence Act 1950

3) Who was Director of CIA and later became Defence Secretary of USA?
a) William Henry Gates
b) Robert Gates
c) Janet Reno
d) Colin Powell

4) Who was Director of Central Intelligence and later became President of USA?
a) William Clinton
b) James Carter
c) George Herbert Walker Bush
d) Ronald Reagan

Bush with President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Bush with President Dwight D. Eisenhower (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) Where are the headquarters of CIA?
a) Langley
b) New York
c) Sacramento
d) Austin

6) When was Radio Free Europe set up?
a) 1945
b) 1947
c) 1949
d) 1951

7) Which operation of CIA recruited news organizations and journalists?
a) Operation Black Thunder
b) Operation Mockingbird
c) Operation Hummingbird
d) Operation Blue Star

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Hugo Chavez Español: Hugo Chavez (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

8) Which was CIA’s first public setback?
a) Bay of Pigs
b) Return of Hugo Chavez
c) Fall of Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlavi
d) Fall of South Vietnam

9) Who was overthrown and assassinated in Chile in 1973?
a) Jean Bertrand Aristide
b) Daniel Ortega
c) Oscar Romero
d) Salvadore Allende

10) Who was a CIA operative for many years and after becoming independent was overthrown and arrested in 1989?
a) Lon Nol
b) Manuel Noriega
c) Anastasios Samoza
d) John Kerr

CIA Quiz Questions with Answers

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Official portrait of United States Secretary of Defense Robert Gates (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which organization is considered the forerunner of CIA?
b) Office of Strategic Services

2) Which Act established CIA?
a) National Security Act 1947

3) Who was Director of CIA and later became Defence Secretary of USA?
b) Robert Gates

4) Who was Director of Central Intelligence and later became President of USA?
c) George Herbert Walker Bush

5) Where are the headquarters of CIA?
a) Langley

6) When was Radio Free Europe set up?
c) 1949

7) Which operation of CIA recruited news organizations and journalists?
b) Operation Mockingbird

8) Which was CIA’s first public setback?
a) Bay of Pigs

9) Who was overthrown and assassinated in Chile in 1973?
d) Salvadore Allende

10) Who was a CIA operative for many years and after becoming independent was overthrown and arrested in 1989?
b) Manuel Noriega

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Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:32:40.

Red Cross Quiz

Red Cross Quiz Questions

1. Who founded Red Cross?
a) Alfred Bernard Nobel
b) Kofi Annan
c) Florence Nightingale
d) Henry Dunant

2. Where in 1859 did the battle between Austria and Franco-Sardinian alliance take place that resulted in the idea of Red Cross?
a) Vienna
b) Paris
c) Solferino
d) Trieste

3. When was Red Cross founded?
a) 1859
b) 1863
c) 1874
d) 1900

4. What is the emblem of Red Cross?
a) Red cross with blue background
b) Red cross with yellow background
c) Red cross with white background
d) Yellow cross with red background

5. How many countries signed the Geneva Convention of 1864 for treating the sick and wounded in war?
a) 12
b) 15
c) 11
d) 18

6. When did Red Cross first receive Nobel Peace Prize?
a) 1901
b) 1914
c) 1917
d) 1915

7. Which emblem used by many countries was formally recognized by the League of Red Cross Societies in 1929?
a) Red Dragon
b) Red Lion
c) Red Sun
d) Red Crescent

8. When is World Red Cross Day?
a) 1 March
b) 8 May
c) 4 June
d) 9 April

9. Where are the headquarters of The International Committee of the Red Cross?
a) Geneva
b) Rome
c) Tokyo
d) New York

10. Which of the following is not a fundamental principle of Red Cross?
a) Impartiality
b) Compulsory Service
c) Independence
d) Humanity

Red Cross Quiz Questions with Answers

1. Who founded Red Cross?
d) Henry Dunant

2. Where in 1859 did the battle between Austria and Franco-Sardinian alliance take place that resulted in the idea of Red Cross?
c) Solferino

3. When was Red Cross founded?
b) 1863

4. What is the emblem of Red Cross?
c) Red cross with white background

5. How many countries signed the Geneva Convention of 1864 for treating the sick and wounded in war?
a) 12

6. When did Red Cross first receive Nobel Peace Prize?
c) 1917

7. Which emblem used by many countries was formally recognized by the League of Red Cross Societies in 1929?
d) Red Crescent

8. When is World Red Cross Day?
b) 8 May

9. Where are the headquarters of The International Committee of the Red Cross?
a) Geneva

10. Which of the following is not a fundamental principle of Red Cross?
b) Compulsory Service

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:32:53.

Marylebone Cricket Club Quiz

Marylebone Cricket Club Quiz Questions

1) When was Marylebone Cricket Club founded?
a) 1787
b) 1861
c) 1877
d) 1903

2) Who was the first owner of Lord’s cricket ground?
a) Lord Salisbury
b) Thomas Lord
c) Lord Melbourne
d) Neville Chamberlain

3) Who bought Lord’s cricket ground in 1825?
a) Winston Churchill
b) Thomas Asquith
c) Stanley Baldwin
d) William Ward

4) When did Marylebone Cricket Club lay down cricket’s Code of Laws?
a) 1854
b) 1862
c) 1788
d) 1904

5) When did Marylebone Cricket Club appoint its first groundsman?
a) 1855
b) 1864
c) 1776
d) 1914

6) Which county in 1877 adopted Lord’s as its county ground?
a) Glamorgan
b) Surrey
c) Middlesex
d) Yorkshire

7) What are the colours of Marylebone Cricket Club?
a) Blue and green
b) Red and yellow
c) Black and white
d) Black and red

8) When was Imperial Cricket Conference, that took over some functions of Marylebone Cricket Club, set up?
a) 1901
b) 1914
c) 1909
d) 1945

9) What is the term of the President of Marylebone Cricket Club?
a) One year
b) Two years
c) Three years
d) Four years

10) When did most of the functions of Marylebone Cricket Club pass on to International Cricket Council and England and Wales Cricket Board?
a) 1987
b) 1993
c) 1997
d) 2000

Marylebone Cricket Club Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Marylebone Cricket Club founded?
a) 1787

2) Who was the first owner of Lord’s cricket ground?
b) Thomas Lord

3) Who bought Lord’s cricket ground in 1825?
d) William Ward

4) When did Marylebone Cricket Club lay down cricket’s Code of Laws?
c) 1788

5) When did Marylebone Cricket Club appoint its first groundsman?
b) 1864

6) Which county in 1877 adopted Lord’s as its county ground?
c) Middlesex

7) What are the colours of Marylebone Cricket Club?
b) Red and yellow

8) When was Imperial Cricket Conference, that took over some functions of Marylebone Cricket Club, set up?
c) 1909

9) What is the term of the President of Marylebone Cricket Club?
a) One year

10) When did most of the functions of Marylebone Cricket Club pass on to International Cricket Council and England and Wales Cricket Board?
b) 1993

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:30:27.