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(Basic) Ronald Reagan Quiz
Reaganite Republican ^ | 26 June 2014 | Reaganite Republican

Posted on 06/26/2014 8:57:13 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican


1. When was Ronald Reagan first sworn in as President of USA?
a) 20 January 1981
b) 4 November 1980
c) 20 January 1989
d) 4 March 1981

2. When was Ronald Reagan born?
a) 6 February 1911
b) 3 April 1912
c) 4 July 1916
d) 25 November 1921

3. Where was Ronald Reagan born?
a) Honolulu
b) Los Alamos
c) New Hampshire
d) Tampico

4. Which college did Ronald Reagan attend?
a) Eureka College
b) Bethany College
c) Trinity College
d) Brown College

5. When did Ronald Reagan marry Nancy Davis?
a) 4 March 1952
b) 9 May 1956
c) 6 June 1946
d) 14 December 1948

6. What was Ronald Reagan's preferred nickname until the late 1930s?
a) Ron
b) Wilson
c) Butch
d) Dutch

7. When was Ronald Reagan shot?
a) 30 March 1981
b) 15 June 1980
c) 21 September 1976
d) 28 December 1974

8. How many hours did Ronald Reagan give to air traffic controllers
who went on strike on 3 August 1981 to get back to work?

a) 24
b) 48
c) 72
d) 96

9. When did Ronald Reagan die?
a) 3 January 2000
b) 5 June 2004
c) 14 August 1999
d) 11 October 2001

10. What was the official name for Reagan's $1 trillion
"Star Wars" program?

a) National Missile Defense (NMD)
b) Theater Missile Defense (TMD)
c) Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI)
d) Satellite Defense System (SDS)


11. What job did Reagan hold for seven summers
between school terms?

a) Lifeguard
b) Shoe salesman
c) Montgomery Wards clerk
d) Window washer

12. The US Army invaded which country in 1982 to fight
Communist rebels?

a) Lebanon
b) Nicaragua
c) Iran
d) Grenada

13. President Reagan's economic plans for the nation were based on
the supply-side economic theories developed by which economist?

a) John Maynard Keynes
b) Martin Feldstein
c) Arthur Laffer
d) Jeffrey Sachs

14. Reagan became famous in the Midwest while working as a/an...?
a) Television news anchor
b) Chicago Tribune journalist
c) radio announcer
d) photographer

15. What was Reagan's FBI code name during the
'Red Scare' of the 1950s?

a) T-2
b) T-10
c) RR-666
d) F-14

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Answers -here-





TOPICS: Education; Government; History; Politics
KEYWORDS: eighties; knowledge; reagan; test

1 posted on 06/26/2014 8:57:13 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: AdvisorB; ken5050; sten; paythefiddler; gattaca; bayliving; SeminoleCounty; chesley; Vendome; ...

***ping***


2 posted on 06/26/2014 8:57:57 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

They only one I missed was the last one. I had no idea on that.


3 posted on 06/26/2014 9:02:48 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Okay, I only missed the ATC question (I said 24) and the date of the marriage to Nancy Davis (I said 1956). I admit I got lucky with the educate guess of T-10.


4 posted on 06/26/2014 9:04:02 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: Dr. Sivana; defconw

OK not bad, next week I will post ‘moderate’ Reagan quiz, a bit more challenging hopefully


5 posted on 06/26/2014 9:07:03 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: defconw
They only one I missed was the last one. I had no idea on that.

Here's how I guessed right. First, we throw out RR-666, which would be the kind of game a Tom Harkin would play, not a 1950s U.S. agency. Of the three remaining, two of them begin with "T", which could stand for Television. I assumed that lower numbers are more important (e.g. #6 in the Prisoner, and the 007 in James Bond is assumed to be more important than a 0019 would be. Reagan was a presence, but certainly NOT a #2 at the time. Ten sounded about right, so I went with 10.
6 posted on 06/26/2014 9:07:14 AM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("If you're litigating against nuns, you've probably done something wrong."-Ted Cruz)
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To: Reaganite Republican

In the “Answers” section, question 15 is T-10, but that was choice b, not a.

I got 11 correct and feel okay about that. Some of the questions were pretty tough.


7 posted on 06/26/2014 9:07:45 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "transparent.")
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To: Mich Patriot

Thank you MP, corrected


8 posted on 06/26/2014 9:08:25 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

I only got 11. I got all the stuff related to his presidency, but wasn’t up to speed on some of the early years stuff.


9 posted on 06/26/2014 9:09:19 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: Reaganite Republican

No problem. I liked the quiz, thanks.


10 posted on 06/26/2014 9:09:21 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Pitch black is the new "transparent.")
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To: Dr. Sivana

Very intuitive of you

I just guessed T-2 and was wrong when I first saw it.

This was thrown in so everybody would have to guess at least one...


11 posted on 06/26/2014 9:11:46 AM PDT by Reaganite Republican
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To: Dr. Sivana

Good logic. I will admit I got totally lucky on when he married Nancy question. I had to think about how old Michael is to come up with that one.


12 posted on 06/26/2014 9:17:42 AM PDT by defconw (LUTFA!)
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To: Reaganite Republican

I got all except the last one—my guess was T-2.


13 posted on 06/26/2014 9:40:54 AM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Reaganite Republican

They forgot one:

When did Reagan cover up a disaster like Benghazi?

In 1983 debacle, Reagan escaped the blame game
...

The Reagan administration immediately attempted to deflect blame for the attack with a deluge of false statements and misrepresentations. In a televised speech four days after the bombing, the president insisted the attack was unstoppable, erroneously declaring that the truck crashed through a series of barriers, including a chain-link fence and barbed-wire entanglements, and argued that the U.S. mission was succeeding.

Despite the fact that Reagan had dispatched the Marines into an impossible situation and then had issued orders that led to their inability to defend themselves, he suffered relatively little criticism from the press or partisan opponents, and after months of vigorous campaigning was overwhelmingly re-elected the following year.

...

http://www.phillyburbs.com/entertainment/in-debacle-reagan-escaped-the-blame-game/article_0174fce9-b60c-5b6b-8934-915bd3c2bcf7.html


14 posted on 06/26/2014 9:41:20 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Sans-Culotte

You must not have watched his funeral.......


15 posted on 06/26/2014 10:17:07 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: huldah1776

You are so WRONG... not even comparable situations....

I conclude you are not a Reagan fan....


16 posted on 06/26/2014 10:18:22 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Reaganite Republican

Operation Urgent Fury, the Invasion of Grenada was October 1983, not 1982. I was serving at MCAS Cherry Point, NC at the time. Specifically, it was October 25 - 15 December 1983. Easy to remember because we lost our 241 Servicemen in Beirut on the 23rd of October. If memory serves, we lost 237 US Marines, 4 US Sailors and 2 US Soldiers. I’ll have to check those figures.


17 posted on 06/26/2014 10:41:40 AM PDT by Joe Marine 76 ("Honor is the gift a man gives to himself." ~ Rob Roy MacGregor)
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To: huldah1776
In 1983 debacle, Reagan escaped the blame game.

I remember when this happened, and Reagan did not escape blame; he certainly didn't escape criticism. The press were all over him for this as they later would be for Iran/Contra. Neither "scandal" really stuck because Reagan was so gosh-darned popular.

18 posted on 06/26/2014 10:44:18 AM PDT by Sans-Culotte (Psalm 14:1 ~ The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.”)
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To: Joe Marine 76

The correct numbers lost: 220 Marines, 18 Sailors, 3 Soldiers.


19 posted on 06/26/2014 10:47:13 AM PDT by Joe Marine 76 ("Honor is the gift a man gives to himself." ~ Rob Roy MacGregor)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Missed two, guessed the rest...


20 posted on 06/26/2014 12:20:44 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: Nifster

some things never change...

http://www.commandposts.com/2011/10/intelligence-support-activity-frustration-from-beirut-to-grenada/

take time to read and see how history repeats itself and will be repeated again.


21 posted on 06/26/2014 4:24:25 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

Not even close to what happened in Benghazi.

Your complaint and those cited is that they weren’t allowed to do everything they wanted to....this has been true since the first humans fought each other.

Benghazi is an ENTIRELY different animal all together and for you to not recognize that tells me all I need to know about you


22 posted on 06/26/2014 7:55:37 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

No we weren’t running guns but read these responses. What you think of me has no bearing on anything.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1568447/posts

In case you are young...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/target/etc/cron.html

again...

http://www.deseretnews.com/article/515039782/1983-Beirut-bomb-began-era-of-terror.html?pg=all


23 posted on 06/27/2014 6:02:34 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: huldah1776

I am so much older than you it isn’t even funny


24 posted on 06/27/2014 9:19:31 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: huldah1776

And by the way....don’t bother


25 posted on 06/27/2014 9:19:52 AM PDT by Nifster
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To: Nifster

Too old to learn?


26 posted on 06/27/2014 9:42:25 AM PDT by huldah1776
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To: Reaganite Republican

Twelve out of 15.


27 posted on 06/27/2014 9:51:10 AM PDT by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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