Statistics for US Presidents Assassination Attempts

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  • This quiz has been taken 45 times
  • The average score is 23 of 27

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
1865 - president shot in fords theatre, died the next dayAbraham Lincoln
97%
2011 - A letter was sent, laced with ricin.Barack Obama
92%
2011 - The White House was hit with several rounds from a semi-automatic rifle, the biggest casualty was a windowBarack Obama
92%
1963 - President shot whilst riding in a car in DallasJohn F Kennedy
92%
1864 - A lone rifle shot missed the president's head by inchesAbraham Lincoln
89%
2009 - There was a plot to assassinate the President at the Alliance of Civilizations summit in IstanbulBarack Obama
89%
1996 - The president's motorcade was diverted to avoid a bombing attemptBill Clinton
89%
1994 - a bad year for this president, three different plans were foiled when it came to assassinationBill Clinton
89%
1933 - President shot at 5 times, all bullets missed but the Chicago Mayor was killedFranklin D. Roosevelt
89%
1993 - A car bomb was located before the president went for a ride in KuwaitGeorge H W Bush
89%
2005 - The would-be assassin threw a grenade, lucky for all involved it didn't go offGeorge W Bush
89%
2001 - An accountant shot at the White House, while the president was insideGeorge W Bush
89%
1881 - president shot 4 months into his term, died several weeks laterJames Garfield
89%
1960 - President-elect was targeted by a postal-worker who didn't like his religious beliefsJohn F Kennedy
89%
1975 - this president has two assassination attempts in the same monthGerald Ford
87%
1947 - A number of letter bombs were sent to the White HouseHarry S Truman
87%
1950 - A violent attack by two supporters of Puerto Rican independenceHarry S Truman
87%
1974 - involved attempting to hijack a place, so it could be flown into the White HouseRichard Nixon
87%
1972 - The assassin was put-off by the strong security around the presidentRichard Nixon
87%
1981 - President was shot by a Jodie Foster fanRonald Reagan
87%
1861 - Plan to assassinate president on the way to his inaugurationAbraham Lincoln
84%
1979 - Secret service agents detained a man with a starter pistol, just before the President was about to give a speechJimmy Carter
84%
1928 - An Argentinian assassination attempt was foiled on this president-electHerbert Hoover
82%
1901 - President was shot whilst visiting the Pan-American ExpositionWilliam McKinley
82%
1835 - the gun of would-be assassin Richard Lawrence misfiredAndrew Jackson
76%
1912 - President was shot at, whilst giving a speech in MilwaukeeTheodore Roosevelt
76%
1909 - President was nearly shot at a historic meeting between the USA and MexicoWilliam Taft
74%

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