Notorious Assassinations

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The most recent attack on a President resulting in actual injury to the intended target was committed by John Hinckley, Jr. in 1981 against which President?
Ronald Reagan
Jimmy Carter
John Kennedy
John Adams

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Which Presidential assassin was assassinated himself just two days after the initial act?
Lee Harvey Oswald
Sirhan Sirhan
James Earl Ray
Jack Ruby

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The decision of India to help fund the independence of Pakistan led to the assassination of which person?
Mahatma Gandhi
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
John Kennedy
Martin Luther King Jr

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During the Bolshevik Revolution, which Czar and his entire family was assassinated?
Nicholas II
Joseph Stalin
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Czar Igor

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Which foreign political leader was assassinated by her own bodyguards after the Indian Army's June 1984 assault on the Golden Temple?
Indira Gandhi
Benazir Bhutto
Empress Elizabeth of Austria
Czarina Alexandria

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Whose assassination was carried out by an escaped convict and after a global chase, he was apprehended, convicted, and escaped from prison again?
Martin Luther King, Jr.
William McKinley
Abraham Lincoln
Herbert Hoover

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The assassination of which leader of foreign affairs, and the Emperor’s son, immediately caused the start of WW I?

Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Malcom X
Mahatma Gandhi
Nicky II

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Which powerful narco-trafficker, known as La Madrina, was part of the Medellin Cartel and after being caught by the DEA, serving time in a U.S. prison, she was deported back to Colombia and was assassinated outside a shop in Medellin?

Griselda Blanco
El Chapo Guzman
Pablo Escobar
Isabel Escobar

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Which American President was shot while watching the play Our American Cousin at Fords Theater and died the next day in the Petersen House across the street from the theater?
Abraham Lincoln
Herbert Hoover
Benjamin Franklin
John Adams

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Which famous rapper, who loved reading Shakespeare, was assassinated in Las Vegas, Nevada in 1996?

Tupac Shakur
Jam Master Jay
The Notorious B.I.G.
Eminem

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