Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK Test | Final Test - Easy

Gerald Posner
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What happened before Kennedy was pronounced dead according to Chapter 13?
(a) Jackie asked him if he really had an affair.
(b) He was given last rites.
(c) He talked to his wife.
(d) Reporters were allowed in his room.

2. What does Posner think the bullet mark on the curb was caused by?
(a) A car crash the day earlier.
(b) A police officer shooting back at the crowd.
(c) The missed first bullet.
(d) It was an old mark.

3. Who led the questioning of Oswald?
(a) Detective Siprano.
(b) Officer Kimbist.
(c) Lieutenant Hernandez.
(d) Captain Will Fritz.

4. What does Posner say Jim Garrison concluded on Carlos Marcello before taking on the investigation on Kennedy's assassination?
(a) He was a mafia boss.
(b) He was an honest businessman.
(c) He was not American.
(d) He was a small mafia middle man.

5. Who did Ruby buy sandwiches for in Chapter 16?
(a) The staff of KLIF radio.
(b) The police officer in charge of Oswald.
(c) Lee Harvey Oswald.
(d) Marina Oswald.

6. What kind of analysis was used to prove that one bullet could have caused both Kennedy's and Connally's wounds?
(a) Geometry.
(b) Sound wave analysis.
(c) Bullet factor analysis.
(d) Failure analysis.

7. Who did Garrison concluded Clay Bertrand must be according to Chapter 18?
(a) Clay Shaw.
(b) Lee Oswald.
(c) Clay Cassius.
(d) Clay Claymore.

8. What controversy did Posner mention about the bullet?
(a) If the bullets were Russian.
(b) If Oswald manufactured the bullets himself.
(c) If one bullet could hit both the President and the Governor.
(d) If the bullets were Cuban.

9. What did Oswald's attitude during his interrogation lead Marina to believe?
(a) That he wanted her.
(b) That he was guilty.
(c) That he was innocent.
(d) That he was mad.

10. What charge was Oswald arraigned on?
(a) Wanting to go to Cuba.
(b) Killing Tippit.
(c) Being Communist.
(d) Killing the President.

11. What did Kennedy's electrocardiogram show according to the testimonies of the doctors and nurses at the hospital?
(a) A healthy heart.
(b) A flat line.
(c) A stressed heart.
(d) A dying heart rhythm.

12. What did the murder of Oswald produce according to Chapter 17?
(a) A lot of grief.
(b) The birth of investigative journalism.
(c) Conspiracy theories.
(d) Interesting history.

13. How many witnesses were heard by the fact finding commission?
(a) 459 witnesses.
(b) 259 witnesses.
(c) 357 witnesses.
(d) 552 witnesses.

14. When was the fact finding commission report released?
(a) September 24, 1965.
(b) Octoberr 24, 1964.
(c) September 24, 1964.
(d) September 4, 1964.

15. What did Texas law require because of Kennedy's violent death?
(a) That President Kennedy be buried in Texas.
(b) An autopsy.
(c) That Mrs. Kennedy stay in Texas.
(d) To keep the body.

Short Answer Questions

1. How long does Posner say Oswald needed to fire 3 shots?

2. Where did the Warren Commission assume the first shot hit Kennedy?

3. When was the Texas Book Depository building sealed according to Chapter 12?

4. What time did the questioning of Oswald start according to Chapter 15?

5. How many interrogators were present from different government branches according to Chapter 15?

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