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Multiple Choice Questions

1. After 9/11/2001, U.S. officials learned from ________ intelligence that Moussaoui had attended a terrorist training camp in Afghanistan.
(a) German.
(b) Iraqi.
(c) British.
(d) Israeli.

2. Which country is the front of much of the ideology and funding of Islamist terrorism?
(a) Iraq.
(b) Iran.
(c) Afghanistan.
(d) Saudi Arabia.

3. The FBI in Minneapolis sought a special warrant under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to conduct a search on Moussaoui's ________.
(a) Ipod.
(b) Cell phone.
(c) PDA.
(d) Laptop.

4. On September 20, 2001, President Bush linked ________ to the embassy and the Cole bombings.
(a) Iran.
(b) Al-Qaeda.
(c) Pakistan.
(d) Iraq.

5. Afghanistan dropped from the U.S radar after the withdrawal of the ______ ______.
(a) Soviet Union.
(b) Refugee Resettlement.
(c) Census Bureau.
(d) United Nations.

6. Threat reports mentioning aircraft were passed to who?
(a) The FBI.
(b) The FAA.
(c) The FCC.
(d) TheFTC.

7. After the 9/11 attacks, to where was President Bush taken?
(a) Laughlin Air Force Base.
(b) New York.
(c) Offutt Air Force Base.
(d) Washington, DC.

8. How many stories high were the Twin Towers?
(a) 75.
(b) 200.
(c) 50.
(d) 110.

9. What is the name of the main mechanism for communicating sensitive intelligence to the President?
(a) The President's Daily News.
(b) The President's Daily Brief.
(c) The Sensitive Intelligence Meeting for the President.
(d) The President's Sensitive Intelligence Meeting.

10. Who is Afghanistan's President?
(a) Ismail Omar Guelleh.
(b) Ilham Aliyev.
(c) Hamid Karzai.
(d) Mikheil Saakashvili.

11. All of the following were first responders to the World Trade Center (WTC) except:
(a) The fire department.
(b) The military.
(c) The emergency medical service.
(d) The police department.

12. Which U.S. department now has the lead responsibility for problems such as protecting borders, securing transportation and other parts of our critical infrastructure, organizing emergency assistance, and working with the private sector to assess vulnerabilities?
(a) Homeland Security.
(b) Director of National Intelligence.
(c) Defense Security Service.
(d) Secret Service.

13. When was al-Qaeda formed?
(a) 1988.
(b) 1975.
(c) 1966.
(d) 1998.

14. Who told the Commission that "the system was blinking red" because the FAA warned airlines about an increased threat of hijackings, but the warning focused on overseas threats.
(a) Paul Wolfowitz.
(b) Richard Clarke.
(c) President Bush.
(d) George Tenet.

15. In August 15, 2001, the FBI's Minneapolis field office took notice of who?
(a) Saeed al Ghamdi.
(b) Mohamed Atta.
(c) Khalid al Mihdhar.
(d) Zacarias Moussaoui.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is now the most important security objective of the U.S.?

2. __________ is a uniquely implacable ideology that cannot be reasoned with and it must be destroyed and is subscribed to by only a small percentage of Muslims.

3. In 1998-1999, President Clinton was preparing the government for possible war against which country?

4. The first two hijackers flew into the U.S. from what country?

5. State and local law enforcement agencies were asked to exercise maximum vigilance and to report any suspicions to who?

(see the answer keys)

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