Famous Acts of Murder

History, unfortunately, has much to say about one man killing another. These are terrible things, but we can't ignore these acts more than we can ignore our own past. How much do you know about some of the most destructive and famous killings in history?
 
 
How many American presidents were assassinated during their presidency?
Four
Five
Three
Six
 
 
Which Olympics saw the famous massacre of 11 Israeli athletes?
1972 Olympics in Munich, Germany
1968 Olympics in Mexico City, Mexico
1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada
1984 Olympics in Los Angeles, USA
 
 
What war was started by the killing of Franz Ferdinand?
World War I
Korean War
Russian Civil War
Irish War of Independence
 
 
Who was murdered on the 8th of December?
John Lennon
Martin Luther King Jr.
Mahatma Gandhi
Vincent van Gogh
 
 
According to John Lennon's killer, what book inspired him to commit the heinous act?
Catcher in the Rye
Animal Farm
The Old Man and the Sea
Lolita
 
 
What famous person was assassinated in Memphis?
Martin Luther King Jr.
John Kennedy
John Lennon
James Garfield
 
 
Who was the very first US president to be assassinated?
Abraham Lincoln
James A Garfield
William McKinley
John Adams
 
 
This emperor had his own mother and wife executed
Roman Emperor Nero
Roman Emperor Caligula
Mongol Emperor Genghis Khan
Hellenistic Emperor Alexander the Great
 
 
Henry the VIII, King of England, was famous for having married 6 wives. But how many of them did he behead?
Two
Three
Four
One
 
 
Which famous rapper was murdered in Las Vegas in 1996?
Tupac Shakur
The Notorious B.I.G
Fat Pat
Charizma
 
 
What year saw the assassination of peaceful activist Mahatma Gandhi?
1948
1964
1928
1912
 
 
Who did a man by the name of Jack Ruby kill?
John F. Kennedy
Lee Harvey Oswald
Mahatma Gandhi
Martin Luther King Jr.
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