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How Well Do You Really Know Watergate?

Watergate was the scandal that changed the world and our view of politics forever. Do you really know the Watergate scandal like a pro? Take these 12 questions and put your knowledge to the test!
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How old was President Nixon when he finally resigned?
61
72
68

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Can you fill in the blank on this popular bumper sticker from the Watergate scandal? “Don’t blame me, I’m from ______.”
Massachusetts
Hawaii
Pennsylvania

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When Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned, he paid back taxes and legal fees with the help of a loan from which person?
His Mother
Richard Nixon
Frank Sinatra

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Nixon delivered his famous “I am not a crook” speech from what strange location?
Disney World
The World Series
The Bathroom

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After resigning, Nixon left Washington and returned to his home in what state?
California
Florida
New Jersey

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In 1973, President Nixon sent a letter to a Senate Committee stating he refusing to turn over what?
Audio tapes
Personal diary
Pentagon papers

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Which Michigan congressman did Nixon nominate to replace Agnew?
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan

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Who was the guard at the Watergate who discovered the buggers?
Frank Turner
Frank Wills
Frank Willis

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How many men were caught in the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate the night of the break-in?
5
4
7

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Who said “I won’t be a scapegoat?"
Richard Nixon
Spiro Agnew
John Dean

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Who was the original chief prosecutor at the Watergate break-in trial?
Robert Odle
Earl Silbert
Harry Robbins

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How many heads rolled in the Saturday night massacre?
Three
Two
One

C+, Watergate Waining

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While you may know the basics when it comes to the iconic Watergate Scandal, the details are a bit hazy. Remember, history has a way of repeating itself. Read up on this scandal sooner rather than later!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are highly well informed on the Watergate Scandal. You've always noted the importance of this scandal both in politics and in everyday life. History always repeats itself, be prepared!

A+, Watergate Expert

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Unlike so many Americans, you haven't glossed over the Watergate Scandal or forgotten the insider details! You know this scandal as it if just happened yesterday. Keep up the good work and never stop learning.
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1
How old was President Nixon when he finally resigned?
61
72
68
2
Can you fill in the blank on this popular bumper sticker from the Watergate scandal? “Don’t blame me, I’m from ______.”
Massachusetts
Hawaii
Pennsylvania
3
When Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned, he paid back taxes and legal fees with the help of a loan from which person?
His Mother
Richard Nixon
Frank Sinatra
4
Nixon delivered his famous “I am not a crook” speech from what strange location?
Disney World
The World Series
The Bathroom
5
After resigning, Nixon left Washington and returned to his home in what state?
California
Florida
New Jersey
6
In 1973, President Nixon sent a letter to a Senate Committee stating he refusing to turn over what?
Audio tapes
Personal diary
Pentagon papers
7
Which Michigan congressman did Nixon nominate to replace Agnew?
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
8
Who was the guard at the Watergate who discovered the buggers?
Frank Turner
Frank Wills
Frank Willis
9
How many men were caught in the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate the night of the break-in?
5
4
7
10
Who said “I won’t be a scapegoat?"
Richard Nixon
Spiro Agnew
John Dean
11
Who was the original chief prosecutor at the Watergate break-in trial?
Robert Odle
Earl Silbert
Harry Robbins
12
How many heads rolled in the Saturday night massacre?
Three
Two
One

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