• 1. 
    Where was Abraham Lincoln assassinated?

  • The National Museum
  • The Ford Theatre
  • The White House
  • The Oval Office
  • 2. 
    Who killed Abraham Lincoln?

  • Lee Harvey Oswald
  • Jefferson Davis
  • Robert E. Lee
  • John Wilkes Booth
  • 3. 
    Who were the two other politicians who were also supposed to be assassinated at the same time as Lincoln?

  • James Buchanan and John Henry
  • Jefferson Davis and Andrew Johnson
  • William Seward and James Buchanan
  • Andrew Johnson and William Seward
  • 4. 
    What happened to John Wilkes Booth?

  • He eluded the law for over a year and then turned himself in.
  • He escaped and was never heard from again.
  • He was captured outside the theatre and was put in jail for life.
  • He was killed in a shootout with soldiers just south of Washington D.C.
  • 5. 
    What was the name of the play that Lincoln and his wife Mary Todd were attending when he was shot?

  • The Sound of Music
  • My Fair Lady
  • The Tragedy of Man
  • Our American Cousin
  • 6. 
    What was the date of Lincoln`s death?

  • April 2, 1861
  • May 7, 1866
  • August 4, 1865
  • April 15, 1865
  • 7. 
    Which of the following statements is true about Lincoln`s assassination?

  • All of the above.
  • After Booth shot Lincoln, he jumped from the presidential box and broke his leg.
  • Major Henry Rathbone tried to stop Booth, but Booth stabbed him with a knife.
  • Booth shouted out the Virginia state motto while standing on the stage of the theatre.
  • 8. 
    True or False: John Wilkes Booth was part of a conspiracy to kill three U.S. politicians including President Abraham Lincoln, the Vice President, and the Secretary of State.

  • TRUE
  • 9. 
    What is thought to be the reason that Booth killed Lincoln?

  • He was paid a bunch of money by rich people from the Confederacy.
  • He wanted Vice President Andrew Johnson to become president.
  • He felt that the Confederacy was losing the war and that killing Lincoln would help the South.
  • He didn`t like Lincoln`s stovepipe hat or his beard.
  • 10. 
    Where did Lincoln die?

  • He was carried to a boarding house across the street where he died the next day.
  • He was carried back to the White House where he died in his bed.
  • He died in the Presidential Box at the Ford Theatre immediately after he was shot.
  • He was rushed to Washington Hospital where he died during surgery.
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