• 1. 
    Where did Colin Powell grow up?

  • Los Angeles
  • Atlanta
  • New York City
  • Montgomery
  • 2. 
    When did Colin Powell learn about the military and decide he wanted to become a soldier?

  • While hearing stories of the army from his uncle
  • While watching a commercial for the Marines on TV
  • When he was a member of the ROTC at college
  • When he was drafted by the army for the Vietnam War
  • 3. 
    True or False: When Colin Powell first joined the U.S. Army in 1958, it was still segregated by race.

  • TRUE
  • 4. 
    What happened when Colin Powell earned the Soldier's Medal?

  • He successfully flew several bombing missions during the Korean War
  • He helped save several civilians during an incident in the Vietnam War
  • He escaped from a prisoner-of-war camp during the Vietnam War
  • He survived a helicopter crash during the Vietnam War
  • 5. 
    What U.S. President appointed Colin Powell to the Joint Chiefs of Staff?

  • George H.W. Bush
  • Jimmy Carter
  • Bill Clinton
  • Ronald Reagan
  • 6. 
    Colin Powell oversaw U.S. military operations during which of the following wars?

  • Persian Gulf War
  • Korean War
  • World War II
  • Vietnam War
  • 7. 
    Colin Power was the first African-American to hold what important Cabinet position?

  • Secretary of State
  • Secretary of Transportation
  • Attorney General
  • Secretary of Energy
  • 8. 
    What U.S. President appointed Colin Powell to the position of Secretary of State?

  • Bill Clinton
  • Jimmy Carter
  • George W. Bush
  • Ronald Reagan
  • 9. 
    Colin Powell presented evidence to the United Nations that what country was developing Weapons of Mass Destruction?

  • Russia
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • Iraq
  • 10. 
    What was the nickname given to Colin Powell's policy that a number of questions should be addressed before the U.S. goes to war?

  • The Address
  • The Powell Position
  • The Colin Questions
  • The Powell Doctrine
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