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Audie Murphy Quiz

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In what American war did Audie Murphy participate?
World War Two
The Korean War
World War One
The Vietnam War

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In what branch of the armed forces did Murphy serve during his tour of combat?
Army
Marines
Navy
Air Force

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Which of the following peculiar facts is true about Audie Murphy's enlistment?
He disguised as a women in order to sneak into enrollment
He was able to pass his eye exam even though he was colorblind
He faked his age in order to be accepted
He actually stowed away to join the Army without passing any examinations

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Audie Murphy came from a family of people involved in what occupation?
Ranchers
Sharecroppers
Cobblers
Merchants

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Murphy won the Medal of Honor for his single-handed defense against a German Company of what landmark in World War Two?
The Marne River
The Colmar Pocket
Leningrad
The West Berlin Bridge

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In 1949, Murphy wrote an autobiography of what title?
Panzer
To Hell and Back
Forty Days and Forty Nights
My Time and Troubles

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Aside from the numerous awards Murphy was given from the U.S., what other two countries awarded him medals for his military accomplishments?
Italy and Belgium
Untied Kingdom and Spain
Germany and Poland
France and Belgium

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Murphy became an actor after returning to the states and was known for his work mostly in what genre?
Western
Musical
Science Fiction
Fantasy

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What is the name of the western television series in 1961 which Murphy starred in?
Lonesome Eb
Prairie Matt
Whispering Smith
Gunslinger Red

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In his later life, Murphy experienced a fair amount of money troubles. Yet, he refused offers to do commercials for cigarettes or alcohol companies for what reason?
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He didn't want to set a bad example for children
They were against his religious beliefs
He was a recovering addict
He wanted to maintain his health

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Murphy played himself in the movie adaptation of his autobiography. This movie adaptation was released in what year?
1949
1950
1953
1955

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Audie Murphy's life was ended tragically in what sort of unpredictable event?
A house fire
A tornado
A plane crash
A burglary gone wrong

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Due to his outstanding military accomplishments, Murphy was honored with a burial at what famous American graveyard?
Burbank Military Grounds
Washington Cemetery
Richmond Honorary Grounds
Arlington National Cemetery

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