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Douglas MacArthur Quiz

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Douglas MacArthur served in the Second World War as a top Allied commander in what combat theater?
The Eastern European Theater
The Pacific Theater
The African Theater
The Atlantic Theater

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From 1919 to 1922, MacArthur served as the superintendent of what military academy?
West Point
Western Texas
Norwich University
St. John's

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In 1924, MacArthur and his men were able to stop a military mutiny in what nation?
Australia
The Philippines
Guam
Japan

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During a military expedition into what Mexican port city was MacArthur shot four times in the clothing without actually being injured by a single shot?
Monteray
Mexico City
Veracruz
Cancun

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In 1936, MacArthur was appointed to the position of Field Marshal of what military organization?
The Guam Self-Defense Force
The American Army Rangers
The Philippine Army
The United States Coast Guard

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MacArthur was awarded the Medal of Honor in what year for his defense of the Philippines during World War Two?
1945
1944
1943
1942

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MacArthur served as commander of U.N. forces in the Korean War until what American President ejected him from the post?
Harry S. Truman
John F. Kennedy
Dwight Eisenhower
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

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Which of the following facts is true about MacArthur's Medal of Honor decoration?
He was awarded the medal in an active combat zone.
Both he and his father received the award for their service.
MacArthur died before he was actually able to receive his Medal.
MacArthur received the award for actions he didn't actually perform.

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Following the end of World War Two, MacArthur helped to rebuild the government of what Pacific nation?
Vietnam
China
Japan
Australia

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Toward the end of his life, MacArthur served as Chairman of the Board of what machine manufacturing company?
Notting Equipment Co.
Pelican Presses
Remington Rand
Iron Heights

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On September 2nd, 1945, MacArthur met with Japanese diplomats to discuss their surrender aboard what Navy ship?
The U.S.S. Brooklyn
The U.S.S. Nevada
The U.S.S. Roosevelt
The U.S.S. Missouri

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MacArthur was awarded the military Silver Star how many times throughout his career of service?
5
6
7
8

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What was the name of the Japanese Emperor who MacArthur sheltered from charges in order to stabilize the nation following the end of the war?
Kobudawa
Kaneshida
Ieyasu
Hirohito

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