May 27, 2011

Memorial Day Trivia Quiz

On Memorial Day, we remember the brave men and women who gave their lives fighting America's wars by decorating their graves and honoring their lives. This year, during the celebration, test your knowledge of America's wars with this brief quiz.

  1. Which Hollywood icon is credited with developing a radio control system for torpedoes during World War II?
    • a. Clark Gable
    • b. Hedy Lamarr
    • c. James Stewart
    • d. Rita Hayworth
  2. Which were the first three states to secede prior to the Civil War?
    • a. South Carolina, Mississippi, and Florida
    • b. Tennessee, Alabama, and Georgia
    • c. South Carolina, Louisiana, and Texas
    • d. Virginia, Arkansas, and North Carolina
  3. By what other name was World War I known?
    • a. Nam
    • b. The Great War
    • c. The Holocaust
    • d. Desert Storm
  4. 4. How many wars has America fought?
    • a. 6
    • b. 9
    • c. 12
    • d. 15

We hope you and your families have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day Weekend. We thank all the Veterans who have served our country so that we are able to enjoy this weekend with our friends and family.

We look forward to seeing you soon. Please call or stop in if we can be of assistance with anything. Enjoy!


Sean M. Dowling, CFP, EA

President, The Dowling Group Wealth Management



1. B = Hedy Lamarr

2. A = South Carolina, Mississippi, and Florida

3. B = The Great War

4. C = 12

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