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Question 1: Blanchard had the opportunity to play professional football after being selected third overall in the ________ by the Pittsburgh Steelers.
1947 NFL Draft1936 NFL Draft1945 NFL Draft1946 NFL Draft

Question 2: Instead, Blanchard chose to play for the University of North Carolina Tar Heels, in part because its coach, ________, was his mother's cousin.
Bear BryantRalph FriedgenMaryland Terrapins football under Jim Tatum (1947–1955)Jim Tatum

Question 3: The trophy, awards and jersey were enshrined in the Brother Alexis Memorial Resource Center on the Saint Stanislaus campus until they were briefly lost to flooding during ________.
Hurricane RitaHurricane CamilleHurricane WilmaHurricane Katrina

Question 4: [12] After he was turned down in 1947 for a furlough to play with the NFL,[6] Blanchard then chose to embark upon a career in the ________ and became a fighter pilot.
Air National GuardUnited States Air ForceAir Force Reserve CommandCivil Air Patrol

Question 5: In Blanchard's honor, the Interstate 20 / U.S. Route 15 interchange near his hometown of ________ has been named the Felix "Doc" Blanchard Interchange.
Charlotte, North CarolinaGeorgetown, South CarolinaLynchburg, South CarolinaBishopville, South Carolina

Question 6: In the Vietnam War, Blanchard flew 113 missions from Thailand, 84 of them over ________.
North KoreaDemocratic KampucheaNorth VietnamLaos

Question 7: [4 ] After football, he served in the United States Air Force from 1947 until 1971 when he retired with the rank of ________.
Lieutenant ColonelSecond LieutenantColonelCaptain (land)

Question 8: His father was a doctor and had played college football at ________ and Wake Forest University.
Rutgers UniversityTulane UniversitySouthern Methodist UniversityRice University

Question 9: Blanchard decided to enlist in the ________ in 1943.
United States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Army AfricaUnited States Army

Question 10: Blanchard was born on December 11, 1924 in ________.
Bishopville, South CarolinaGeorgetown, South CarolinaLynchburg, South CarolinaCharlotte, North Carolina


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