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Question 1: An active Republican, he was that party's nominee for vice president in the 1936 election, under ________.
Gerald FordHerbert HooverAlf LandonBob Dole

Question 2: His father was from New Brunswick and his mother Sarah Barnard, was from ________.
Alberton, Prince Edward IslandCharlottetownSummerside, Prince Edward IslandGeorgetown, Prince Edward Island

Question 3: William Franklin "Frank" Knox (January 1, 1874 ‚Äď April 28, 1944) was the Secretary of the Navy under ________ during most of World War II.
Franklin D. RooseveltLyndon B. JohnsonJohn F. KennedyHarry S. Truman

Question 4: He served in ________ with the Rough Riders during the Spanish-American War.

Question 5: He attended ________ in Michigan, where he was a member of the Zeta Sigma Fraternity ("the Pickles").
Hope CollegeAlbion CollegeAlma CollegeKalamazoo College

Question 6: In 1912 as founding editor of New Hampshire's Manchester Leader, forerunner to the ________, he supported Theodore Roosevelt's Progressive ticket.
United StatesWashington, D.C.New Hampshire Union LeaderMaine

Question 7: During World War I, Knox was an advocate of preparedness and ________ participation.
CanadaUnited StatesAlaskaPhilippines

Question 8: Following that conflict, Knox became a newspaper reporter in ________, the beginning of a career that grew to include the ownership of several papers.
Kent County, MichiganWyoming, MichiganLansing, MichiganGrand Rapids, Michigan

Question 9: William Franklin Knox was born in ________, but moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, where his father ran a grocery store, when he was nine.
BostonDenverPhoenix, ArizonaAtlanta


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