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Question 1: [3] He served as chairman of the former ________ and president of the United States Petroleum Association.
Eastern Air LinesUS AirwaysContinental AirlinesAmerican Airlines

Question 2: [5] In 1941 McCarthy bought land where the future ________ would be built along with 4,800 acres (19 km2) of what is now Sharpstown.
Reliant AstrodomeHouston AstrosContinental LeagueFox Sports Houston

Question 3: He later attended Texas A&M and ________ before dropping out of college and venturing into business.
Tulane UniversityDuke UniversityRice UniversitySouthern Methodist University

Question 4: [6] This raucous event involved dozens of ________ celebrities, many of whom were flown in to Houston Municipal Airport on a Boeing 307 Stratoliner airplane which he had recently acquired from Howard Hughes.
Western United StatesHollywood, Los Angeles, CaliforniaNew EnglandUnited States

Question 5: He later launched a brand of ________ called Wildcatter.
Bourbon whiskeyWhiskyAlcoholic beverageRum

Question 6: McCarthy was born in ________ almost seven years after the discovery of oil at Spindletop.
Beaumont, TexasAmarillo, TexasBrownsville, TexasFort Worth, Texas

Question 7: [2][4] He attended ________ on a football scholarship but injured his leg.
Southern Methodist UniversityRutgers UniversityRice UniversityTulane University

Question 8: [8][3] In 1952 a life insurance company acquired title to the Shamrock Hotel, which was then sold to the ________.
Blackstone GroupSeaWorld Parks & EntertainmentHilton WorldwideWHM, LLC


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