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Maurice Stans: Quiz


Question 1: It was rumored Stans was the source for raising the million dollars in cash which Nixon kept in the ________ safe.
United States CapitolWhite HousePresident's ParkWashington, D.C.

Question 2: This cash was used to pay ________ and the Cuban Watergate burglars.
Frank SturgisCentral Intelligence AgencyE. Howard HuntJohn F. Kennedy

Question 3: Maurice Hubert Stans (March 22, 1908 - April 14, 1998) was an American ________, high-ranking civil servant, Cabinet member, and political organizer.
AccountantManagement accountingCertified Public AccountantChartered Accountant

Question 4: Stans died in 1998 aged 90 following a heart attack at the Huntington Memorial Hospital in ________.
Long Beach, CaliforniaLos AngelesGlendale, CaliforniaPasadena, California

Question 5: Stans raised the cash from a list of large contributors by threatening ________ audits.
Tax protester (United States)FairTaxInternal Revenue ServiceTaxing and Spending Clause

Question 6: In 1972, he resigned as Secretary of Commerce, to chair the finance committee of ________'s re-election campaign (CRP).
Gerald FordGeorge H. W. BushRonald ReaganRichard Nixon

Question 7: accounting firm in ________ from 1940 until 1955.
ChicagoBurr Ridge, IllinoisElmhurst, IllinoisBlue Island, Illinois

Question 8: He attended ________ from 1928-1930.
Cornell UniversityRutgers UniversityColumbia UniversityNew York University

Question 9: He was inducted into the ________ in 1960.
International Financial Reporting StandardsAccounting Hall of FameAccountantAccountancy

Question 10: He served as the finance chairman for the Committee to Re-elect the President, working for the re-election of ________, and was a peripheral figure in the ensuing Watergate Scandal.
George H. W. BushGerald FordRonald ReaganRichard Nixon


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