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Question 1: In the epilogue to the book, ________ states that Malcolm X revealed to him that he palmed the round.
Ken FollettAlex HaleyIsaac Bashevis SingerOriana Fallaci

Question 2:
Russian roulette, Periodic table and Chromatography are all:
Suicide methods Roulette and wheel games Torture Russian inventions

Question 3: On December 24, 1954, the American blues musician Johnny Ace killed himself in ________ after a gun he pointed at his own head discharged.
OklahomaIllinoisTexasUnited States

Question 4: ________, the man who attempted to murder President Ronald Reagan in 1981, was known to play Russian roulette, alone, on two occasions.
George H. W. BushUnited StatesTaxi DriverJohn Hinckley, Jr.

Question 5: British author ________ claimed that in his youth he often played Russian roulette as a means to provide "excitement and get away from the boredom".
The Power and the GloryThe Quiet AmericanBrighton Rock (novel)Graham Greene

Question 6:
Russian roulette, Suicide methods and Seppuku are all:
Russian inventions Roulette and wheel games Torture Suicide methods

Question 7: In his autobiography, ________ says that during his burglary career he once played Russian roulette, pulling the trigger three times in a row to convince his partners in crime that he was not afraid to die.
Rosa ParksAfrican-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968)Malcolm XMartin Luther King, Jr.

Question 8: "Russian" refers to the supposed country of origin of the game and ________ to the element of risk-taking and the spinning of the revolver's cylinder being reminiscent of spinning a roulette wheel.
FranceRouletteClaude ShannonUnited States

Question 9: PBS claims that William Shockley, co-inventor of the transistor and winner of the ________, had attempted suicide by playing a solo game of Russian roulette.
John Hasbrouck Van VleckNicolaas BloembergenNobel Prize in PhysicsTsung-Dao Lee

Question 10:
Russian roulette, Roulette and Wheel of Fortune (U.S. syndicated game show) are all:
Suicide methods Russian inventions Torture Roulette and wheel games

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