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Sam Rayburn: Quiz


Question 1: One of his greatest, most painful regrets was that he did not have a son, or as he put it in Robert Caro's biography of ________, "a towheaded boy to take fishing."
Harry S. TrumanJimmy CarterJohn F. KennedyLyndon B. Johnson

Question 2: The next year, he won election to the ________ in District 4.
State governments of the United StatesUnited States SenateUnited States House of RepresentativesUnited States Congress

Question 3: Rayburn died of ________ in 1961 at the age of 79 and was posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal.
CholangiocarcinomaICD-10 Chapter II: NeoplasmsPancreatic cancerIslet cell carcinoma

Question 4: Democrat,"[1] was a Democratic lawmaker from ________, who served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives for seventeen years, the longest tenure in U.S.
Comanche, TexasBonham, TexasCooper, TexasAthens, Texas

Question 5: He coined the term "________" while strongly supporting the construction of Route 66.
Austin, TexasSun BeltAtlantaRaleigh, North Carolina

Question 6: The Sam Rayburn Reservoir in ________ was named after him in 1963, and is a popular destination for bass fishing and professional fishing tournaments.
Austin, TexasEast TexasDallasNortheast Texas

Question 7: While in ________, he would sport expensive suits, starched shirts, and perfectly shined shoes.
BostonAtlantaPhoenix, ArizonaWashington, D.C.

Question 8: It originally ran south from Chicago, through Oklahoma, and then turned westward from Texas to New Mexico and ________ before ending at the beach in Santa Monica, California.

Question 9: The Rayburn room at ________ was named in his honor, as he was Speaker of the House during the decision to build the Bunker.
American Civil WarThe GreenbrierUnited StatesDwight D. Eisenhower

Question 10: Sam Rayburn Tollway is a toll road that goes through Dallas, Denton, and Collin counties in north ________.
IllinoisOklahomaTexasUnited States


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