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September 11, The Day That Shook The World
September 11, 2001
"The awful events of that fateful day have no comparison in history. Where were you as the day unfolded? All the times given are in Eastern Daylight Time. This quiz is dedicated to the heroes of that day."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
At 8.45am, American Airlines flight 11 crashed into the north tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. What was the plane's intended destination?
At 9.03am, flight 175 flew into the south tower of the World Trade Center. What was the airline?
Where was President Bush when he was informed of the events unfolding?
The White House
What took place at 9.40am, for the first time in the history of the United States?
All air traffic was halted by the F.A.A.
All U.S. borders were closed
The Pentagon was evacuated
The United Nations building in N.Y. was evacuated
American Airlines flight 77 slammed into the Pentagon at 9.43am, causing extensive damage. How soon after this event was the White House evacuated?
Thirty minutes later
Ten minutes later
Two minutes later
At the same time
The fourth highjacked plane was downed by the heroism of the passengers. Where did flight 93 crash?
Fairfield County, Connecticut
Suffolk County, New York
Bergen County, New Jersey
At 10.28am, with the world watching in horror and disbelief, the north tower of the World Trade Center collapsed from the top down, prompting an evacuation order to the area south of Canal Street. Who gave the evacuation order?
Secretary of State Powell
During his tour of the devastated WTC site, what prompted President Bush to comment, 'I can hear you, the rest of the world hears you, and soon the people who knocked down these buildings will be hearing from all of us.' ?
A rescue worker yelled he couldn't hear him
His bullhorn stopped working
Mayor Giuliani asked the President to repeat a statement
The crowd chanted 'U.S.A. U.S.A.'
Who was quoted as saying that he was not surprised the attack came, only at the extent of it?
Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani
Senator Bob Graham
Secretary of State Colin Powell
At 5.20pm, another building collapsed at what was to become Ground Zero. Which building was it?
The Marriott Hotel
Number 4 World Trade Center
The Millenium Hilton
Number 7 World Trade Center
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