10 Most Wanted Quiz

How much do you know about the list of the nation's ten most wanted fugitives?

Quiz

How much do you know about the list of the nation's ten most wanted fugitives?

1. Who puts together the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list?

  • The CIA, Central Intelligence Agency
  • The FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • The Associated Press

2. Why was the Ten Most Wanted list created?

  • To enlist public help in the Lindbergh kidnapping case.
  • To build on public attention from a reporter's story on the ten most dangerous fugitives.
  • To build on the popularity of the TV show The Fugitive.

3. What comic strip has been used to publicize the Ten Most Wanted list?

  • Dick Tracy
  • Blondie
  • Peanuts

4. Which FBI director began the Ten Most Wanted program?

  • J. Edgar Hoover
  • Louis Freeh
  • Clarence Kelley

5. How many of the fugitives appearing on the list have been captured?

  • All of them
  • About half
  • More than 90%

6. Are there ever more than ten names on the list?

  • Never
  • Occasionally
  • Only once

7. What actor starred in the 1931 movie, Public Enemy Number One?

  • Jimmy Cagney
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • John Wayne

8. How many women have appeared on the Ten Most Wanted list?

  • Three
  • Eight
  • Nineteen

9. What city began issuing a public enemies list in 1930?

  • Buffalo
  • Kansas City
  • Chicago

10. The manhunt for what fugitive on the list received the most publicity?

  • Andrew Cunanan
  • The Boston Strangler
  • Al Capone

Your Results:

1. Who puts together the Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list?
The FBI, Federal Bureau of Investigation

2. Why was the Ten Most Wanted list created?
To build on public attention from a reporter's story on the ten most dangerous fugitives.

3. What comic strip has been used to publicize the Ten Most Wanted list?
Dick Tracy

4. Which FBI director began the Ten Most Wanted program?
J. Edgar Hoover

5. How many of the fugitives appearing on the list have been captured?
More than 90%

6. Are there ever more than ten names on the list?
Occasionally

7. What actor starred in the 1931 movie, Public Enemy Number One?
Jimmy Cagney

8. How many women have appeared on the Ten Most Wanted list?
Eight

9. What city began issuing a public enemies list in 1930?
Chicago

10. The manhunt for what fugitive on the list received the most publicity?
Andrew Cunanan

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