How much do you know about President John F. Kennedy? Take our quiz.

Fifty years after his assassination in Dallas, John F. Kennedy remains one of the most famous and admired Americans of the 20th century – although historians are split over the import of his 1,000 days in the Oval Office. Can you tell fact from fiction about JFK? Match wits with D.C. Decoder over the nation's 35th president.

2. Parents Joseph and Rose Kennedy had nine children: four boys and five girls. Where did John F. Kennedy rank in the age hierarchy?

JFK was the second child (and son). His older brother, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., died on a secret air mission in World War II.

JFK was the second child (and son). His older brother, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., died on a secret air mission in World War II.

JFK was the second child (and son). His older brother, Joseph P. Kennedy Jr., died on a secret air mission in World War II.

AP/File
(Read caption)

Oldest

 

Youngest

 

Second oldest

 
Javascript is disabled. Quiz scoring requires Javascript.

 
 
Make a Difference
Inspired? Here are some ways to make a difference on this issue.
Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.
 

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...