Tue. Nov 20th, 2018

Zesty Quiz: Test Your Knowledge of the Roswell UFO Crash

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The Roswell UFO crash was a defining moment in flying saucer lore. Thousands of articles, books, and documentaries have been dedicated to finding the truth. But you know what doesn’t exist? Trivia. Test your knowledge here with our exclusive Roswell UFO Crash trivia quiz.

What year was it when the Air Force said they recovered a crashed saucer in Roswell?

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The news hit the papers in 1947.

When the Air Force changed their story, what did they say had been recovered?

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The Air Force retracted their press releases claiming the wreckage was that of a crashed weather balloon.

In the 1990's the US Military again changed the official story, what was the name of the Top Secret project which resulted in the crash?

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In the 1990s, the US military published two reports disclosing the true nature of the crashed object: a nuclear test surveillance balloon from Project Mogul.

The majority of the crash debris was found on farmland own by who?

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The farm was owned by W.W. 'Mack' Brazel.

Roswell mortician Glenn Dennis reportedly received a phone call from the local military base asking for 3 child-sized coffins that would hermetically seal. What were the coffins made of that were delivered to Roswell Army base?

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Dennis did not have enough coffins to fill this type of order so the coffins that were sent to the base were made from cardboard.

While the exact date of the Roswell crash is unknown, research has shown that military radar did track an unidentified flying object over Southern New Mexico for 4 days. Which date did the radar show the object had gone down?

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On the night of July 4, 1947, radar signals indicated that an object had crashed 30-40 miles northwest of Roswell. There were also eyewitnesses to a bright object falling from the sky on this date.

Who was the Sheriff who worked in Roswell at the time of the crash?

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George A. Wilcox was the Chaves County Sheriff at the time.

Who was the Author/Journalist who blew open the Roswell crash in the late 70's?

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In 1978, nuclear physicist and author Stanton T. Friedman interviewed Jesse Marcel, the only person known to have accompanied the Roswell debris from where it was recovered to Fort Worth where reporters saw material which was claimed to be part of the recovered object. The accounts given by Friedman and others in the following years elevated Roswell from a forgotten incident to perhaps the most famous UFO case of all time.

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