Think you know everything about the mafia and organized crime? Test your knowledge of the mafia with our mafia quiz.
Roughly translated to English, la cosa nostra means:
- keep your nose clean
- our thing
- I took care of that problem. It's in the trunk.
Which big-time mafioso was nicknamed the "Dapper Don"?
- John Gotti
- Joey Bonnano
- Bugs Moran
Where did the mafia originate?
Which mafia was the first to set up shop in Las Vegas?
What does a consigliere do?
- books flights and hotel rooms for other members of the family when they travel
- carries out hits
- advises the boss
The Commission of mafia families slowed rampant recruiting of mobsters in the 1920s and '30s by:
- requiring a list of all new recruits be circulated among the families
- requiring all new recruits have at least a high school diploma
- adding a controversial recruit tax, which was a large sum of money paid by families when a new member was added
FBI agent Joe Pistone infiltrated the mafia with the undercover name:
- Robert Loggia
- Donnie Brasco
- Tom Hagen
Which event brought the mafia's existence undeniably to light?
- Apalachin Raid
- Senate Hearings on Organized Crime
- Ace Rothstein's Vegas TV show
What is RICO an acronym for?
- Raid on Illegal Crime Office
- Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations
- Regulations on Intimidation and Conspiracy of Officials
What city was host to the first mafia incident in the United States?
- New Orleans
- New York
- New Haven