WONDER #693: What Is the Peace Corps?

Question 1 of 3

The Peace Corps was established by an Executive Order issued by President John F. Kennedy in which year?

  1. 1776
  2. 1961
  3. 1945
  4. 1860

Question 2 of 3

Which of the following is NOT one of the three goals of the Peace Corps?

  1. providing technical assistance
  2. bringing about world peace
  3. helping people from other countries to understand United States culture
  4. helping United States citizens to understand other countries’ cultures

Question 3 of 3

Which volunteer organization was the original inspiration for the Peace Corps?

  1. Goodwill
  2. Salvation Army
  3. Operation Crossroads Africa
  4. Marines

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