Al Capone Trivia Questions With Answers
Who was Al Capone?
A: Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American gangster.
His seven-year reign as a crime boss ended when he was how
A: 33 years old.
What was Al Capone's birth name?
A: Alphonse Gabriel Capone.
How many children did Alphonse and Gabriel have?
Who were Al Capone's parents?
A: Gabriele and Teresa.
What was Al Capone's father's occupation?
A: A Barber.
What did Al's mother do?
A: She was a seamstress.
On what date was Al Capone born?
A: January 17, 1899.
Where was Al Capone born?
A: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
When did Al Capone die?
A: He died on January 25, 1947.
How old was Cal Capone when he died?
What religion was Al Capone?
A: Roman Catholic.
Capone showed promise as a student, but had trouble with
the rules at what?
A: His strict parochial Catholic school.
Capone dropped out of school at the age of 14, after being
expelled for what?
A: For hitting a female teacher in the face.
How many children did Al Capone have?
A: One, Albert Francis "Sonny" Capone.
Al Capone was born in to what?
A: Italian immigrants.
What did Capone do on December 30,
1918, at age 19?
A: He married Mae Josephine Coughlin.
Earlier that month, she had given birth to their what?
A: First son, Albert Francis ("Sonny") Capone.
Capone was a Five Points Gang member who became a what?
A: A bouncer in organized crime premises such as brothels.
When Capone was in his early twenties, what city did he
There, he became bodyguard and trusted factotum for whom?
A: Johnny Torrio, head of a criminal syndicate.
Torrio illegally supplied alcohol and he was
protected through what?
A: The Unione Siciliane.
After North Side gunmen almost killed Torrio, what did he
A: He retired and moved back to Italy.
Capone took over and expanded the bootlegging business
A: Increasingly violent means.
Capone made donations to various charities and was viewed
by many as a what?
A: A "modern-day Robin Hood".
The federal authorities became intent on jailing Capone and
prosecuted him for what in 1931?
A: Tax evasion.
Capone was convicted and sentenced to a
A: 11 years in federal prison.
Already showing signs of syphilitic dementia by early in
his sentence, he became debilitated and was released after how many years?
On January 25, 1947, Capone died of cardiac arrest after
A: Suffering a stroke.