Charles Manson Trivia Quiz Questions And Answers
What is his birth name?
A: Charles Milles Maddox
On what date was Charles Manson born?
A: November 12, 1934.
Charles was born to an unmarried 16-year-old named what?
A: Kathleen Maddox.
What was Manson first named?
A: "No name Maddox".
Within weeks, he was named what?
A: Charles Milles Maddox.
For a period after his birth, his mother was married to a
laborer with what name?
A: William Manson.
Charles's biological father appears to have been who?
A: Colonel Walker Scott.
Possibly, Charles Manson never really knew his what?
A: Biological father.
He was convicted of the murders through what rule?
A: The joint-responsibility rule, which makes each member of a conspiracy guilty of crimes his fellow conspirators commit in furtherance of the conspiracy's objective.
A lot of Manson's early life is in dispute because of the
variety of what?
A: Different stories he has offered to interviewers, many of which were untrue.
Manson's mother was allegedly a what?
A: Heavy drinker.
According to Charles, she once sold her son for a pitcher
of beer to a what?
A: A childless waitress, from whom his uncle retrieved him some days later.
During her incarceration Manson was placed in whose home?
A: The home of an aunt and uncle in McMechen, West Virginia.
Upon her 1942 parole, what did Manson's mother do?
A: She retrieved her son and lived with him in a series of run-down hotel rooms.
Manson himself characterized her embrace of him when she
returned from prison as his what?
A: His only happy childhood memory.
In 1947, what did Kathleen Maddox try to do?
A: Have her son placed in a foster home but no home was available.
The court placed Manson where?
A: In Gibault School for Boys in Terre Haute, Indiana.
After 10 months, he fled from the school to his mother, who
A: She rejected him.
Where was Manson sent, at the age of 13?
A: To the Indiana Boys School, where, he would later claim, he was brutalized sexually and otherwise.
After many failed attempts, what did he do?
A: He escaped with two other boys in 1951.
In Utah, Manson was caught driving to California in a car
he had what?
For the federal crime of taking a stolen car across a state
line, Manson was sent to what?
A: Washington, D.C.'s National Training School for Boys.
In October 1951, on a psychiatrist's recommendation, where
was Manson transferred to?
A: Natural Bridge Honor Camp, a minimum security institution.
After temporarily honoring a parole condition that he live
with his aunt and uncle in West Virginia, what did he do?
A: He moved in with his mother in that same state.
In January 1955, who did Manson marry?
A: A hospital waitress named Rosalie Jean Willis.
How did he support their marriage?
A: With small-time jobs and auto theft.
What did Rosalie do while Manson was in prison?
A: She gave birth to their son, Charles Manson, Jr.
During his first year at Terminal Island, Manson received
visits from whom?
A: Rosalie and his mother.
In March 1957, the visits from his wife stopped and his
mother told him what?
A: Rosalie was living with another man.