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Trivia Quiz - Theodore Roosevelt: 26th U.S. President

Some call Theodore Roosevelt the Bull Moose President but he was never elected as a member of that party.

Quiz Number: 1782
Date Submitted: November 20, 2007
Quiz Categories: American Presidents
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 53.2 percent
Times Taken: 422 times
Taken by Registered Users: 20
Quiz is about: Theodore Roosevelt

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Theodore Roosevelt 26th U.S. President
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1. President Theodore Roosevelt was born and raised in what state?
  A.   Connecticut
  B.   Massachusetts
  C.   New Jersey
  D.   New York

2. In 1880, Theodore Roosevelt graduated from what university?
  A.   Harvard
  B.   Yale
  C.   Princeton
  D.   Columbia

3. Of what relation was Theodore Roosevelt to President Franklin D. Roosevelt?
  A.   father
  B.   uncle
  C.   fifth cousin
  D.   grandfather

4. During the Spanish-American War in 1898, Roosevelt led his "Rough Riders" charging up two hills. One hill was San Juan Hill. What was the name of the other hill?
  A.   Santa Clara Hill
  B.   Havana Hill
  C.   Morse Hill
  D.   Kettle Hill

5. Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as president in 1901 after the assassination of what President?
  A.   William McKinley
  B.   James Garfield
  C.   Grover Cleveland
  D.   Benjamin Harrison

6. What Democratic candidate did Roosevelt defeat in the 1904 Presidential election?
  A.   William Randolph Hearst
  B.   Alton Brooks Parker
  C.   Henry Gassaway Davis
  D.   Richard Olney

7. President Roosevelt most famous foreign policy initiative was the construction of the Panama Canal. Before the canal could be built, Panama had to declare its independence from what country?
  A.   Mexico
  B.   Venezuela
  C.   France
  D.   Columbia

8. Which state was admitted to the Union during Roosevelt's presidency?
  A.   Alaska
  B.   New Mexico
  C.   Oklahoma
  D.   Arizona

9. Late in life, Theodore Roosevelt suffered from outbreaks of malaria and leg inflammation. These illnesses first cropped up after a visit to what country?
  A.   Panama
  B.   Brazil
  C.   Belize
  D.   Nigeria

10. From left to right, where is the sculpted bust of Theodore Roosevelt on Mt. Rushmore?
  A.   far left
  B.   second to left
  C.   second to right
  D.   far right®   

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