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Trivia Quiz - U.S. Presidents: Basic Facts #17

This quiz is about U.S. presidential trivia: presidents' birthplaces, presidents' term dates, presidential policies, presidential elections, presidents' first ladies, presidents' military service, presidents' education and more!

Quiz Number: 199
Date Submitted: December 05, 2005
Quiz Categories: American Presidents
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 65.8 percent
Times Taken: 67 times
Taken by Registered Users: 13

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U.S. Presidents Basic Facts 17
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1. In what state was Dwight D. Eisenhower born?
  A.   Oklahoma
  B.   Texas
  C.   Georgia
  D.   Alabama

2. What president handled the Cuban missile crisis?
  A.   Ronald Reagan
  B.   Dwight D. Eisenhower
  C.   John F. Kennedy
  D.   Grover Cleveland

3. What president held his dogs up by the ears?
  A.   Ronald Reagan
  B.   Lyndon B. Johnson
  C.   Theodore Roosevelt
  D.   Dwight D. Eisenhower

4. In what state was President Franklin Roosevelt born?
  A.   Illinois
  B.   Indiana
  C.   New York
  D.   Pennsylvania

5. What president instituted the custom of shaking hands rather than bowing at White House functions?
  A.   John Adams
  B.   James Madison
  C.   James Monroe
  D.   Thomas Jefferson

6. "What president introduced ""WIN"" (Whip Inflation Now) buttons?"
  A.   Richard Nixon
  B.   Gerald Ford
  C.   Jimmy Carter
  D.   George Bush

7. What was Franklin Roosevelt's middle name?
  A.   David
  B.   Delano
  C.   Darrin
  D.   Donald

8. What president is featured on the $500.00 bill?
  A.   William McKinley
  B.   Grover Cleveland
  C.   Franklin Roosevelt
  D.   James Madison

9. What president pardoned all Vietnam draft evaders on his first full day in office?
  A.   Richard Nixon
  B.   Gerald Ford
  C.   Jimmy Carter
  D.   Ronald Reagan

10. What president served the shortest term?
  A.   William H. Harrison
  B.   John F. Kennedy
  C.   James Garfield
  D.   Harry S. Truman®   

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