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Trivia Quiz - U.S. Presidents: Basic Facts #18

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: 200
Date Submitted: December 05, 2005
Quiz Categories: American Presidents
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 70.8 percent
Times Taken: 71 times
Taken by Registered Users: 12

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U.S. Presidents Basic Facts 18
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1. What president started the CIA?
  A.   John F. Kennedy
  B.   Dwight D. Eisenhower
  C.   Franklin Roosevelt
  D.   Harry S Truman

2. What president was assassinated in Ford's Theater in Washington, D.C.?
  A.   Abraham Lincoln
  B.   James Garfield
  C.   John F. Kennedy
  D.   William McKinley

3. What president was born in Denison, Texas?
  A.   Lyndon Johnson
  B.   Bill Clinton
  C.   George W. Bush
  D.   Dwight D. Eisenhower

4. What president was known for his "fireside chats?"
  A.   Franklin Roosevelt
  B.   Harry S. Truman
  C.   John F. Kennedy
  D.   Ronald Reagan

5. What president was the 10th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court?
  A.   Woodrow Wilson
  B.   William Taft
  C.   Herbert Hoover
  D.   Grover Cleveland

6. What president, according to Harry Truman, "never told the truth in his life?"
  A.   Richard Nixon
  B.   Bill Clinton
  C.   Andrew Johnson
  D.   Franklin Roosevelt

7. What president, when asked how he'd feel if his daughter had an affair, said, "shocked, overwhelmed...but, then shes only 7!"?
  A.   George Bush
  B.   George W. Bush
  C.   Jimmy Carter
  D.   Ronald Reagan

8. What president's inaugural address was carted cross-country by Pony Express riders in seven days and 17 hours?
  A.   Abraham Lincoln
  B.   Ulysses S. Grant
  C.   Andrew Johnson
  D.   James Buchanan

9. What presidential administration challenged Americans to explore "The New Frontier?"
  A.   Thomas Jefferson
  B.   Andrew Johnson
  C.   John F. Kennedy
  D.   Theodore Roosevelt

10. What presidential candidate failed to stop Richard Nixon in 1972?
  A.   George McGovern
  B.   Hubert Humphrey
  C.   Spiro Agnew
  D.   Barry Goldwater®   

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