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Trivia Quiz - U.S. Presidents: Basic Facts #26

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: 208
Date Submitted: December 05, 2005
Quiz Categories: American Presidents
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 77.8 percent
Times Taken: 36 times
Taken by Registered Users: 8

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U.S. Presidents Basic Facts 26
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1. Who announced, "I do not choose to run for president in 1928?"
  A.   Herbert Hoover
  B.   Warren Harding
  C.   Calvin Coolidge
  D.   Woodrow Wilson

2. Who assassinated President William McKinley?
  A.   Leon Czolgosz
  B.   Lee Harvey Oswald
  C.   John Wilkes Booth
  D.   David Ricour

3. Who became president after Abraham Lincoln was assassinated?
  A.   James A. Garfield
  B.   James Buchanan
  C.   Ulysses S. Grant
  D.   Andrew Johnson

4. Who became president of the U.S. in 1789?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   John Adams
  C.   Thomas Jefferson
  D.   James Madison

5. Who defeated Jimmy Carter for president in 1981?
  A.   George Bush
  B.   Ronald Reagan
  C.   Gerald Ford
  D.   Bill Clinton

6. To whom did Gerald Ford grant a "full, free, and absolute pardon" in 1974?
  A.   All parties involved in the Watergate scandal.
  B.   Bob Halderman
  C.   John Ehrlichman
  D.   Richard Nixon

7. Who did Martha Dandridge Custis, the mother of 2, marry in 1759?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   John Adams
  C.   Thomas Jefferson
  D.   James Madison

8. Who did Sara Jane Moore try to assassinate?
  A.   Lyndon Johnson
  B.   Ronald Reagan
  C.   Gerald Ford
  D.   Richard Nixon

9. Who was the 31st president of the United States?
  A.   Herbert Hoover
  B.   Calvin Coolidge
  C.   Warren Harding
  D.   Woodrow Wilson

10. Who founded the Democratic party in the U.S.?
  A.   Andrew Jackson
  B.   James Madison
  C.   James Monroe
  D.   John Quincy Adams®   

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