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Trivia Quiz - U.S. Presidents: Basic Facts #31

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: 213
Date Submitted: December 05, 2005
Quiz Categories: American Presidents
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 66.5 percent
Times Taken: 40 times
Taken by Registered Users: 8

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U.S. Presidents Basic Facts 31
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1. Who was the first Catholic U.S. president?
  A.   John F. Kennedy
  B.   Ronald Reagan
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   George Bush

2. Which president was not elected to either the presidency or vice-presidency?
  A.   Andrew Jackson
  B.   Millard Fillmore
  C.   Gerald Ford
  D.   Chester A. Arthur

3. Which president called his cancerous nose pimple "my little friend?"
  A.   Gerald Ford
  B.   John F. Kennedy
  C.   Ronald Reagan
  D.   Richard Nixon

4. Who was the first president to occupy the White House (then known as the President's Mansion)?
  A.   John Adams
  B.   George Washington
  C.   Thomas Jefferson
  D.   James Madison

5. Who was the first U.S. president ?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   John Adams
  C.   Thomas Jefferson
  D.   James Madison

6. Who was the first U.S. president born in the 20th century?
  A.   John F. Kennedy
  B.   Lyndon Johnson
  C.   Richard Nixon
  D.   Dwight D. Eisenhower

7. Who was the first U.S. president to appear on TV while in office?
  A.   Franklin Roosevelt
  B.   Harry S. Truman
  C.   Herbert Hoover
  D.   Calvin Coolidge

8. Who was the first U.S. President to see the firing of a Polaris missile?
  A.   Richard Nixon
  B.   Lyndon Johnson
  C.   John F. Kennedy
  D.   Dwight D. Eisenhower

9. Who was the first U.S. president to send combat personnel to Vietnam?
  A.   Lyndon Johnson
  B.   Richard Nixon
  C.   Dwight D. Eisenhower
  D.   John F Kennedy

10. Who was the first West Point graduate to become President?
  A.   Richard Nixon
  B.   Ulysses S. Grant
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   James Garfield®   

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