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Trivia Quiz - John Tyler: 10th U.S. President

How much do you know about the 10th president of the United States, John Tyler?

Quiz Number: 3054
Date Submitted: January 02, 2009
Quiz Categories: American Presidents, World Leaders
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 57.8 percent
Times Taken: 234 times
Taken by Registered Users: 12
Quiz is about: John Tyler

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John Tyler 10th U.S. President
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1. John Tyler was a graduate of what college?
  A.   Virginia Commonwealth University
  B.   Virginia Union University
  C.   The College of William and Mary
  D.   Mary Baldwin College

2. John Tyler took the office of the presidency after the death of what president?
  A.   William Henry Harrison
  B.   Andrew Jackson
  C.   Martin Van Buren
  D.   James K. Polk

3. In September 1841, Tyler's entire cabinet resigned except for whom?
  A.   John J. Crittenden
  B.   John Bell
  C.   Thomas Ewing, Sr.
  D.   Daniel Webster

4. Tyler reportedly recognized the coming importance of the Asian Pacific region to trade, and sent a diplomatic mission to what country?
  A.   Korea
  B.   China
  C.   Vietnam
  D.   Japan

5. In 1842, the U.S. finally established where the border between Maine and Canada would lie. This was established via what treaty?
  A.   Webster-Ashburton Treaty
  B.   International Boundary Waters Treaty
  C.   Ogdensburg Agreement
  D.   Canadian-American Reciprocity Treaty

6. The United States was involved in a war with a Native American tribe that ended during Tyler's presidency in 1842. What war was it?
  A.   Colorado War
  B.   First Seminole War
  C.   Black Hack War
  D.   Second Seminole War

7. What state became part of the union under Tyler's presidency?
  A.   Florida
  B.   Texas
  C.   New Mexico
  D.   Arizona

8. How many children did John Tyler have?
  A.   5
  B.   7
  C.   10
  D.   15

9. All of the following apply to John Tyler EXCEPT:
  A.   he was the first president to be photographed
  B.   he was the first to succeed to presidency following the death of a predecessor
  C.   he died during the Civil War
  D.   he was the first president born after the adoption of the U.S. Constitution

10. Which of the following was John Tyler's nickname?
  A.   Old Tippecanoe
  B.   Young Hickory
  C.   His Accidency
  D.   Old Rough and Ready®   

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