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Trivia Quiz - Woodrow Wilson: 28th U.S. President


What do you know about Woodrow Wilson, 28th U.S. President?

Quiz Number: 3231
Date Submitted: October 07, 2009
Quiz Categories: American Presidents, World War I, World Leaders
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 49.2 percent
Times Taken: 272 times
Taken by Registered Users: 11
Quiz is about: Woodrow Wilson

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Woodrow Wilson 28th U.S. President
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1. Woodrow Wilson was the first president to earn a doctorate. He earned his degree in history and political science from what university?
  A.   Princeton University
  B.   Johns Hopkins University
  C.   Harvard University
  D.   Yale University

2. For what university did Woodrow Wilson serve as president from 1902-1910?
  A.   Princeton University
  B.   Columbia University
  C.   Brown University
  D.   Lehigh University

3. What varsity sport did Woodrow Wilson play while at Davidson College?
  A.   baseball
  B.   football
  C.   basketball
  D.   swimming

4. In the 1912 presidential election, Wilson took advantage of a three-man race, defeating both incumbent president William Howard Taft and what other candidate?
  A.   Governor Judson Harmon of Ohio
  B.   Governor Thomas R. Marshall of Indiana
  C.   Senator Robert M. LaFollette of Wisconsin
  D.   former president Theodore Roosevelt

5. Which of the following was NOT a "presidential first" for President Woodrow Wilson?
  A.   first sitting president to attend a World Series game
  B.   he held the first modern presidential press conference
  C.   first president to travel to Europe while in office
  D.   first president to deliver his State of the Union address before Congress

6. Working with a Democratic Congress, President Wilson was able to pass several legislation during his first term. Which of the following was NOT one of them?
  A.   Federal Reserve Act
  B.   Federal Trade Commission
  C.   Sherman Antitrust Act
  D.   Clayton Antitrust Act

7. During World War I, Germany attempted to pusuade a certain country into an alliance against the U.S., forcing President Wilson into the war. What country did Germany try to persuade?
  A.   Denmark
  B.   Brazil
  C.   Canada
  D.   Mexico

8. During World War I, President Wilson became the first president to implement all of the following war initiatives EXCEPT:
  A.   military draft
  B.   funding through the sale of Liberty bonds
  C.   set up the War Industries Board
  D.   allowed women in the military

9. In January 1918, Wilson announced his American war aims, what he called "The Fourteen Points," the last of which would establish "A general association of nations." What was this association to be called?
  A.   Partnership of Nations
  B.   Alliance of Nations
  C.   United Nations
  D.   League of Nations

10. Wilson's idealistic internationalism calls for the United States to always enter the world arena to fight for democracy. What is this idealism commonly called today?
  A.   Wilson Ideals
  B.   Wilsonianism
  C.   Democracy Worldwide
  D.   Wilson Points of Order


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