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Trivia Quiz - U S Presidential Thoughts on Success

Ideas on what the successful thought of success, hard work and the economy. Which Presidents made the following statements?

Quiz Number: 4105
Date Submitted: October 02, 2011
Quiz Categories: American History, American Presidents, Business
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 44 percent
Times Taken: 25 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3

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1. Which U S President said, "Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority and don't interfere"?
  A.   Ronald Reagan
  B.   Warren Harding
  C.   Theodore Roosevelt
  D.   Dwight Eisenhower

2. Which idealist and alliterative U S President opined, "Every great man of business has got somewhere a touch of the idealist in him"?
  A.   Calvin Coolidge
  B.   Herbert Hoover
  C.   Woodrow Wilson
  D.   Ronald Reagan

3. Which U S President stated, "A leader is a man who has the ability to get other people to do what they don't want to do and like it"?
  A.   William Taft
  B.   Grover Cleveland
  C.   Harry Truman
  D.   Franklin Roosevelt

4. Which taciturn U S President was quoted as saying, "If you don't say anything, you won't be called upon to repeat it"?
  A.   Chester Arthur
  B.   James Polk
  C.   Ulysses Grant
  D.   Calvin Coolidge

5. Which inspirational U S President lived up to his statement, "One man with courage makes a majority"?
  A.   George Washington
  B.   Andrew Jackson
  C.   Theodore Roosevelt
  D.   Abraham Lincoln

6. Which U S President led his campaign with the words, "It's the economy, stupid!"?
  A.   Franklin Roosevelt
  B.   Andrew Johnson
  C.   Bill Clinton
  D.   Richard Nixon

7. Which U S President made the following surprising comment, "My father taught me to work but not to love it. I never did like to work and I don't deny it. I'd rather tell tall stories, crack jokes, talk, laugh - anything but work"?
  A.   Abraham Lincoln
  B.   Ronald Reagan
  C.   Andrew Johnson
  D.   Franklin Roosevelt

8. Who was the U S President who wisely said, "I'm a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of it"?
  A.   John Adams
  B.   Thomas Jefferson
  C.   Richard Nixon
  D.   John Kennedy

9. Who was the U S President who claimed, "If you can't convince them, confuse them"?
  A.   Rutherford Hayes
  B.   George Washington
  C.   Dwight Eisenhower
  D.   Harry Truman

10. Which U S President was an embodiment of his statement, "Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men of talent.......Persistence and determination are omnipotent"?
  A.   Calvin Coolidge
  B.   Theodore Roosevelt
  C.   Warren Harding
  D.   William McKinley®   

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