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Trivia Quiz - U.S. Presidents: Basic Facts #2

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: 77
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Quiz Categories: American Presidents
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: tristan
Average Score: 37.2 percent
Times Taken: 83 times
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U.S. Presidents Basic Facts 2
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1. This president spoke with a lisp because he refused to wear dentures.
  A.   John Adams
  B.   Zachary Taylor
  C.   James Monroe
  D.   William H. Harrison

2. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on the Fourth of July. Who was the third president to die on Independence Day?
  A.   James A. Garfield
  B.   James Monroe
  C.   Calvin Coolidge
  D.   Chester A Arthur

3. This president wrestled with bouts of mental depression throughout his life and once described himself as "...a man of reserved, cold, austere and forbidding manners."
  A.   Millard Fillmore
  B.   John Quincy Adams
  C.   John Adams
  D.   Ulysses S. Grant

4. He was our first left-handed president.
  A.   Bill Clinton
  B.   Gerald R. Ford
  C.   George Washington
  D.   James A. Garfield

5. He was the first president to use a telephone in his office.
  A.   Ulysses S. Grant
  B.   Rutherford B. Hayes
  C.   James A. Garfield
  D.   Chester A. Arthur

6. This president's son was a general in the Confederate Army.
  A.   Millard Fillmore
  B.   James Buchanan
  C.   Zachary Taylor
  D.   Franklin Pierce

7. He was the last president born in the 18th century.
  A.   Millard Fillmore
  B.   James Buchanan
  C.   Zachary Taylor
  D.   Franklin Pierce

8. He was the first President to have a Christmas tree in the White House.
  A.   Millard Fillmore
  B.   James Buchanan
  C.   Zachary Taylor
  D.   Franklin Pierce

9. This U.S. President was farsighted in one eye and nearsighted in the other. His left eye also sat higher in its socket than his right. He tipped his head to the left and closed one eye when talking to people.
  A.   John Tyler
  B.   James Buchanan
  C.   Franklin Pierce
  D.   Andrew Johnson

10. This president always wore a red carnation on his lapel for good luck.
  A.   Grover Cleveland
  B.   William McKinley
  C.   William H. Taft
  D.   Benjamin Harrison®   

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