How Much Do You Actually Know About White House?

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The White House is the official abode of Presidents in the United State of America. It is located in Washington and one of the ancient but popular buildings in American. The construction of the White House began in October, 1792 courtesy of established professionals in the world. Do you know when it was completed?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who is the first US president to live in the White House?

    • A.

      George Bush 

    • B.

      Jimmy Carter 

    • C.

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D.

      John Adams

    Correct Answer
    D. John Adams
    Explanation
    John Adams is the correct answer because he was the first US president to live in the White House. The White House was completed in 1800, during Adams' presidency, and he and his wife Abigail were the first occupants of the presidential residence. Prior to that, presidents lived in various locations, including in private homes or rented accommodations. Adams' move to the White House marked the beginning of a long-standing tradition for US presidents to reside in the iconic building.

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  • 2. 

    Who designed the White House?

    • A.

      John Smith

    • B.

      Ben Rock

    • C.

      Mary Logan

    • D.

      James Hoban

    Correct Answer
    D. James Hoban
    Explanation
    James Hoban is the correct answer because he was the architect who designed the White House. He won a competition held by President George Washington in 1792 and his design was chosen for the construction of the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. Hoban's design was influenced by neoclassical architecture and he oversaw the construction of the White House from 1792 to 1800. His design has since become an iconic symbol of American democracy and is recognized worldwide.

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  • 3. 

    Where is the building on which it is modeled located?

    • A.

      London

    • B.

      Dublin

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Copenhagen 

    Correct Answer
    B. Dublin
    Explanation
    The building on which it is modeled is located in Dublin.

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  • 4. 

    How long did the construction of the White House take?

    • A.

      6 years 

    • B.

      8 years 

    • C.

      2 years 

    • D.

      10 years 

    Correct Answer
    B. 8 years 
    Explanation
    The construction of the White House took 8 years. This means that it took almost a decade to complete the building of the White House.

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  • 5. 

    When did Thomas Jefferson move into the White House?

    • A.

      1789

    • B.

      1801

    • C.

      1892

    • D.

      1877

    Correct Answer
    B. 1801
    Explanation
    Thomas Jefferson moved into the White House in 1801. This is the correct answer because Jefferson was inaugurated as the third President of the United States on March 4, 1801, and subsequently moved into the newly constructed White House later that year.

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  • 6. 

    How many floors are in the White House?

    • A.

      5 floors 

    • B.

      3 floors 

    • C.

      12 floors 

    • D.

      9 floors 

    Correct Answer
    B. 3 floors 
    Explanation
    The White House has three floors. The first floor contains the Diplomatic Reception Room, the Map Room, and the State Dining Room, among other rooms. The second floor is where the President's private residence is located, including the Oval Office and the First Family's living quarters. The third floor consists of guest rooms and additional office space.

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  • 7. 

    How many bays are in the White House?

    • A.

      12 bays 

    • B.

      10 bays 

    • C.

      8 bays 

    • D.

      11 bays 

    Correct Answer
    D. 11 bays 
    Explanation
    The White House has a total of 11 bays.

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  • 8. 

    When was the legislation declaring the White House a museum enacted?

    • A.

      1984 

    • B.

      1961 

    • C.

      1963

    • D.

      1988

    Correct Answer
    B. 1961 
    Explanation
    In 1961, the legislation declaring the White House a museum was enacted.

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  • 9. 

    How many rooms are in the White House?

    • A.

      123 rooms 

    • B.

      137 rooms 

    • C.

      132 rooms 

    • D.

      189 rooms 

    Correct Answer
    C. 132 rooms 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 132 rooms. The White House has 132 rooms, including the Oval Office, the East Room, and the State Dining Room. It serves as the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.

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  • 10. 

    How many bathrooms are in the White House?

    • A.

      31 bathrooms 

    • B.

      45 bathrooms 

    • C.

      35 bathrooms 

    • D.

      23 bathrooms 

    Correct Answer
    C. 35 bathrooms 
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 35 bathrooms. The White House is a large and historic building that serves as the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States. With its extensive size and multiple floors, it is reasonable to expect a significant number of bathrooms to accommodate the needs of its occupants and visitors.

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