How Well Do You Know John F. Kennedy?

Approved & Edited by ProProfs Editorial Team
The editorial team at ProProfs Quizzes consists of a select group of subject experts, trivia writers, and quiz masters who have authored over 10,000 quizzes taken by more than 100 million users. This team includes our in-house seasoned quiz moderators and subject matter experts. Our editorial experts, spread across the world, are rigorously trained using our comprehensive guidelines to ensure that you receive the highest quality quizzes.
Learn about Our Editorial Process
| By Jaksiboy
J
Jaksiboy
Community Contributor
Quizzes Created: 832 | Total Attempts: 12,162,282
Questions: 10 | Attempts: 2,142

SettingsSettingsSettings
How Well Do You Know John F. Kennedy? - Quiz

Do you know about the popular US president, John F. Kennedy? Take this quiz to see how well you know John F. Kennedy. "JFK" is one of the greatest presidents that the US has ever had. This man is held as one of the greatest leaders this world has ever seen. You might think you know him. Try this to see if you really do. Your scores will reveal how good is your general knowledge. Also, share it with others.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who preceded JFK?

    • A.

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B.

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • C.

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • D.

      George Bush

    Correct Answer
    C. Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Explanation
    Dwight D. Eisenhower preceded JFK as the President of the United States. He served as the 34th President from 1953 to 1961, while JFK, John F. Kennedy, served as the 35th President from 1961 until his assassination in 1963. Therefore, Eisenhower was the President immediately before JFK.

    Rate this question:

  • 2. 

    What year did JFK win the presidential election?

    • A.

      1966

    • B.

      1962

    • C.

      1961

    • D.

      1970

    Correct Answer
    C. 1961
    Explanation
    JFK won the presidential election in 1961. This can be confirmed by historical records and the fact that John F. Kennedy was inaugurated as the 35th President of the United States on January 20, 1961.

    Rate this question:

  • 3. 

    Which political party did John F. Kennedy belong to?

    • A.

      Republican party

    • B.

      Democratic party

    • C.

      Independent Candidate

    • D.

      Communist party

    Correct Answer
    B. Democratic party
    Explanation
    John F. Kennedy belonged to the Democratic party. This can be inferred from his presidency from 1961 to 1963, during which he implemented various policies associated with the Democratic party's ideology, such as the New Frontier program and the Civil Rights Act. Kennedy was also a member of the Democratic party throughout his political career, including his time as a senator from Massachusetts. Additionally, his political affiliation is widely known and documented in historical records and biographies.

    Rate this question:

  • 4. 

    F in his name means

    • A.

      Fred

    • B.

      Franklin

    • C.

      Fredrick

    • D.

      Fitzgerald

    Correct Answer
    D. Fitzgerald
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Fitzgerald. The letter "F" in his name most likely refers to the surname Fitzgerald.

    Rate this question:

  • 5. 

    What arm of the US military did JFK join during the world war?

    • A.

      US Navy

    • B.

      US Marine

    • C.

      US Coastal Guide

    • D.

      US Army

    Correct Answer
    A. US Navy
    Explanation
    JFK joined the US Navy during World War II. This is evident from his military service record, where he served as a lieutenant and commander of a patrol torpedo boat in the Pacific theater. He was praised for his bravery and leadership during the sinking of PT-109, which earned him several awards and recognition. JFK's service in the Navy played a significant role in shaping his character and later his political career.

    Rate this question:

  • 6. 

    Before severing as president, JFK in one of the following public office.

    • A.

      Presidential Aide

    • B.

      Vice President

    • C.

      Senator

    • D.

      Secretary of States

    Correct Answer
    C. Senator
    Explanation
    JFK served as a Senator before becoming the President. This means that he held a position in the legislative branch of the government, where he represented his state and participated in the creation and passing of laws. Serving as a Senator provided JFK with valuable experience and knowledge of the political system, which likely contributed to his successful presidential campaign and his ability to navigate the complexities of the presidency.

    Rate this question:

  • 7. 

    What was the name of his wife?

    • A.

      Janet Fritzgerald Kennedy

    • B.

      Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Bouvier

    • C.

      Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy

    • D.

      Elizabeth "Mayor" Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    B. Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Bouvier
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jacqueline Lee "Jackie" Bouvier.

    Rate this question:

  • 8. 

    How old was JFK when he died?

    • A.

      56

    • B.

      66

    • C.

      51

    • D.

      46

    Correct Answer
    D. 46
    Explanation
    JFK was 46 years old when he died.

    Rate this question:

  • 9. 

    What was the nature of his death?

    • A.

      Suicide

    • B.

      Illness

    • C.

      Assassination

    • D.

      Natural cause

    Correct Answer
    C. Assassination
    Explanation
    The nature of his death was assassination. This suggests that he was intentionally killed by someone, possibly due to political or personal reasons. It implies that his death was not a result of natural causes, illness, or suicide.

    Rate this question:

  • 10. 

    What's the zodiac sign for the date he was installed in the office?

    • A.

      Capricon

    • B.

      Sagittarius

    • C.

      Aquarius

    • D.

      Libra

    Correct Answer
    A. Capricon

Quiz Review Timeline +

Our quizzes are rigorously reviewed, monitored and continuously updated by our expert board to maintain accuracy, relevance, and timeliness.

  • Current Version
  • Nov 16, 2023
    Quiz Edited by
    ProProfs Editorial Team
  • Oct 25, 2017
    Quiz Created by
    Jaksiboy
Back to Top Back to top
Advertisement
×

Wait!
Here's an interesting quiz for you.

We have other quizzes matching your interest.