The Ultimate Quiz On Abraham Lincoln!

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The Ultimate Quiz On Abraham Lincoln!

Out of all the American presidents, Abraham Lincoln is the most famous. The American President, who began the fight against slavery and made sure that no U. S. State would ever attempt secession again, was known for his great personality, sense of humor and, smart statesmanship. You should definitely take this quiz, if you are a true Lincoln fan!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What state was Abraham Lincoln born in?
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Indiana

    • D. 

      Virginia

    • E. 

      Texas

  • 2. 
    Which of the following jobs did Lincoln not hold during the early years?
    • A. 

      Scienctist

    • B. 

      Postmaster

    • C. 

      Store Clerk

    • D. 

      Surveyor

    • E. 

      Farmer

  • 3. 
    What two political parties was Lincoln associated with?
    • A. 

      Whig and Republican

    • B. 

      Whig and Democrat

    • C. 

      Only Republican

    • D. 

      Only Democrat

    • E. 

      Republican and Democrat

  • 4. 
    Lincoln only owned one house in his life, where was that house located?
    • A. 

      Chicago

    • B. 

      Kentucky

    • C. 

      Springfield

    • D. 

      Nashville

    • E. 

      Jamestown

  • 5. 
    How many children did Lincoln have?
    • A. 

      1 girl and 1 boy

    • B. 

      2 girls and 2 boys

    • C. 

      3 girls

    • D. 

      4 boys

    • E. 

      5 girls

  • 6. 
    Which of these facts are not true of Abraham Lincoln?
    • A. 

      He was the tallest President.

    • B. 

      He was the first President to have a beard while in office.

    • C. 

      He is the only President ever to hold a patent.

    • D. 

      He was the first President to own a dog while in office.

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 7. 
    What killed Lincoln's mother?
    • A. 

      Poisoned milk

    • B. 

      An accident while cooking

    • C. 

      A fall from a tree

    • D. 

      An attack from a farm animal

  • 8. 
    Abraham Lincoln was the ________ President of the United States.
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      14th

    • C. 

      43rd

    • D. 

      16th

  • 9. 
    Where was President Lincoln assassinated?
    • A. 

      Everett Theatre, Washington DC

    • B. 

      National Theatre, Washington DC

    • C. 

      Lincoln Theatre,Washington DC

    • D. 

      Ford Theatre, Washington DC

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    What play was Lincoln watching when he was shot?
    • A. 

      America to Arms

    • B. 

      My American Cousin

    • C. 

      My Darling American

    • D. 

      American Graffiti

  • 11. 
    What was the name of the man who assassinated the President Lincoln?
    • A. 

      James Wilkes Boothe

    • B. 

      John Wilkes Boothe

    • C. 

      George Wilkes Boothe

    • D. 

      Jefferson Wilkes Boothe

  • 12. 
    Where was Lincoln buried?
    • A. 

      Hardin County, Kentucky

    • B. 

      Frankfort, Kentucky

    • C. 

      Springfield, Illinois

    • D. 

      Chicago, Illinois

    • E. 

      Tompkinsville, KY

  • 13. 
    Which of the following wars began while Abraham Lincoln was president?
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      Civil War

    • D. 

      War of the Worlds

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    How did Lincoln's grandfather die?
    • A. 

      He lived a long life and died of natural causes.

    • B. 

      He was killed by the British.

    • C. 

      He was killed by Indians.

    • D. 

      He hasn't died. He lives in the cabin where Lincoln was born.

  • 15. 
    Where did Lincoln's move after they left their home in Kentucky when Lincoln was a young boy?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Indiana

    • C. 

      New Jersey

    • D. 

      Washington , D. C.

  • 16. 
    Who did Lincoln's father marry after Abe's mother died?
    • A. 

      Mary Todd

    • B. 

      Nancy Hanks

    • C. 

      Sarah Bush Johnston

    • D. 

      Pocohontas

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 17. 
    What is special about Lincoln's son Robert Todd Lincoln?
    • A. 

      He became one of the most successful farmers in Indiana.

    • B. 

      He was the only child of Lincoln to live to adulthood.

    • C. 

      He was a traveling salesman and traded with the Indians.

    • D. 

      He became the president after his father's assassination.

  • 18. 
    How many terms did President Lincoln serve?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

  • 19. 
    Who was Lincoln's favorite author?
    • A. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • B. 

      Major Rathbone

    • C. 

      Hannibal Hamlin

    • D. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • E. 

      John Wilkes Booth

  • 20. 
    Why did Booth wait until a particular time in the play before firing the shot that killed Lincoln?
    • A. 

      It was the end of the play.

    • B. 

      It was during intermission.

    • C. 

      It was at a funny part in the play.

    • D. 

      It was a very sad part of the play.

  • 21. 
    Complete the following famous Lincoln quote: "Whatever you are, ....
    • A. 

      ....be all that you can be."

    • B. 

      ....be a good one."

    • C. 

      ... be whoever you are."

    • D. 

      ... be it."

  • 22. 
    Where did Lincoln carry letters, bills, and notes?
    • A. 

      His hat.

    • B. 

      His briefcase.

    • C. 

      His left front pocket.

    • D. 

      His back pocket.

  • 23. 
    Which of the following was not one of Abraham Lincoln's nicknames?
    • A. 

      Honest Abe

    • B. 

      Rail Splitter

    • C. 

      The Industrial Giant

    • D. 

      The Great Emancipator

  • 24. 
    What U.S. paper currency features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln?
    • A. 

      $1 bill

    • B. 

      $5 bill

    • C. 

      $10 bill

    • D. 

      $20 bill

  • 25. 
    What was Abraham Lincoln's father's name?
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Jim

    • C. 

      Bill

    • D. 

      John