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. Take this Quiz if you are a Lincoln fan


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  • 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 politicial 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. 
    • 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. 

      Arlington

    • B. 

      Gettysburg

    • C. 

      Springfield

    • D. 

      Washington

  • 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 the 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. 
    Where was Lincoln buried?
    • A. 

      Hardin County, Kentucky

    • B. 

      Frankfort, Kentucky

    • C. 

      Springfield, Illinois

    • D. 

      Chicago, Illinois

    • E. 

      Tompkinsville, KY

  • 20. 
    Who was Lincoln's favorite author?
    • A. 

      Edgar Allen Poe

    • B. 

      Major Rathbone

    • C. 

      Hannibal Hamlin

    • D. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • E. 

      John Wilkes Booth

  • 21. 
    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.

  • 22. 
    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."

  • 23. 
    Where did Lincoln carry letters, bills, and notes?
    • A. 

      His hat.

    • B. 

      His briefcase.

    • C. 

      His left front pocket.

    • D. 

      His back pocket.

  • 24. 
    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

  • 25. 
    What U.S. paper currency features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln?
    • A. 

      $1 bill

    • B. 

      $5 bill

    • C. 

      $10 bill

    • D. 

      $20 bill

  • 26. 
    What was Abraham Lincoln's father's name?
    • A. 

      Tom

    • B. 

      Jim

    • C. 

      Bill

    • D. 

      John

  • 27. 
    John Wilkes Booth's brother once saved Abraham Lincoln's son's life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      Flase

  • 28. 
    Lincoln had a cat named "Bob," a turkey named "Jack," and a dog named "Jib."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Lincoln worked as a _______________ on a Mississippi flatboat.
    • A. 

      Engineer

    • B. 

      Capitian

    • C. 

      Deck hand

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 30. 
    Which two men were Lincoln's vice Presidents?
    • A. 

      Tom Gee and John Thompson

    • B. 

      Hannibal Hamlin and Andrew Johnson

    • C. 

      Micheal Jordan and Andrew Watson

    • D. 

      Tammy Sue and Jenny Jenkins

  • 31. 
     Mrs. Lincoln whispered to her husband, "What will Mrs. Harris think of my hanging on to you so?"  Abrham replied, "She won't think anything about it."  was President Lincoln....
    • A. 

      Last song

    • B. 

      Last writings

    • C. 

      Last words

    • D. 

      Last book

  • 32. 
    "A house divided against it cannot stand."  Is a quote of...
    • A. 

      President Obama

    • B. 

      President Lincoln

    • C. 

      Joh Wikkes Booth

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 33. 
    Lincoln is on what United States coin? 
    • A. 

      Quarter

    • B. 

      Dime

    • C. 

      Penny

    • D. 

      Nickel

  • 34. 
    Lincoln was the 1st president to be born outside the original 13 states.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Abraham had one step-brother and one step-sister.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    Abraham Lincoln was born in a one-room log cabin, near what is now Hodgenville, Kentucky.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    November 19, 1863 - Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the dedication of Gettysburg National Cemetery
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    April 15, 1865 - Abraham Lincoln died at 7 :22 in the Great Washington Hospital.   He was 56 years old.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 39. 
     Young Abraham is kicked in the head by a horse and for a brief time is thought to be dead.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 40. 
    What war was being fought when President Lincoln was in office?
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      World War II

    • C. 

      French and British

    • D. 

      Civil War

  • 41. 
    May 4, 1865 - Abraham Lincoln is laid to rest in Oak Ridge Cemetery, outside Springfield, Illinois.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 42. 
    Lincoln was the first president to be photographed at his inauguration. John Wilkes Booth (his assassin) can be seen standing close to Lincoln in the picture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False