Barack Obama Biography: Life Facts Trivia Quiz

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Welcome to the Barack Obama Biography trivia quiz on facts about his life. The autobiography of this great president tells a story of a boy from Hawaii who, at one point, lived on food stamps, had a great passion for civil rights, and grew up to become one of the most influential people on earth. Have you had time to read it? Get to review what you remember by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What state was Barack Obama born in?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      Illinois

    • C.

      Hawaii

    • D.

      Florida

    Correct Answer
    C. Hawaii
    Explanation
    Barack Obama was born in Hawaii. This is his birth state, as confirmed by his birth certificate and various official records. Hawaii is where Obama was born and spent his early childhood before moving to other states.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following colleges did Barack Obama graduate from?

    • A.

      Virginia Tech

    • B.

      Princeton

    • C.

      Yale

    • D.

      Harvard

    Correct Answer
    D. Harvard
    Explanation
    Barack Obama graduated from Harvard because it is well-known that he attended and completed his law degree there. Harvard is a prestigious Ivy League university and Obama's attendance at Harvard Law School is widely documented and acknowledged. Therefore, it can be concluded that Harvard is the correct answer to the question.

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  • 3. 

    When did Obama and his father reunite?

    • A.

      2nd Grade

    • B.

      5th Grade

    • C.

      11th Grade

    • D.

      8th Grade

    Correct Answer
    B. 5th Grade
  • 4. 

    Where did Obama work as a community organizer?

    • A.

      Los Angeles

    • B.

      Philadelphia

    • C.

      Chicago

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Chicago
    Explanation
    Obama worked as a community organizer in Chicago. This is evident from his early career where he worked in the city as a community organizer before entering politics.

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  • 5. 

    What foreign country did Obama live in while he was growing up?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      Indonesia

    • C.

      Canada

    • D.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    B. Indonesia
    Explanation
    Obama lived in Indonesia while he was growing up. This is a well-known fact as his mother remarried an Indonesian man and they moved to Jakarta when Obama was just six years old. He spent several years in Indonesia before returning to the United States for his further education.

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  • 6. 

    True or False: After he returned from Jakarta, Obama was raised by his aunt and uncle

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that after returning from Jakarta, Obama was raised by his aunt and uncle. However, this is not true. Obama's mother sent him back to Hawaii to live with his maternal grandparents, Madelyn and Stanley Dunham, after his parents divorced. He was primarily raised by his grandparents, not his aunt and uncle.

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  • 7. 

    What degree did Obama earn at Columbia?

    • A.

      Biology

    • B.

      Political Science

    • C.

      Philosophy

    • D.

      French

    Correct Answer
    B. Political Science
    Explanation
    Obama earned a degree in Political Science at Columbia.

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  • 8. 

    What government office does Obama currently hold?

    • A.

      President

    • B.

      Secretary of State

    • C.

      Senator

    • D.

      House Representative

    Correct Answer
    A. President
    Explanation
    Obama currently holds the office of President. This can be inferred from the question itself, which asks about the government office that Obama currently holds. The other options, Secretary of State, Senator, and House Representative, are not accurate as Obama served as the President of the United States from 2009 to 2017.

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  • 9. 

    Barack Obama has

    • A.

      A son and a daughter

    • B.

      One daughter

    • C.

      Two daughters

    • D.

      Two sons

    Correct Answer
    C. Two daughters
    Explanation
    Barack Obama has two daughters. This is a factual statement and can be verified through various reliable sources. It is well-known that Barack Obama has two daughters named Malia Ann and Natasha Marian, also known as Sasha. Therefore, the correct answer is two daughters.

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  • 10. 

    What country was Obama's father from?

    • A.

      Britain

    • B.

      South Africa

    • C.

      Holland

    • D.

      Kenya

    Correct Answer
    D. Kenya
    Explanation
    Obama's father was from Kenya. This is known because Barack Obama Sr., the father of former President Barack Obama, was born and raised in Kenya. He later moved to the United States, where he met Barack Obama's mother and they got married. Therefore, Kenya is the correct answer.

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