Do You Know About Abraham Lincoln?

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  • 1. 

    In what state was U.S. President Abraham Lincoln born?

    • A.

      Indiana

    • B.

      Kentucky

    • C.

      Illinois

    • D.

      Iowa

    Correct Answer
    B. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born in the state of Kentucky.

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  • 2. 

    What number President was Abraham Lincoln?

    • A.

      16th

    • B.

      21st

    • C.

      15th

    • D.

      10th

    Correct Answer
    A. 16th
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln was the 16th President of the United States. This can be determined by counting the previous presidents before him. Since he was the 16th president, it means that there were 15 presidents before him. Therefore, the correct answer is 16th.

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  • 3. 

    In which year was President Abraham Lincoln assassinated?

    • A.

      1899

    • B.

      1865

    • C.

      1932

    • D.

      1804

    Correct Answer
    B. 1865
    Explanation
    President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in the year 1865. This is a well-known historical fact. Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth on April 14, 1865, while attending a play at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the following day, making 1865 the correct answer.

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  • 4. 

    In what year did union voters re-elect Abraham Lincoln?

    • A.

      1864

    • B.

      1949

    • C.

      1814

    • D.

      1933

    Correct Answer
    A. 1864
    Explanation
    In 1864, union voters re-elected Abraham Lincoln. This was a significant year in American history as it marked the continuation of Lincoln's presidency during the Civil War. The Union voters recognized Lincoln's leadership and believed he was the best candidate to guide the country through the ongoing conflict. This re-election demonstrated the support and confidence that the union voters had in Lincoln's ability to preserve the Union and abolish slavery.

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  • 5. 

    In what year did Abraham Lincoln run for the Senate?

    • A.

      1858

    • B.

      1896

    • C.

      1812

    • D.

      1937

    Correct Answer
    A. 1858
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln ran for the Senate in the year 1858. This is known because the question specifically asks for the year in which he ran for the Senate, and the answer provided is 1858.

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  • 6. 

    Who was Abraham Lincoln's wife?

    • A.

      Betsy Ross

    • B.

      Dolly Madison

    • C.

      Mary Washington

    • D.

      Mary Todd

    Correct Answer
    D. Mary Todd
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln's wife was Mary Todd.

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  • 7. 

    Who was not in Ford's Theatre at the moment of President Lincoln's assassination?

    • A.

      Five-Year-Old Samuel J. Seymour

    • B.

      Actor Harry Hawk

    • C.

      Mary Todd Lincoln, The First Lady

    • D.

      Robert Todd Lincoln, The President's Oldest Son

    Correct Answer
    D. Robert Todd Lincoln, The President's Oldest Son
    Explanation
    Robert Todd Lincoln, the President's oldest son, was not in Ford's Theatre at the moment of President Lincoln's assassination.

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  • 8. 

    What color were Abraham Lincoln's hair and eyes?

    • A.

      Red Hair, Blue Eyes

    • B.

      Brown Hair, Green Eyes

    • C.

      Black Hair, Gray Eyes

    • D.

      Brown Hair, Brown Eyes

    Correct Answer
    C. Black Hair, Gray Eyes
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln had black hair and gray eyes. This information is based on historical records and accounts from people who knew him.

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  • 9. 

    What was the name of the doctor who attended the dying Abraham Lincoln?

    • A.

      Walter Reed

    • B.

      Crawford W. Long

    • C.

      Charles Leale

    • D.

      Joseph Gilmartin

    Correct Answer
    C. Charles Leale
    Explanation
    Charles Leale was the doctor who attended the dying Abraham Lincoln. He was a young Army surgeon who was present at Ford's Theatre when Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth. Leale was the first doctor to reach Lincoln's side and provided immediate medical assistance. His quick actions and efforts were in vain as Lincoln's injuries were fatal. Charles Leale's presence and medical attention during this historic event make him the correct answer to the question.

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  • 10. 

    Which county in Kentucky was Abraham Lincoln born in?

    • A.

      Hardin

    • B.

      Hazard

    • C.

      Roane

    • D.

      Pike

    Correct Answer
    A. Hardin
    Explanation
    Abraham Lincoln was born in Hardin County, Kentucky.

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