Do You Know US History? - 2

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What former President ran on the Know-Nothing party when he lost his party's nomination?
    • A. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Millard Fillmore

    • C. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • D. 

      John Quincy Adams

  • 2. 
    What gangster was known for his reckless use of a machine gun?
    • A. 

      John Dillinger

    • B. 

      Pretty Boy Floyd

    • C. 

      Al Capone

    • D. 

      Machine Gun Kelly

  • 3. 
    What gangster was the first to reveal the inner workings of the Mafia to the public?
    • A. 

      Sammy Gravano

    • B. 

      Lucky Luciano

    • C. 

      Carlo Gambino

    • D. 

      Joseph Valachi

  • 4. 
    What general was deputy commander of U.S. Forces during the Grenada Invasion?
    • A. 

      Colin Powell

    • B. 

      Norman Schwarzkopf

    • C. 

      Alexander Haig

    • D. 

      Douglas Macarthur

  • 5. 
    What journalist taught political science and worked as a congressional aide before finding fame?
    • A. 

      David Brinkley

    • B. 

      George Will

    • C. 

      Rush Limbaugh

    • D. 

      Edward R. Murrow

  • 6. 
    What kind of currency is currently circulated in the US?
    • A. 

      Federal Reserve Notes

    • B. 

      Us Treasury Notes

    • C. 

      Us Notes

    • D. 

      Legal Tender Notes

  • 7. 
    What leader said "My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular"?
    • A. 

      George McGovern

    • B. 

      Ross Perot

    • C. 

      George Wallace

    • D. 

      Adlai Stevenson

  • 8. 
    What U.S. President once led the White House staff in holding off an angry mob?
    • A. 

      John Tyler

    • B. 

      William Henry Harrison

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

  • 9. 
    What President said "Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all"?
    • A. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • B. 

      John Kennedy

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Lyndon Johnson

  • 10. 
    What U.S. President said "The chief business of the American people is business"?
    • A. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • B. 

      Calvin Coolidge

    • C. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • D. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

  • 11. 
    What U.S. President said "The world must be made safe for democracy"?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • C. 

      Harry Truman

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

  • 12. 
    What President said, "If the government is big enough to give you everything you want, it is big enough to take away everything you have"?
    • A. 

      Gerald Ford

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      Ronald Reagan

  • 13. 
    What President said, "It's a damn poor mind that can only think of one way to spell a word"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      Harry Truman

  • 14. 
    What President wanted, "A government of laws and not of men"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 15. 
    What self-styled religious leader was also a notorious lecher and drunkard?
    • A. 

      Grigoriy Rasputin

    • B. 

      Oral Roberts

    • C. 

      Billy Graham

    • D. 

      Jim Bakker