Test Your IQ On U.S. History

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  • 1. 
    Who among these former U.S. Presidents had a grandfather who also served as U.S. President?
    • A. 

      Franklin Pierce

    • B. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • C. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Benjamin Harrison

  • 2. 
    Which two men served as Vice President under Thomas Jefferson?
    • A. 

      George Dallas And Richard Johnson

    • B. 

      John Calhoun And Henry Clay

    • C. 

      Aaron Burr And George Clinton

    • D. 

      Elbridge Gerry And Daniel Tompkins

  • 3. 
    On what date did the Challenger explode?
    • A. 

      28-Jan-76

    • B. 

      28-Jan-80

    • C. 

      28-Jan-96

    • D. 

      28-Jan-86

  • 4. 
    Which President's nickname was the "Veto President"?
    • A. 

      George Bush

    • B. 

      Zachary Taylor

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Andrew Johnson

  • 5. 
    Who was the first American First Lady not born in the country?
    • A. 

      Jacqueline Kennedy

    • B. 

      Dolley Madison

    • C. 

      Mary Lincoln

    • D. 

      Louisa Adams

  • 6. 
    How close did Ronald Reagan come to getting enough delegates for the GOP nomination in 1976?
    • A. 

      He Got It

    • B. 

      Just Forty Short

    • C. 

      100 Short

    • D. 

      300 Short

  • 7. 
    Number of men who were President at any time during the '60's?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

  • 8. 
    Which of the following famous Americans is not buried in Arlington National Cemetery?
    • A. 

      William Howard Taft

    • B. 

      William Jennings Bryan

    • C. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • D. 

      Abner Doubleday

  • 9. 
    Who was the only former U.S. President to administer the oath of office to another President?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      James K. Polk

    • C. 

      William Howard Taft

    • D. 

      Harry S. Truman

  • 10. 
    Which President's signature is on a metal plaque that was left on the moon by American astronauts?
    • A. 

      Gerald R. Ford

    • B. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • C. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • D. 

      Richard M. Nixon

  • 11. 
    Which of the following U.S. Presidents is not mentioned in the lyrics to a song from the 1968 Broadway musical "Hair"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Richard M. Nixon

  • 12. 
    A slave revolt known as "The Nat Turner Rebellion" took place in 1831 in what state?
    • A. 

      Alabama

    • B. 

      South Carolina

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Georgia

  • 13. 
    Whose Algonquin-language Indian name meant "Panther in the Sky"?
    • A. 

      Tecumseh

    • B. 

      Geronimo

    • C. 

      Cochise

    • D. 

      Hiawatha

  • 14. 
    Who did not serve as U.S. President in the 1980's?
    • A. 

      George Bush

    • B. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • C. 

      Gerald Ford

    • D. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 15. 
    Who was Betty Bliss?
    • A. 

      Neighbor And Confidante To The Aging President Buchanan

    • B. 

      A Prostitute Who Claimed In A Tabloid That Clinton Was A Lover

    • C. 

      Daughter Of Zachary Taylor Who Served As White House Hostess

    • D. 

      The Sister Of Widower Chester Arthur

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