US History Questions Trivia - 2

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How old was President John Tyler when his 15th child was born?
    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      73

    • C. 

      53

    • D. 

      70

  • 2. 
    What two Presidents were arrested together?
    • A. 

      John Adams, John Quincy Adams

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson, Martin Van Buren

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson, James Madison

    • D. 

      Bill Clinton, George W. Bush

  • 3. 
    What future President worked for Pepsi-Cola?
    • A. 

      Nixon

    • B. 

      Carter

    • C. 

      Ford

    • D. 

      Reagan

  • 4. 
    What future President was a co-author of the "Ostend Manifesto"?
    • A. 

      Franklin Pierce

    • B. 

      James Buchanan

    • C. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • D. 

      James Madison

  • 5. 
    Which future President, at the age of 17, was one of the first persons in America to undergo abdominal surgery (without anesthesia!)?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      James K. Polk

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 6. 
    In what year did "In God We Trust" first appear on a U.S. coin?
    • A. 

      1792

    • B. 

      1864

    • C. 

      1869

    • D. 

      1901

  • 7. 
    Prior to the 1992 election, when was the last time that both the winning Presidential and vice-Presidential candidates were from the South?
    • A. 

      1856

    • B. 

      1828

    • C. 

      1882

    • D. 

      1844

  • 8. 
    Who was the first President to appoint a Jewish diplomat to represent the U.S.?
    • A. 

      James Madison

    • B. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • C. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • D. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • 9. 
    The first sex scandal in the U.S. executive branch took place during what President's tenure?
    • A. 

      Warren G. Harding

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      George Washington

    • D. 

      Andrew Jackson

  • 10. 
    Which U.S. President played the card game "Bridge"?
    • A. 

      Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon

    • C. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • D. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 11. 
    Who was the first African-American woman elected to the U.S. Senate?
    • A. 

      Barbara Jordan

    • B. 

      Shirley Chisholm

    • C. 

      Carol Mosley-Braun

    • D. 

      Sheila Jackson-Lee

  • 12. 
    Which President had a nickname that resulted in the word "okay" being introduced into the language?
    • A. 

      Martin Van Buren

    • B. 

      William Henry Harrison

    • C. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • D. 

      Zachary Taylor

  • 13. 
    When people lose their jobs, unemployment results. Which President offered this insightful observation?
    • A. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • B. 

      George W. Bush

    • C. 

      Gerald Ford

    • D. 

      Calvin Coolidge

  • 14. 
    Which President did Nan Britton claim to have had a love child with, in her best-selling book, "The President's Daughter"?
    • A. 

      Grover Cleveland

    • B. 

      Warren Harding

    • C. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • D. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 15. 
    How many murders was Timothy McVeigh formally charged with?
    • A. 

      160

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      168

    • D. 

      8