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  • 1. 
    Hamilton Fish was Secretary of State under what U.S. President?
    • A. 

      Millard Fillmore

    • B. 

      William Howard Taft

    • C. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • D. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • 2. 
    The United States almost went to war with Great Britain during the administration of William McKinley over defining the boundary of what country?
    • A. 

      Venezuela

    • B. 

      Bolivia

    • C. 

      Ecuador

    • D. 

      Panama

  • 3. 
    President George Bush called former President Richard Nixon on June 14, 1992, seeking advice on what issue?
    • A. 

      The Popularity Of Ross Perot

    • B. 

      Negotiations With Boris Yeltsin

    • C. 

      The Popularity Of Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      The Unpopularity Of Dan Quayle

  • 4. 
    "Buchanan Dying", a play about former President Buchanan's last days, was written by what American author?
    • A. 

      Gore Vidal

    • B. 

      John Updike

    • C. 

      E. L. Doctorow

    • D. 

      John Cheever

  • 5. 
    The State of Ohio chose the Scarlet Carnation as its State Flower in tribute to which fallen President?
    • A. 

      Warren G. Harding

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      William McKinley

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

  • 6. 
    In 1977, which member of the U.S. Congress was called a "champ of the elderly"?
    • A. 

      Barry Goldwater

    • B. 

      Claude Pepper

    • C. 

      Strom Thurmond

    • D. 

      Ted Kennedy

  • 7. 
    Which of the following members of the Reagan Administration resigned or stepped down first?
    • A. 

      Interior Secretary James Watt

    • B. 

      National Security Adviser Richard Allen

    • C. 

      Secretary Of State Alexander Haig

    • D. 

      Chief Of Staff Donald Regan

  • 8. 
    How many of President Clinton's Cabinet members stayed in office for the entire eight years of his presidency?
    • A. 

      Two

    • B. 

      Three

    • C. 

      One

    • D. 

      Four

  • 9. 
    What day of the week were George Washington's State Dinners held on?
    • A. 

      Saturday

    • B. 

      Monday

    • C. 

      Sunday

    • D. 

      Thursday

  • 10. 
    Which U.S. President's horse was named "Old Bob"?
    • A. 

      Grant

    • B. 

      Lincoln

    • C. 

      Garfield

    • D. 

      Tyler

  • 11. 
    Which historian brought focus on Thomas Jefferson's relationship with his slave, Sally Hemings, in a 1974 biography?
    • A. 

      Fawn Brodie

    • B. 

      Joseph J. Ellis

    • C. 

      Willard Sterne Randall

    • D. 

      Dumas Malone

  • 12. 
    The Senate had to cancel the announcement of what investigation of President Kennedy when news came of his assassination?
    • A. 

      Kennedy's Affair With East German Spy Ellen Rometsch

    • B. 

      The Rumors That Kennedy Had Tried To Have Castro Killed

    • C. 

      Kennedy's Father's Taxes

    • D. 

      Kennedy's Ties To Mob Boss Sam Giancana

  • 13. 
    How much money did President Jefferson request from Congress to finance the Lewis and Clark expedition?
    • A. 

      10000

    • B. 

      2500

    • C. 

      1000

    • D. 

      5000

  • 14. 
    Who was the first sitting President to attend a professional hockey game?
    • A. 

      Nixon

    • B. 

      Ford

    • C. 

      Clinton

    • D. 

      Carter

  • 15. 
    Which President's daughter sat on a horse named Macaroni?
    • A. 

      John F. Kennedy's Daughter Caroline

    • B. 

      Grover Cleveland's Daughter Ruth

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt's Daughter Alice

    • D. 

      Jimmy Carter's Daughter Amy