President Dwight D. Eisenhower Trivia

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President Dwight D. Eisenhower Trivia - Quiz

This quiz will test your general knowledge of President Eisenhower.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was he born?
    • A. 

      Texas

    • B. 

      Kansas

    • C. 

      Nebraska

    • D. 

      Georgia

    • E. 

      Arizona

  • 2. 
    He was the __ of the United States of America.
    • A. 

      31st president

    • B. 

      32nd president

    • C. 

      33rd president

    • D. 

      34th president

    • E. 

      30th president

  • 3. 
    Eisenhower wanted to attend which of the following educational institutions?
    • A. 

      United States Naval Academy

    • B. 

      United States Military Academy

    • C. 

      Yale University

    • D. 

      Duke University

    • E. 

      University of Texas

  • 4. 
    Operation Overlord was the:
    • A. 

      Allied invaison of Nazi Germany

    • B. 

      A plan to secure North Africa

    • C. 

      A CIA secret mission

    • D. 

      Eisenhower's plan to topple the Soviet Union

    • E. 

      The Axis invasion of North Africa

  • 5. 
    Eisenhower refused to accept a vice presidential ticket and instead decided to:
    • A. 

      Live peacefully in Kansas

    • B. 

      Become president of the University of Columbia and then the first supreme commander of NATO forces

    • C. 

      Join forces with the opposite political party, so he could assume presidency

    • D. 

      The Chief of Staff

    • E. 

      The Secretary of War

  • 6. 
    In EIsenhower's first presidential election his main opponent was:
    • A. 

      Harry Truman

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon

    • C. 

      Dewey

    • D. 

      Adlai stevenson

    • E. 

      John F Kennedy

  • 7. 
    Under the leadership of Eisenhower the Central Intelligence Agency:
    • A. 

      Toppled the governments of Germany and Spain

    • B. 

      Assassinated Adolf Hitler

    • C. 

      Executed numerous Nazi leaders

    • D. 

      Overthrew the governments of Iran and Guatemala

    • E. 

      Sought to establish a more perfect union in Cuba

  • 8. 
    In 1956, he created the Interstate Highway System, which happened to be the single most extensive public works program in US history. It would construct ____ of roads across the country.
    • A. 

      40,000 Miles

    • B. 

      40,000 KM.

    • C. 

      41,000 Miles

    • D. 

      41,000 KM.

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