World Cultures (US Presidents- Richard Nixon)

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Questions #1- 15 found on Fleegle Nation Web page under 8th Grade/ "US Presidents" Questions #16- 23 found on Fleegle Nation Web page under 8th Grade/ "270 to Win"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was Richard Nixons middle name?
  • 2. 
    Which of the following names is not used in Richard Nixons first lady name?
    • A. 

      Diane

    • B. 

      Catherine

    • C. 

      Patricia

    • D. 

      Thelma

  • 3. 
    Which political party did Richard Nixon belong to?
    • A. 

      Republican

    • B. 

      Democrat

  • 4. 
    President Richard Nixon served 2 full terms totalling 8 years.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Who was President Richard Nixons first vice-president (during his first term)?
  • 6. 
    Who was President Richard Nixons second vice-president?
  • 7. 
    It was rumored or believed that Richard Nixon was going to win presidency rather easy in 1972.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Perhaps Richard Nixons greatest downfall was his craving and need for more and more power.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    On what date were burglars, hired by Richard Nixon, caught breaking into the Democratic Party rooms at the Watergate Hotel?
  • 10. 
    President Richard Nixon never tried to hide his crime and fully cooperated with authorities in bringing himself and his ¥helpers¥ to justice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Which of the following men were not questioned and investigated about President Nixon and the Watergate Scandal?
    • A. 

      HR Halderman

    • B. 

      John Erlichman

    • C. 

      John Mitchell

    • D. 

      John Jean

    • E. 

      John Jay

  • 12. 
    Which of President Richard Nixons closest men spoke guilty words first about the President?
  • 13. 
    What tactic or strategy did President Nixon use in order to keep his illegal actions at Watergate quiet?
    • A. 

      Moved them to different states

    • B. 

      Threatened the lives of all involved

    • C. 

      Paid them to be quiet

    • D. 

      Threw those involved in jail

  • 14. 
    What other damaging proof of President Nixons Watergate Scandal did a ¥friend¥ share with the House of Senate?
    • A. 

      He taped phone conversations

    • B. 

      He too participated in the illegal actions

    • C. 

      He was a past criminal

    • D. 

      He was an employee at the Watergate Hotel

  • 15. 
    According to the PPT, what famous line is best associated with President Nixon and the Watergate Scandal?
  • 16. 
    Which of the following men did Richard Nixon not run against in the 1968 Presidential Election?
    • A. 

      George Wallace

    • B. 

      Hubert H. Humphrey

    • C. 

      Gerald Ford

  • 17. 
    Richard Nixon won his home state in the 1968 Presidential Election.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Richard Nixon lost the state of Arizona in the 1968 Presidential Election.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    How many Electoral College votes did President Nixon win in the 1968 Presidential Election?
  • 20. 
    Which region did Richard Nixon find the most success in during the 1968 Presidential Election?
    • A. 

      West

    • B. 

      Southeast

    • C. 

      Northeast

  • 21. 
    Who was President Richard Nixon running for president against in the 1972 Presidential Election?
  • 22. 
    President Richard Nixon won all but 2 states/ areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    How many Electoral College votes did President Nixon win in the 1972 Presidential Election?
  • 24. 
    Which of the following countries is not best associated with President Richard Nixons presidency?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      USSR

    • C. 

      Mexico

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