Poll: Presidential Trivia

Discussion in 'History Forum' started by Dr. Bob, Sep 10, 2003.

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What President also served as Speaker of the House

  1. John Adams

    50.0%
  2. John Q. Adams

    20.0%
  3. Martin Van Buren

    30.0%
  4. James Polk

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  5. Warren Harding

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  1. Dr. Bob

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    History nuts should know SOME of these, but probably not many. Dare you!
     
  2. Bible-boy

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    Hey Dr. Bob,

    I answered the poll. Can you PM me the answer key so I can grade myself? :D

    BibleboyII
     
  3. Dr. Bob

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    Will allow this quiz to stand for a few days, then post the correct answer for EVERYONE to "score" themselves.

    Glad I made the quiz. Got a shot at getting the answers right! :eek:
     
  4. Major B

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    The question on presidential kids could be misleading, depending on how many of the stories about Jefferson you believe.....
     
  5. Dr. Bob

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    CORRECT ANSWERS ARE IN BOLD

    1. What President also served as Speaker of the House
    John Adams 7% (1)
    John Q. Adams 53% (8)
    Martin Van Buren 20% (3)
    James Polk 20% (3)
    Warren Harding 0% (0)

    2. Who was the Largest (bulk, not height) President?
    William Harrison 0% (0)
    Franklin Pierce 0% (0)
    James Buchanan 13% (2)
    William Taft 87% (13)
    Lyndon Johnson 0% (0)

    3. Which President held the first regular presidential press conference?
    Abraham Lincoln 7% (1)
    Theodore Roosevelt 20% (3)
    Woodrow Wilson 20% (3)
    Franklin Roosevelt 53% (8)
    Harry Truman 0% (0)

    4. Who served as both a President and Chief Justice?
    James Madison 0% (0)
    John Q Adams 27% (4)
    James Buchanan 7% (1)
    Chester Arthur 13% (2)
    William Taft 53% (8)

    5. Who was the first President to visit a foreign country while in office?
    Grover Cleveland 0% (0)
    William McKinley 20% (3)
    Theodore Roosevelt 60% (9)
    Woodrow Wilson 13% (2)
    Herbert Hoover 7% (1)

    6. Which President had 15 children?
    Thomas Jefferson 20% (3)
    Andrew Jackson 0% (0)
    John Tyler 60% (9)
    Andrew Johnson 13% (2)
    Theodore Roosevelt 7% (1)

    7. Who was the first President to actually reside in the White House?
    George Washington 0% (0)
    John Adams 53% (8)
    Thomas Jefferson 20% (3)
    James Madison 27% (4)
    James Monroe 0% (0)

    8. Who was the first President to ride a railroad train?
    Andrew Jackson 13% (2)
    Martin Van Buren 47% (7)
    John Tyler 13% (2)
    Zachary Taylor 27% (4)
    Millard Fillmore 0% (0)

    9. Who was the youngest person to ever become President?
    John Q Adams 0% (0)
    Benjamin Harrison 0% (0)
    Ulysses Grant 0% (0)
    Theodore Roosevelt 73% (11)
    John F Kennedy 27% (4) (youngest ELECTED President)

    10. Who was the first President born AFTER the Inauguration of Washington?
    Martin Van Buren 20% (3)
    John Tyler 33% (5)
    James Polk 13% (2)
    Zachary Taylor 13% (2)
    James Buchanan 20% (3)
     

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