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Trivia Quiz - U.S. Presidents: Basic Facts #12

This quiz is about U.S. presidential trivia: presidents' birthplaces, presidents' term dates, presidential policies, presidential elections, presidents' first ladies, presidents' military service, presidents' education and more!

Quiz Number: 194
Date Submitted: December 05, 2005
Quiz Categories: American Presidents
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 77.1 percent
Times Taken: 56 times
Taken by Registered Users: 13

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U.S. Presidents Basic Facts 12
(Image Source: Abraham Lincoln)

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1. This president was once the governor of Arkansas:
  A.   Bill Clinton
  B.   Lyndon B. Johnson
  C.   Woodrow Wilson
  D.   Harry S. Truman

2. In what state was Herbert Hoover born?
  A.   Iowa
  B.   Ohio
  C.   Michigan
  D.   New York

3. This president was the first to say "We shall overcome" before Congress:
  A.   Richard Nixon
  B.   Bill Clinton
  C.   Lyndon B. Johnson
  D.   John F. Kennedy

4. From what state was Jimmy Carter?
  A.   Arkansas
  B.   Georgia
  C.   Mississippi
  D.   Alabama

5. What was Herbert Hoovers middle name?
  A.   Cameron
  B.   Clark
  C.   Charles
  D.   Chad

6. This presidents favorite TV show was "Family Ties":
  A.   George Bush
  B.   Jimmy Carter
  C.   George W. Bush
  D.   Ronald Reagan

7. This state is the only state named for a president.
  A.   Kentucky
  B.   Washington
  C.   Tennessee
  D.   Virginia

8. How many presidents were born in the state of Virginia?
  A.   5
  B.   6
  C.   7
  D.   8

9. This type of small pistol was used to murder Abraham Lincoln:
  A.   ordnance
  B.   deringer
  C.   browning
  D.   enfield

10. "Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both died on July 4,1826. Who was the only other U.S. president to die on a July 4th?"
  A.   James Monroe
  B.   U.S. Grant
  C.   William McKinley
  D.   Grover Cleveland®   

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