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Trivia Quiz - Franklin Roosevelt Facts: Part 2

More minutiae about the greatest American president of the 20th century.

Quiz Number: 3104
Date Submitted: March 15, 2009
Quiz Categories: American Presidents, World War II
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 56.3 percent
Times Taken: 150 times
Taken by Registered Users: 17
Quiz is about: Franklin D Roosevelt

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Franklin Roosevelt Facts Part 2
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1. FDR was elected to the New York Senate in 1910. Which county did he represent?
  A.   Dutchess
  B.   Prince
  C.   Princess
  D.   Earl

2. Following his bout with polio, FDR was quoted as saying, "Anything is easy when you've been lying on your back for two years trying to move your...."
  A.   right foot
  B.   left foot
  C.   big toe
  D.   legs

3. As president, FDR enacted a law which made it illegal for Americans to own:
  A.   alcohol
  B.   military weapons
  C.   shares in banks
  D.   gold bullion

4. In 1936, FDR won one of the biggest Electoral College majorities by:
  A.   523 to 8
  B.   472 to 59
  C.   449 to 82
  D.   432 to 99

5. As president, FDR held how many press conferences?
  A.   0
  B.   527
  C.   788
  D.   998

6. Which motoring car company made a specially modified car to enable FDR to drive himself?
  A.   Ford
  B.   General Motors
  C.   Chrysler
  D.   Buick

7. The National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA) was deemed unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in:
  A.   February, 1933
  B.   May, 1934
  C.   December, 1939
  D.   May, 1935

8. Which world leader told Roosevelt, "I enjoy being in the same decade as you"?
  A.   De Gaulle
  B.   Churchill
  C.   Stalin
  D.   Hitler

9. Which song of the thirties became Roosevelt's campaign theme song?
  A.   Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  B.   When You Wish Upon a Star
  C.   Happy Days Are Here Again
  D.   Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

10. Who was killed in February, 1933 in an attempt to assassinate Roosevelt?
  A.   Huey Long
  B.   Howard Taft
  C.   Jimmy Walker
  D.   Anton Cermak®   

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