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Trivia Quiz - One-Term U.S. Presidents

As the 2020 U.S. Presidential election draws to a close, there has been much said about Presidents who only served one term. Test your knowledge of this group of men who are outnumbered by those who served two-terms or more.

Quiz Number: 5879
Date Submitted: November 07, 2020
Quiz Categories: American History, American Presidents
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 100 percent
Times Taken: 1 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1

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1. I was the 11th President and pledged to only serve one term, doing so from 1835 to 1839.
  A.   Zachary Taylor
  B.   James Polk
  C.   Franklin Pierce
  D.   James Monroe

2. I was President from 1797 to 1801, losing my chance for a second term to an ex-friend.
  A.   John Adams
  B.   John Quincy Adams
  C.   Thomas Jefferson
  D.   George Washington

3. I was President from 1977 to 1981 and my reputation has been enhanced in my retirement.
  A.   Ronald Reagan
  B.   Gerald Ford
  C.   Lyndon Johnson
  D.   Jimmy Carter

4. I was President from 1909 to 1913 and am the only man to have held the positions of President and Chief Justice.
  A.   Warren Harding
  B.   William Taft
  C.   Theodore Roosevelt
  D.   William McKinley

5. I was the 41st President and was beaten by a charismatic challenger.
  A.   Jimmy Carter
  B.   Gerald Ford
  C.   Richard Nixon
  D.   George H. W. Bush

6. I was the 6th President and was beaten for my second term by Andrew Jackson.
  A.   James Madison
  B.   James Monroe
  C.   John Quincy Adams
  D.   John Adams

7. I was the eighth President and defeated by a man who only served one month as President. I attempted two further unsuccessful attempts for re-election.
  A.   Martin Van Buren
  B.   William Harrison
  C.   John Tyler
  D.   Benjamin Harrison

8. I was the 31st President who was defeated by a popular opponent and dogged by world events.
  A.   Warren Harding
  B.   Calvin Coolidge
  C.   Grover Cleveland
  D.   Herbert Hoover

9. I was the 23rd President and am the only President whose predecessor and successor were the same man?
  A.   William Harrison
  B.   Benjamin Harrison
  C.   Grover Cleveland
  D.   Rutherford Hayes

10. I was the 38th President whose 895 day presidency is the shortest in U.S. history for any President who did not die in office?
  A.   Jimmy Carter
  B.   Lyndon Johnson
  C.   George H. W. Bush
  D.   Gerald Ford®    Introduction    Privacy Policy    Conditions of Use    

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