How well do you know America’s Presidents? Here are 15 Questions to test your knowledge

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    On April 30th, 1789, the United States of America elected its first-ever American president, George Washington. He stood on the balcony of Federal Hall on Wall Street in New York and took his oath as an office-bearer. The country has come a long way as they near their 59th presidential elections this year. You may know everything about the current American president and candidates. But, let us test a little bit of your knowledge about the former ones. 

    Here are 15 questions to test how well do you know America’s presidents.

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    • Question of

      A vice-presidential candidate had a cocker spaniel named Checkers. Who was it?

      • Spiro Agnew
      • Richard Nixon
      • Hubert Humphrey
      • Adlai Stevenson
    • Question of

      How many women have stood for the position of vice president as a Republican Party or Democrat nominee?

      • Four
      • Two
      • One
      • Three
    • Question of

      Two, out of 56 men who signed 1776’s American Declaration of Independence, became future presidents. Who were they?

      • John Hancock and Andrew Jackson
      • Benjamin Rush and James Monroe
      • George Washington and James Madison
      • Thomas Jefferson and John Adams
    • Question of

      Who took part in the second set of TV presidential debates after John F Kennedy and Richard Nixon?

      • Jimmy Carter and Gerald Ford
      • Lyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater
      • Ronald Reagan and Walter Mondale
      • Richard Nixon and Hubert Humphrey
    • Question of

      Who was the first American president to live in the White House?

      • Abraham Lincoln
      • George Washington
      • John Adams
      • Thomas Jefferson
    • Question of

      Who became president after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln?

      • Grover Cleveland
      • Theodore Roosevelt
      • Andrew Johnson
      • Ulysses S. Grant
    • Question of

      Which of the following presidents was also an actor?

      • Ronald Reagan
      • John Adams
      • Woodrow Wilson
      • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Question of

      Which president signed the Louisiana Purchase?

      • Thomas Jefferson
      • George Washington
      • James K. Polk
      • John Adams
    • Question of

      Which president served for the most prolonged period?

      • Thomas Jefferson
      • Grover Cleveland
      • Franklin D Roosevelt
      • James Madison
    • Question of

      How was Eleanor Roosevelt, President Franklin D Roosevelt’s wife, related to President Theodore Roosevelt?

      • Daughter
      • No relation
      • Niece
      • Second Cousin
    • Question of

      Which of the following presidents was associated with the Teddy Bear?

      • Ted Kennedy
      • Theodore Roosevelt
      • Richard Nixon
      • Woodrow Wilson
    • Question of

      Since 1880 several US presidents sat in the Oval Office behind a piece of furniture called the ‘Resolute Desk’. Why is it called so?

      • It was a gift from a logging town named Resolute
      • President Hayes’ wife nicknamed it
      • The wood came from a giant redwood tree known as ‘old Resolute’
      • It was made from the timbers of a ship called Resolute
    • Question of

      Who was the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms?

      • Ronald Reagan
      • Grover Cleveland
      • Woodrow Wilson
      • Theodore Roosevelt
    • Question of

      Which U.S. President signed the treaty to purchase Alaska from Russia?

      • James Buchanan
      • Andrew Johnson
      • Andrew Jackson
      • Ulysses S. Grant
    • Question of

      Which President first appeared on TV?

      • Franklin D. Roosevelt
      • Harry S. Truman
      • John F. Kennedy
      • Dwight D. Eisenhower

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