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Friday's Quiz of the Week (US Presidents)

Discussion in 'Issues Around the World' started by ethics, Nov 15, 2002.

  1. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    Here we go.

    1. Who made the longest presidential inaugural speech in U.S. history?

    1) Abraham Lincoln
    2) Bill Clinton
    3) William Henry Harrison
    4) Calvin Coolidge
    5) Ronald Reagan

    2. Which of the following Presidents was a General during the Mexican War?

    1) Zachary Taylor
    2) U.S. Grant
    3) William Henry Harrison
    4) John Tyler
    5) George Washington

    3. Which President was born in Delaware, Ohio?

    1) Rutherford Hayes
    2) Grover Cleveland
    3) James Garfield
    4) William Taft
    5) Franklin D. Roosevelt


    4. What President's campaign slogan was, 'He kept us out of war'?

    1) Franklin D. Roosevelt
    2) Richard Nixon
    3) John F. Kennedy
    4) John Tyler
    5) Woodrow Wilson


    5. On November 5, 1912 Woodrow Wilson was elected President, defeating what canditate?

    1) William Howard Taft
    2) Wendell L. Willkie
    3) Theodore Roosevelt
    4) Both 1 and 2
    5) Both 1 and 3


    6. Which President banned the production of chemical and biological warfare materials in the US?

    1) Bill Clinton
    2) George Bush
    3) Gerald Ford
    4) Jimmy Carter
    5) Richard Nixon


    7. Which President is noted for having introduced the mule to the United States?

    1) George Washington
    2) Thomas Jefferson
    3) James Madison
    4) James Monroe
    5) William Henry Harrison

    8. When did Harry Truman, in an upset for prognosticators, win re-election by a narrow margin by beating Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey?

    1) November 2, 1946
    2) November 2, 1947
    3) November 2, 1948
    4) November 2, 1949
    5) November 2, 1950


    9. Where is Eleanor Roosevelt, FDR's wife, buried?

    1) In Princeton, New Jersey
    2) In her Family's Mausoleum
    3) In a single Grave in Manhattan
    4) Next to F.D.R. in Hyde Park, New York
    5) In Somerset County, New Jersey


    10. How old was former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller when he died in New York on January 26, 1979?

    1) 50
    2) 60
    3) 70
    4) 80
    5) 90



    $100 dollars to the one who answers the questions correctly. First one to get all will be the receipient.

    $50 Dollars for second place

    $25 for Third.


    Good luck to all. :)
     
  2. ShinyTop

    ShinyTop I know what is right or wrong!

    1-3
    2-1
    3-4
    4-5
    5-5
    6-5
    7-2
    8-3
    9-3
    10-4

    Some are admittedly guesses.
     
  3. Coriolis

    Coriolis Bob's your uncle

    1. Harrison
    2. Taylor
    3. Hayes
    4. Wilson
    5. Both 1 and 3
    6. A tough one this is... I'll say Ford (I think he ratified the agreement)
    7. Washington
    8. 1948
    9. Hyde park, next to FDR
    10. 70
     
  4. Domh

    Domh Full Member

    I feel confident that the answer to ALL of these questions is...

    DISCO STU from The Simpsons.
     
  5. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    Will close this quiz out tomorrow, so come on people, take wild guesses, it didn't stop Domhain! ;)
     
  6. bruzzes

    bruzzes Truthslayer

    Here we go.

    1. Who made the longest presidential inaugural speech in U.S. history?


    3) William Henry Harrison


    2. Which of the following Presidents was a General during the Mexican War?

    1) Zachary Taylor^


    3. Which President was born in Delaware, Ohio?

    1) Rutherford Hayes^



    4. What President's campaign slogan was, 'He kept us out of war'?


    5) Woodrow Wilson^


    5. On November 5, 1912 Woodrow Wilson was elected President, defeating what

    canditate?


    5) Both 1 and 3^


    6. Which President banned the production of chemical and biological warfare

    materials in the US?


    5) Bill Clinton, Richard Nixon had a moritorium for awhile


    7. Which President is noted for having introduced the mule to the United

    States?

    1) George Washington
    2

    8. When did Harry Truman, in an upset for prognosticators, win re-election by

    a narrow margin by beating Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey?

    1
    3) November 2, 1948



    9. Where is Eleanor Roosevelt, FDR's wife, buried?


    4) Next to F.D.R. in Hyde Park, New York


    10. How old was former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller when he died in New

    York on January 26, 1979?


    3) 70yrs 5 months
     
  7. ethics

    ethics Pomp-Dumpster Staff Member

    Answers in red:

    1. Who made the longest presidential inaugural speech in U.S. history?

    1) Abraham Lincoln
    2) Bill Clinton
    3) William Henry Harrison
    4) Calvin Coolidge
    5) Ronald Reagan

    2. Which of the following Presidents was a General during the Mexican War?

    1) Zachary Taylor
    2) U.S. Grant
    3) William Henry Harrison
    4) John Tyler
    5) George Washington

    3. Which President was born in Delaware, Ohio?

    1) Rutherford Hayes
    2) Grover Cleveland
    3) James Garfield
    4) William Taft
    5) Franklin D. Roosevelt


    4. What President's campaign slogan was, 'He kept us out of war'?

    1) Franklin D. Roosevelt
    2) Richard Nixon
    3) John F. Kennedy
    4) John Tyler
    5) Woodrow Wilson


    5. On November 5, 1912 Woodrow Wilson was elected President, defeating what canditate?

    1) William Howard Taft
    2) Wendell L. Willkie
    3) Theodore Roosevelt
    4) Both 1 and 2
    5) Both 1 and 3


    6. Which President banned the production of chemical and biological warfare materials in the US?

    1) Bill Clinton
    2) George Bush
    3) Gerald Ford
    4) Jimmy Carter
    5) Richard Nixon


    7. Which President is noted for having introduced the mule to the United States?

    1) George Washington
    2) Thomas Jefferson
    3) James Madison
    4) James Monroe
    5) William Henry Harrison

    8. When did Harry Truman, in an upset for prognosticators, win re-election by a narrow margin by beating Republican challenger Thomas E. Dewey?

    1) November 2, 1946
    2) November 2, 1947
    3) November 2, 1948
    4) November 2, 1949
    5) November 2, 1950


    9. Where is Eleanor Roosevelt, FDR's wife, buried?

    1) In Princeton, New Jersey
    2) In her Family's Mausoleum
    3) In a single Grave in Manhattan
    4) Next to F.D.R. in Hyde Park, New York
    5) In Somerset County, New Jersey


    10. How old was former Vice President Nelson Rockefeller when he died in New York on January 26, 1979?

    1) 50
    2) 60
    3) 70
    4) 80
    5) 90

    1st place, with 9 out of 10 (tie breaker was Nixon) answers correctly, Bruzzes
    2nd Place goes to Coriolis for getting 9 out of 10
    and 3rd place goes to Shyny for getting 7 out of 10.

    Congrats to all, and your dollars have been reflected. :)
     
  8. Coriolis

    Coriolis Bob's your uncle

    Cool, that was an easy $50!

    The rounds are on Bruzzes! :beer:
     

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