Thomas Jefferson Quiz

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson by Rembrandt Peale in 1800. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

(This quiz is about the third President of USA.)

Thomas Jefferson Quiz Questions

1) Of which State was Thomas Jefferson the Governor in 1779-1781?
a) Connecticut
b) New York
c) Maryland
d) Virginia

2) Which post was held by Thomas Jefferson in 1785-1788?
a) Minister to France
b) Minister to Netherlands
c) Governor of Virginia
d) Member of Continental Congress

3) Who was the President when Thomas Jefferson was Secretary of State?
a) Benjamin Franklin
b) George Washington
c) John Adams
d) Abraham Lincoln

4) To which political party did Thomas Jefferson belong?
a) Democratic- Republican
b) Federalist
c) Conservative
d) Labour

5) When did Thomas Jefferson first take oath as President of USA?
a) 20 January 1800
b) 4 March 1801
c) 30 April 1802
d) 4 July 1802

6) Who was Vice President during the first term of Thomas Jefferson as President?
a) Alexander Hamilton
b) Aaron Burr
c) George Clinton
d) James Monroe

7) Which territory was purchased by USA from France in 1803?
a) Alaska
b) California
c) Hawaii
d) Louisiana

8) Which expedition was sent by Thomas Jefferson?
a) North Pole Expedition
b) Lewis and Clark Expedition
c) Robert Falcon Scott Expedition
d) Arctic Expedition

9) What was the significance of the day when Thomas Jefferson died?
a) His eightieth birthday
b) Fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence
c) Christmas
d) Easter

10) Which of the following is not part of the epitaph on the tomb of Thomas Jefferson?
a) Author of the Declaration of American Independence
b) Author of the State of Virginia for religious freedom
c) Father of the University of Virginia
d) President of USA

Thomas Jefferson Quiz Questions with Answers

Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson writing the Declaration of independence (1776) were all of British descent.

Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Thomas Jefferson writing the Declaration of independence (1776) were all of British descent. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Of which State was Thomas Jefferson the Governor in 1779-1781?
d) Virginia

2) Which post was held by Thomas Jefferson in 1785-1788?
a) Minister to France

3) Who was the President when Thomas Jefferson was Secretary of State?
b) George Washington

4) To which political party did Thomas Jefferson belong?
a) Democratic- Republican

5) When did Thomas Jefferson first take oath as President of USA?
b) 4 March 1801

6) Who was Vice President during the first term of Thomas Jefferson as President?
b) Aaron Burr

7) Which territory was purchased by USA from France in 1803?
d) Louisiana

8) Which expedition was sent by Thomas Jefferson?
b) Lewis and Clark Expedition

9) What was the significance of the day when Thomas Jefferson died?
b) Fiftieth anniversary of the Declaration of American Independence

10) Which of the following is not part of the epitaph on the tomb of Thomas Jefferson?
d) President of USA

Originally posted 2016-06-13 23:58:56.

Updated: November 2, 2017 — 6:37 am

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  1. Finally i found something for my stupid project my teacher Miss.Jani sucks

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