Franklin Pierce Quiz

Franklin Pierce - 14th President of USA.

Franklin Pierce – 14th President of USA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Presidential $1 Coin Program coin for Franklin Pierce. Obverse.

Presidential $1 Coin Program coin for Franklin Pierce. Obverse. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Letter from President of the United States Fra...

Letter from President of the United States Franklin Pierce to his Secretary of State William L. Marcy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

Franklin Pierce Quiz Questions

1) When was Franklin Pierce sworn in as President of USA?
a) 20 January 1841
b) 4 March 1853
c) 20 January 1849
d) 4 March 1845

2) When was Franklin Pierce born?
a) 1 October 1809
b) 3 March 1812
c) 23 November 1804
d) 1 January 1801

3) Where was Franklin Pierce born?
a) Chicago
b) Hillsborough
c) Edinborough
d) Marlborough

4) Who of the following authors was a class mate of Franklin Pierce?
a) John Keats
b) Percy Bysshe Shelley
c) Nathaniel Hawthorne
d) Charles Dickens

5) Which college did Franklin Pierce attend?
a) Bowdoin College
b) Hampden-Sydney College
c) Morehouse College
d) St. Albert’s College

6) During which war was Franklin Pierce wounded?
a) Boer War
b) Cuban War
c) Mexican War
d) Balkan War I

7) Which of the following Acts was passed when Franklin Pierce was President?
a) Kansas-Nebraska Act
b) Espionage Act
c) Freedom of Information Privacy Act
d) National Security Act

8) Which of the following applies to Franklin Pierce?
a) First President to have a Christmas tree in the White House.
b) First President to travel by aeroplane.
c) First President to have fought in a war.
d) First President to be born in USA.

9) To which political party did Franklin Pierce belong?
a) Democratic
b) Republican
c) Whig
d) Green

10) What caused Franklin Pierce’s death?
a) Train accident
b) Cirrhosis
c) Cholera
d) Bus accident

Franklin Pierce Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Franklin Pierce sworn in as President of USA?
b) 4 March 1853

2) When was Franklin Pierce born?
c) 23 November 1804

3) Where was Franklin Pierce born?
b) Hillsborough

4) Who of the following authors was a class mate of Franklin Pierce?
c) Nathaniel Hawthorne

5) Which college did Franklin Pierce attend?
a) Bowdoin College

6) During which war was Franklin Pierce wounded?
c) Mexican War

7) Which of the following Acts was passed when Franklin Pierce was President?
a) Kansas-Nebraska Act

8) Which of the following applies to Franklin Pierce?
a) First President to have a Christmas tree in the White House.

9) To which political party did Franklin Pierce belong?
a) Democratic

10) What caused Franklin Pierce’s death?
b) Cirrhosis

Franklin Pierce Trivia

Source: http://www.americanpresidents.org

Each of his three children died before he was president and before reaching adolescence.

During his term, feelings in congress were so intense that fist-fights broke out on the floor of the congress.

During his term, Kansas was known as “Bloody Kansas” due to the state’s intense turmoil over the issue of slavery.

He was the first president to memorize his inaugural address and recite it from memory.

He was responsible for the Gadsden Purchase which brought New Mexico and part of Arizona into the United States.

His wife, Jane Appleton, was so distraught by the deaths of her children that she would write letters to her deceased children.

He signed the Kansas-Nebraska Act which nullified the Missouri Compromise.
“A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly. The history of all popular Governments show how absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties.”

Originally posted 2014-01-09 03:16:16. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: July 1, 2016 — 10:01 pm

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