Abraham Lincoln Quiz

Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States.

Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth President of the United States. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A political cartoon of Andrew Johnson and Abraham Lincoln, 1865.

A political cartoon of Andrew Johnson and Abraham Lincoln, 1865. The caption reads (Johnson to the former rail-splitter): Take it quietly Uncle Abe and I will draw it closer than ever!! (Lincoln to the former tailor): A few more stitches Andy and the good old Union will be mended! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Photograph of a reproduction of the Emancipation Proclamation.

Photograph of a reproduction of the Emancipation Proclamation (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Presidential campaign button with portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin

Presidential campaign button with portraits of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Signature of Abraham Lincoln.

Signature of Abraham Lincoln. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Abraham Lincoln Quiz Questions

1) When was Abraham Lincoln first sworn in as President of USA?
a) 20 January 1869
b) 4 March 1861
c) 20 January 1873
d) 4 March 1849

2) When was Abraham Lincoln born?
a) 26 January 1800
b) 1 March 1805
c) 12 February 1809
d) 9 September 1816

3) Where was Abraham Lincoln born?
a) Libreville
b) New York
c) Hodgenville
d) Austin

4) In which war was Abraham Lincoln a captain?
a) Panama
b) Black Hawk
c) Mexican
d) Balkan War II

5) To which political party did Abraham Lincoln belong when he became President?
a) Democratic
b) Republican
c) Green
d) Conservative

6) Who was Abraham Lincoln’s running mate for Presidential Election 1860?
a) Andrew Johnson
b) John Bell
c) Hannibal Hamlin
d) Stephen a. Douglas

7) When did Emancipation Proclamation come into effect?
a) 1 January 1861
b) 1 January 1863
c) 4 July 1861
d) 25 December 1862

8) Which famous address did Abraham Lincoln give on 19 November 1863?
a) New York
b) Washington
c) Gettysburg
d) Philadelphia

9) Abraham Lincoln was shot on 14 April 1865. What was the significance of that day?
a) Ash Wednesday
b) Maundy Thursday
c) Good Friday
d) Easter Sunday

10) How is Abraham Lincoln’s life described?
a) From dog house to pent house
b) From log house to White House
c) From Green House to Red House
d) From here to eternity

Abraham Lincoln Quiz Questions with Answers

1) When was Abraham Lincoln first sworn in as President of USA?
b) 4 March 1861

2) When was Abraham Lincoln born?
c) 12 February 1809

3) Where was Abraham Lincoln born?
c) Hodgenville

4) In which war was Abraham Lincoln a captain?
b) Black Hawk

5) To which political party did Abraham Lincoln belong when he became President?
b) Republican

6) Who was Abraham Lincoln’s running mate for Presidential Election 1860?
c) Hannibal Hamlin

7) When did Emancipation Proclamation come into effect?
b) 1 January 1863
Note: Emancipation Proclamation was issued on 22/9/1862 and came into effect on 1/1/1863.

8) Which famous address did Abraham Lincoln give on 19 November 1863?
c) Gettysburg

9) Abraham Lincoln was shot on 14 April 1865. What was the significance of that day?
c) Good Friday

10) How is Abraham Lincoln’s life described?
b) From log house to White House

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Originally posted 2014-10-28 14:44:10. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Updated: June 14, 2016 — 12:01 am

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