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Martin Van Buren Quiz

Portrait of  Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of USA by GPA Healy

Portrait of Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of USA by GPA Healy (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

Martin Van Buren Quiz Questions

1) Which of the following applies to Martin Van Buren?
a) He was born a British subject.
b) He was an immigrant from France.
c) He was of Dutch descent.
d) He was half Irish and half Scottish.

2) What position was held by Martin Van Buren in 1815-1819?
a) Governor of New York
b) Mayor of Washington DC
c) Governor of New Jersey
d) Attorney General of New York

3) Who appointed Martin Van Buren Secretary of State?
a) Thomas Jefferson
b) Andrew Jackson
c) John Adams
d) George Washington

4) When was Martin Van Buren Vice President of USA?
a) 1829-1833
b) 1825-1829
c) 1833-1837
d) 1821-1825

5) Who cast the deciding vote against Martin Van Buren’s appointment as Minister to UK?
a) John C. Calhoun
b) John Forsyth
c) Louis McLane
d) Roger B. Taney

US Postage stamp: Martin Van Buren, Issue of 1938, 8 cents

US Postage stamp: Martin Van Buren, Issue of 1938, 8 cents (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which of the following events took place when Martin Van Buren was President of USA?
a) Annexation of Philippines
b) Panic of 1837
c) California gold rush
d) Inauguration of Panama Canal

7) Which State’s joining of USA was opposed by Martin Van Buren because it had slavery?
a) Georgia
b) Texas
c) Virginia
d) Maryland

8) How many times did Martin Van Buren run for re-election as President of USA?
a) Once
b) Twice
c) Thrice
d) Four times

9) Which party did Martin Van Buren represent as presidential candidate in 1848?
a) Democratic
b) Free Soil
c) Republican
d) Federalist

10) When did Martin Van Buren die?
a) 24 July 1862
b) 16 May 1850
c) 3 June 1858
d) 7 April 1861

Martin Van Buren Quiz Questions with Answers

Photograph of Lindenwald, home of Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States

Photograph of Lindenwald, home of Martin Van Buren, the eighth President of the United States (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which of the following applies to Martin Van Buren?
c) He was of Dutch descent.

2) What position was held by Martin Van Buren in 1815-1819?
d) Attorney General of New York

3) Who appointed Martin Van Buren Secretary of State?
b) Andrew Jackson

4) When was Martin Van Buren Vice President of USA?
c) 1833-1837

5) Who cast the deciding vote against Martin Van Buren’s appointment as Minister to UK?
a) John C. Calhoun

Presidential $1 Coin Program coin for Martin Van Buren. Obverse.

Presidential $1 Coin Program coin for Martin Van Buren. Obverse. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which of the following events took place when Martin Van Buren was President of USA?
b) Panic of 1837

7) Which State’s joining of USA was opposed by Martin Van Buren because it had slavery?
b) Texas

8) How many times did Martin Van Buren run for re-election as President of USA?
c) Thrice

9) Which party did Martin Van Buren represent as presidential candidate in 1848?
b) Free Soil

10) When did Martin Van Buren die?
a) 24 July 1862

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