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John Tyler Quiz

Portrait of John Tyler - Tenth President of US of A

A portrait of John Tyler located inside the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

John Tyler Quiz Questions

1) Which college did John Tyler attend?
a) William and Mary College
b) Hampden-Sydney College
c) St. Ignatius College
d) St. Albert’s College

2) What was John Tyler’s profession?
a) Lawyer
b) Professor
c) Soldier
d) Actor

3) What was John Tyler’s rank in the military in the War of 1812?
a) Major General
b) Brigadier
c) Captain
d) Colonel

Signature of John Tyler

Signature of John Tyler (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4) Which State had John Tyler as its Governor?
a) Georgia
b) Texas
c) Virginia
d) Maryland

5) Which of the following applies to John Tyler?
a) First President of USA to be photographed.
b) First Vice President of USA to be elevated as President of USA due to the death of
elected President of USA.
c) First President of USA to have his Vice President resign.
d) First President of USA to be nominated at a national convention.

6) Who did not resign from John Tyler’s Cabinet when he vetoed banking bills?
a) Daniel Webster
b) Thomas Ewing
c) John Bell
d) George E. Badger

7) Which political party expelled John Tyler?
a) Republican
b) Labour
c) Whig
d) Democratic

8) Which treaty ended boundary dispute with Canada?
a) Webster-Ashburton Treaty
b) Jay’s Treaty
c) Pinckney’s Treaty
d) Louisiana Treaty

9) When was the annexation of Texas?
a) 1838
b) 1841
c) 1845
d) 1848

10) When was John Tyler Member of Confederate States Congress?
a) 1812-1814
b) 1816-1820
c) 1832-1836
d) 1861-1862

John Tyler Quiz Questions with Answers

Picture of President John Tyler's grave in the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA

Picture of President John Tyler’s grave in the Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond, VA (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Which college did John Tyler attend?
a) William and Mary College

2) What was John Tyler’s profession?
a) Lawyer

3) What was John Tyler’s rank in the military in the War of 1812?
c) Captain

4) Which State had John Tyler as its Governor?
c) Virginia

5) Which of the following applies to John Tyler?
b) First Vice President of USA to be elevated as President of USA due to the death of elected President of USA.

6) Who did not resign from John Tyler’s Cabinet when he vetoed banking bills?
a) Daniel Webster

7) Which political party expelled John Tyler?
c) Whig

8) Which treaty ended boundary dispute with Canada?
a) Webster-Ashburton Treaty

9) When was the annexation of Texas?
c) 1845

10) When was John Tyler Member of Confederate States Congress?
d) 1861-1862

Originally posted 2017-03-26 03:30:52.

George Washington Quiz

George Washington - First President of the United States of America

George Washington – First President of the United States of America (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

George Washington Quiz Questions

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1) When was George Washington born?
a) 1 January 1730
b) 15 May 1731
c) 22 February 1732
d) 31December 1733

2) Where was George Washington born?
a) Orange county
b) Westmoreland county
c) New Orleans
d) Los Angeles

3) After his father’s death in 1743 where did George Washington go to live with his half-brother Lawrence?
a) Philadelphia
b) New York
c) Buffalo
d) Mount Vernon

4) Who dispatched George Washington in October 1753 to warn the French commander at Fort Le Boeuf against further encroachment on territory claimed by Britain?
a) Robert Dinwiddie
b) Edward Baddock
c) John Forbes
d) Henry Knox

5) What was the marital status of Martha Dandridge Custis when George Washington married her in January 1759?
a) Spinster
b) Divorcee
c) Widow with no children
d) Widow with two children

6) What position was given to George Washington by Second Continental Congress in 1775?
a) President
b) Prime Minister
c) Commander-in-chief
d) Attorney General

7) Which river did George Washington cross on Christmas night 1776?
a) Potomac
b) Mississippi
c) Missouri
d) Delaware

8) When did George Washington first take oath as President of USA?
a) 20 January 1789
b) 5 March 1789
c) 30 April 1789
d) 4 July 1789

9) Which treaty did USA sign with Spain in 1795?
a) Treaty of Paris
b) Jay’s Treaty
c) Pinckney’s Treaty
d) Madrid Treaty

10) Who was the Vice President when George Washington was the President?
a) Alexander Hamilton
b) Thomas Jefferson
c) John Adams
d) James Monroe

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George Washington Quiz Questions with Answers

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington

Martha Dandridge Custis Washington (1731 – 1802), wife of George Washington and first First Lady of the United States of America. Image housed in the Hulton Archive. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When was George Washington born?
c) 22 February 1732

2) Where was George Washington born?
b) Westmoreland county

3) After his father’s death in 1743 where did George Washington go to live with his half-brother Lawrence?
d) Mount Vernon

4) Who dispatched George Washington in October 1753 to warn the French commander at Fort Le Boeuf against further encroachment on territory claimed by Britain?
a) Robert Dinwiddie

5) What was the marital status of Martha Dandridge Custis when George Washington married her in January 1759?
d) Widow with two children

6) What position was given to George Washington by Second Continental Congress in 1775?
c) Commander-in-chief

7) Which river did George Washington cross on Christmas night 1776?
d) Delaware

8) When did George Washington first take oath as President of USA?
c) 30 April 1789

9) Which treaty did USA sign with Spain in 1795?
c) Pinckney’s Treaty

10) Who was the Vice President when George Washington was the President?
c) John Adams

Originally posted 2017-03-03 20:24:21.

Zachary Taylor Quiz

Zachary Taylor Quiz Questions

Zachary Taylor - 12th President of USA

Zachary Taylor by James Reid Lambdin (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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

1) When was Zachary Taylor born?
a) 4 July 1776
b) 30 June 1781
c) 24 November 1784
d) 31 December 1792

2) What was Zachary Taylor’s profession?
a) Lawyer
b) Professor
c) Soldier
d) Actor

3) Where did Zachary Taylor receive his first commission as an officer?
a) Fort Knox
b) Fort St. David
c) Fort Pickering
d) Fort Delaware

4) Which war did Zachary Taylor fight in 1832?
a) Black Hawk War
b) Colombia War
c) Cuba War
d) Haiti War

Presidential $1 Coin Program coin for Zachary Taylor. Obverse.

Presidential $1 Coin Program coin for Zachary Taylor. Obverse. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5) Which country’s army was defeated by Zachary Taylor at Buena Vista?
a) Argentina
b) Brazil
c) Chile
d) Mexico

6) On which day was Zachary Taylor elected President of USA?
a) 3 November 1844
b) 7 November 1848
c) 1 December 1846
d) 2 October 1842

7) To which political party did Zachary Taylor belong?
a) Democratic
b) Republican
c) Whig
d) Labour

8) Which of the following applies to Zachary Taylor?
a) First President of USA to be interviewed by a woman journalist.
b) First President of USA who was not previously elected to any public office.
c) First President of USA to have his Vice President resign.
d) First President of USA to be photographed.

9) Which treaty was signed between USA and UK when Zachary Taylor was President of USA?
a) Pinckney’s Treaty
b) Jay’s Treaty
c) Clayton- Bulwer Treaty
d) Webster-Ashburton Treaty

10) When did Zachary Taylor die?
a) 9 July 1850
b) 1 June 1853
c) 24 August 1864
d) 28 September 1866

Zachary Taylor Quiz Questions with Answers

US Postage stamp of Zachary Taylor 12c

US Postage stamp of Zachary Taylor (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) When was Zachary Taylor born?
c) 24 November 1784

2) What was Zachary Taylor’s profession?
c) Soldier

3) Where did Zachary Taylor receive his first commission as an officer?
c) Fort Pickering

4) Which war did Zachary Taylor fight in 1832?
a) Black Hawk War

5) Which country’s army was defeated by Zachary Taylor at Buena Vista?
d) Mexico

6) On which day was Zachary Taylor elected President of USA?
b) 7 November 1848

Zachary Taylor defending Fort Harrison in 1812

Picture of Wood Engraving, showing Zachary Taylor defending Fort Harrison in 1812 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

7) To which political party did Zachary Taylor belong?
c) Whig

8) Which of the following applies to Zachary Taylor?
b) First President of USA who was not previously elected to any public office.

9) Which treaty was signed between USA and UK when Zachary Taylor was President of USA?
c) Clayton- Bulwer Treaty

10) When did Zachary Taylor die?
a) 9 July 1850

Originally posted 2017-02-24 22:32:56.