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Presidential Beginnings and Endings

How much do you know about how United States presidents came into office, or about how they left? Test your knowledge in this quiz.


Quiz ID:#12543
Fun:*** (2.81)
Difficulty:** (1.25)
Category:History > United States
Created By:Winner4600


#1   Franklin Delano Roosevelt died in office at the end of his third term.

#2   ___ was the first vice president to be elevated to the presidency due to the death of his predecessor - in this case, William Henry Harrison.

#3   Andrew Johnson was impeached and convicted by Congress, prematurely ending his term in office.

#4   The Supreme Court was needed to decide the results of the 2000 presidential election, which George W. Bush won.

#5   Richard Nixon resigned as a result of what scandal?

#6   Gerald R. Ford is the only president who was never elected to either the presidency or the vice presidency.

#7   In the Election of 1800, ___ and Aaron Burr received the same number of electoral votes, resulting in the House of Representatives deciding which of the two would become the next president.

#8   Despite winning in only two Southern counties, Abraham Lincoln became the first president from the ___ Party.

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#9   Lyndon B. Johnson's popularity steadily declined during the Vietnam War, and as a result, he lost the next election to Richard Nixon.

#10   Taking the oath of office at age 43, ___ is the youngest person to ever be elected president.




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