President George W. Bush takes the oath of office to serve a second term as 43rd President of the United States, January 20, 2005, during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Laura Bush, Barbara Bush, and Jenna Bush listen as Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist administers the oath. (P44290-391)
The President & Family

Presidential Trivia

1.

Which President said of the job, “The Presidency has made every man who occupied it, no matter how small, bigger than he was; and no matter how big, not big enough for its demands.”




2.

A love of baseball is not unique to President George W. Bush and the modern Presidents. Which 19th century President loved baseball so much that he could be seen playing at a diamond behind the White House called the White Lot?




3.

During his Administration, President George W. Bush was photographed millions of times (the audiovisual materials at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum contain over 4 million photographs). Who was the first sitting President to be photographed?




4.

Which President renovated the South Portico Balcony?

South Portico Balcony



5.

President George W. Bush was dedicated to helping people around the world, particularly in Africa. He launched PEPFAR (President’s Emergency Plan for AIDs Relief) and doubled foreign assistance to Sub-Saharan Africa. Who was the first sitting President to visit Africa?




6.

Which President built the West Wing?




7.

Though President George W. Bush is the only President to have an MBA (from Harvard Business School), one other President briefly attended graduate business school. Can you name him?




8.

President George W. Bush's love for baseball is well-known. Other Presidents have had a passion for baseball as well. Which President said this about America's national pastime, "Baseball is the greatest of American sports"?




9.

President George W. Bush served in both the Texas and Alabama National Guards. How many other Presidents served in the National Guard or, its predecessors, the state militias?




10.

Which President added a jogging track on the South Lawn of the White House?




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