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

First Ladies Trivia

1.

Which first Lady made the following statement: “I know what’s best for the President. I put him in the White House. He does well when he listens to me and poorly when he does not.”




2.

One of Mrs. Laura Bush’s favorite events at the White House was the yearly Easter Egg Roll. Which of the following statements about First Ladies and their involvement with the Easter Egg Roll is not true?




3.

Who described the role of First Lady by saying, “The First Lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband.”




4.

Which First Lady wore this gown for her husband's inauguration?

Laura Bush



5.

Like most First Ladies, Laura Bush was able to serve the country as the wife of the President. How many First Ladies were not actually wives of the President?




6.

Which First Lady described her role, saying, “I live a very dull life here ... indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.”




7.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



8.

Which First Lady wore this gown at her husband’s inauguration?

Eleanor Roosevelt



9.

Mrs. Laura Bush married President George W. Bush only three months after meeting him. Which other Presidential couples have had whirlwind courtships, getting married less than six months after meeting?




10.

Which First Lady proudly declared, “I had always had the satisfaction of knowing almost as much as he [the president] about the politics and intricacies of any situation.”




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