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.

Part of the First Lady’s role is to act as the official hostess of the White House; this includes overseeing grand events such as state dinners. Mrs. Laura Bush was in the White House for six state dinners. Which First Lady was the hostess for the first White House State Dinner?




2.

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

Eleanor Roosevelt



3.

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.”




4.

Mrs. Laura Bush was born in Midland, Texas. Which other First Lady is a native Texan?




5.

Which First Lady wore this inaugural gown?

Barbara Bush



6.

As First Lady, Laura Bush continued her dedication to education. Which First Lady is not correctly matched with one of her favorite causes?





7.

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.”




8.

Since President George W. Bush was re-elected, Laura Bush is one of nine women who served as First Lady for two full consecutive terms. One First Lady held the title for two non-consecutive terms. Can you name her?




9.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



10.

Who said of her role as First Lady, “I do not belong to the public; my character is wholly domestic, and the public have nothing to do with it.”




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