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.

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?




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.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



4.

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.”




5.

What does Mrs. Laura Bush have in common with First Ladies Abigail Adams and Mamie Eisenhower?




6.

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

Eleanor Roosevelt



7.

Mrs. Laura Bush taught at an elementary school named after which First Lady’s husband?




8.

Who described the difficulties of being First Lady by saying, “The First Lady is going to be criticized no matter what she does. If she does too little. If she does too much. And I think you just have to be yourself and do the best you can.”




9.

Like all First Ladies, Laura Bush held a special role as a diplomat of the United States. However, one First Lady was born outside of the United States. Can you name her?




10.

Which First Lady described her preparation for the role by saying, “Of course, being mistress of the White House is a terrific responsibility, and I am truly grateful for my Army wife training.”




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