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.

What does President George W. Bush have in common with Presidents John Quincy Adams, Calvin Coolidge and Gerald Ford?




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.

Although he was born in Connecticut, President George W. Bush is very proud of his Texas heritage. Which two American Presidents were born in Texas?




4.

Which President spoke of his office, saying, “I know well that no man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it.”




5.

Both President George W. Bush and his father, President George H. W. Bush, attended Yale University. Which three other Presidents have Yale connections?




6.

President George W. Bush spoke to the nation in a weekly radio address, as did many other Presidents. Who was the first President to speak over the radio?




7.

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




8.

Which President said, “When you get to be President, there are all those things, the honors, the twenty-one gun salutes, all those things. You have to remember it isn't for you. It's for the Presidency.”




9.

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?




10.

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?




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