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




2.

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.”




3.

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?




4.

Which First Lady made the following statement: “The role of First Lady is whatever the First Lady wants it to be.”




5.

Which President had three First Ladies?




6.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



7.

No American President has ever been an only child, but several First Ladies, including Laura Bush, were. Which other First Ladies were only children?




8.

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?




9.

Mrs. Laura Bush has always been dedicated to education. Before becoming a librarian, Mrs. Bush was a teacher for four years. How many other First Ladies were also teachers?




10.

Mrs. Laura Bush has a master’s degree in library science from the University of Texas at Austin. Can you name the other First Ladies with graduate degrees?




PDF files require the free Adobe Reader.

  • Print Print