Posted Monday February 18, 2019 by ffvfadmin


Presidential Quiz for Presidents Day


For Presidents Day weekend, match the quote with the right chief executive.

  1. The long sweep of America has been defined by forward motion, by a constant widening of our founding creed to embrace all and not just some.
    a. Abraham Lincoln
    b. Theodore Roosevelt
    c. Harry Truman
    d. Barack Obama
  2. Wherever the standard of freedom and independence has been unfurled, there will [America’s] heart, her benedictions, her prayers, be. But she goes not abroad in search of monsters to destroy.
    a. Woodrow Wilson
    b. John Adams
    c. Dwight Eisenhower
    d. John Quincy Adams
  3. I consider, then, the power to annul a law of the United States, assumed by one State, incompatible with the existence of the Union, contradicted expressly by the letter of the Constitution, unauthorized by its spirit, inconsistent with every principle on which it was founded, and destructive of the great object for which it was formed.
    a. Thomas Jefferson
    b. James K. Polk
    c. Andrew Jackson
    d. Abraham Lincoln
  4. The unity of government which constitutes you one people is also now dear to you. It is justly so; for it is a main pillar in the edifice of your real independence, the support of your tranquility at home, your peace abroad, of your safety, of your prosperity, of that very liberty which you so highly prize.
    a. George Washington
    b. James Madison
    c. Ulysses Grant
    d. Herbert Hoover
  5. I am opposed to extremely high [tax] rates, because they produce little or no revenue, because they are bad for the country, and, finally, because they are wrong. We can not finance the country, we can not improve social conditions, through any system of injustice, even if we attempt to inflict it upon the rich.
    a. Calvin Coolidge
    b. Ronald Reagan
    c. Donald Trump
    d. John F. Kennedy
  6. The progress of our arms, upon which all else chiefly depends, is as well known to the public as to myself, and it is, I trust, reasonably satisfactory and encouraging to all. With high hope for the future, no prediction in regard to it is ventured.
    a. Franklin Roosevelt
    b. Woodrow Wilson
    c. Abraham Lincoln
    d. Lyndon Johnson
  7. Justice, and only justice, shall always be our motto.
    a. Thomas Jefferson
    b. Woodrow Wilson
    c. Jimmy Carter
    d. Bill Clinton
  8. Thomas Jefferson believed that to preserve the very foundations of our Nation, we would need dramatic change from time to time. Well, my fellow Americans, this is our time. Let us embrace it.
    a. Ronald Reagan
    b. John F. Kennedy
    c. Bill Clinton
    d. Theodore Roosevelt
  9. The economic ills we suffer have come upon us over several decades. They will not go away in days, weeks, or months, but they will go away. They will go away because we, as Americans, have the capacity now, as we have had in the past, to do whatever needs to be done to preserve this last and greatest bastion of freedom.
    a. Franklin Roosevelt
    b. Ronald Reagan
    c. Grover Cleveland
    d. Herbert Hoover
  10. In these difficult years, America has suffered from a fever of words; from inflated rhetoric that promises more than it can deliver; from angry rhetoric that fans discontents into hatreds; from bombastic rhetoric that postures instead of persuading. We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another–until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices.
    a. Barack Obama
    b. Gerald Ford
    c. Jimmy Carter
    d. Richard Nixon


Answers: 1 d; 2 d; 3 c; 4 a; 5 a; 6 c; 7 b; 8 c; 9 b; 10 d.

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