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.

Which President built the Oval Office?

Oval Office



2.

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?




3.

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.”




4.

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




5.

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?




6.

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




7.

During his Administration, President George W. Bush was photographed millions of times (the audiovisual materials at the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum contain over 4 million photographs). Who was the first sitting President to be photographed?




8.

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?




9.

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?




10.

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




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