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.

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.”




2.

Who said of her role as First Lady, “I do not belong to the public; my character is wholly domestic, and the public have nothing to do with it.”




3.

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?




4.

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?




5.

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?




6.

Along with her role as First Lady of the United States, Laura Bush was also First Lady of Texas. How many other national First Ladies were also First Ladies of a state?




7.

Which President had three First Ladies?




8.

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




9.

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




10.

Like all First Ladies, Laura Bush held a special role as a diplomat of the United States. However, two First Ladies were born in other countries. Can you name them?




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