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.

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?




2.

Mrs. Laura Bush taught at an elementary school named after which First Lady’s husband?




3.

Which first Lady made the following statement: “I know what’s best for the President. I put him in the White House. He does well when he listens to me and poorly when he does not.”




4.

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




5.

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.”




6.

Which First Lady wore this gown for her husband's inauguration?

Laura Bush



7.

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




8.

Which First Lady described her role, saying, “I live a very dull life here ... indeed I think I am more like a state prisoner than anything else.”




9.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



10.

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.”




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