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.

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?




2.

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?




3.

Which President built the West Wing?




4.

President George W. Bush was the proud owner of Scottish terriers. Which two other Presidents also owned Scottish terriers?




5.

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?




6.

President George W. Bush served in both the Texas and Alabama National Guards. How many other Presidents served in the National Guard or, its predecessors, the state militias?




7.

Who said, “I thought it completely absurd to mention my name in the same breath as the Presidency.”




8.

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?




9.

Which President added an outdoor swimming pool at the White House?




10.

Which President spoke of his office, saying, “I know well that no man will ever bring out of that office the reputation which carries him into it.”




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