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




2.

Like most First Ladies, Laura Bush was able to serve the country as the wife of the President. How many First Ladies were not actually wives of the President?




3.

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

Laura Bush



4.

Who described the role of First Lady by saying, “The First Lady is, and always has been, an unpaid public servant elected by one person, her husband.”




5.

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




6.

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.”




7.

As First Lady, Laura Bush continued her dedication to education. Which First Lady is not correctly matched with one of her favorite causes?





8.

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?




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.

Which First Lady owned this gown?

Martha Washington



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