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.

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?




2.

During his eight years in office, President George W. Bush visited 73 countries on official foreign trips. Who was the first President to visit a foreign country while in office?




3.

Which President renovated the South Portico Balcony?

South Portico Balcony



4.

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?




5.

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.”




6.

Though President George W. Bush is the only President to have an MBA (from Harvard Business School), one other President briefly attended graduate business school. Can you name him?




7.

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?




8.

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?




9.

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




10.

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?




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