Tuesday, August 12, 2008

trivia tuesday



happy tuesday. you know the drill. answer them to the best of your ability. don't cheat. you have until 11:00 pm tuesday (my time) to answer the questions. i will post the correct answers along with the highest scorer on wednesday.

this week's theme: presidential trivia

1. Which president purchased the Louisiana territory? (Thomas Jefferson from napoleon in 1803)


2. Who was the first president to live in the white house? (President John Adams.)


3. which president purchased alaska? (Andrew Johnson from Russia in 1867)


4. name the first president who was the son of a president? (the sixth president john quincy adams – son of the second president john adams)


5. name the second president who was the son of a president. (George w bush, son of George bush)


6. who was the youngest elected president? (john f. kennedy 43 y, 236d when taking office)


7. who was the youngest president? (Theodore Roosevelt, 42y, 322 d succeeding to the office upon assassination of president William mckinley)


8. which president ordered the combat use of nuclear weapons? (harry s Truman ordered the atom bomb to Hiroshima and Nagasaki )


9. name the president who served 2 non-consecutive terms: (grover Cleveland 22nd 1855-1889 & 24th 1893-1897)


10. who was the only president to be married while in office? (grover cleveland. on 6/2/1886 he married frances folsom)


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ok seriously. participate!

i would like to award this week's gold medal to

the author of my blog she is the only one who really put forth any sort of effort this week.



3 comments:

the author of my blog said...

1.which president purchased the louisiana territory?
Jefferson

2.who was the first president to live in the white house?
Chester Arthur!

3. which president purchased alaska?
Cleveland

4. name the first president who was the son of a president.
Adams

5. name the second president who was the son of a president.
Bush

6. who was the youngest elected president?
JFK

7. who was the youngest president?
?

8. which president ordered the combat use of nuclear weapons?
Probably Truman, but I'm not really sure.

9. name the president who served 2 non-consecutive terms:
Cleveland

10. who was the only president to be married while in office?
?

Me said...

which president purchased the louisiana territory?

President Louisiana


who was the first president to live in the white house?

President White



3. which president purchased alaska?

President....wait for it.... Alaska


4. name the first president who was the son of a president.

President Son of a Bitch...I mean president


5. name the second president who was the son of a president.

Number 2

6. who was the youngest elected president?

Little Mister President (like the Mr. Men and Little Miss books)

7. who was the youngest president?

Baby President


8. which president ordered the combat use of nuclear weapons?

President Nukes a Lot

9. name the president who served 2 non-consecutive terms:

President Do Over

10. who was the only president to be married while in office?

President Matrimoy

Debbie Yost said...

I'm finally getting around to catching up on my blogging so I missed this week. However, I would have only known #8. Truman is from Missouri, you know, and although I'm across the state line there I'm a Missourian at heart!