Trivia Recap – Presidents Theme – Virtual/Streaming (Guest Recapper)

These questions were provided to me by a fellow blogger/loyal Miskatonic University Fighting Cephalopods Facebook page follower, whom I’ll call “Mr. J.” Answers will be in the comments.

#1 – Transport: Marine One, the call sign used by U.S. Marine aircraft that carry the president, is most-commonly what type of vehicle?

#2 – Parties: In the early 19th century, who became the first U.S. president to serve as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, which he co-founded?

#3 – Teams: Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton teamed up to create a relief fund following what event in 2005?

#4 – Territories: Prior to becoming president, William Howard Taft served as the governor-general of which then-U.S. territory?

#5 – Money: Of the U.S. presidents who appear on current Federal banknotes, which one served the fewest days in office?

#6 – Winners: Name two of the three U.S. presidents who were elected when a member of the Whig Party finished in second place by electoral college vote.

#7 – Secretaries: Herbert Hoover is the most recent U.S. president to have previously served as a cabinet secretary, having led which department under both Harding and Coolidge?

#8 – Travel: Within one, in what year did Teddy Roosevelt make the first foreign trip by a U.S. sitting president when he visited the Panama Canal?

#9 – Birthplaces: Name one of the three presidents born in one of the three states that produce the highest amount of oranges in the U.S., according to the USDA.

#10 – Quotes: What two words complete the following quote from a speech by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt at the 1901 Minnesota State Fair?

“Speak softly and carry a ______.”
Answer which president is the only one that each of the following clues applies to.

M1. Was born on the Fourth of July

M2. Won a Pulitzer Prize

M3. Served as president of Princeton University

M4. Saw combat in World War I

Final:

Since 1966, members of the opposition party have given an organized, televised response to the sitting U.S. president’s State of the Union address.

Three people have given both a response as a member of the opposition and later a State of the Union address as president.

Name two of those three people.

One thought on “Trivia Recap – Presidents Theme – Virtual/Streaming (Guest Recapper)

  1. #1 – Transport: Marine One, the call sign used by U.S. Marine aircraft that carry the president, is most-commonly what type of vehicle?
    Helicopter

    #2 – Parties: In the early 19th century, who became the first U.S. president to serve as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party, which he co-founded?
    Thomas Jefferson

    #3 – Teams: Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton teamed up to create a relief fund following what event in 2005?
    Hurricane Katrina

    #4 – Territories: Prior to becoming president, William Howard Taft served as the governor-general of which then-U.S. territory?
    The Philippines
    #5 – Money: Of the U.S. presidents who appear on current Federal banknotes, which one served the fewest days in office?
    #6 – Winners: Name two of the three U.S. presidents who were elected when a member of the Whig Party finished in second place by electoral college vote.
    #7 – Secretaries: Herbert Hoover is the most recent U.S. president to have previously served as a cabinet secretary, having led which department under both Harding and Coolidge?
    #8 – Travel: Within one, in what year did Teddy Roosevelt make the first foreign trip by a U.S. sitting president when he visited the Panama Canal?
    #9 – Birthplaces: Name one of the three presidents born in one of the three states that produce the highest amount of oranges in the U.S., according to the USDA.
    From Sporcle Host Kate to Everyone: 07:46 PM
    #10 – Quotes: What two words complete the following quote from a speech by Vice President Theodore Roosevelt at the 1901 Minnesota State Fair?

    “Speak softly and carry a ______.”
    Answer which president is the only one that each of the following clues applies to.

    1. Was born on the Fourth of July

    2. Won a Pulitzer Prize

    3. Served as president of Princeton University

    4. Saw combat in World War I
    From Sporcle Host Kate to Everyone: 07:56 PM
    Since 1966, members of the opposition party have given an organized, televised response to the sitting U.S. president’s State of the Union address.

    Three people have given both a response as a member of the opposition and later a State of the Union address as president.

    Name two of those three people.

    Answers to #5 on

    5) Lincoln
    6) Martin Van Buren, James Polk & Franklin Pierce
    7) Commerce
    😎 1906
    9) Nixon, Lyndon Johnson & Eisenhower
    10) Big Stick

    Mystery
    1) Coolidge
    2) Kennedy
    3) Wilson
    4) Truman

    Final: Gerald Ford, George H W Bush & Bill Clinton

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