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
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.