Trivia Question 10/17/2013 – Presidential Trivia

presidential sealWell today I tried something different and had a series of questions for the Net check-ins.  I asked a question and gave three people the opportunity to answer it correctly.  If a question was answered correctly, we moved on to another question.  If it wasn’t answered correctly after three tries, I gave the answer and asked a new question.  So… here’s the questions that got asked tonight (answers follow).


1.  Who was the first President to fly in an airplane while in office?

2.  Who was the first President to oversee all fifty states?

3.  Who was the only President to be appointed to the Supreme Court?

4.  What President was the first to visit a foreign country while in office?

5.  Who was the first President to cross the Atlantic Ocean while in office?

6.  Who was the first President to visit all 50 states?

7.  Who was the first President to attend a baseball game while in office?

8.  What President owned a cat named Tabby and a dog named Fido?

9.  What President was related to five former Presidents by blood and six by marriage?

10.  Who is the only President buried in Washington DC?

11.  How many Presidents were members of the Whig political party?

12.  Who was the first President born in a hospital?

13.  How many men who would become Presidents signed the Constitution?


1.  Franklin Roosevelt (1943)

2.  Dwight D. Eisenhower (1959)

3.  William Howard Taft (1921)

4.  Theodore Roosevelt (Panama in 1903)

5.  Woodrow Wilson (1918)

6.  Richard Nixon

7.  Benjamin Harrison (June 6, 1892)

8.  Abraham Lincoln

9.  Franklin D. Roosevelt

10.  Woodrow Wilson

11.  Four

12.  Jimmy Carter

13.  Two (George Washington and James Monroe)


We had a total of 32 people check in to the Net tonight.  Of those, only 4 had a correct answer to a Trivia Question. Congratulations to:

  • Kurt, N1CGM who answered #2 correctly
  • Ryan, KI6GVX who answered #12 correctly
  • Harry, KF6ZQM who answered # 9 correctly
  • Aram, KJ6YJS who answered #13 correctly

Thanks to everyone who supported us by checking in to the Net tonight.


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