Honest Abe, the Rail Splitter, the Great Emancipator…a.k.a Abe Lincoln. Recently, we celebrated the 200th Anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. Many books and scores of documentaries have focused on Lincoln’s life, and his unfortunate death. President Lincoln’s legacy has truly withstood the test of time, how much do you know about his life?
The following quiz has ten trivia questions. Each question has three possible choices.
Choose only one answer that you believe to be correct. Then, check your answers at the end
of the quiz.
1. In which state was our sixteenth president, Abraham Lincoln, born in?
2. When is Abraham Lincoln’s birthday?
a. February 2
b. February 12
c. February 22
3. Which of the following was NOT one of Abraham Lincoln’s jobs?
a. A Postmaster
b. A Lawyer
c. A Senator
4. How tall was Abraham Lincoln?
5. Lincoln was the first member of which political party to be elected as President?
a. The Democratic Party
b. The Republican Party
c. The Federalist Party
6. Who did President Lincoln choose, during his first term, to be as his Vice President in his administration?
a. Andrew Johnson
b. Hannibal Hamlin
c. Ulysses Grant
7. During his time in office, Abraham Lincoln presided over which one of the following wars?
a. Black Hawk War
b. Spanish-American War
c. Civil War
8. Abraham Lincoln appears on the front of which of the following U.S. paper currency?
a. A Five Dollar Bill
b. A Ten Dollar Bill
c. A Penny
9. Abraham Lincoln was the first President in history to do which one of the following?
a. To give an inaugural speech
b. To have a pet at the White House
c. To receive a patent
10. Multiply the number of terms Lincoln was elected to serve as president by the year in which he first took office. Then, divide the result by the number of children he had. Which number is closest to your final answer?
Check your choices with the correct quiz answers below:
Give yourself one point for each trivia question you answered correctly. Then, add the
total number points and divide by ten to see how well you scored on the quiz.
How much did you know about President Abraham Lincoln’s life?
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