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Barack Obama Trivia Questions With Answers

Trivia quiz questions about President Barack Obama


Barack Obama Trivia Questions With Answers

On what date was Barack Obama born?
A: August 4, 1961.

Barack Hussein Obama II is the first African American man to hold the office of what?
A: President of the United States of America.

Where was Barack Obama born?
A: In Honolulu, Hawaii.

Obama is a graduate of what universities?
A:  Columbia University and Harvard Law School.

Before he earned his law degree, what did Barack Obama do?
A: He was a community organizer in Chicago.

After high school, where did Obama move to in 1979 to attend Occidental College?
A: Los Angeles.

Where was Barack Obama’s mother born?
A: In Wichita, Kansas.


 From 1992 to 2004, Barack worked as a civil rights attorney and taught constitutional law where?
A: At the University of Chicago Law School.

 How many terms did Barack represent the 13th District in the Illinois Senate?
A:  He served three terms.

In 2000, what did Obama unsuccessfully run for?
A: The United States House of Representatives.

Barack entered Harvard Law School in the fall of what year?
A: 1988.

What did Barack Obama win in 2009?
A: The Nobel Peace Prize.

Barack Obama was re-elected president in November 2012, defeating what Republican nominee?
A:  Mitt Romney.

Barack Obama was the first President to have been born in what state?
A: Hawaii.


Where did Obama travel to in mid-1981?
A: To Indonesia to visit his mother and half-sister Maya.

In February 1981, Obama made his first what?
A: Public speech.

What was Barack Obama’s mother’s name?
A: Stanley Ann Dunham.

Where did Obama's parents meet in 1960?
A: In a Russian class at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Where were Barack Obama’s parents married?
A:  In Wailuku on Maui.

On what date were Barack Obama’s parents married?
A: On February 2, 1961.

When did Obama's parents divorce?
A: In March 1964.


In what year date did Barack’s father die in an automobile accident?
A: In 1982 when his son was 21 years old.

Obama returned to Honolulu in 1971 to live with whom?
A: His grandparents, Madelyn and Stanley Dunham.

With the aid of a scholarship what school did Barack attend?
A: Punahou School, a private college preparatory school.

Barack visited Kenya in 1992 with whom?
A: His fiancée Michelle and his half-sister Auma.

What did Obama’s mother die of?
A: Ovarian cancer and uterine cancer.

What did Obama became chairman of in January 2003?
A: The Illinois Senate's Health and Human Services Committee.

In 1981, where did he transfer to as a junior?
A:  Columbia College, Columbia University in New York City.


At Columbia, what did he major in?
A: Political science.

Barack graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in what year?
A: 1983.

In 1985, Obama was among the leaders of May Day efforts to bring attention to the New York City Subway system, and was photographed at the City College subway station holding what?
A: A sign protesting the system's condition.

What was Obama was hired in Chicago as two years after graduating?
A: Director of the Developing Communities Project.

Obama worked as a community organizer from June 1985 to what date?
A: May 1988.

In mid-1988, Obama traveled in Europe for how many weeks?
A: Three weeks.

Obama returned to Kenya in August 2006 for a visit to where?
A: His father's birthplace, a village near Kisumu in rural western Kenya.


In 1998 Barack was reelected to the Illinois Senate defeating what Republican?
A:  Yesse Yehudah.

What was Obama selected as at the end of his first year at Harvard?
A: An editor of the Harvard Law Review.

During his summers, what did Barack returned to Chicago for?
A: He worked as an associate at the law firms of Sidley Austin in 1989 and Hopkins & Sutter in 1990.

Obama's election as what gained national media attention?
A: First black president of the Harvard Law Review.

What did Barack Obama teach at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years?
A: Constitutional law.

Barack joined what law firm, a 13-attorney law firm specializing in civil rights litigation and neighborhood economic development in 1993?
A: Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Galland.

From 1994 to 2002, what two boards did Obama serve on?
A: The Woods Fund of Chicago, and the Joyce Foundation.


When was Barack elected to the Illinois Senate?
A: In 1996.

On October 2, 2002, Obama addressed the first high-profile Chicago what?
A: Anti-Iraq War rally.

In the March 2004 primary election, Obama won in a what?
A: Unexpected landslide.

What did Barack Obama do in July 2004?
A:  He delivered the keynote address at the 2004 Democratic National Convention.

In the November 2004 general election, what percentage of the votes did Obama win?
A:  With 70 percent of the vote.

On January 3, 2005, Barack became the only Senate member of the what?
A: Congressional Black Caucus.

In 2007, Obama sponsored an amendment to the Defense Authorization Act to do what?
A: Add safeguards for personality-disorder military discharges.

On August 23, who did Barack Obama announce as his selection for his vice presidential running mate?
A: Delaware Senator Joe Biden.