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Ronald Reagan Trivia Questions With Answers

Trivia quiz questions with answers about Ronald Reagan

 

Ronald Reagan Trivia Questions With Answers

Who was the 40th president of the United States?
A: Ronald Reagan.

What is Ronald Reagan's birth name?
A: Ronald Wilson Reagan.

On what date was Ronald Reagan born?
A: February 6, 1911.

Where was Ronald Reagan born?
A: Tampico, Illinois, U.S.

When did Ronald Reagan die?
A: June 5, 2004.

Before entering politics, what did Ronald Reagan do for a living?
A: He was an actor.

Reagan served as the 33rd governor of what state?
A: California.

 

Ronald Reagan graduated from what college?
A: Eureka College.

After graduating from college, what job did Ronald get?
A: Radio broadcaster.

What year was it that Ronald moved to Hollywood?
A: In 1937, where he began a career as an actor.

Reagan served in what position for the Screen Actors Guild?
A: President.

Reagan's start in politics occurred while he was working as a spokesperson for what company?
A: General Electric.

Originally, Ronald was a Democrat, but he switched to the Republican Party in what year?
A:  1962.

In 1964, after delivering a speech in support of Goldwater's presidential candidacy, Reagan was persuaded to seek what?
A:  The California governorship.

 

Reagan was elected what in 1966?
A: Governor of California .

Reagan lost his bid for the Republican presidential nomination in what two years?
A: 1968 and in 1976.

 Reagan won both the nomination and general election for President of the U.S. in what year?
A: In 1980, defeating incumbent Jimmy Carter.

What did Ronald Reagan survive during his first term in office as President?
A: An assassination attempt.

Reagan was re-elected in a landslide in 1984, proclaiming what?
A: That it was "Morning in America".

What happened to the cold war during Ronald's second term?
A: It ended.

How did Ronald Reagan publicly describe the Soviet Union?
A: As an "evil empire".

 

In what year did President Reagan leave office?
A: In 1989.

In what year was President Reagan diagnosed with  Alzheimer's disease?
A: 1994.

How old was Ronald Reagan when he died?
A: 93.

What was Ronald Reagan's older brother's name?
A: Neil.

What did Ronald's father nickname his son?
A:  "Dutch".

What high school did Reagan attend?
A: Dixon High School.

What was Ronald Reagan's first job?
A:  A lifeguard at the Rock River in Lowell Park, near Dixon, in 1927.

 

Over a six-year period, how many rescues did Reagan reportedly perform?
A:  77.

What college did Reagan attend?
A: Eureka College.

While attending college he became a member of what fraternity?
A:  Tau Kappa Epsilon.

In college, what did Ronald Reagan major in?
A: Economics and sociology.

At Eureka college he was a member of what sports teams?
A: The football team and the swim team.

What office was Reagan elected to in college?
A: Student body president.

Upon graduation from Eureka in 1932, he drove to Iowa, where he auditioned for a job at small-town what?
A: Radio stations.

 

The University of Iowa hired Reagan to broadcast what?
A: Home football games for the Hawkeyes.

Ronald's persuasive voice landed him a job as an announcer for what?
A: The Chicago Cubs baseball games.

Ronald took a screen test in 1937 that led to a seven-year contract with what movie studio?
A: Warner Brothers studios.

His first screen credit was the starring role in what 1937 movie?
A:  Love Is on the Air.

By the end of 1939 Reagan had already appeared in  how many movies?
A: 19.