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Trivia Quiz About William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison trivia quiz questions with answers.


Trivia Quiz About William Henry Harrison

Who was the 9th president of the United States?
A: William Henry Harrison.

Who was Harrison’s Vice President?
A: John Tyler.

William Henry Harrison was the first US President to do what?
A: Die in office.

How old was Harrison when he was inaugurated?
A: 68 years, the oldest president to take office until Ronald Reagan in 1981.

 Harrison died on his 32nd day in office of complications from what?
A: Pneumonia.

Harrison’s death sparked a brief what?
A: Constitutional crisis.

William Henry Harrison was the grandfather of whom?
A:  Benjamin Harrison, who was the 23rd President from 1889 to 1893.


Harrison gained national fame for leading U.S. forces against American Indians at what Battle?
A: Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811.

As a general in the War of 1812, Harrison’s most notable action was in what Battle?
A: The Battle of the Thames in 1813.

After the war, Harrison moved to Ohio, where he was elected to the what?
A: United States House of Representatives. In 1824 the state legislature elected him to the U.S. Senate.

In Colombia, Harrison spoke with Simón Bolívar urging his nation to do what?
A: Adopt American-style democracy.

Harrison lived in relative retirement until he was nominated for the presidency in what year?
A: 1836.

William was elected president in 1840, and died of pneumonia in what month?
A: April 1841, a month after taking office.

On what date was William Henry Harrison was born?
A: February 9, 1773.


Harrison was the youngest of how many children?
A: Seven.

Who was Harrison’s father?
A: Benjamin Harrison V.

Who was William Henry Harrison’s mother?
A: Elizabeth.

Harrison was the last president born as a British subject before what?
A: American Independence.

William’s father was a delegate to the Continental Congress (1774–1777), who signed the what?
A: Declaration of Independence.

During what period was the senior Harrison governor of Virginia?
A: Between 1781 and 1784.

William's older brother Carter Bassett Harrison was elected to what?
A: The United States House of Representatives from Virginia.


In 1787, at the age of 14, Harrison entered what school?
A:  Presbyterian Hampden-Sydney College.

Harrison attended the school until what year?
A: 1790, becoming well-versed in Latin and basic French.

Harrison next entered the University of Pennsylvania where he studied medicine under who?
A:  Dr. Benjamin Rush.

Governor Henry Lee of Virginia, a friend of Harrison's father persuaded him to join the what?
A: Army.

Within 24 hours of meeting Governor Lee, Harrison was commissioned as a what in the U.S. Army?
A: Ensign.

After his mother died in 1793, Harrison inherited about 3,000 acres of land and several what?
A: Slaves.

Together the Harrisons had how many children?
A: 10.


 How many of William Henry Harrisons 10 children lived into adulthood?
A: Nine.

 Harrison’s wife Anna was frequently in poor health during the marriage, primarily due to her what?
A: Many pregnancies.

 Anna outlived William by how many years?
A:  23 years, dying at age 88 on February 25, 1864.