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President Grover Cleveland Trivia Quiz - Questions With Answers

 

Who was the 22nd and the 24th President of the United States?
A: Grover Cleveland.

What was Grover Cleveland’s birth name?
A: Stephen Grover Cleveland.

On what date was Grover born?
A: On March 18, 1837

Where was Grover born?
A: Iin Caldwell, New Jersey.

Who were Grover’s parents?
A:  Richard Falley Cleveland and Ann Neal Cleveland.

What was Cleveland's father’s occupation?
A: He was a Presbyterian minister, originally from Connecticut.

Where was his mother from?
A: She was from Baltimore, the daughter of a bookseller.

Grover was the only US president to serve two what?
A:  Nonconsecutive terms (1885–1889 and 1893–1897).

He was the winner of the popular vote for president how many times?
A: Three times, in 1884, 1888, and 1892.

Cleveland was the leader of the pro-business Bourbon Democrats who opposed what?
A: High tariffs, Free Silver, inflation, imperialism, and subsidies to business, farmers, or veterans.

Grover’s crusade for political reform and fiscal conservatism made him an icon for who?
A: American conservatives of the era.

Cleveland won praise for his what?
A: Honesty, self-reliance, integrity, and commitment to the principles of classical liberalism.

President Cleveland relentlessly fought what?
A: Political corruption, patronage and bossism.

As his second term began, disaster hit the nation when the Panic of 1893 produced a what?
A: Severe national depression, which Cleveland was unable to reverse.

It ruined his Democratic Party, opening the way for a what?
A: A republican landslide in 1894.

It also set the stage for the agrarian and silverite seizure of the what?
A: The democratic Party in 1896.

Cleveland was the fifth of how many children?
A: Nine.

He was named Stephen Grover in honor of who?
A: The first pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Caldwell, where his father was pastor at the time.

He became known as what in his adult life?
A: Grover.

Neighbors later described Grover as what?
A:  Full of fun and inclined to play pranks.

Grover was also  fond of outdoor what?
A: Sports.

Where did Grover receive his elementary education?
A: At the Fayetteville Academy and the Clinton Liberal Academy.

After his father died in 1853, he again left school so as to do what?
A: Help support his family.

Where was Cleveland's brother William was hired as a teacher?
A: At the New York Institute for the Blind in New York City.

William obtained a place for Cleveland as a what?
A: An assistant teacher.

Where did Grover go at the end of 1854?
A:  Grover returned home to Holland Patent.

What did Grover decide to do in 1855?
A: He decided to go west.

His first stop was in Buffalo, New York, where his uncle, Lewis W. Allen gave him a what?
A: A clerical job.

Grover later took a clerkship with the law firm of Rogers, Bowen, and Rogers, and began to do what?
A: Read the law, and was admitted to the bar in 1859.

How long did Cleveland work for the Rogers firm?
A: For three years, then left the firm in 1862 to start his own practice.

In January 1863, Cleveland was appointed what?
A: Assistant district attorney of Erie County.

Cleveland paid George Benninsky, a thirty-two year-old Polish immigrant, $150 to do what?
A: Serve in his place in the civil war.