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Calvin Coolidge Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Who was the 30th President of the United States?
A: Calvin Coolidge.

During what period was he President of the United States?
A: August 2, 1923 – March 4, 1929

Who was his vice president from 1923 to 1925?
A: None.

Who was his vice president from 1925 to 1929?
A: Charles G. Dawes.

Who preceded Coolidge as President of the U.S.?
A: Warren G. Harding.

Who succeeded Coolidge as U.S. President?
A: Herbert Hoover.

Calvin Coolidge was the 29th what?
A: Vice President of the United States.


What was Calvin Coolidge's birth name?
A: John Calvin Coolidge, Jr.

Where was he born?
A: In Plymouth Notch, Windsor County, Vermont.

On what date was Calvin born?
A: On July 4, 1872.

Calvin Coolidge was the only U.S. President to be born on what?
A:  Independence Day.

Who were his parents?
A: John Calvin Coolidge, Sr. and Victoria Josephine Moor.

Coolidge Senior engaged in many occupations, but developed a statewide reputation as a what?
A: Prosperous farmer, storekeeper and public servant.

Coolidge's mother was the daughter of a what?
A: A Plymouth Notch farmer.


Victoria was chronically ill and died, perhaps from tuberculosis, when Coolidge was how old?
A: Twelve.

At what age did his younger sister, Abigail Grace Coolidge die?
A: At the age of fifteen, probably of appendicitis.

What college did Coolidge attend?
A: Amherst College.

While at Amherst, where did he distinguish  himself?
A: In the debating class.

At his father's urging after graduation, Coolidge moved to Northampton, Massachusetts to become a what?
A: A lawyer.

Who did Coolidge meet in 1905?
A: Grace Anna Goodhue, a teacher at the Clarke School for the Deaf.

That year they were engaged in early summer and married when?
A: In October.


Being consistently loyal, he was a what?
A: Devoted husband.

Calvin could also could be self-centered, undemonstrative reserved, and often what?
A: Grumpy.

Calvin and Grace had how many sons?
A: Two, John and Calvin, Jr.

In 1896 Coolidge campaigned for what Republican presidential candidate?
A:  William McKinley.

In 1898, Coolidge won election to what?
A: The City Council of Northampton.

The position did not pay a salary, but gave Coolidge valuable what?
A: Political experience.

In 1899, he ran for what position?
A: City Solicitor.


He was elected for a what?
A: One-year term in 1900, and reelected in 1901.

In 1904, Coolidge suffered his only defeat at the ballot box, losing an election to the what?
A: Northampton school board.

In 1906, the local Republican committee nominated Coolidge for what?
A: Election to the state House of Representatives.

In 1911, the State Senator for the Hampshire County area retired and encouraged Coolidge to do what?
A: Run for his seat for the 1912 session.

In 1918. Coolidge was unopposed for the Republican nomination for Governor of what?
A: Massachusetts.

Coolidge won by a margin of how many votes over his opponent, Richard H. Long?
A: 16,773.

On November 2, 1920, Harding and Coolidge were victorious in the election for the Presidency and Vice Presidency  in a landslide, winning more than what percentage  of the popular vote?
A: 60 percent.

They also won in Tennessee, the first time a Republican ticket had won a "what" since Reconstruction?
A:  Southern state.

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