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
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
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?
At what age did his younger sister, Abigail Grace Coolidge
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
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?
Calvin and Grace had how many sons?
A: Two, John and Calvin, Jr.
In 1896 Coolidge campaigned for what
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
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
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?
Coolidge won by a margin of how many votes over his
opponent, Richard H. Long?
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.