Franklin D. Roosevelt Trivia Questions With Answers
Who was the 32nd President of the United States?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt.
Who was Franklin’s Vice President?
A: John Nance Garner (1933–41), Henry A. Wallace (1941–45), Harry S. Truman (1945)
Who preceded Roosevelt as U.S. President?
A: Herbert Hoover.
Who succeeded Roosevelt as President of the United States?
A: Harry S. Truman.
Franklin was the 44th Governor of what state?
A: New York.
Where was Franklin D. Roosevelt born?
A: In Hyde Park, New York.
In what year was Roosevelt born?
A: In 1882.
Where did he attend College, graduating in 1903?
Who did Franklin marry in 1905?
A: He married Eleanor Roosevelt.
How many children did Franklin and Eleanor have?
As World War II loomed, Roosevelt gave strong diplomatic
and financial support to what two countries, while remaining officially neutral?
A: China and Great Britain.
His goal was to make America the "Arsenal of Democracy,"
which would supply what to the allies?
What did Roosevelt order in 1942?
A: He ordered the internment of 100,000 Japanese American civilians.
Roosevelt attended events of what New York society?
A: Sons of the American Revolution.
He joined the organization while he was what?
Who were Roosevelt's parents?
A: James Roosevelt I, and Sara Ann Delano.
His parents, James and Sara, were sixth what?
James and Sara both were from what type of families
A: Wealthy old New York families.
Roosevelt grew up in an atmosphere of what?
What type of mother was Sara?
A: She was a possessive mother.
What age was Franklin when he made his first trip to
with his parents?
A: First at the age of two.
He went with his parents to Europe every year from the ages
of seven to what?
Roosevelt become conversant in what languages?
A: German and French.
Roosevelt attended Groton School where 90% of the students
were from families on the what?
A: Social register.
Franklin was strongly influenced by its headmaster,
Endicott Peabody, who preached what?
A: That the duty of Christians was to help the less fortunate and urged his students to enter public service.
Academically, what type of student