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Franklin D. Roosevelt Trivia Questions With Answers

Free fun presidential trivia quiz questions about Franklin D. Roosevelt.

 

Franklin D. Roosevelt Trivia Questions With Answers

Who was the 32nd President of the United States?
A: Franklin D. Roosevelt.

During what time period was Franklin D. Roosevelt the President of the U.S.?
A: March 4, 1933 – April 12, 1945

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.

Franklin was a democrat, who won how many presidential elections?
A: A record four elections and served from March 1933 to his death in April 1945.

 

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?
A: Harvard.

Who did Franklin marry in 1905?
A: He married Eleanor Roosevelt.

How many children did Franklin and Eleanor have?
A: Six.

When did he enter politics?
A: In 1910, serving in the New York State Senate.

In 1920, Franklin was the Democratic nominee for Vice-President of the United States, but was defeated by whom?
A: Calvin Coolidge.

 

Roosevelt was stricken with what in 1921?
A: Polio, which cost him the use of his legs.

Roosevelt defeated what incumbent Republican in November 1932, at the depth of the Great Depression?
A: Herbert Hoover.

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?
A: Munitions.

With very strong national support, Roosevelt made war on Japan and Germany after the what?
A: Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.

What did Roosevelt order in 1942?
A: He ordered the internment of 100,000 Japanese American civilians.

Roosevelt is consistently rated by scholars as one of the top three what?
A: U.S. Presidents, along with Abraham Lincoln and George Washington.

 

Roosevelt attended events of what New York society?
A: Sons of the American Revolution.

He joined the organization while he was what?
A: President.

Who were Roosevelt's parents?
A:  James Roosevelt I,  and Sara Ann Delano.

His parents, James and Sara, were sixth what?
A: Cousins.

James and Sara both were from what type of families
A: Wealthy old New York families.

Roosevelt grew up in an atmosphere of what?
A: Privilege.

What type of mother was Sara?
A: She was a possessive mother.

What age was Franklin when he made his first trip to Europe 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?
A: 15

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.

Again an average student Academically, what type of student was he?
A: Average.