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President Kennedy Trivia Questions With Answers

Presidential trivia quiz about John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States.


President Kennedy Trivia Questions With Answers

Who was the 35th President of the United States?
A: John F. Kennedy

During what time period did Kennedy serve as President of the U.S.?”
A: January 20, 1961 – November 22, 1963

Who was Kennedy’s Vice President?
A: Lyndon B. Johnson.

Who preceded John F. Kennedy as President of the United States?
A: Dwight D. Eisenhower.

What was Kennedy’s birth name?
A: John Fitzgerald Kennedy.

Where was John Fitzgerald Kennedy born?
A: At 83 Beals Street in Brookline, Massachusetts.

On what date was he born?
A:  May 29, 1917.


Who wash John’s father?
A: Businessman and politician Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Sr.

Who was John’s mother?
A: Philanthropist and socialite Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald-Kennedy.

All four of Kennedy’s grandparents were the children of immigrants from where?
A: Ireland.

Who were John’s brothers?
A:  Joseph Patrick "Joe" Kennedy, Jr., Robert Francis "Bobby" Kennedy, and Edward Moore "Ted" Kennedy.

How did Joseph, Jr. die?
A: In action during World War II.

Robert and Ted were both prominent what?
A: Senators.

Who were Kennedy’s sisters?
A: Rose Marie "Rosemary" Kennedy, Kathleen Agnes "Kick" Kennedy, Eunice Mary Kennedy, Patricia Helen "Pat" Kennedy, and Jean Ann Kennedy.


What did Kennedy’s sister Eunice found?
A: The Special Olympics while Jean served as United States Ambassador to Ireland from 1993-1998.

What elementary schools did John F. Kennedy attend?
A: He attended the Edward Devotion School, the Noble and Greenough Lower School, and the Dexter School through 4th grade

Where did the Kennedy family move to in 1927?
A: 5040 Independence Avenue in Riverdale, Bronx, New York City.

Two years later, where did they move to?
A: 294 Pondfield Road in Bronxville, New York, where Kennedy was a member of Scout Troop 2.

Where did the Kennedy family spent summers?
A: At their home in Hyannisport, Massachusetts.

Where did they spend Christmas and Easter holidays?
A: At their winter home in Palm Beach, Florida.

From 5th-7th grade, John attended what school?
A:  Riverdale Country School, a private school for boys.


In September 1930, John—now 13 years old—attended the Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut.

In late April 1931, what did he require?
A: An appendectomy.

In September 1931, Kennedy was sent to what school?
A: The Choate School in Wallingford, Connecticut for 9th through 12th grade.

While attending Choate, Kennedy was beset by health problems that culminated in 1934 with what?
A: His emergency hospitalization at Yale – New Haven Hospital.

Kennedy was admitted to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in June 1934, and diagnosed with what?
A: Colitis.

Where did Kennedy spend the spring of 1936 working as a ranch hand?
A: On the 40,000 acres "Jay Six" cattle ranch outside Benson, Arizona.

In September 1936, where did John F. Kennedy enroll?
A: At Harvard College.


He tried out for the football, golf, and swimming teams and earned a spot on what team?
A: The varsity swimming team.

In 1939, Kennedy toured Europe, the Soviet Union, the Balkans, and the Middle East in preparation for what?
A: His Harvard senior honors thesis.

As an upperclassman at Harvard, Kennedy became a more serious student and developed an interest in what?
A: Political philosophy.

In his junior year, he made the what?
A: Dean's List.

In September 1941, after medical disqualification by the Army for his chronic lower back problems, Kennedy joined what?
A: The U.S. Navy.

On August 2, 1943, Kennedy's boat, the PT-109, was rammed by what?
A: The Japanese destroyer Amagiri.

When was Kennedy honorably discharged?
A: Just prior to Japan's surrender in 1945.

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