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President Kennedy Trivia Questions

 

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 id 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.