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George H. W. Bush Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

George H. W. Bush Trivia Quiz with Answers


George H. W. Bush Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Who was the 41st President of the United States?
A: George H. W. Bush.

During what time was he in office?
A: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993

Who was his Vice President?
A: Dan Quayle.

Who preceded George H. W. Bush as President of the United States?
A: Ronald Reagan.

Who succeeded Bush as President?
A: Bill Clinton.

What was George H. W. Bush's birth name?
A: George Herbert Walker Bush.

Where was Bush born?
A: Bush was born in Milton, Massachusetts


On what date was George Bush born?
A: June 12, 1924.

He is a Republican, and had previously served as the what?
A:  43rd Vice President of the United States (1981–1989), a congressman, an ambassador, and Director of Central Intelligence.

He is the last living former President who is a veteran of what war?
A:  World War II.

Prior to his son's presidency, he was known simply as what?
A: George Bush or President Bush.

Who was George's father?
A: Senator Prescott Bush.

Who was his mother?
A: Dorothy Walker Bush.

Where did Bush begin his formal education?
A: At the Greenwich Country Day School in Greenwich.


Beginning in 1936, he attended what school?
A: The Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts.

Following the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, Bush postponed college, and did what?
A: Enlisted in the U.S. Navy.

He enlisted on his what?
A: On his 18th birthday, and became the youngest aviator in the U.S. Navy at the time.

In September 1943, he was assigned to what?
A: Torpedo Squadron (VT-51) as the photographic officer.

Bush served until the end of the war, then attended what school?
A: Yale University.

He Graduated in 1948, and he moved his family to West Texas and entered what business?
A: The oil business.

He became a millionaire by what age?
A: 40.


Bush became involved in politics soon after founding his own what?
A: Oil company.

He served as a member of the House of Representatives and  what?
A: Director of Central Intelligence.

He failed to win the Republican nomination for President in what year?
A: 1980.

He was however, chosen by party nominee Ronald Reagan to be his what?
A: Running mate.

During his tenure, Bush headed administration task forces on deregulation and what?
A: Fighting the "War on Drugs".

In 1988, Bush ran a successful campaign to succeed Reagan as President, defeating whom?
A: Democratic opponent Michael Dukakis.

He lost the 1992 presidential election to Democrat Bill Clinton.

Bush piloted one of four Grumman TBM Avenger aircraft from VT-51 that attacked what?
A: The Japanese installations on Chichijima.


Bushes plane was shot down and he was rescued by what submarine?
A: The USS Finback.

For the next month what did he do?
A: He remained on the Finback, and participated in the rescue of other pilots.

Several of the pilots shot down during the attack were what?
A: Executed and eaten by their captors.

Through 1944,how many combat missions did he fly?
A: 58.

What medals did he receive?
A: The Distinguished Flying Cross, three Air Medals, and the Presidential Unit Citation awarded to San Jacinto.

Upon the Japanese surrender in 1945, Bush was what?
A: Honorably discharged.

George Bush married whom on January 6, 1945, only weeks after his return from the Pacific?
A: Barbara Pierce.

 How many children did their marriage produce?
A: Six children.

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