George H. W. Bush Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Who was the 41st President of the United States?
A: George H. W. Bush.
Who was his Vice President?
A: Dan Quayle.
Who preceded George H. W. Bush as President of the United
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 the last living former President who is a veteran of
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
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
A: Yale University.
He became a millionaire by what age?
Bush became involved in politics soon after founding his
A: Oil company.
He served as a member of the House of Representatives and
A: Director of Central Intelligence.
He failed to win the Republican nomination for President in
He was however, chosen by party nominee Ronald Reagan to be
A: Running mate.
During his tenure, Bush headed administration task forces
on deregulation and what?
A: Fighting the "War on Drugs".
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
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
A: Executed and eaten by their captors.
Through 1944,how many combat missions did he fly?
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
A: Barbara Pierce.
How many children did their marriage produce?
A: Six children.