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Free Presidential Trivia

 

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 (19811989), 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.