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George W. Bush Trivia Questions and Answers

George W. Bush trivia quiz questions with the answers.

 

George W. Bush Trivia Questions and Answers

Who was the 43rd President of the United States?
A: George W. Bush.

What time period was he in office as President of the United States?
A: January 20, 2001 – January 20, 2009

Who was his Vice President?
A: Dick Cheney.

Who preceded George as U.S. President?
A: Bill Clinton.

Who was Bush succeeded by?
A: Barack Obama.

On what date was George Bush born?
A: On July 6, 1946.

Where was he born?
A: At Grace-New Haven Hospital in New Haven, Connecticut.

 

Who is his father?
A:  George Herbert Walker Bush.

Who is his mother?
A: Barbara Pierce.

Where was George raised?
A: In Midland and Houston, Texas with four siblings.

What are the names of his siblings?
A:  Jeb, Neil, Marvin and Dorothy.

Another younger sister, Robin, died from leukemia at what age?
A: Three.

Bush’s grandfather, Prescott Bush, was a what?
A:  U.S. Senator from Connecticut.

George’s father, George H. W. Bush was Ronald Reagan's what?
A: Vice President from 1981 to 1989.

 

His father was also what?
A: The 41st U.S. President from 1989 to 1993.

In Houston, he went to what school?
A: The Kinkaid School, a prep school in Houston for two years.

Bush finished high school at what school?
A: The Phillips Academy, a boarding school in Andover, Massachusetts.

Bush attended what school from 1964 to 1968?
A: Yale University.

He graduated with a B.A. degree in what?
A: History.

Beginning in the fall of 1973, Bush attended what school?
A: The Harvard Business School.

At Harvard, he earned what degree?
A: An M.B.A. degree.

He is the only U.S. President to have earned a what?
A: An M.B.A.

 

In May 1968, Bush was commissioned into what?
A: The Texas Air National Guard.

Bush was suspended from flying for failure to what?
A: Take a scheduled physical exam.

Bush was honorably discharged from the Air Force Reserve on what date?
A:  November 21, 1974.

At a backyard barbecue in 1977, friends introduced him to whom?
A: Laura Lane Welch, a school teacher and librarian.

Bush proposed to her after how long of a courtship?
A: Three month.

When did they get married?
A: November 5, 1977.

Where did they settle?
A: In Midland, Texas.

 

Bush left his family's Episcopal Church to join what?
A: His wife's United Methodist Church.

On November 25, 1981, Laura Bush gave birth to what?
A: Fraternal twin daughters, Barbara Pierce Bush and Jenna Welch Bush.

Prior to his marriage, Bush had multiple episodes of what?
A: Alcohol abuse.

Bush has been an avid what throughout his adult life?
A: Reader, preferring biographies and histories.

During his time as president, Bush read how many Lincoln biographies?
A: 14.

During the last three years of his presidency, he reportedly read how many books?
A: 186.

Since leaving the White House, Bush has also taken up what?
A: Oil painting.

Bush welcomed his first granddaughter, Margaret Laura "Mila" Hager on what date?
A:  April 14, 2013, when his daughter Jenna Bush gave birth.

 

In 1978, Bush ran for what?
A: The House of Representatives from Texas's 19th congressional district.

Bush lost the election by how many votes?
A: 6,000.

Bush moved his family to Washington, D.C. in 1988 to work on what?
A: His father's campaign for the U.S. presidency.

Bush declared his candidacy for the 1994 what?
A: Texas gubernatorial election.

His campaign focused on what four themes?
A: Welfare reform, tort reform, crime reduction, and education improvement.