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"Obviously A Yale Man"

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Obviously  A Yale Man game quiz
"This quiz is about U.S. presidents and where they got their education."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. John Adams, the second President, attended this New England college in 1751. The college he attended was_______________.
    Answer: (Ivy League)


2. Thomas Jefferson, the author of The Declaration of Independence, graduated from the University of Virginia.
    True
    False


3. James Madison was the first U.S. President to graduate from which famous university?
    Vanderbilt
    Harvard
    Princeton
    Yale


4. James Monroe graduated from The College of William and Mary.
    True
    False


5. John Quincy Adams attended Boston College in 1785.
    True
    False


6. John Tyler graduated from __________________, the prefered institution of wealthy Virginians.
    Answer: (Three word name)


7. James Polk was the only U.S president to graduate from this state university?
    The University of North Carolina
    The University of Georgia
    The University of Virginia
    The College of New Jersey


8. Franklin Pierce, a native of Maine, graduated from Boston University.
    True
    False


9. What college did James Buchanan graduate from?
    Boston College
    Dickinson College
    Fordham University
    Princeton


10. Abraham Lincoln, who famously learned to read in a log cabin, graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in philosophy.
    True
    False


11. Ulysses S. Grant, the famed Civil War General and U.S. President, graduated from West Point.
    True
    False


12. Rutherford B. Hayes graduated from what little known Ohio school?
    Xavier
    Toledo
    Youngstown State
    Kenyon College


13. James Garfield, who held the rank of Major General during the Civil War, graduated from Williams College.
    True
    False


14. Chester A. Arthur, the 21st President and New York native, graduated from what college?
    Stockton College
    Columbia University
    Union College
    Fordham University


15. Benjamin Harrison, often nicknamed "the human iceberg", graduated from the University of Delaware.
    True
    False


16. Theodore Roosevelt, who was the youngest person to become President, graduated from Yale University.
    True
    False


17. William Howard Taft, one of many U.S. presidents to have been a practicing lawyer, graduated from Yale.
    True
    False


18. President Woodrow Wilson graduated from Princeton University.
    True
    False


19. Warren G. Harding graduated from what little known Ohio college?
    Miami of Ohio University
    Harding College
    Ohio Central College
    Grand Lakes University


20. Calvin Coolidge, the only President to be sworn into office by his father, graduated from Amherst College.
    True
    False


21. Herbert Hoover graduated from what well known California institution?
    Answer: (West Coast school)


22. Franklin D. Roosevelt graduated from the University of New York, in Buffalo.
    True
    False


23. John F. Kennedy, a World War II veteran and Massachuetts native, graduated from what New England university?
    Answer: (Northeastern school)


24. James Earl Carter graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis.
    True
    False


25. George H. W. Bush, another World War II veteran, graduated from what ivy league institution?
    Answer: (His son went here also)


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