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  Hail to the Chief's Wife [3]: Hillary Clinton    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Love her or hate her, Hillary Rodham Clinton is a formidable woman. This is the 3rd in a series of quizzes on American First Ladies.
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Jan 27 17
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  Hillary Rodham Clinton    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is about the life of Hillary Rodham Clinton. As First Lady she became a powerful symbol of the changing role and status of women in American society.
Average, 10 Qns, miss_chris, Mar 12 12
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Hillary Clinton Trivia Questions

1. Hillary Rodham Clinton has been a law student in Connecticut, the First Lady of Arkansas and a senator from New York but do you know where she was born and raised?

From Quiz
Hail to the Chief's Wife [3]: Hillary Clinton

Answer: Illinois

Hillary Diane Rodham was born in Chicago, Illinois on October 26, 1947. She was the older sister to two brothers, Tony and Hugh. Though raised in a conservative Republican household, Mrs. Clinton switched her party affiliation to Democratic after the 1968 presidential election of Richard Nixon.

2. When was Hillary Clinton born?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: October 26, 1947

Hillary Diane Rodham was born on October 26, 1947 to Hugh and Dorothy Rodham.

3. 22 year-old Hillary Rodham was chosen as the first student to deliver the commencement address at which prestigious college in 1969?

From Quiz Hail to the Chief's Wife [3]: Hillary Clinton

Answer: Wellesley

She graduated with honors from Wellesley with a degree in political science. Her graduation speech made Life magazine as she had criticized the speaker who preceded her, Massachusettes Senator Edward Brooke. One of the more memorable lines from the speech is "the challenge now is to practice politics as the art of making what appears to be impossible, possible." Faber College is the fictitious school in "Animal House".

4. Where was Hillary Clinton born?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: Chicago, IL

Hillary Clinton was born in Chicago and spent her childhood in Park Ridge, IL. She was a member of the National Honor Society and a Girl Scout. As First Lady, she served as the honorary president of the Girl Scouts of America.

5. For whom or what is Mrs. Clinton's daughter Chelsea named?

From Quiz Hail to the Chief's Wife [3]: Hillary Clinton

Answer: A song by Judy Collins

Chelsea Clinton received her name because her parents loved the song "Chelsea Morning" written by Joni Mitchell and recorded by Judy Collins.

6. Where did Hillary Clinton go to law school?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: Yale

While at Yale Law School, Hillary served on the Board of Editors of Yale Law Review and Social Action. This is where she met Bill Clinton. Hillary graduated in 1973.

7. Which law firm did Hillary work for in Arkansas?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: Rose Law Firm

Hillary Clinton joined the Rose Law Firm in 1977 and practiced there until 1992.

8. In 1993 Hillary Clinton was selected by her husband to chair a national task force to reform which issue?

From Quiz Hail to the Chief's Wife [3]: Hillary Clinton

Answer: Health care

Quickly dubbed "Hillarycare" by its opponents, the final plan presented by Mrs. Clinton and the Task Force on National Health Care Reform proved to be unpopular and was abandoned a year later. She found later success in championing 1997's State Children's Health Insurance program and helped create the Office on Violence Against Women within the Department of Justice.

9. How many years did Hillary Clinton serve as the First Lady of Arkansas?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: 12

While First Lady of Arkansas Hillary was named Woman of the Year and Mother of the Year.

10. Which New York senator decided not to run for re-election in 2000, leaving the door open for Hillary Clinton?

From Quiz Hail to the Chief's Wife [3]: Hillary Clinton

Answer: Daniel Patrick Moynihan

In running for the Senate from New York, Mrs. Clinton became the first First Lady to seek political office. Her opponent was Republican Congressman Rick Lazio who was soundly defeated despite criticism that she was a carpetbagger who had never resided in New York and lacked experience as an elected official. While in the Senate (2001-2009), Senator Clinton was generally thought to have performed well. Tip O'Neill was a Congressman from Massachusetts (1953 - 1987) and the Speaker of the US House of Representatives from 1977-1987. When first elected in 1953 he took over the House seat formerly held by John F. Kennedy, who had been elected to the Senate. He was succeeded in 1987 by Joseph P. Kennedy, the son of the late New York Senator and US Attorney General Robert Kennedy. Mario Cuomo was the Governor of New York from 1983-1994. Rudolph Giuiani was the US Attorney for New York where he made his crime-busting reputation prosecuting Wall Street financiers like Ivan Boesky and Michael Milken and members of organized crime. He was the Mayor of New York City from 1993-2001.

11. What year was daughter Chelsea born?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: 1980

Bill and Hillary Clinton were married in 1975 and Chelsea was born five years later.

12. In 1993 both Clintons came under scrutiny during an investigation of a failed real estate venture. What was the name of that venture?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: Whitewater & Whitewater Development Corporation

In 1996 Hillary Clinton was called to testify before a grand jury investigating Whitewater. This was the first time a first lady was asked to appear before a grand jury.

13. After losing a bitterly fought race for the 2008 Democratic Presidential nomination to Barack Obama, to which position did the new President Obama appoint Hillary Clinton in 2009?

From Quiz Hail to the Chief's Wife [3]: Hillary Clinton

Answer: Secretary of State

Mrs. Clinton became the third woman to assume the role of Madame Secretary; she was preceeded by Madeleine Albright and Condoleeza Rice.

14. What was the name of the best-selling 1996 book Hillary Clinton wrote?

From Quiz Hillary Rodham Clinton

Answer: It Takes a Village

The full title of the book is "It Takes a Village and Other Lessons Children Teach Us". Hillary Clinton won a Grammy for her recording of this book.

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