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  American 'Royalty': Jackie Kennedy Onassis   best quiz  
Ordering Quiz
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Jackie Kennedy Onassis was one of the most respected people in US history, partly for being connected to a famous US family but also for what she accomplished in her own right.
Easier, 10 Qns, 1nn1, Aug 13 23
1nn1 gold member
Aug 13 23
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  Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis    
Multiple Choice
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How well do you know Jackie O?
Average, 10 Qns, Jenn74, Oct 14 13
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  Hail to the Chief's Wife #10: Jacqueline Kennedy   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Much has been written about America's most famous First Lady, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis. This quiz will focus on less commonly known aspects of her life and may be challenging unless you are an American history buff like me!
Average, 10 Qns, brewster76, Jul 25 09
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  Jackie O    
Multiple Choice
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This a quiz about the U.S First Lady whom I admire greatly.
Average, 10 Qns, Brunette87, Mar 19 13
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  Jacqueline Kennedy: The American Queen    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
She was the wife of the 35th President of the United States and one of the most influential and emulated women of the 20th century. How much do you know about this feminine icon?
Tough, 10 Qns, 60sFashion, Jun 18 09
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  Just Jackie    
Multiple Choice
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A quiz to test your knowledge on Jackie Kennedy.
Average, 10 Qns, jen05, Oct 10 23
Oct 10 23
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  The Clothes of Camelot    
Multiple Choice
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Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy was a beautiful, stylish, and fascinating First Lady. Her hairdo, hats, and clothing were widely copied and admired. Test your knowledge of the beautiful clothes she wore as she dazzled the world.
Difficult, 10 Qns, jbk728, Oct 14 20
Oct 14 20
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trivia question Quick Question
What was the nickname JFK's sisters gave Jackie?

From Quiz "Jackie O"

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Jacqueline Kennedy Trivia Questions

1. Which historic event did Jackie cover as the "Inquiring Camera Girl" for the Washington Times-Herald?

From Quiz
Jacqueline Kennedy: The American Queen

Answer: Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

Prior to their marriage Jackie interviewed John F Kennedy in addition to Richard Nixon who would become JFK's opponent in the 1960 presidential election. She also covered the inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1953.

2. When was the future First Lady, Jackie Kennedy Onassis, born?

From Quiz Jackie O

Answer: July 28, 1929

Jacqueline Lee Bouvier was born in Southampton, New York. She had a younger sister called Caroline Lee born in 1933.

3. Inauguration Ball, January 20, 1961: Mrs. Kennedy wore a beautiful gown with a satin cape to the Inauguration Ball being held in her husband's honor. This gown and cape were what color?

From Quiz The Clothes of Camelot

Answer: Ivory

Jackie worked with Diana Vreeland, Emeric Partos, and Ethel Frankau from Bergdorf Goodman to design this exquisite dress. Jackie thought of wearing it with a short fur jacket, but decided at the last moment to go with the cape. The effect was breathtaking.

4. For which newspaper did Jacqueline Bouvier work in the early 1950s?

From Quiz Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Answer: The Washington Times-Herald

She worked at the now defunct Washington Times-Herald as an Inquiring Camera Girl. During her employment there, she interviewed her future husband John F. Kennedy.

5. What was Jackie Kennedy's maiden name?

From Quiz Just Jackie

Answer: Bouvier & Jaqueline Bouvier & Jaqueline Lee Bouvier

Bouvier was also the maiden name of Marge Simpson.

6. What did Jacqueline Bouvier state in the 1947 Miss Porter's School yearbook was her ambition?

From Quiz Hail to the Chief's Wife #10: Jacqueline Kennedy

Answer: Not to be a housewife

In a review of one of the numerous biographies written about her, Publisher's Weekly noted the dichotomy of Jackie's personality: "fierce intellectual and a compulsive shopper, a craver of solitude who nevertheless shone in the spotlight, a snob with a strong social conscience, a would-be career woman who also sought out the security of marriage to wealthy, prominent husbands... Jackie is indeed a study in contradictions... her personality is a consequence of her upbringing as the child of unhappily wed, social-climbing parents, of a cultural climate that at once encouraged women to nurture their talents and expected them to view themselves primarily as wives and mothers".

7. On which day did Jacqueline Bouvier become Mrs John F Kennedy?

From Quiz Jacqueline Kennedy: The American Queen

Answer: September 12 1953

Jackie and JFK were wed at Saint Mary's Church in Newport, Rhode Island and spent their honeymoon in Acapulco, Mexico. Interestingly, it was later said that Jackie did not particularly care for her wedding dress, though she wore it anyway.

8. What were the names of her parents?

From Quiz Jackie O

Answer: John and Janet

Her father John Vernou "Black Jack" Bouvier III and her mother Janet Norton Lee were married on July 7th, 1928 and divorced in 1942. John Bouvier passed away on April 2nd, 1957 and Janet Norton Lee died from Alzheimer's disease in 1989 at the age of 82.

9. Palace of Versailles, June 1, 1961: Jackie wore an ivory gown with a beautifully embroidered bodice. What pattern was embroidered on the bodice?

From Quiz The Clothes of Camelot

Answer: Flowers

Jackie dazzled Charles De Gaulle when she wore this ivory gown to the "Hall of Mirrors". The flowers were shades of purples, pinks, yellows, and white with green leaves. The dress was embroidered with silk ribbons and seed pearls. It was designed by Hubert de Givenchy.

10. In what year did Jacqueline marry John F. Kennedy?

From Quiz Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Answer: 1953

The famous couple were married at St. Mary's in Newport, Rhode Island and their reception was held at her mother and step-father's Newport estate, Hammersmith Farm. To her dismay, she was given away, not by her real father, but by her step-father.

11. What three languages, besides English, was Jackie Kennedy fluent in?

From Quiz Just Jackie

Answer: French, Spanish, and Italian

12. What was the name of the High School Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy went to?

From Quiz Jackie O

Answer: Miss Porter's School

She went to Miss Porter's School from 1944 to 1947. The school is located in Farmington, Connecticut and it's a preparatory school for girls. It was founded in 1843 by Miss Sarah Porter. Other notable alumnaes are Oscar nominated actress Gene Tierney and American artist, actress and socialite Gloria Vanderbilt.

13. Vienna, June 3, 1961: To meet Soviet premier Khrushchev, Jackie wore a gorgeous sequined chiffon dress. What was the color of this dress?

From Quiz The Clothes of Camelot

Answer: Shell Pink

The famously fussy Nikita Khrushchev was awed by Jackie at this dinner. When meeting President Kennedy, he looked at Jackie and said "I'd like to shake her hand first!" This dress was designed by Oleg Cassini.

14. What school did Jackie Kennedy attend for her freshman year of college?

From Quiz Just Jackie

Answer: Vassar

Jackie ended up disliking Vassar so much that she moved to France and studied at the Sorbonne.

15. As First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy chose Oleg Cassini as her official designer in 1961. It is sometimes misreported that Cassini also designed her famous pillbox hats. He did not. Who did?

From Quiz Hail to the Chief's Wife #10: Jacqueline Kennedy

Answer: Halston

Roy Halston Frowick was born in Des Moines, Iowa in 1932. He became the chief milliner at Bergdorf Goodman in New York after serving as the co-designer for famed hat maker Lilly Daché. In Halston's New York Times obituary from 1990 he is quoted as having said he designed the pillbox specifically to fit Mrs. Kennedy's "large head."

16. How many children did Jackie and JFK have?

From Quiz Jacqueline Kennedy: The American Queen

Answer: 4

1956-Arabella Kennedy, Stillborn 1957-Caroline Bouvier Kennedy 1960-John Fitzgerald Kennedy, died in 1999 as the result of a plane crash 1963-Patrick Bouvier Kennedy,died two days after birth as the result of a respiratory illness.

17. When and where did Jacqueline Bouvier marry Senator John F. Kennedy?

From Quiz Jackie O

Answer: September 12, 1953 in Newport, Rhode Island

She married John F. Kennedy on 12th of September, 1953 and the reception took place at Hammersmith Farm.

18. White House dinner honoring the President of Peru, September 19, 1961: Jackie wore this long evening dress with a black velvet bodice and colorful satin skirt. What color was the skirt?

From Quiz The Clothes of Camelot

Answer: Chinese yellow

This dress was designed by Jules-Francois Crahay, a designer for Nina Ricci. The top was originally designed in brown velvet, but Jackie didn't care for the color on her. The dress also had a fringed sash knotted at the waist.

19. What is Jackie's sister's full maiden name?

From Quiz Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Answer: Caroline Lee Bouvier

Though Jackie's sister's name is Caroline, she actually prefers to be called by her middle name, Lee. Lee is also Jackie's middle name and their mother's maiden name.

20. Jackie Kennedy was dubbed the "Debutante of the Year" in which year/season of New York "high society"?

From Quiz Just Jackie

Answer: 1947-48

Writing under the pseudonym of Cholly Knickerbocker, the newspaper gossip columnist Igor Cassini gave Jackie the title. Igor's brother Oleg eventually designed most of Jackie's clothes.

21. What year did Jacqueline Kennedy become the First Lady of the United States?

From Quiz Jackie O

Answer: 1961

Her husband, Massachusetts Senator John F. Kennedy became the President of the United States in January of 1961. His time in the oval office lasted approximately 1000 days and in later years, the Kennedy administration would be known as Camelot.

22. White House Dinner honoring the Governor of Puerto Rico, November 13, 1961: This dinner is widely remembered as the night Pablo Casals played at the White House. Jackie's beaded dress was what color?

From Quiz The Clothes of Camelot

Answer: Chartreuse

This silk dress with matching jacket featured a shell top with was encrusted with crystal sequins and beads. It was designed by Oleg Cassini. Jackie also wore this dress in India in 1962.

23. How many of Jackie's children survived beyond their first birthday?

From Quiz Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

Answer: 2

One of her four children, a baby girl, was stillborn in August 1956; she also gave birth to a baby boy in August 1963, but he died shortly after birth. After JFK's death, she had their bodies exhumed and moved beside their father's grave at Arlington National Cemetery. The two who survived to adulthood were Caroline and John F Kennedy Jr.

24. On what date did Jackie marry John F. Kennedy?

From Quiz Just Jackie

Answer: September 12, 1953

The gown Jackie wore for her wedding was picked out by her mother. Jackie claimed it looked like a lampshade.

25. Which wealthy businessman did Jackie marry in 1968?

From Quiz Jacqueline Kennedy: The American Queen

Answer: Aristotle Onassis

Jackie and Onassis were married on his private island, Skorpios.

26. What was the nickname JFK's sisters gave Jackie?

From Quiz Jackie O

Answer: The Deb

Jackie didn't get along with her sisters-in-law and they made fun of her by calling her 'The Deb' because Jackie had been a débutante.

27. White House Tour, February 14, 1962: CBS aired a television special showing the White House Restoration with Jackie as guide. She wore a beautiful two-piece suit of what color?

From Quiz The Clothes of Camelot

Answer: Dark red

She bought this dress from Chez Ninon. It was made of dark red wool boucle, and it had three big buttons on the left side. She tucked her three-strand signature pearls in the neckline to complete the look.

28. What was the name of Jackie Kennedy's first child?

From Quiz Just Jackie

Answer: Arabella & Arabella Kennedy

Jackie was profoundly upset when she found out that Arabella was born dead.

29. What famous structure did Jackie campaign to save in the mid 1970s?

From Quiz Jacqueline Kennedy: The American Queen

Answer: Grand Central Station

Grand Central Station was due to be demolished but was preserved with the help of Jackie who loved history and historic buildings.

30. What were the names of Jacqueline Kennedy's children?

From Quiz Jackie O

Answer: Arabella, Caroline, John Jr and Patrick

Out of her four children, only Caroline and John Jr. lived into adulthood. Arabella was a stillborn baby and Patrick lived only two days. Caroline Bouvier Kennedy is married to Edwin Schlossberg with whom she has three children. John F. Kennedy Jr. married Carolyn Bessette in 1996 and they both died (alongside Carolyn's sister Lauren) in a plane crash on July 16th 1999.

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