Wednesday, 15 March 2017

General Knowledge Quiz 8 - Books by US Presidents

Most US Presidents were not really great writers. Abraham Lincoln is known for his Gettysburg Address and his Speeches and Writings. The Declaration of Independence and other writings by Thomas Jefferson proves beyond doubt that he was a great writer.

The following ten questions will help you to familiarise with the literary skills of the Presidents of United States. Please leave your feedback.


1. "Profiles in Courage" is a 1957 Pulitzer Prize winning book and is written by a former US President. Name the author
John F Kennedy
Theodor Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln
Ronald Reagan

2. "The Naval War of 1812" is an account of naval battles and technology used during the war of 1812 and was the first book of an American President. Who is he?
Ronald Reagan
Richard Nixon
Theodore Roosevelt
Jimmy Carter

3. "Beyond the White House" a book by a Nobel Peace Prize winning US President describing the activities after leaving the presidency. Can you identify him?
Richard Nixon
Jimmy Carter
Theodore Roosevelt
Ronald Reagan

4. "Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance" is a memoir written by which former US President?
George Bush
Ronald Reagan
Barack Obama
Jimmy Carter

5. Which one of the following books is written by President Bill Clinton?
Audacity of Hope
A Full Life: Reflections at 90
A Charge to Keep
Between Hope and History

6. Which former US President wrote the books "A Charge to Keep" and "Decision Points"?
George W Bush
Abraham Lincoln
Jimmy Carter
Barack Obama

7. Who is the author of "The America We Deserve"?
Bill Clinton
Richard Nixon
Donald Trump
D Eisenhower

8. Name the wartime memoirs written by Dwight D Eisenhower, the 34th President of United States
Crusade in Europe
Where's the Rest of Me?
Memoirs: Years of Trial and Hope
RN - The Memoirs of Richard Nixon

9. Richard Nixon, the 37th Presidents of the United States wrote the book in response to John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning Profiles in Courage . Name the book
A World Transformed
Six Crises
Why Not the Best?: The First Fifty Years
Looking Forward

10. "All the Best: My Life in Letters and Other Writings" compilation of writings by which former U.S. President?
Ronald Reagan
Harry S Truman
George H. W. Bush
William Howard Taft

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