Quiz: Only 1 In 50 Americans Will Be Able To Pass This JFK Quiz. Can You?

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Can you make Jack proud?

See how much of a JFK fan you really are by taking this quiz and answering questions about the life and presidency of John F. Kennedy.

 Jun 05, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

How old was John F. Kennedy when he was elected as President?
43
33
53

2 of 18Pick your answer!

The F in JFK stands for _______.
Franklin
Ford
Fitzgerald

3 of 18Pick your answer!

During what decade did JFK serve as President?
1950s
1980s
1960s

4 of 18Pick your answer!

Besides Princeton, what university did he attend?
Brown
Yale
Harvard

5 of 18Pick your answer!

JFK's family originally came from which European country?
Ireland
Switzerland
Germany

6 of 18Pick your answer!

JFK was the only ________ ever.
Southern Baptist
Episcopalian
Roman Catholic

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of these was NOT a nickname for JFK?
Jimmy
Jack
35

8 of 18Pick your answer!

T/F: JFK served in the army in WWII.
True
False

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Finish the JFK quote: "And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you -- _____________ "
ask what more can it do.
ask has it done enough.
ask what you can do for your country.

10 of 18Pick your answer!

JFK defeated ______ in the Presidential election of 1960.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Lyndon Johnson
Richard Nixon

11 of 18Pick your answer!

T/F: JFK came from one of the country's wealthiest families.
False
True

12 of 18Pick your answer!

JFK belonged to which political party?
Democrat
Republican

13 of 18Pick your answer!

JFK's daughter was the inspiration behind Neil Diamond's hit song, "Sweet ________".
Charlotte
Caroline
Jackie

14 of 18Pick your answer!

JFK was the _____ President of the United States.
42nd
50th
35th

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What did JFK outline as one of his main goals as the new President?
to reduce pollution in America
to defeat communism
to adopt a socialist economy

16 of 18Pick your answer!

On Friday, November 22, 1963, JFK was assassinated by ________.
John Wilkes Booth
Lee Harvey Oswald
Jack Ruby

17 of 18Pick your answer!

In which US city did the assassination occur?
Houston
Dallas
Memphis

18 of 18Pick your answer!

JFK is the only President to have been awarded ________.
A Pulitzer Prize
a Purple Heart
All of the above
WOMEN.COM | Quiz Facts

John F. Kennedy was born in Brookline on May 29, 1917 to Joe and Rose Kennedy. He was the second of nine children, and his parents came from two of the country's wealthiest families. While JFK led a life of privilege as a child and teenager, he was diagnosed with many early health problems. JFK joined the US Navy in 1941 and on a mission to the South Pacific in 1943, a Japanese destroyer struck his craft in the Solomon Islands. JFK was responsible for helping some of his marooned crew to safety and was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal for heroism. He lost his older brother Joe Jr. in 1944 when his Navy aircraft exploded, and was then asked by his father to pursue his brother's destiny of becoming the President of the United States. To find out how much you know about JFK and his presidency, just take this quiz! Some of the questions include "How old was John F. Kennedy when he was elected as President?", "During what decade did JFK serve as President?", "JFK had how many children in his lifetime?", "What university did JFK study at (other than Princeton)?", "JFK's family originally came from which European country?", "JFK served in the army in WWII. True or false?", "Before getting into politics, what did JFK aspire to be?", "How was JFK known in his younger years?", "JFK came from one of the country's wealthiest families. True or false?" and "What did JFK outline as one of his main goals as the new President?".