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Quiz: Presidents and Their Dogs

You may know a lot about former presidents, but what do you know about their pets? Take this quiz to find out some fun facts about presidents and their dogs.

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You may know a lot about former presidents, but what do you know about their pets? Take this quiz to find out some fun facts about presidents and their dogs.

1. What president had a dog who pulled off the French Ambassador's pants at a White House event?

  • Teddy Roosevelt.
  • Woodrow Wilson.
  • Ulysses S. Grant.

2. What assassinated president had a dog who was murdered?

  • Abraham Lincoln.
  • William McKinley.
  • John F. Kennedy.

3. What Cold War-era president housed four "pupniks" after his dog had a Soviet romance?

  • John F. Kennedy.
  • Gerald Ford.
  • Jimmy Carter.

4. What president ordered a destroyer to retrace its route when he learned his dog had been left behind?

  • Harry S. Truman.
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower.

5. What president caused public outcry when he picked up his beagle puppies by the ears?

  • Theodore Roosevelt.
  • Herbert Hoover.
  • Lyndon B. Johnson.

6. What president had a spaniel whose doghouse was decorated with framed political photographs?

  • John F. Kennedy.
  • Ronald Reagan.
  • George H. W. Bush.

7. What president said, "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog"?

8. What president claimed his dog Checkers was the only campaign gift he accepted?

  • Calvin Coolidge.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower.
  • Richard Nixon.

9. What president had 36 dogs but would not let his slaves keep dogs?

  • George Washington.
  • John Adams.
  • Thomas Jefferson.

10. What president had a dog who sat in his own hand-carved chair during cabinet meetings?

  • James Buchanan.
  • Rutherford B. Hayes.
  • Warren Harding.

1. What president had a dog who pulled off the French Ambassador's pants at a White House event?
Teddy Roosevelt.

2. What assassinated president had a dog who was murdered?
Abraham Lincoln.

3. What Cold War-era president housed four "pupniks" after his dog had a Soviet romance?
John F. Kennedy.

4. What president ordered a destroyer to retrace its route when he learned his dog had been left behind?
Franklin D. Roosevelt.

5. What president caused public outcry when he picked up his beagle puppies by the ears?
Lyndon B. Johnson.

6. What president had a spaniel whose doghouse was decorated with framed political photographs?
Ronald Reagan.

7. What president said, "If you want a friend in Washington, get a dog"?
Harry Truman.

8. What president claimed his dog Checkers was the only campaign gift he accepted?
Richard Nixon.

9. What president had 36 dogs but would not let his slaves keep dogs?
George Washington.

10. What president had a dog who sat in his own hand-carved chair during cabinet meetings?
Warren Harding.

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