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  • 1. Which of the three following precedents did George Washington NOT set?

    • A. Kissing the Bible after the oath

    • B. Ending the oath with the words "So help me God"

    • C. Being inaugurated out-of-doors in Washington D.C.

  • 2. Which of the following happened at JFK's inauguration?

    • A. A low-flying bird buzzed the podium

    • B. There was a small electrical fire behind the podium

    • C. One of the chairs in the first row collapsed

    • D. The audio system stopped working

  • 3. What is the total number of poets that have read at past inaugurations?

    • A. 3

    • B. 13

    • C. 23

    • D. 33

  • 4. What caused poet Robert Frost to make a last-minute switch from his poem "Dedication" to "The Gift Outright" at John F. Kennedy's inauguration?

    • A. Kennedy didn't like what Frost had written.

    • B. He lost the paper with "Dedication" on it.

    • C. Mrs. Kennedy requested "The Gift Outright" be read.

    • D. He couldn't see the paper because of the blinding sun.

  • 5. Who was the first president to be inaugurated at the Capitol in Washington D.C.?

    • A. Thomas Jefferson

    • B. George Washington

    • C. Andrew Jackson

    • D. Harry Truman

  • 6. Who was the last president to wear a traditional stove pipe hate to the inauguration?

    • A. Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. Warren Harding

    • C. John F. Kennedy

    • D. Lyndon B. Johnson

  • 7. Whose was the first oath administered by a woman?

    • A. Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • B. Lyndon B. Johnson

    • C. Richard Nixon

    • D. Bill Clinton

  • 8. Which president's inauguration was the first to be broadcast live on the Internet?

    • A. George H. W. Bush

    • B. Bill Clinton

    • C. George W. Bush

    • D. It hasn't happened yet

  • 9. Which president's inauguration was the first to fall on Super Bowl Sunday?

    • A. Richard Nixon

    • B. Gerald Ford

    • C. Ronald Reagan

    • D. Bill Clinton

  • 10. Bonus related to the last question -- Who played in the Super Bowl that year?

    • A. Minnesota Vikings and the Miami Dolphins

    • B. Miami Dolphins and the San Francisco 49ers

    • C. Buffalo Bills and the Dallas Cowboys

    • D. New York Jets and the Baltimore Colts