16 July 2014

Ronald Reagan QUIZ (Moderate)

Previous (basic) Ronald Reagan quiz -here-


This week's (moderate) quiz:

1. What was President Ronald Reagan's US Secret Service codename?
a) Rawhide
b) Bonzo
c) Bean
d) Knute

2. During his first term as President, Reagan fired what politically unreliable Secretary of the Interior?
a) James Watt
b) Donald Regan
c) Caspar Weinberger
d) George Schultz

3. At a young age, Ronald Reagan's nickname became "Dutch"- Why?
a) He thought Ronald wasn't a name rugged enough for a
red-blooded American boy and liked "Dutch" better
b) His father called him "the Dutchman" upon seeing his newborn son
c) Ronald Reagan's family was descended from Dutch ancestry
d) Ronald Reagan's family was descended from German ancestry

4. 
What are the names of Reagan's and first wife Jane Wyman's children?
a) Michael and Maureen
b) Ron and Patty
c) Jack and Diane
d) Rosalyn and Chelsea

5. What sport did Ronald Reagan play in high school?
a) Track and field
b) Baseball
c) Football
d) Hockey

6. Where can a picture of Ronald Reagan made out of jelly beans be found?
a) Reagan home in Bel Air
b) Reagan Presidential Library
c) The Smithsonian
d) Jelly Belly factory

7. Reagan almost won an Academy Award for his performance in the 1941 film?
a) Knute Rockne - All American
b) Brother Rat
c) King's Row
d) Bedtime for Bonzo

8. After the failed nominations of Robert Bork and Douglas Ginsburg, who did Reagan successfully name to the Supreme Court?
a) Stephen Breyer
b) Anthony Kennedy
c) Sandra Day O'Connor
d) Antonin Scalia

9. As Governor of California, Reagan sent National Guard units to this university to end a violent protest:
a) UCLA
b) UC Santa Barbara
c) Stanford
d) UC Berkeley

10. 
Which of these politicians served in Reagan's cabinet?
a) John Ashcroft
b) Dick Cheney
c) Elizabeth Dole
d) Tom Ridge


11. Ronald Reagan was awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in what year?
a) 1948
b) 1953
c) 1960
d) 1971

12. Who was the sitting Democratic Governor of California that Reagan defeated in the 1966 gubernatorial race?
a) John 'Jack' Irvine
b) Pat Brown
c) Nancy Pelosi
d) Bela Lugosi

13. Reagan starred in this 1938 film with (his first wife) Jane Wyman:
a) Brother Rat
b) Martin Feldstein
c) Arthur Laffer
d) Jeffrey Sachs

14. What was Reagan's Presidential Approval Rating on the day he left office in 1989?
a) 52%
b) 58%
c) 63%
d) 75%

15. Because of Reagan, this woman became the first woman to sit in on the US Supreme Court
a) Dr Sally Ride
b) Sandra Day O'Connor
c) Ruth Ginsburg
d) Mia Culpa


Answers here:



1. What was Ronald Reagan's US Secret Service codename?
a) Rawhide

2. During his first term as President, Reagan fired what politically unreliable Secretary of the Interior?
a) James Watt

3. At a young age, Ronald Reagan's nickname became "Dutch"- Why?
b) Jack Reagan looked at his second son when he was born. He laughed and said that he looked like a "fat little Dutchman." The name stuck...

4. What are the names of Reagan's and first wife Jane Wyman's children?
a) Michael and Maureen

5. What sport did Ronald Reagan play in high school?
c) Football

6. Where can a picture of Ronald Reagan made out of jelly beans be found?
d) Jelly Belly factory in Fairfax, VA

7. Reagan almost won an Academy Award for his performance in the 1941 film?
c) King's Row

8. After the failed nominations of Robert Bork and Douglas Ginsburg, who did Reagan successfully name to the Supreme Court?
b) Anthony Kennedy

9. As Governor of California, Reagan sent National Guard units to this university to end a violent protest:
d) Berkeley

10. 
Which of these politicians served in Reagan's cabinet?
c) Elizabeth Dole (Secretary of Transportation)

11. What year did Reagan earn his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame?
c) 1960 (the year The Walk was dedicated)

12. Who was the sitting Democratic Governor of California that Reagan defeated in the 1966 gubernatorial race?
b) 
Edmund Gerald “Pat” Brown (father of current CA Gov Jerry Brown)

13. Reagan starred in this 1938 film with (his first wife) Jane Wyman:
a) Brother Rat

14. What was Reagan's Presidential Approval Rating on the day he left office in 1989?
c) 63%

15. Because of Reagan, this woman became the first woman to sit in on the US Supreme Court
b) Sandra Day O'Connor


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