William Howard Taft Trivia Quiz:27th President of the US

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William Howard Taft Trivia Quiz:27th President of the US

William Howard Taft was the 27th President of the United States, serving from 1909 to 1913. He was also the only person to serve as both President and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Taft was a conservative who supported progressive reforms, including worker protections and conservation efforts. He also expanded US influence in East Asia. Here 10 quiz questions based on William Howard Taft’ life. Let’s play the quiz!

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Which country did William Howard Taft serve as Governor-General of from 1900-1904?

  • Cuba

  • The Philippines

  • Puerto Rico

  • Guam

What was William Howard Taft's nickname?

  • "Silent Cal"

  • "Old Hickory"

  • "Big Bill"

  • "The Great Communicator"

What was William Howard Taft's occupation before becoming President?

  • Lawyer

  • Businessman

  • Politician

  • Journalist

Which political party did William Howard Taft belong to?

  • Republican

  • Democrat

  • Whig

  • Independent

In what year was William Howard Taft inaugurated as President of the United States?

  • 1910

  • 1912

  • 1909

  • 1914

In what year was William Howard Taft born?

  • 1840

  • 1857

  • 1861

  • 1872

What was William Howard Taft's stance on women's suffrage?

  • He was a strong supporter

  • He was opposed

  • He was neutral

  • He did not publicly express an opinion

In what capacity did William Howard Taft serve under President Theodore Roosevelt?

  • Secretary of State

  • Secretary of War

  • Vice President

  • Attorney General

Which Supreme Court case did William Howard Taft preside over as Chief Justice?

  • Brown v. Board of Education

  • Marbury v. Madison

  • Plessy v. Ferguson

  • Roe v. Wade

What is William Howard Taft known for creating?

  • The Federal Reserve System

  • The New Deal

  • The National Parks System

  • The Department of Labor


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