Who was President of the United States during the Cuban Missile Crisis?
John F Kennedy Click to see the answer
Who succeeded John F Kennedy as President of the United States?
Who was President of the United States when Apollo 11 landed on the moon in 1969?
Who was the 40th President of the United States?
Who was the first Catholic president of the United States?
John F Kennedy
Which US President was the tallest?
Who was the first US President to have been born a US citizen?
Martin Van Buren Click to see the answer
The Teapot Dome Scandal took place during whose presidency?
Warren G Harding
Which of these was the second president of the United States?
Who was the first US President to die in office?
Who was President at the time of the US Bicentennial in 1976?
Presidential Inaugurations are usually carried out on the steps of which building?
Which of these men never became President of the United States?
Which US President's wife was known as 'Lady Bird'?
Neville Chamberlain was the Prime Minister at the outbreak of which war?
World War II
In which year was the voting age reduced from 21 to 18?
1968 Click to see the answer
The Althingi is the name of parliament in which country?
At 6ft 4in, who was the tallest President of the US?
In which year was US President John F. Kennedy born?
In which decade was Lyndon B. Johnson President?
Old Hickory' was a nickname given to which US President?
In which decade did Britain get its first female Prime Minister?
How many times was Franklin D Roosevelt elected as US President?
Ronald Reagan was once governor of which state?
At only 5ft 4in tall, who was the smallest US President?
In which year was US President Bill Clinton born?
Of which European country has Bertie Ahern been Prime Minster?
In the UK, which government department oversees the prison and probationary services?
Ministry of Justice Click to see the answer
In 1970, politician Iain Macleod died of a heart attack. Which senior governmental post was he in at the time?
In which year was US President Barack Obama born?
In which year was US President George W. Bush born?
In which year was US President Lyndon B. Johnson born?
In which year was US President Herbert Hoover born?
In which year did all women over 21 receive the vote in Britain?
In which decade did Britain first have a woman Prime Minister?
In which year did all voting in British General Elections become secret?
In which year was US President Calvin Coolidge born?
In which city was Bobby Kennedy assassinated in 1968?
On what did the 'Corn Laws' of 1804, impose a heavy tax?
In which year did Britain last have a Liberal Prime Minister?
George W Bush was visiting a school in which state when he was informed about the 9/11 attacks?
Former President Jimmy Carter was born in which state?
In which decade did Tony Blair first become Prime Minister?
In which year was US President Richard Nixon born?
In which decade did the position 'Secretary of State for War' cease to be a Cabinet post in the UK?
In which year was US President Dwight D. Eisenhower born?
In which year was direct rule imposed on Northern Ireland by Westminster?
Which US president completed the Louisiana Purchase - buying Louisiana Territory from France?
Thomas Jefferson Click to see the answer
Which of these US Presidents once served as Director of the CIA?
George H W Bush
Which US President was in office at the outbreak of the First World War?
In which US city was George Washington inaugurated for his first term as President of the United States?
The Great Society' was a set of domestic political programs launches by which US President?
Which US President was in office at the outbreak of the Second World War?
Franklin D Roosevelt
Which of these US Presidents is NOT depicted among the four sculptures on Mount Rushmore?
Franklin D Roosevelt Click to see the answer
Who was the first US president to formally transfer presidential authority to his vice-president while he underwent surgery?
Apart from John F Kennedy, who is the only US president buried in Arlington National Cemetery?
After the death of the incumbent president, which VP was famously sworn in as President by his father, a notary public?
Who is second in line of succession to the presidency - i.e. after the Vice-President?
Speaker of the House
Who was Bill Clinton's Republican opponent in the 1992 presidential election?
George H W Bush
Which of these men did NOT serve as both vice president and president?
George W Bush
Which of these was the birth state of more future US presidents than any other?
Who was President when the USA purchased Alaska from the Russian Empire in 1867?
Who was the first member of the Republican Party to be elected president?
Abraham Lincoln Click to see the answer
Who was Harry S Truman's Republican opponent when he won a surprise victory in the 1948 presidential election?
Which Independent candidate won 46 Electoral College votes and carried 5 states in the 1968 presidential election?
Which British Prime Minister spoke of 'peace in our time?'?
Which Harry was President of America in the 1940s?
What position did Eric Holder hold in Barack Obama's first cabinet?
Which former Cabinet member is also a former postman?
When did the House of Lords surrender its absolute right to veto legislation?
What name is given to the group of ministers selected by the UK Prime Minister to form the government?
Which Johnson became US President after Kennedy's assassination?
Which former Labour Minister is a defector from the Tory Party?
Which former President reportedly said: 'You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog'?
Which of these did NOT serve as Chancellor under Margaret Thatcher?
Gordon Brown Click to see the answer
Which of these is a British MP NOT allowed to do?
Which key figure in the Labour Government had previously been university lecturer and also worked in television?
Which of these has NOT been the surname of more than one US President?
Which member of the Government delivers the annual Budget speech?
What's the nickname of former MP John Prescott?
Johnny Two Jags
When Gordon Brown took over as PM, how many years had Labour been in continuous government?
Which former Chancellor of the Exchequer was known as 'Smuggins'?
What did the Tory government introduce in 1973 in a bid to conserve electricity during industrial action by miners?
Three Day Week
Which country's parliament is called the Storting?
Which member of Thatcher's cabinet was nicknamed the 'Rabbi of Bray'?
Which of these was President between the wars?
What is the name of the seat of the parliament in Northern Ireland?
What's the surname of Jack who became the Secretary of State for Justice in 2007?
Which former President reportedly said: 'No matter how much cats fight, there always seems to be plenty of kittens'?
Which form of government has been in control of China since 1949?
Which country's government is colloquially known as the 'Sark-Opera'?
Who was the only US president to have his marriage ceremony performed inside the White House?
Grover Cleveland Click to see the answer
Who was Richard Nixon's Democratic Party opponent in the 1968 presidential election?
Two US presidents have been impeached, though both were acquitted. Bill Clinton was one - who was the other?
Who was Richard Nixon's Democratic Party opponent in the 1972 presidential election?
To whom did Richard Nixon address his letter of resignation from the presidency, written on August 9th, 1974?
Secretary of State
Who was the first member of the Democratic Party to be elected president?
President Warren G Harding was visited which city in California when he died?
San Francisco Click to see the answer
Who was President at the time of the US Centennial celebrations in 1876?
Ulysses S Grant
In which city was US President William McKinley assassinated?
Which of these pairs of US presidents were related as grandfather/grandson?
William and Benjamin Harrison
Which President was nicknamed 'Ten Cent Jimmy'?
Which US President was born before the others?
Ulysses S. Grant
Which sorts of business did the UK Government have to 'rescue' to the tune of hundreds of billions of pounds in 2008?
Which political party ruled the UK throughout the 1980s?
Which US President died before the others?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Which President had the middle name Earl?
Which President had a cat called Tom Kitten?
Which President was nicknamed Ike?
Which US President first made his name as an actor?
Which Prime Minister did the IRA try to kill by blowing up the Grand Hotel in Brighton in 1984?
Which President had a dog called Checkers?