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Inauguration Quiz!

George Washington's InauguralAt noon on January 20, 2001, the inauguration of President George W. Bush took place. Soon thereafter, documents relating to this event will be permanently held by the National Archives and Records Administration.

Test your knowledge about past Presidential inaugurations in this activity.

  1. Who was the first President inaugurated for a term limited by the Constitution?
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  2. Who was the youngest President-elect at the time of his inauguration?
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  3. When was the first televised inauguration?
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  4. Where is the oath of office found in the Constitution?
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  5. Who became President as a result of the Compromise of 1877?
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  6. Whose inaugural address contained the phrase, "the torch has been passed to a new generation of Americans . . ."?
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  7. Who was the first President inaugurated on January 20th?
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  8. Following whose inauguration was the first inaugural ball in Washington, DC, held?
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  9. Which President wore a ring to his inauguration that contained a lock of hair cut from Lincoln's head after he was shot?
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  10. Whose was the Bicentennial Inauguration?
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