How Much Do You Know About Thomas Jefferson?

He Was America's Third President. But How Much Do You Know About Him?
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Jefferson's home, which he designed, is known as:
Mount Vernon
Valhalla
Monticello
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Which university was founded and designed by Thomas Jefferson?
University of Virginia
College of William and Mary
Harvard University
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Jefferson died on the same Fourth of July (1826) as what other former president?
John Adams
James Madison
George Washington
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Jefferson's vice-president killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Who was he?
Benedict Arnold
Aaron Burr
James Madison
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Jefferson gained notoriety for having reorganized and edited what famous book?
Paradise Lost
New Testament
Aeneid
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Jefferson was haunted by rumors that he had a long-term affair with:
One of his slaves
The wife of the vice-president
His niece
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Which of the following was one of Jefferson's accomplishments as president?
Securing the Louisiana Territory
Abolishing the slave trade
Signing the Compromise of 1850
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Contrary to what many people think, Jefferson did not sign the Constitution. He was living in another country at the time. Which one?
England
France
Spain
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Which dish did Thomas Jefferson introduce to the United States?
Quiche
Barbeque
French Fries
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Among his many accomplishments, Jefferson was also an inventor. Which of the following did he invent?
Swivel Chair
Scotch Tape
Ceiling Fans
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Which of the following books was written by Jefferson?
Common Sense
Notes on the State of Virginia
Pilgrim's Progress
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With what political party was Jefferson associated?
Whigs
Republicans
Tories
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Jefferson was a consummate student, and loved to read. Maybe you could borrow some books from him and do a little reading? He's an interesting guy!

C+, Jefferson Would Be Appalled

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You've obviously spent some nights reading by candlelight, and Jefferson would approve. You may not be an inventor, botanist, writer, statesman, and architect like he was, but you're pretty sharp!

B+, Jefferson Would Be Proud

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You really know your Jefferson! You're nearly as smart as the old man himself, and that's no small thing!

A+, You Deserve A Spot On Mount Rushmore

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1
Jefferson's home, which he designed, is known as:
Mount Vernon
Valhalla
Monticello
2
Which university was founded and designed by Thomas Jefferson?
University of Virginia
College of William and Mary
Harvard University
3
Jefferson died on the same Fourth of July (1826) as what other former president?
John Adams
James Madison
George Washington
4
Jefferson's vice-president killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Who was he?
Benedict Arnold
Aaron Burr
James Madison
5
Jefferson gained notoriety for having reorganized and edited what famous book?
Paradise Lost
New Testament
Aeneid
6
Jefferson was haunted by rumors that he had a long-term affair with:
One of his slaves
The wife of the vice-president
His niece
7
Which of the following was one of Jefferson's accomplishments as president?
Securing the Louisiana Territory
Abolishing the slave trade
Signing the Compromise of 1850
8
Contrary to what many people think, Jefferson did not sign the Constitution. He was living in another country at the time. Which one?
England
France
Spain
9
Which dish did Thomas Jefferson introduce to the United States?
Quiche
Barbeque
French Fries
10
Among his many accomplishments, Jefferson was also an inventor. Which of the following did he invent?
Swivel Chair
Scotch Tape
Ceiling Fans
11
Which of the following books was written by Jefferson?
Common Sense
Notes on the State of Virginia
Pilgrim's Progress
12
With what political party was Jefferson associated?
Whigs
Republicans
Tories