How Well Do You Know Abraham Lincoln?

Abe Lincoln is one of the most famous and iconic presidents in U.S. history! How much do you know about him? Take our quiz to find out!
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When was he born?
1809
1795
1815
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When did he die?
1865
1881
1873
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He was the _____ President.
20th
12th
16th
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How did he die?
heart attack
assassination
illness
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Who assassinated him?
John Wilkes Booth
Henry Irons
Robert E. Lee
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What was the name of the presidential proclamation made in 1863?
Emancipation Proclamation
Homestead Act
Birchard Letter
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Where was he born?
Virginia
Maryland
Kentucky
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Where was Lincoln first elected?
Kentucky House of Representatives
Illinois House of Representatives
U.S. House of Representatives
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Lincoln was elected as a representative of the _______ party.
Democratic
Independent
Republican
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Where was Lincoln assassinated?
at a theatre
during a speech
in his garden
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When did Lincoln enter office as president?
1857
1859
1861
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What was his wife's name?
Martha Lincoln
Mary Todd Lincoln
Elizabeth Ann Lincoln
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Well, don't beat yourself up too bad over this score - not everyone can know all there is to know about the former United States presidents, even one as famous or iconic as Lincoln. If you're up to it, try some of the other quizzes we have here on the site regarding former presidents!

C+, Lacking In Lincoln Knowledge

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While you missed some of the tougher trivia on Lincoln, you proved you know quite a lot about one of the most famous and iconic presidents in the history of the United States. Try your hand at some of the other quizzes we have here on the site regarding other former presidents, and see if

B+, Literate In Lincoln

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You sure know a lot when it comes to the life and times of one of the most famous United States presidents in the history of this country. If you know this much about Lincoln, we'd be curious how much you know about OTHER U.S. presidents. Check out some of the other quizzes on this site!

A+, You Love Lincoln!

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1
When was he born?
1809
1795
1815
2
When did he die?
1865
1881
1873
3
He was the _____ President.
20th
12th
16th
4
How did he die?
heart attack
assassination
illness
5
Who assassinated him?
John Wilkes Booth
Henry Irons
Robert E. Lee
6
What was the name of the presidential proclamation made in 1863?
Emancipation Proclamation
Homestead Act
Birchard Letter
7
Where was he born?
Virginia
Maryland
Kentucky
8
Where was Lincoln first elected?
Kentucky House of Representatives
Illinois House of Representatives
U.S. House of Representatives
9
Lincoln was elected as a representative of the _______ party.
Democratic
Independent
Republican
10
Where was Lincoln assassinated?
at a theatre
during a speech
in his garden
11
When did Lincoln enter office as president?
1857
1859
1861
12
What was his wife's name?
Martha Lincoln
Mary Todd Lincoln
Elizabeth Ann Lincoln