How Well Do You Know John F. Kennedy?

Despite his brief time in office, John F. Kennedy was one of the most universally beloved presidents of all time. Do you think you know all there is to know about this iconic politician? Take this quiz and find out!
START THE QUIZ!

Question 1/12

wikimedia.org
How old was John F. Kennedy when he took office?
40
35
43
Next Question

Question 2/12

wikimedia.org
What religion was John F. Kennedy?
Lutheran
Roman Catholic
Protestant
Next Question

Question 3/12

wikimedia.org
What year was John F. Kennedy elected into office?
1960
1962
1963
Next Question

Question 4/12

wikimedia.org
True or false: During his time as a congressman and as president, Kennedy donated all of his salary to charity.
True
False
Next Question

Question 5/12

wikimedia.org
What state was John F. Kennedy born in?
California
Vermont
Massachusetts
Next Question

Question 6/12

wikimedia.org
How long was Kennedy's essay on his application to Harvard University?
3 pages
5 sentences
1 page
Next Question

Question 7/12

wikimedia.org
Which aspiring actor once gave a cab ride to John F. Kennedy?
Martin Sheen
Leonard Nimoy
Kurt Russell
Next Question

Question 8/12

wikimedia.org
What year did John F. Kennedy win a Pulitzer Prize?
1955
1961
1957
Next Question

Question 9/12

wikimedia.org
What did JFK seek to do as a career before going into politics?
Journalism
Law
Acting
Next Question

Question 10/12

wikimedia.org
What organization did Kennedy oversee during his first year in office?
Greenpeace
DEA
The Peace Corps
Next Question

Question 11/12

wikimedia.org
True or false: JFK bought 1,200 Cuban cigars just hours before signing the embargo to Cuba.
True
False
Next Question

Question 12/12

wikimedia.org
In what US city was Kennedy assassinated in?
Houston
Dallas
Austin
Result
Based on the results of this quiz you are totally Kennedy cool! You're not the foremost expert on John F. Kennedy just yet, but you still showed a strong foundational knowledge on this young former president. We think you'll be a true Kennedy aficionado in no time flat.

C+, Kennedy Cool

wikimedia.org
Right!
Based on the results of your quiz, you are Kennedy competent! John F. Kennedy was one of the most beloved presidents of all time. Despite his short career in office, he enacted major changes that affected America long after his death. You know Kennedy better than just about anyone! We commend you for your awesome skills!

B+, Kennedy Competent

wikimedia.org
Right!
Based on the results of this quiz, you are Kennedy quick! When it comes to former president John F. Kennedy, you know more than the average Joe. From Kennedy's early life, to his political career, you know this ex-president like the back of your hand. Well done!

A+, Kennedy Quick

staticflickr.com
Right!
Check Your Answers
Play Again
1
How old was John F. Kennedy when he took office?
40
35
43
2
What religion was John F. Kennedy?
Lutheran
Roman Catholic
Protestant
3
What year was John F. Kennedy elected into office?
1960
1962
1963
4
True or false: During his time as a congressman and as president, Kennedy donated all of his salary to charity.
True
False
5
What state was John F. Kennedy born in?
California
Vermont
Massachusetts
6
How long was Kennedy's essay on his application to Harvard University?
3 pages
5 sentences
1 page
7
Which aspiring actor once gave a cab ride to John F. Kennedy?
Martin Sheen
Leonard Nimoy
Kurt Russell
8
What year did John F. Kennedy win a Pulitzer Prize?
1955
1961
1957
9
What did JFK seek to do as a career before going into politics?
Journalism
Law
Acting
10
What organization did Kennedy oversee during his first year in office?
Greenpeace
DEA
The Peace Corps
11
True or false: JFK bought 1,200 Cuban cigars just hours before signing the embargo to Cuba.
True
False
12
In what US city was Kennedy assassinated in?
Houston
Dallas
Austin