Abraham Lincoln Quiz

  1. Which U.S. President was Abraham Lincoln?
    a) 1st
    b) 16th
    c) 25th
    d) 32nd

  2. What was Abraham Lincoln’s main reason for issuing the Emancipation Proclamation?
    a) To free all slaves in the United States
    b) To win the Civil War
    c) To weaken the Confederate States
    d) To encourage European support for the Union

  3. What was the name of the famous speech Lincoln gave during the American Civil War?
    a) The Gettysburg Address
    b) The Emancipation Proclamation
    c) The First Inaugural Address
    d) The House Divided Speech

  4. Which political party did Abraham Lincoln belong to?
    a) Democratic Party
    b) Republican Party
    c) Whig Party
    d) Independent Party

  5. What was Abraham Lincoln’s profession before becoming President?
    a) Lawyer
    b) Doctor
    c) Teacher
    d) Engineer

  6. Who assassinated Abraham Lincoln?
    a) John Wilkes Booth
    b) Lee Harvey Oswald
    c) James Earl Ray
    d) Gavrilo Princip

  7. What year did Abraham Lincoln become President of the United States?
    a) 1840
    b) 1850
    c) 1860
    d) 1870

  8. What was the main goal of Lincoln’s administration during the American Civil War?
    a) To preserve the Union
    b) To abolish slavery
    c) To defeat the Confederate Army
    d) To negotiate a peace treaty

  9. Which amendment to the United States Constitution abolished slavery?
    a) 13th Amendment
    b) 14th Amendment
    c) 15th Amendment
    d) 16th Amendment

  10. What nickname is often associated with Abraham Lincoln?
    a) The Great Emancipator
    b) The Founding Father
    c) The Rail Splitter
    d) The Sage of Monticello

Answer Key:

  1. b) 16th
  2. c) To weaken the Confederate States
  3. a) The Gettysburg Address
  4. b) Republican Party
  5. a) Lawyer
  6. a) John Wilkes Booth
  7. c) 1860
  8. a) To preserve the Union
  9. a) 13th Amendment
  10. a) The Great Emancipator