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Andrew Jackson Houston: Quiz


Question 1: Houston was educated at several military academies and colleges, including West Point—from which he dropped out from the Class of 1875, and ________.
Shorter College (Georgia)Baylor UniversityAbilene Christian UniversityWayland Baptist University

Question 2: Houston is one of 4 Senators (the others being William Johnson, ________ and Strom Thurmond) to be the oldest living U.S.
John Tyler MorganEdmund PettusJeff SessionsWillard Warner

Question 3: Houston held many interesting positions through this period including colonel in the Texas National Guard and ________ for the eastern district of Texas.
United States AttorneyDrug Enforcement AdministrationUnited States Marshals ServiceUnited States Attorney General

Question 4: At the time of his swearing in, he was the oldest man to enter the Senate (the oldest person was ________); it was 82 years after his father had served there.
Johnny IsaksonRebecca Latimer FeltonJohn Brown GordonThomas E. Watson

Question 5: He was a son of the famous Texas hero and statesman Sam Houston, and was named for his father's mentor ________.
Andrew JacksonAl GoreMartin Van BurenGeorge M. Dallas

Question 6: His retirement ended in 1941, when John Morris Sheppard died while representing Texas in the ________.
Hart Senate Office BuildingUnited States Senate111th United States CongressUnited States Congress

Question 7: Houston unsuccessfully ran for ________ in 1892 as a "lily-white" Republican candidate, and in 1910 and 1918 as a Prohibition Party candidate.
Austin, TexasIndex of Texas-related articlesList of people from TexasList of Governors of Texas


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