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Republican Party Trivia


  1. In which decade was the Republican Party founded in the Northern United States by forces opposed to slavery?
  2. What is the symbol of the Republican Party?
  3. The Republican Party is also known as "GOP". What does this stand for?
  4. Which U.S. president was the first to visit mainland China while in office?
  5. Which American actor started his speech at the 2012 Republican National Convention with the line: "I know what you are thinking?"

  6. Who was the first Republican President of the United States?
  7. Ronald Reagan was governor of which state?
  8. What colour is typically associated with the Republican Party?
  9. American cartoonist Thomas Nast designed the political symbol for the Republican Party but more famously created a modern version of what?
  10. Who said the following: "Read my lips: no new taxes"?
  11. Who was the first Republican president to be elected after World War II?
  12. 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin was governor of which state?
  13. Four American presidents have been assassinated. How many of these were Republican presidents?
  14. Which actor released a 2019 video on Twitter calling Donald Trump "the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln"?
  15. In 1906 Theodore Roosevelt became the first U.S. president to leave the country while in office when he went to inspect what?
  16. Which American businessman and politician served as vice president under President Gerald Ford from 1974 to 1977?
  17. Which fiscally conservative movement within the Republican Party began in 2009?
  18. Which member of the Republican Party served as speaker of the House of Representatives from 1995 to 1999?
  19. Republicans dominated the 1920s with which three president in office?
  20. Who once said he was a Republican because he believed the Democrats of the 1960s sounded too much like Austrian socialists?
  21. Who served as the United States secretary of state from 2005 to 2009 and was the first woman to serve as national security advisor?
  22. Who in October, 2023, became speaker of the House of Representatives?
  23. Who were Barack Obama's challengers in 2008 and 2012 US presidential elections?
  24. How many Republican presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore?
  25. Who was the first African American to serve as Secretary of State?


  1. 1850s (1854)
  2. Elephant
  3. Grand Old Party
  4. Richard Nixon
  5. Clint Eastwood
  6. Abraham Lincoln (1861 to 1865)
  7. California
  8. Red
  9. Santa Claus
  10. George H. W. Bush
  11. Dwight D. Eisenhower
  12. Alaska
  13. Three (Abraham Lincoln (1865), James Garfield (1881) and William McKinley (1901))
  14. Jon Voight
  15. Panama Canal
  16. Nelson Rockefeller
  17. Tea Party Movement
  18. Newt Gingrich
  19. Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and Herbert Hoover
  20. Arnold Schwarzenegger
  21. Condoleezza Rice
  22. Mike Johnson
  23. John McCain and Mitt Romney
  24. Two (Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt)
  25. Colin Powell