The White House Quiz

A quiz about the official residence and workplace of the president of the United States.
Quiz by overtired
Last updated: November 15, 2022
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City where the White House is located
Washington D.C.
Street the White House is on, named after a US state
Pennsylvania Avenue
Street number the White House is located at (a leap century!)
Country whose parliament building the White House design is based on
Ireland (Leinster House)
Sedimentary rock the White House is primarily built from
Aquia Creek sandstone
First president to live in the White House
John Adams
War in which the British burned the White House
War of 1812
Protruding structures added to the South and North facades in the 1820s
South & North porticos
Early 1900s extension for executive offices, and the name of a TV show
The West Wing
Formal office of the President located in the above
The Oval Office
Conference and intelligence room for monitoring and dealing with crises
The Situation Room
Room where the President's principle advisory body meets
The Cabinet Room
Room where the President addresses the media
Press Briefing Room
Flower garden used for receptions and media events
The Rose Garden
President for whom the White House was first made wheelchair accessible
Franklin D. Roosevelt
President who oversaw the gutting and rebuilding of the main house from 1949-52
Harry S. Truman
First Lady who directed an extensive historic redecoration in the 1960s
Jacqueline Kennedy
Three colors of the three state parlors on the first floor of the White House
Red Room, Blue Room, Green Room
Single lane sports facility located in the White House basement
Bowling alley
Type of candy with its own permanent room/shop also in the basement
Chocolate shop
Pair of similar 2013 movies depicting fictional attacks on the White House
White House Down
Olympus Has Fallen
Level 84
Nov 15, 2022
Any obvious questions, good facts I've missed?
Level 76
Nov 15, 2022
Could you accept FDR as a type-in? Otherwise great job!
Level 84
Nov 15, 2022
Oh yeah, thanks.