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The White House Princess: Alice Roosevelt Longworth Quiz
by Staff
Politically outspoken and impossible to tame, Alice Roosevelt Longworth set gender-defying trends and challenged social morays — all while her father held the highest office in America. How much do you know about her? Our quiz could surprise you.

When was Alice Roosevelt Longworth born?

  • 1884
  • 1886
  • 1888

What year did Alice's father, Teddy Roosevelt, become president?

  • 1900
  • 1901
  • 1902

True or false: Alice's mother and aunt died on the same day.

  • true
  • false

When did Teddy Roosevelt remarry?

  • 1885
  • 1886
  • 1887

How old was Alice when the family moved into the White House?

  • 17
  • 18
  • 19

How many half siblings did Alice have?

  • three
  • four
  • five

How was Alice related to Eleanor Roosevelt?

  • They were first cousins.
  • They were sisters-in-law.
  • Alice was Eleanor's niece.

What year did Alice serve as matron of honor in Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt's wedding?

  • 1903
  • 1904
  • 1905

Who said, "I can be president of the United States, or I can control Alice. I cannot possibly do both"?

  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • William H. Taft
  • Franklin D. Roosevelt

What nickname did the press give Alice while her father was president?

  • President Alice
  • Princess Alice
  • Queen Alice

When did Alice get married?

  • 1906
  • 1905
  • 1904

How many children did Alice have?

  • one
  • three
  • five

Alice was a member of which political party?

  • Democratic
  • Republican
  • Tea Party

Who spent more than two years raising Alice following her mother's death?

  • grandmother Roosevelt
  • Theodore Roosevelt
  • Auntie Bye

When did Alice's father die?

  • 1915
  • 1917
  • 1919

True or false: Alice was a heavy cigarette smoker.

  • true
  • false

Which U.S. president was Alice speaking of when she said, "He looks as though he's been weaned on a pickle"?

  • Calvin Coolidge
  • William H. Taft
  • Woodrow Wilson

Who was the biological father of Paulina Longworth, Alice's daughter?

  • Rep. Nicholas Longworth
  • Sen. William Borah
  • Sen. Frank B. Willis

When did Alice's husband die?

  • 1929
  • 1930
  • 1931

What year was Alice's memoir, "Crowded Hours," published?

  • 1933
  • 1935
  • 1937

Alice appeared in a cigarette advertisement for which company?

  • Marlboro
  • Lucky Strike
  • Virginia Slims

What caused the death of Alice's daughter?

  • overdose
  • car wreck
  • cancer

How many grandchildren did Alice have?

  • one
  • two
  • none

Which U.S. Secretary of War led the 1905 diplomatic mission to Asia, which included Alice?

  • Calvin Coolidge
  • William H. Taft
  • Charles W. Fairbanks

What color did Alice inspire in the fashion world?

  • Princess Alice Blue
  • Alice Orange
  • Princess Alice Pink

When was Alice's biography published?

  • 2003
  • 2005
  • 2007

Which brother co-edited "The Desk-Drawer Anthology: Poems for the American People" with Alice?

  • Theodore Jr.
  • Kermit
  • Quentin

Which presidential candidate was Alice talking about when she compared him to "the little man in the wedding cake"?

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Thomas E. Dewey
  • Harry S. Truman

True or false: Alice was nicknamed "the other Washington monument."

  • true
  • false

What year did Alice die?

  • 1978
  • 1980
  • 1982