Nancy Reagan Quiz: From Actors Stage to Political Stage
Nancy Reagan is not the former First Lady's real name, nor was her husband's presidency the first time she was at the White House. How much do you know about the 40th first lady?
When was the former first lady Nancy Reagan born?
What was her maiden name?
- Nancy Davis
- Nancy Moseley
- Nancy Luckett
What was Nancy Davis Reagan's birth name?
- Anne Frances Robbins
- Virginia Galbraith
- Anne Francis Davis
In which NYC borough was Nancy Davis Reagan born?
At what age did Nancy meet then-first lady Grace Coolidge, as a guest at the White House.
Which of the Seven Sisters colleges did Nancy attend?
True or false: Nancy was once blacklisted as a possible communist sympathizer.
When did Nancy and Ronald Reagan marry?
True or false: Nancy was a Broadway actress before appearing in movies.
How many films did Nancy, as Nancy Davis, perform in?
Her role in which film did she single out as her best?
- "Night into Morning"
- "Shadow on the Wall"
- "The Next Voice You Hear…"
In what year did Nancy become first lady of California?
She called her husband "Ronnie," and Ronnie called her by what nickname?
- Glamour Puss
- Nancy Pants
- All of the above
Which color did Mrs. Reagan call "a picker-upper?"
In what year did Nancy Reagan become the 40th first lady of the U.S.?
Who was the Reagans' astrology consultant during their time in the White House?
- Jeane Dixon
- Joan Quigley
- Linda Goodman
What was the name of Mrs. Reagan's drug awareness campaign?
- Just Say No
- Partnership for a Drug-Free America
True or false: It was Nancy who encouraged then-President Reagan to establish talks with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
What was the former first lady's Secret Service code name?
Which was the former first lady's first feature film?
- "Donovan's Brain"
- "The Doctor and the Girl"
- "The Next Voice You Hear…"
In which World War II movie were Nancy and Ronald Reagan cast together?
- "Hellcats of the Navy"
- "The Enemy Below"
- "The Wings of Eagles"
True or false: Reagan was the first First Lady to address the United Nations General Assembly.
On what topic did Mrs. Reagan address the U.N. General Assembly?
- Alzheimer's research
- breast cancer research
- drug trafficking laws
Which was Nancy's favorite tea?
- Earl Grey
- almond tea
- jasmine green tea
Mrs. Reagan hosted Republican primary debates during what election year?
How many books did the former first lady publish?
True or false: Mrs. Reagan was a breast cancer survivor.
After her husband's death in 2004, Nancy publicly advocated for what kind of research?
- BRCA1 and BRCA2
- genetic engineering
- stem cell
Which youth organization named Mrs. Reagan its honorary national president during her time as America's first lady?
- Camp Fire Boys and Girls
- Frontier Girls
- Girl Scouts
True or false: The former first lady was honored by the Council of Fashion Designers of America with a lifetime achievement award.
Which president awarded the former first lady with the Presidential Medal of Freedom?
- George H.W. Bush
- George W. Bush
- Barack Obama