Quiz: Words From the White House Test your knowledge of presidential speeches and speechwriters. March 5, 2009 Comments SHARE Which president had the youngest chief speechwriter? John Kennedy Jimmy Carter Bill Clinton Barack Obama Which of the following quotes was not uttered by Franklin Roosevelt? "It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach." "A conservative is a man with two perfectly good legs who, however, has never learned how to walk forward." "I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made." "I cannot believe that war is the best solution. No one won the last war, and no one will win the next war." Which of the following men was not a speechwriter for Richard Nixon? Ben Stein John McLaughlin Pat Buchanan David Brooks Who delivered the first televised State of the Union address? Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Dwight Eisenhower John Kennedy Which president said, "When large numbers of men are unable to find work, unemployment results"? Calvin Coolidge Herbert Hoover Jimmy Carter George H.W. Bush Which of the following quotes did not come from George W. Bush? "You teach a child to read, and he or her will be able to pass a literacy test." "It is wonderful to be here in the great state of Chicago." "I think we ought to raise the age at which juveniles can have a gun." "Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended." Click here for the answers.