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Question 1

What year was the first Father´s Day celebrated?

Mrs. Sonora Dodd started the first Father´s Day to honor her father, Mr. William Smart. Mr. Smart was widowed and raised his 6 children alone. Sonora wanted to honor him for his dedication and love.

Question 2

Where was the first Father´s Day celebration?

Toledo Ohio
Portland Oregon
Wichita Kansas
Spokane Washington
Mr. William Smart was a civil war veteran. He raised his children making a living by farming in Spokane, Washington.

Question 3

Who was the first president to recommend a national observance of Father´s Day?

President Richard Nixon
President Calvin Coolidge
President Dwight Eisenhower
President John Kennedy
President Calvin Coolidge recommended a national observance of Father´s Day in 1924. President Coolidge remarked that this celebration would "establish more intimate relations between fathers and their children, and to impress upon their fathers the full measure of their obligations".

Question 4

Yet, another President was responsible for making Father´s Day an official holiday. What year was an official Presidential Proclamation signed?

It was President Lyndon Johnson that signed an official Presidential Proclamation in 1966. It declared the third Sunday of June would become Father´s Day.

Question 5

When Father´s Day was first celebrated it was traditional to wear a red rose to honor your father if he was still living. What color rose did a person wear if their father was deceased?

Now you know a bit about the history of Father´s Day, lets try some famous fathers!

Question 6

What was the father´s name on the TV show *Father Knows Best *?

Ozzie Nelson
Steve Douglas
Tom Bradford
Jim Anderson
Ozzie Nelson was the dad, he played himself, on the *Ozzie and Harriet Show.* Fred MacMurray was the dad, Steve Douglas, on *My Three Sons.* Dick VanPatten played the dad,Tom Bradford, on *Eight is Enough.* Robert Young played the father, Jim Anderson, on *Father Knows Best.*

Question 7

What childless man is known generally as the *father of the United States of America*?

Captain Kangaroo
Charles Darwin
George Washington
Christopher Columbus
As the first president George Washington is known as *The Father of our Country.*

Question 8

The father of John Qunicy Adams was who?

John Adams
Michael Adams
Alphonso Adams
Boregard Adams
John Adams and his son John Quincy Adams were the only father and son to both serve as presidents until the recent election of George W. Bush, whose father George Bush was the 41st President of the United States.

Question 9

What do Ben Cartwright, Fred Sanford and Steve Douglas have in common?

They all had daughters.
They were all rich dads.
They were all created from stories of real fathers.
They were all single fathers depicted on television.
They were all single fathers depicted on television.

Question 10

*When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years. * Who is this a quote from?

William Shakespere
Enid Bagnold
Mark Twain
Bill Cosby
Mark Twain was quoted saying this, and the truth holds today! Have a wonderful Father´s Day this year, be sure to spend some time with Dad!

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