All The Presidents' Bankers Book Quiz 1

Question 1 of 10

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Which president's father worked with which elite banker to form the prestigious Metropolitan Club in New York City?

Select one of the following:

  • Franklin Delano Roosevelt's father and John Pierpont Morgan

  • Teddy Roosevelt's father and Junius Morgan

  • John F. Kennedy's father and John D. Rockefeller

  • Calvin Coolidge's father and James Stillman

Question 2 of 10

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Which banker who would later chair a Big Six bank rented one of FDR's New York City townhouses during WWI?

Select one of the following:

  • Winthrop Aldrich from the Chase Bank (now part of JPM Chase)

  • Thomas Lamont from the Morgan Bank (now part of JPM Chase)

  • James Stillman from the National City Bank (now part of Citigroup)

  • George Baker, Sr. from the First National Bank (now part of Citigroup)

Question 3 of 10

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Which former Chase Chairman shared a fascination of puddle jumper planes with which president?

Select one of the following:

  • David Rockefeller and John F. Kennedy

  • John McCloy and Harry Truman

  • John McCloy and Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • David Rockefeller and Harry Truman

Question 4 of 10

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Which major banker from which bank worked most closely with FDR behind the scenes in Washington to pass the Glass-Steagall Act?

Select one of the following:

  • Jack Morgan (J.P. Morgan's son) from the Morgan Bank

  • Thomas Lamont from the Morgan Bank

  • Winthrop Aldrich from Chase

  • James Perkins from National City Bank

Question 5 of 10

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The father of which president was selected to be the first head of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) by FDR in 1934 to police the banking industry?

Select one of the following:

  • Lyndon B. Johnson

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Gerald Ford

  • Harry Truman

Question 6 of 10

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Who was the first president to select a major Wall Street bank CEO as his Treasury Secretary?

Select one of the following:

  • George W. Bush

  • Ronald Reagan

  • Bill Clinton

  • George H.W. Bush

Question 7 of 10

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Which president appointed his son-in-law Treasury Secretary, and which banker that would later chair a Big Six bank, was appointed Assistant Treasury Secretary as a result?

Select one of the following:

  • Woodrow Wilson and Russell Leffingwell

  • Teddy Roosevelt and William Potter

  • Warren Harding and Albert Wiggin

  • Calvin Coolidge and Charles Mitchell

Question 8 of 10

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Which President's grandfather ran a bank that ultimately became one of the Big Six banks that helped finance his campaign?

Select one of the following:

  • George H.W. Bush

  • George W. Bush

  • John F. Kennedy

  • Ronald Reagan

Question 9 of 10

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Which banker briefly dated the sister of which president?

Select one of the following:

  • Gabriel Hauge and Harry Truman

  • David Rockefeller and John F. Kennedy

  • John McCloy and John F. Kennedy

  • David Rockefeller and Harry Truman

Question 10 of 10

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The Treasury Secretary of which president recently joined a financial firm founded by a banker whose uncle was appointed one of the first Fed governors by Woodrow Wilson in 1914?

Select one of the following:

  • Bill Clinton

  • Ronald Reagan

  • Barack Obama

  • George W. Bush

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All The Presidents' Bankers Book Quiz 1

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Test your knowledge of the past century of blood, family, intermarriage, protege-mentorship and other ties connecting the White House and Wall Street, that form America's political-financial genealogy, power circle and most elite caste. All the Presidents' Bankers by Nomi Prins is available for pre-order online, and will be out April 8, 2014. For more info, please go to: www.nomiprins.com.

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