How Much Do You Know About Jackie O?

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About This Quiz

She's famous for being the wife of a president, but Jackie O was so much more! In this quiz, we'll test your knowledge of one of the most timeless, elegant and remarkable women this country has ever known.

Jackie Onassis was the wife of _______ ?

Jackie Onassis was also known as Jackie Kennedy, when she was the wife of John F. Kennedy. She was the wife of the 35th president.

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Where was Jackie born?

Jackie was born in Southampton, NY. Her birthdate was July 28, 1929.

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What was Jackie's maiden name?

Jackie was the daughter of Wall Street stockbroker John Vernou Bouvier III. Her mother was Janet Norton Lee.

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Jackie's ancestry was _______ ?

Jackie was a mix of French, Scottish, English, and Irish. She had quite fair skin and dark brown hair.

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Of what religion was Jackie?

Jackie was raised as a Catholic. The Kennedy family was also Catholic, so they made a great fit!

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What sport did Jackie favor at an early age?

Jackie was an equestrienne in her girlhood. She was competitive in the sport in her early years.

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When Jackie met Jack, he was in the ______ ?

When Jackie met Jack at a dinner party, he was in the U.S. Senate. They belonged to the same social circles.

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Before marriage, Jackie worked for _______ ?

Jackie worked for the "Washington Times-Herald." She would later get into publishing.

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Which languages did Jackie speak?

Jackie spoke all of these languages, and she was also proficient in Polish. She was a remarkably bright woman.

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Jackie earned which of these honors?

Jackie actually earned an Emmy for televising her White House Restoration project. She gave viewers at home a tour of the project.

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How old was Jackie when she passed?

Jackie was 64 years old when she passed away. She was fighting cancer and passed away in her sleep.

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Who portrayed her in the film "Jackie"?

Natalie Portman portrayed her in the film "Jackie." The film was released in 2016 and earned Portman an Oscar nomination.

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She first visited the White House in what capacity?

Jackie first visited the White House as a tourist. She was twelve years old, and she visited with her mom.

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In 1947, Jackie was _______ of the year.

In 1947, Jackie was named debutante of the Year. She retained the title for the 1947-1948 season.

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There were how many guests at Jackie's wedding to JFK?

There were 700 guests at Jackie's wedding to JFK. It took place in Rhode Island and was the social event of the year. Even more guests attended the reception that followed.

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Who designed Jackie's famous pink wedding dress?

There was a ban on foreign designers, so Jackie couldn't wear Chanel. Her amazing pink dress was created by Ann Lowe, an African-American designer.

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After the assassination of JFK, why wouldn't Jackie put on a clean dress?

When Lady Bird Johnson tried to get Jackie to change, she said, "Oh no, I want them to see what they've done to Jack."

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Who did Jackie marry after Jack?

Jackie married the Greek billionaire Aristotle Onassis. That was when she became Jackie O.

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Where did Jackie's wedding to her second husband take place?

Jackie's wedding took place on his private island in Greece. The island is Skorpios, and it's located in the Ionian Sea.

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Which magazine did Jackie accidentally appear in?

Jackie actually appeared in "Hustler" magazine. She was photographed while sunning nude on her Greek island.

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Jackie was a talented ______ ?

Jackie had a talent for writing. She submitted an essay to "Vogue" which won the competition. This was when she was 22 years old.

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After Jack's death, Jackie remained _____ ?

Jackie held a job all the way through to her death, even though she didn't have to. She was a book editor at Doubleday.

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The Kennedys' stay at the White House is known as ________?

The age of Jack and Jackie is known as Camelot. In fact, "Camelot" was one of JFK's favorite musicals.

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What was Jackie's major in college?

Jackie majored in French literature. She graduated from George Washington University in D.C. in 1951.

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How many children did Jackie have?

Jackie had two children with JFK. They were Caroline and Jack Jr.

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Her second marriage brought Jackie ________?

Jackie received a lot of bad publicity for her marriage to her second husband. She also became a target of the paparazzi.

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Jackie's first proposal was from whom?

Jackie was actually proposed to first by Wall Street banker John Husted. They were engaged for a few months.

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Jackie's blood-stained dress has been _______ ?

The blood-stained dress is still preserved. It is in a vault outside of Washington, D.C., restricted from public view until at least the year 2103.

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What happened to Jackie's pillbox from the day of JFK's assassination?

Much of Jackie's iconic outfit from the day of the assassination has been preserved, including her suit, shoes and stockings. The pillbox hat and gloves disappeared during the tragic event.

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Jackie was said to eat what, nearly every day?

It was said that Jackie mostly lived on one meal a day - a potato filled with sour cream and caviar. She maintained a rather slim figure.

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The Kennedys embodied the spirit of American _________ ?

The Kennedys embodied American optimism. They brought a wave of fresh air into the White House.

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Did Jackie drink and smoke?

Jackie drank and smoked quite a bit. It was also in fashion at the time.

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Today, Jackie's fashion is ________?

Jackie's fashion sense is still iconic today. Many ladies still try to attain the Jackie O style.

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Jackie was obsessed with maintaining what weight?

Jackie was obsessed with keeping her weight at 120 pounds. She followed a very strict diet to maintain it.

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How tall was Jackie?

Jackie stood 5 feet 7 inches tall. This was considered to be tall for a woman of her time.

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