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How Well Do You Know The US Presidents?

Test your knowledge, from George Washington to Barack Obama.

  1. 1. Who was the first President of the United States, elected under the Constitution created in 1787?
    1. Andrew Jackson
    2. John Adams
    3. George Washington
  2. 2. How long is a Presidential term of office?
    1. 5 years
    2. 2 years
    3. 4 years
  3. 3. Which President won the American Civil War?
    1. George Washington
    2. Abraham Lincoln
    3. Martin Van Buren
  4. 4. How many Presidents in total have been assassinated?
    1. 2
    2. 3
    3. 4
  5. 5. Who is the youngest man ever to serve as President?
    1. Theodore Roosevelt
    2. John F Kennedy
    3. Barack Obama
  6. 6. Which President served an unprecedented four terms?
    1. George Washington
    2. Abraham Lincoln
    3. Franklin Roosevelt
  7. 7. Who served the shortest period as President – just 32 days?
    1. William Henry Harrison
    2. James Monroe
    3. John Tyler
  8. 8. Who is the oldest man ever to serve as President?
    1. Ronald Reagan
    2. Grover Cleveland
    3. Ulysses S Grant
  9. 9. How many Electoral College votes are needed to win the Presidency?
    1. 201
    2. 270
    3. 435
  10. 10. Which President was elected on a majority of the Electoral College votes, despite losing the popular vote?
    1. Barack Obama in 2012
    2. George W Bush in 2000 (Bush Junior)
    3. Jimmy Carter in 1976
  11. 11. Which President resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal?
    1. Jimmy Carter
    2. Lyndon Johnson
    3. Richard Nixon
  12. 12. Who was the tallest ever President?
    1. Dwight Eisenhower
    2. William Taft
    3. Abraham Lincoln
  13. 13. Barack Obama won his first Presidential election victory in which year?
    1. 2008
    2. 2010
    3. 2012
  14. 14. Which of these Presidents had NOT previously served as a Vice President?
    1. George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    2. Harry S Truman
    3. Bill Clinton
  15. 15. Which of these Presidents was NOT previously an army general?
    1. Lyndon Johnson
    2. Ulysses S Grant
    3. Dwight Eisenhower
  16. 16. Which President was the heaviest? (So heavy he had to be greased out of a White House bath tub)
    1. William Taft
    2. Theodore Roosevelt
    3. Chester Arthur
  17. 17. When was JFK assassinated?
    1. 22nd November 1962
    2. 22nd November 1963
    3. 22nd November 1964
  18. 18. What is Barack Obama’s middle name?
    1. Fitzgerald
    2. Hussein
    3. Antony
  19. 19. What did the ‘S’ stand for, in the name Harry S Truman?
    1. Sewell
    2. Sylvester
    3. Nothing
  20. 20. Counting Grover Cleveland twice because of his non-consecutive terms, how many Presdients have there been?
    1. 35
    2. 40
    3. 44
  21. 21. Which President served as an army officer in the trenches in WW1?
    1. Franklin Roosevelt
    2. Woodrow Wilson
    3. Harry S Truman
  22. 22. Which President served as a naval officer in the Pacific in WW2?
    1. Lyndon Johnson
    2. John F Kennedy
    3. Ronald Reagan
  23. 23. Who came after Bill Clinton as President?
    1. George W Bush (Bush Junior)
    2. George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    3. Barack Obama
  24. 24. Which President was confined to a wheelchair, as a result of polio?
    1. Millard Fillmore
    2. James Buchanan
    3. Franklin Roosevelt
  25. 25. Who was the first Catholic President?
    1. John F Kennedy
    2. Herbert Hoover
    3. Gerald Ford
  26. 26. Which of these men was NOT a one-term President?
    1. Jimmy Carter
    2. George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    3. Bill Clinton
  27. 27. Who was President at the time of the Beijing Olympics?
    1. Bill Clinton
    2. George W Bush (Bush Junior)
    3. Barack Obama
  28. 28. How did William Henry Harrison die, in 1841?
    1. He was assassinated by a madman
    2. He drowned in the Mississippi River
    1. He contracted pneumonia after delivering his inaugural address in freezing weather
  29. 29. Which of these Presidents was NOT a Republican?
    1. Harry S Truman
    2. Herbert Hoover
    3. Richard Nixon
  30. 30. Which of these Presidents led the USA to victory in WW1?
    1. Calvin Coolidge
    2. Theodore Roosevelt
    3. Woodrow Wilson
  31. 31. In what year did Abraham Lincoln die?
    1. 1865
    2. 1875
    3. 1885
  32. 32. Which of these Presidents was NOT assassinated?
    1. William McKinley
    2. James Garfield
    3. John Quincy Adams

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