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How Well Do You Know The US Presidents?

Test your knowledge, from George Washington to Barack Obama.

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  1. 1. Who was the first President of the United States, elected under the Constitution created in 1787?

    Andrew Jackson
    Andrew Jackson
    John Adams
    John Adams
    George Washington
    George Washington
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    George Washington

  2. 2. How long is a Presidential term of office?

    5 years
    2 years
    4 years
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    4 years

  3. 3. Which President won the American Civil War?

    George Washington
    George Washington
    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    Martin Van Buren
    Martin Van Buren
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Abraham Lincoln

  4. 4. How many Presidents in total have been assassinated?

    2
    3
    4
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    4

  5. 5. Who is the youngest man ever to serve as President?

    Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    John F Kennedy
    John F Kennedy
    Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Theodore Roosevelt

  6. 6. Which President served an unprecedented four terms?

    George Washington
    George Washington
    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    Franklin Roosevelt
    Franklin Roosevelt
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Franklin Roosevelt

  7. 7. Who served the shortest period as President – just 32 days?

    William Henry Harrison
    William Henry Harrison
    James Monroe
    James Monroe
    John Tyler
    John Tyler
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    William Henry Harrison

  8. 8. Who is the oldest man ever to serve as President?

    Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    Grover Cleveland
    Grover Cleveland
    Ulysses S Grant
    Ulysses S Grant
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ronald Reagan

  9. 9. How many Electoral College votes are needed to win the Presidency?

    201
    270
    435
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    270

  10. 10. Which President was elected on a majority of the Electoral College votes, despite losing the popular vote?

    Barack Obama in 2012
    Barack Obama in 2012
    George W Bush in 2000 (Bush Junior)
    George W Bush in 2000 (Bush Junior)
    Jimmy Carter in 1976
    Jimmy Carter in 1976
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    George W Bush in 2000 (Bush Junior)

  11. 11. Which President resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal?

    Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    Lyndon Johnson
    Lyndon Johnson
    Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Richard Nixon

  12. 12. Who was the tallest ever President?

    Dwight Eisenhower
    Dwight Eisenhower
    William Taft
    William Taft
    Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Abraham Lincoln

  13. 13. Barack Obama won his first Presidential election victory in which year?

    2008
    2010
    2012
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    2008

  14. 14. Which of these Presidents had NOT previously served as a Vice President?

    George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    Harry S Truman
    Harry S Truman
    Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bill Clinton

  15. 15. Which of these Presidents was NOT previously an army general?

    Lyndon Johnson
    Lyndon Johnson
    Ulysses S Grant
    Ulysses S Grant
    Dwight Eisenhower
    Dwight Eisenhower
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Lyndon Johnson

  16. 16. Which President was the heaviest? (So heavy he had to be greased out of a White House bath tub)

    William Taft
    William Taft
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Chester Arthur
    Chester Arthur
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    William Taft

  17. 17. When was JFK assassinated?

    22nd November 1962
    22nd November 1963
    22nd November 1964
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    22nd November 1963

  18. 18. What is Barack Obama’s middle name?

    Fitzgerald
    Hussein
    Antony
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Hussein

  19. 19. What did the ‘S’ stand for, in the name Harry S Truman?

    Sewell
    Sylvester
    Nothing
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Nothing

  20. 20. Counting Grover Cleveland twice because of his non-consecutive terms, how many Presdients have there been?

    35
    40
    44
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    44

  21. 21. Which President served as an army officer in the trenches in WW1?

    Franklin Roosevelt
    Franklin Roosevelt
    Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    Harry S Truman
    Harry S Truman
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Harry S Truman

  22. 22. Which President served as a naval officer in the Pacific in WW2?

    Lyndon Johnson
    Lyndon Johnson
    John F Kennedy
    John F Kennedy
    Ronald Reagan
    Ronald Reagan
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    John F Kennedy

  23. 23. Who came after Bill Clinton as President?

    George W Bush (Bush Junior)
    George W Bush (Bush Junior)
    George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    George W Bush (Bush Junior)

  24. 24. Which President was confined to a wheelchair, as a result of polio?

    Millard Fillmore
    Millard Fillmore
    James Buchanan
    James Buchanan
    Franklin Roosevelt
    Franklin Roosevelt
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Franklin Roosevelt

  25. 25. Who was the first Catholic President?

    John F Kennedy
    John F Kennedy
    Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Hoover
    Gerald Ford
    Gerald Ford
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    John F. Kennedy

  26. 26. Which of these men was NOT a one-term President?

    Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    George H W Bush (Bush Senior)
    Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bill Clinton

  27. 27. Who was President at the time of the Beijing Olympics?

    Bill Clinton
    Bill Clinton
    George W Bush (Bush Junior)
    George W Bush (Bush Junior)
    Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    George W Bush (Bush Junior)

  28. 28. How did William Henry Harrison die, in 1841?

    He was assassinated by a madman
    He drowned in the Mississippi River
    He contracted pneumonia after delivering his inaugural address in freezing weather
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    He contracted pneumonia after delivering his inaugural address in freezing weather

  29. 29. Which of these Presidents was NOT a Republican?

    Harry S Truman
    Harry S Truman
    Herbert Hoover
    Herbert Hoover
    Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Harry S Truman

  30. 30. Which of these Presidents led the USA to victory in WW1?

    Calvin Coolidge
    Calvin Coolidge
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Theodore Roosevelt
    Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Woodrow Wilson

  31. 31. In what year did Abraham Lincoln die?

    1865
    1875
    1885
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    1865

  32. 32. Which of these Presidents was NOT assassinated?

    William McKinley
    William McKinley
    James Garfield
    James Garfield
    John Quincy Adams
    John Quincy Adams
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    John Quincy Adams

How Well Do You Know The US Presidents?

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