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If You Get 11/15 On This Quiz, You Can Basically Be President

It's time to play a presidential name game.

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  1. 1. What’s the most common presidential first name, shared by six men?

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    James

    James Madison, James Monroe, James Polk, James Buchanan, James Garfield, and James (Jimmy) Carter.

  2. 2. Name the only president whose first name starts with Z.

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    Zachary Taylor

  3. 3. Name the only president whose first name is 10 letters long.

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    Rutherford B. Hayes

    At 10 letters, Hayes' first name is top.

  4. 4. Name a president whose first name starts with a vowel.

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    Andrew Jackson, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, Ulysses S. Grant

  5. 5. Name a president who was known by his middle name.

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    Ulysses Grant, Grover Cleveland, Woodrow Wilson, and Calvin Coolidge

    Grant's first name was Hiram, Cleveland's first name was Stephen, Wilson's was Thomas, and Coolidge's was John!

  6. 6. Two presidents share a last name but AREN'T related? What's their last name?

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    Andrew Johnson, Lyndon Johnson

    John Adams and John Quincy Adams were father and son, William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison were grandfather and grandson, Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin D. Roosevelt were fifth cousins, and George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush were father and son.

  7. 7. Name a president whose last name starts with P.

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    James Polk, Franklin Pierce

  8. 8. Name a president whose last name ends with D.

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    James Garfield, Grover Cleveland, Gerald Ford

  9. 9. Name the only president whose last name starts with the letter E.

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    Dwight Eisenhower

  10. 10. Name the only president whose last name starts with V.

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    Martin Van Buren

  11. 11. Name a president whose last name is 10 letters long.

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    George Washington, Dwight Eisenhower

    These are tied for the longest last name.

  12. 12. Name any president whose last name is just FOUR letters.

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    George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Gerald Ford, William Howard Taft, and James Polk

  13. 13. Name a president who has double letters in their first AND last name.

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    William Henry Harrison, Millard Fillmore

    There were two presidential Harrisons, but only one fits the bill here.

  14. 14. Name a president with an alliterative first and last name.

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    Calvin Coolidge, Woodrow Wilson, Herbert Hoover, Ronald Reagan

  15. 15. And name a president whose last name contains no letters from the word MACKEREL.

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    Bush, Johnson, Nixon

If You Get 11/15 On This Quiz, You Can Basically Be President

You don't know everything, but that's OK — neither do the presidents!

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They'd better make some room on Mt. Rushmore, because you're practically ready for a spot up there with the greats.

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Are you sure YOU'RE not a president?

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