Last week we celebrated Presidents’ Day and had a fun time working through a Presidential Quiz. But we’re not done! I’ve created another brain-teaser. To make it easy, I’ve given you three possible answers to each question. In all cases, only one is correct.
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Got your thinking cap on? Here we go. …
1. The only president NOT to live in Washington, D. C., during his time in office was? James Madison, George Washington, William Henry Harrison.
2. This president was born on the Fourth of July and was sworn in by his father. Calvin Coolidge, George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan.
3. This president was the first to visit China while in office. George Washington, Richard Nixon, William Howard Taft.
4. His Inauguration was the first known to have been photographed. James Madison, James Buchanan, Woodrow Wilson.
5. This president was the first to greet people by shaking hands. Before his term, people bowed to the president. Andrew Jackson, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison.
6. This president is famous for his “Fireside Chats.” Another hint: When he married his cousin, she was given away at the wedding ceremony by Teddy Roosevelt. Warren Harding, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Lyndon Johnson.
7. This president had only one tooth. It’s rumored he wore wooden teeth. Zachary Taylor, John Quincy Adams, George Washington.
8. He ran with the slogan, “A Chicken in Every Pot and A Car in Every Garage” and when elected he approved "The Star-Spangled Banner" as the National Anthem. Herbert Hoover, Harry S. Truman, Chester A. Arthur.
9. He was the largest man to be president. He was 6 foot 2 inches – not that unusual – but he weighed a hefty 350 pounds. William H. Taft, Warren G. Harding, Franklin Pierce.
10.This president’s hobby is jogging. His nickname is Bubba. Hint: His wife currently holds a political office. Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush.
11. Before he became a Senator, Governor and then President, he was a peanut farmer. He’s active in Habitat for Humanity and is an author and speaker. Zachary Taylor, Chester A. Arthur, Jimmy Carter.
12.This president was considered to be the most athletic President in office. He was born Leslie Lynch King Jr. and went on to star on the University of Michigan football team. He’s also the longest-lived president; he died at 93. Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Richard Nixon.
13.This president is the first African-American President -- America’s 44th president. Barack Obama, Jesse Jackson, Martin Luther King.
Please make your guesses in the comments. I’ll tell you if you’re right and then at the end of the day, I’ll give you all the answers. Thanks for playing.
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