How well do you know the presidents? Answer these 10 questions about the presidents births and deaths to make your Commander-in-Chief proud.
#1. Who was the first U.S. President buried at Arlington National Cemetery?
#2. When he was 80 years old, where did John Quincy Adams suffer his fatal stroke?
Adams had just cast a vote when he suffered a stroke. He survived for two more days before passing away on February 23, 1848.
#3. How many Presidents have died on the Fourth of July?
#4. How many U.S. Presidents have died while in office?
#5. Which U.S. President's remains were exhumed in 1991 to test for arsenic poisoning?
Theories around the circumstances of Taylor‘s death prompted the exhumation. The test conclusively proved that Taylor was not poisoned.
#6. Who was the first U.S. President born in a hospital?
Carter was born on October 1, 1924, at the Wise Sanitarium (now the Lillian G. Carter Nursing Center) in Plains, Georgia, a hospital where his mother was employed as a registered nurse.
#7. Born seventy years apart, James Polk and which other U.S. President share the same birthday?
#8. Who was the first U.S. President born an American citizen?
Born on December 5, 1782, Van Buren was the first president born after the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
#9. Who is the only U.S. President born on July 4?
All of these presidents were born in July, but only Coolidge was born on the 4th (1872, in Plymouth, Vermont).
#10. Which state was the birthplace to the most U.S. Presidents?
Congratulations! Obviously you weren’t born yesterday. Have a piece of cake and celebrate your success with friends and family.
Those questions are tough. So here is a bonus question to stump your friends – Who is buried in Grant’s Tomb? The answer is President Grant and his widow, Julia. Good luck.
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