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 is the only U.S. President born on July 4?
#2. Born seventy years apart, James Polk and which other U.S. President share the same birthday?
#3. How many U.S. Presidents have died while in office?
#4. Who was the first U.S. President buried at Arlington National Cemetery?
#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. How many Presidents have died on the Fourth of July?
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson died in the same year (1826). James Monroe died in 1831.
#7. 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.
#8. 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.
#9. 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.
#10. Which state was the birthplace to the most U.S. Presidents?
Virginia was the birthplace of eight presidents – Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, W.H. Harrison, Tyler, Taylor, Wilson.
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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