How well do you know the presidents? Answer these 10 fun questions about the presidents' to make your Commander-in-Chief proud.
#1. George Washington wore wooden dentures.
#2. Which U.S. President received a speeding ticket while in office?
Grant received a $20 speeding ticket while driving his horse-drawn carriage through the streets of Washington. He paid the fine.
#3. Lincoln's and Washington's birthdays are often celebrated together as what holiday?
#4. Which U.S. President owned a peanut farm before his election?
Carter put his peanut farm into a blind trust while he was president. In 2017, Carter converted 10 acres of his farm into a solar power plant.
#5. Which president was known for wearing a stovepipe hat?
Standing at 6 feet 4 inches tall, Lincoln was already head and shoulders taller than average. Wearing stovepipe hats made him stand out in a crowd even more.
#6. During his campaign, which U.S. President played the saxophone on TV?
On June 3, 1992, Clinton played “Heartbreak Hotel” and “God Bless the Child” on the Arsenio Hall Show.
#7. Who was the first president under the current constitution?
The first presidential election under the new Constitution, which Washington won, occurred in 1789. John Hancock was President of the Continental Congress when the Declaration of Independence was signed.
#8. Who was the U.S. President during the Civil War?
Lincoln‘s presidency and the Civil War both occurred between 1861-1865.
#9. Which U.S. President was known for eating jelly beans?
When Reagan ran for Governor of California in 1966, he began eating “Goelitz Mini Jelly Beans” as part of his successful attempt to give up pipe smoking.
#10. Which U.S. President's portrait appears on the U.S. one dollar bill?
Washington‘s portrait has appeared on the one dollar bill since 1869.
Congratulations! You really know your presidential history.
Let your friends know how you did.
Theodore Roosevelt said, “It is hard to fail, but it is worse never to have tried to succeed.”
Hold your head high – you tried and learned something new.
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