Monday, November 7, 2016

Presidential Election Day Trivia Quiz

FYI: The following quiz has NOTHING to do with the current Presidential election. (answers below)

1. Who was the oldest elected President?

2. Who was the youngest elected President?

3. Who was the youngest President to take office?
          
4. Who was the tallest President?
           
5. Who was the shortest President?
            
6. Who was the heaviest President?

7. Who was the only bachelor President?
           
8. Who was the only divorced man elected President?
            
9. Which President fathered the most children?
            
10. Who was the first woman to run for President?
             
11. Who was the first President to be born in the USA?
            
12. Who was the first President to live in the White House?
            
13. Who was the only President elected four times?
             
14. Which President served the shortest amount of time?
            
15. Which President served two non-consecutive terms?       
            
16. Who was the only President to resign from office?
             
17. Which state boasts the most Presidents born in the state, and who were the Presidents from this state?
         
18. How many Presidents won the Presidency without securing the most popular votes?

19. Where is the sculpture picture below?

20. Who are the four Presidents depicted on the sculpture?
             
21. How many Presidents have been assassinated?
             
22. How many Presidents died of natural causes while in office?
            
23. How many former Presidents are still alive?

            
Answers:

1. Ronald Reagan, 69.
2. John F. Kennedy, 43.
3. Theodore Roosevelt, 42, sworn in upon the death of William McKinley in 1901.
4. Abraham Lincoln, 6'4".
5. James Madison, 5'4". He also weighed the least: 100 pounds.
6. William Taft, weighing as much as 350 pounds. He got stuck in the White House bathtub the first time he used it. A larger one was installed.
7. James Buchanan.
8. Ronald Reagan.
9. John Tyler, 15.
10. Virginia Woodhull, 1872. Her running mat, Frederick Douglas, was the first African-American nominated for Vice President.
11. Martin Van Buren, born 1782, elected President 1837.
12. John Adams.
13. Franklin D. Roosevelt.
14. William Henry Harrison, March 4, 1841-April 4, 1841, 32 days.
15. Grover Cleveland won the 1884 election, lost in 1888, won in 1892.
16. Richard Nixon.
17. Virginia, 8. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, William Henry Harrison, John Tyler, Zachary Taylor, Woodrow Wilson.
18. Four. John Quincy Adams (1824), Rutherford B. Hayes (1876), Benjamin Harrison (1888), George W. Bus (2000).
19. Mt. Rushmore (National Monument) in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
20. (left to right) George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Abraham Lincoln.
21. Four. Abraham Lincoln, James A. Garfield, William McKinley, John F. Kennedy.
22. Four. William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, Warren G. Harding, Franklin D. Roosevelt.
23. Four. Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, William Clinton, George W. Bush.

2 comments:

  1. Very clever and relevant. I got about half of them right, and am very proud of the fact that I knew enough to get the answer to #7.

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  2. My brain was too stressed out from studying my 222 page Calif. Election Guide as we has so many propositions on our ballot to even think about answering all those questions. ;-)

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