Presidents Quiz – January 2015

  • The theme for 2014-15 in all divisions is Slogans.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Domestic Affairs. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #25-44 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 4: Cesar Chavez, John Foster Dulles, Sandra Day O’Connor, Martin Luther King Jr., Thurgood Marshall, George Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, Henry Kissinger
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #25-44 in 2014-15.
1. George Washington
2. John Adams
3. Thomas Jefferson
4. James Madison
5. James Monroe
6. John Quincy Adams
7. Andrew Jackson
8. Martin Van Buren
9. William Henry Harrison
10. John Tyler
11. James Polk
12. Zachary Taylor


I was an imposing figure with a Roman nose and a thin-lipped stern face. Gilbert Stuart, who painted a portrait of me, said, “There were features in his face totally different from what I had observed in any other human being.” After the presidency, I retired to my farm.

13. Millard Fillmore
14. Franklin Pierce
15. James Buchanan
16. Abraham Lincoln
17. Andrew Johnson
18. Ulysses S. Grant
19. Rutherford Hayes
20. James Garfield
21. Chester A. Arthur
22./24. Grover Cleveland
23. Benjamin Harrison


While I was president, Congress passed a Compromise set of five bills that many Americans hoped would be the solution to the increasing hostility between the North and South. Part of the compromise was the Fugitive Slave Law. Also, California was admitted into the Union as a free state.

25. William McKinley
26. Theodore Roosevelt
27. William Taft
28. Woodrow Wilson
29. Warren Harding
30. Calvin Coolidge
31. Herbert Hoover
32. Franklin Roosevelt
33. Harry Truman
34. Dwight Eisenhower


From my time in the military, I knew all the tricks the Pentagon used to get more money from Congress. As president, I resisted them because I worried about the dangers of an arms race and the impact that continued high military spending would have on the economy. The fighting in Korea ended during my administration.

35. John F. Kennedy
36. Lyndon B. Johnson
37. Richard Nixon
38. Gerald Ford
39. Jimmy Carter
40. Ronald Reagan
41. George H.W. Bush
42. Bill Clinton
43. George W. Bush
44. Barack Obama


One of the most important pieces of legislation I signed into law was the USA Patriot Act. My successor, from the opposite party, signed a four-year extension of three key provisions of the Act: roving wiretaps, searches of business records, and surveillance of individuals suspected of terrorist activities.

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