Presidents Quiz – April 2016

  • The theme for 2015-16 in all divisions is Presidential Quotes.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Occupations and Posts. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #1-24 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 3: Henry Clay, Benjamin Franklin, William Lloyd Garrison, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, John Marshall, Daniel Webster
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #1-24 in 2015-16.
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

Which president from this range matches each of these facts?


  1. The U.S. bought Florida from Spain while I was president.
  2. I entered the White House design contest under an alias and was upset when I lost the competition.
  3. My First Lady lived 42 years after I died.
  4. I borrowed money to get to my own inauguration.
  5. I was the youngest member of the Continental Congress.
  6. I was the lawyer for British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre.
  7. During my presidency, running water and bathrooms were added to the White House.


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


  1. The first national park, Yellowstone, was created during my administration.
  2. At 6’4" I was the tallest president.
  3. My wife and I lived on an island for two years after leaving the White House.
  4. Abraham Lincoln’s son served as my and my predecessor’s secretary of war.
  5. Nebraska became a state during my presidency.
  6. I was the first president to use fireworks at his inauguration.
  7. The lighbulb was invented while I lived in the White House.


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


  1. I was the first president to pay federal income tax on my salary.
  2. I refused to be photographed unless I was dressed in formal attire.
  3. I appointed the first female Cabinet member.
  4. I was sworn in as president by my father.
  5. My Ph.D. dissertation was entitled "Congressional Government."
  6. I was a field artillery captain in the Army.
  7. I was blind in my left eye from a boxing match.


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


  1. I appointed the first African American secretary of state.
  2. My inaugural parade had a giant peanut balloon in it.
  3. My mother wanted me to be a Quaker missionary.
  4. I was the first president to wear a hearing aid.
  5. On my 21st birthday, I received $1 million from my father.
  6. My nickname growing up was “Bubba.”
  7. My daughter Robin died of leukemia at age three.



See this and all of the other AGLOA Presidents Quizzes here.

Comments are closed.