Presidents Quiz – July 2018

  • Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #25-45 in 2018-19.
  • Junior/Senior Divisions play presidents 1-45.
  • The theme for 2018-2019 in all divisions is Cabinet Members.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is Vice Presidents. Also, Junior/Senior clues for #25-45 may involve U.S. Leaders Group 4: Cesar Chavez, John Foster Dulles, Martin Luther King Jr., Henry Kissinger, Douglas MacArthur, George Marshall, Thurgood Marshall, and Sandra Day O’Connor.
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 did not infringe upon the policy-making powers that I felt the Constitution gave Congress. But the determination of foreign policy became a presidential concern. When the French Revolution led to a major war between France and England, I refused to accept entirely the recommendations of either my Secretary of State, who was pro-French, or my Secretary of the Treasury, who was pro-British. Rather, I insisted upon a neutral course until the United States could grow stronger.


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


At the outbreak of the Civil War, I was working in my father’s leather store in Galena, Illinois. I was appointed by the governor to command an unruly volunteer regiment. I whipped it into shape and soon rose to the rank of brigadier general of volunteers.


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


I was reluctant to campaign for my vice-president in the election to determine my successor. But I did so, not because I was a fan of his but because I didn’t want the opposing candidate, whom I mockingly called “the young genius,” to be elected. I wanted to protect my own record, which the opposing candidate was criticizing.


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
45. Donald Trump


I rose to fame in the Midwest as the voice of the Chicago Cubs for Iowans who turned into WHO radio in Des Moines, where I re-created Cubs games off the teletype. It was during a spring training trip to Catalina Island, where the Cubbies assembled each February, that I got the idea to go to Hollywood for a screen test.



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