Presidents Quiz – September 2014

  • 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 returned from five years in Europe with a waffle iron and started a fad called “waffle parties.” I also imported macaroni and Parmesan cheese from Italy for use at my home. During my eight-year presidency, I served “a pie called macaroni” at a state dinner.

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


Despite working on a canal boat as a youngster, I never did learn how to swim. I was the first left-handed president. I am also the only man in history who was a U.S. congressman, senator-elect, and president-elect all at the same time.

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


Among the positions I held before becoming president were law professor, U.S. Solicitor-General, Governor of the Philippines, and Secretary of War under my predecessor.

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


I played the piano and was an above-average golfer and bowler. My younger daughter married the grandson of Dwight Eisenhower. The picture shows my helicopter leaving the White House lawn on the last day of my presidency.

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