Presidents Quiz – October 2013

  • The theme for 2013-4 in all divisions is scandals.
  • In Junior/Senior, a second theme is vice-presidents. Also, Jr/Sr clues for #1-24 may involve U. S. Leaders Group 1: Tecumseh, Lucretia Mott, Sojourner Truth, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, Frederick Douglass, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Clara Barton, and Sitting Bull
  • Note: Elementary/Middle Divisions play presidents #1-24 in 2013-14.

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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

#1-12: I was the oldest of five children. I also had two older half-brothers, Lawrence and Augustine. My father was a tobacco planter who owned more than 1,000 acres of land.


#13-24: My mother died at age 34 when I was only nine years old. My father Thomas married Sarah Bush Johnston, who became a good stepmother for me and my older sister Sarah.

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. Grover Cleveland
23. Benjamin Harrison
24. Grover Cleveland
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

#25-34: I was a “junior.” My grandfather Cornelius made a fortune in real estate. This allowed my father to devote his energy to different charities. I had an older sister Anna, a younger brother Elliott, and a younger sister Corinne.


#35-44: My birth name had a III at the end of it. My father, a traveling salesman, died in an automobile accident several months before I was born. My mother, Virginia, worked as a nurse. After my father’s death, she married my stepfather, divorced him, then married him again.

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

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