Presidents Quiz – December 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 joined with a group of 23 other young men that marched on the governor’s palace to protest his connection to the British government. We removed two hundred muskets and three hundred swords from the palace and gave them to the local militia. Later, I received training under General Andrew Lewis, who had served under George Washington at Fort Necessity during the French and Indian War.

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


As a young man, I decided to head west and study law. First, I stopped in Buffalo to visit my favorite uncle, a wealthy farmer. He introduced me to several prominent lawyers. I began studying law with one of them. I never did go further west.

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


My predecessor as president appointed me to the position of assistant secretary of the navy. I worked to increase the number of naval ships and gave orders to Commodore George Perry about moving his ships from Japan to Hong Kong to monitor Spanish ships.

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 attended the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. After graduation, I won a prestigious Rhodes Scholarshipo to study at Oxford University in England.

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