This assignment will take some work and research! Listed below are 44 questions about the 43 Presidents of the United States of America. Your task is to find the answers to the trivia questions. This extra credit assignment must be turned in separately by Friday, Rocktober 8 and it will count toward your quarter homework grade.

The 44 Presidents will each be used once.

 

1) _______________ Who was the shortest President? (5’4")
2) _______________ Which President was the first to be born as a citizen of the United States?
3) _______________ Who was the first President born west of the Mississippi?
4) _______________ Who was the first President to marry while in office?
5) _______________ Which President suggested a play that was used in a Super Bowl?
6)_______________ Who was the only President born in Illinois?
7)_______________ Who was the first President of the 48 contiguous states?
8)_______________ Which President invented the swivel chair and the dumbwaiter?
9)_______________ Who was the last left-handed President?
10)_______________ Who is the only President who has the capital of a foreign country named for him?
11)_______________ Who is the only President to kill a man in a duel?
12)_______________ Who is the only President buried in Washington, DC?
13)_______________ Who is the only bachelor President?
14)_______________ Which President’s birth name was Leslie King, Jr.?
15)_______________ Which President attended the best college in the world, Miami University?
16)_______________ Which President lied by telling the public he was born in a log cabin?
17)_______________ Who was the first President to visit the West Coast while in office?
18)_______________ Who was the only President to serve two non-consecutive terms?
19)_______________ Who was the first President of all 50 states?
20)_______________ Which President let a convict out of jail so the convict could ride in his inaugural parade?
21)_______________ Which President was known for skinny dipping in the Potomac River?
22)_______________ Which President lived across the street for the White House while it was being remodeled?
23) _______________ Who is the only President born in June?
24)_______________ Who was the first President not to seek re-election after his first term in office?
25)_______________ Who was the first President that could women could vote for?
26)_______________ Who was the only President born on Independence Day?
27)_______________ Which President had a daughter who had a candy bar named for her?
28)_______________ Which President died from eating cherries (supposedly)?
29)_______________ Which President was assassinated by Charles Guiteau?
30)_______________ Which President was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz?
31)_______________ Who was the only President to be arrested and fined while in office?
32)_______________ Which President was the first to appear on TV?
33)_______________ Which President was the first to be born outside the original 13 colonies?
34)_______________ Which President mentioned another famous President on his deathbed?
35)_______________ Who was the last President who was neither a Republican or a Democrat?
36)_______________ Who was the only President to own a major league baseball team?
37)_______________ Who was the first President to be born in the 20th century?
38)_______________ Who was the first President to be a Rhodes Scholar?
39)_______________ Who was the first President to be born in a hospital?
40)_______________ Which President had the first bath tub installed in the White House (not the guy who got stuck)?
41)_______________ Which President was accused of being born in Canada instead of Vermont?
42)_______________ Which President had a wife named "Lady Bird"?
43)_______________ Who was the only President who was unanimously elected?
44)_______________ Who was the only President to be elected to the Senate after his term in the White House?

Extra extra credit - Who was President for only one day, and why?