Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Presidential Trivia

I found this list of presidential trivia questions over at a message board and some were already answered, but I thought I'd post them here and see how we all did!

1.What president got stuck in a bathtub in the White House?
2.Who was the first president born west of the Mississippi River?
3.What kept Ronald Reagan out of combat during WWII even though he was in the Army?
4.What famous Confederate had Zachary Taylor as his father-in-law?
5.What president played college football at the University of Michigan?
6.Who created the Civil Service System?
7.Name the only father/sons to be president?
8.Who served as president from 1885-89 and from 1893-97?
9.How many presidents graduated from West Point?
10.How many presidents did not have a vice-president?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

1. I would guess at Taft
2. ?
3. I think it was because his eyesight was too poor
4. Jefferson Davis
5. Gerald Ford
6. Chester Alan Arthur
7. John & John Q Adams and George and George W Bush
8. Grover Cleveland
9. 3 (Taylor, Grant, Eisenhower)
10. 3 (Tyler, Filmore, Andrew Johnson)