James M. Lindsay

The Water's Edge

Lindsay analyzes the politics shaping U.S. foreign policy and the sustainability of American power.

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A Presidents’ Day Quiz

by James M. Lindsay
February 18, 2012

Oval-Office-Quiz-2012-02-16 The Oval Office in the White House in Washington (Jonathan Ernst/courtesy Reuters).


Monday is Presidents’ Day. To get you in the proper celebratory mood, TWE presents its first Presidents’ Day quiz. You can find links to the quiz answer at the bottom of the post. Yes, you could Google the questions to find the answers. But that’s not much fun. By all means, if you have your own presidential trivia questions, please post them in the comments section so everyone can take a crack at answering them. In the meantime, enjoy the holiday weekend and good luck with the quiz!


Click here to see the answers in PDF.


Beyer, Rick. The Greatest Presidential Stories Never Told. New York: HarperCollins, 2007.

Couch, Ernie. Presidential Trivia. Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill, 1996.

Kane, Joseph Nathan and Janet Podell. Facts About the Presidents, 8th ed. New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 2009.

Lederer, Richard. Presidential Trivia. Layon, UT: Gibbs Smith, 2009.

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