As parents, we try to slip learning into our kiddo’s daily lives. Hopefully, we are able to spark and/or strengthen a variety of interests as they grow. President’s Day is an ideal opportunity to steer the conversation toward the office of President and the men who have held the office.
A fun way to test all ages on their Presidential knowledge is with some trivia questions. Will Grandma remember more facts than Mom or, will the kids know more?
Ten President Trivia Questions ~
Who was the only bachelor president?
James Buchanan was the only bachelor president.
Which president was born on the 4th of July?
Calvin Coolidge was born on July 4, 1872
Who was the heaviest president?
William Taft ~ he weighed over 325 pounds.
Which president served the shortest time in office?
William Harrison served only one month as President before he died.
Which president served the longest time in office?
Franklin D. Roosevelt was elected to four consecutive terms. He served a little more than 12 years before his death.
Who was the oldest elected president?
Ronald Reagan was 69 when he was elected as the 40th president.
Which two past presidents died on the same day?
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson both died on July 4, 1826.
Who was the only person to be elected to two non-consecutive terms?
Grover Cleveland was elected as both the 22nd and 24th presidents.
Which 4 past president’s images are on Mt. Rushmore?
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
Who was the first president to appear on television?
Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1939