How Well Do You Know the US Presidents?

Fun facts that you can use to quiz your family

By Christen Reiner, Macaroni KID Lakewood-Littleton & Macaroni KID Denver Editor and Publisher February 15, 2022

Presidents Day is right around the corner, officially celebrated each year on the third Monday of February. But how much do you really know about our nation's presidents?

We gathered up a few fun facts that you might not know about the leaders of our country. Did you get any right? No peeking! Test your family for some Presidents Day fun!


  1. Who was the first President of the United States?
  2. Which two presidents were the tallest?
  3. Who was the youngest person to be elected president?
  4. Who was unanimously elected?
  5. Which president was a movie star before entering politics?
  6. Which president named the White House the White House?
  7. Who received a $20 speeding ticket for riding his horse and buggy too fast down a street in Washington, D.C.?
  8. Who was the president when the White House's first website went online?
  9. Who was the first president to fly in an airplane?
  10. Who had a pet parrot that whistled "Yankee Doodle Dandy" with him?
  11. Which president fought in over 100 duels?
  12. Which president won a Grammy?
  13. Who were the only two presidents to sign the Constitution?
  14. Which president had 15 children?
  15. Which three presidents died on the Fourth of July?
  16. Which president plays the saxophone?
  17. Which president was a peanut farmer?
  18. Which president died 32 days after taking office?
  19. Which president served as President and Vice President, but was never elected to office?
  20. Which president was a very successful wrestler?
  21. Who was the first president to be impeached?
  22. Which president served two nonconsecutive terms?
  23. Which president had two pet raccoons in the White House named Reuben and Rebecca?
  24. Whose real name was Leslie Lynch King, Jr.?
  25. Which president installed a one-lane bowling alley in the White House basement?


  1. George Washington
  2. Abraham Lincoln and Lyndon B. Johnson
  3. John F. Kennedy
  4. George Washington
  5. Ronald Reagan
  6. Theodore Roosevelt
  7. Ulysses S. Grant
  8. Bill Clinton
  9. Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  10. William McKinley
  11. Andrew Jackson
  12. Barack Obama
  13. George Washington and James Madison
  14. John Tyler
  15. Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and James Monroe
  16. Bill Clinton
  17. Jimmy Carter
  18. William Henry Harrison
  19. Gerald Ford
  20. Abraham Lincoln
  21. Andrew Johnson
  22. Grover Cleveland
  23. Calvin Coolidge
  24. Gerald Ford
  25. Richard Nixon