Hail to the Chief!
By Airman 1st Class Hayden Hyatt, 1st Special Operations Wing Public Affairs
/ Published February 14, 2013
HURLBURT FIELD, Fla. --
The third Monday of February isn't just another Monday--it's Presidents Day.
This is a day set aside to honor our first president, George Washington, and his 42 different successors who have all served as our commander-in-chief.
In honor of this holiday, see if you can correctly answer all 44 presidential trivia questions below. The first person to answer all questions and send a reply to email@example.com will receive a free 1st Special Operations Wing patch.
- Which president once accused Benjamin Franklin of being a British spy?
- The inventor Samuel Morse painted a portrait of a president that hangs in the White House. Who is the president?
- Which president was known as "Old Rough and Ready?"
- Which president had a secret operation performed on him to remove a cancerous jaw?
- Which president staged a garage sale for White House furniture?
- Televangelist Pat Robertson, who won the Michigan caucus in the 1988 Republican presidential primary, was a great-grandson of which president?
- Which president was called "Napoleon of Protection?"
- Which president's name and signature can be found on the moon?
- Who is the only president to serve having never been elected president or vice president by the American public?
- Which president said: "Four-fifths of all our troubles in this life would disappear if we would only sit down and keep still?"
- Which president appointed his brother to the cabinet?
- Which president's administration had four secretaries of state?
- Who is the only president to have earned a Nobel Peace Prize, two Grammy Awards and twice being named Time Magazine's "Person of the Year?"
- Which president let sheep graze on the White House lawn?
- Who was the first president to appoint a woman to the cabinet?
- Which president is on the nickel?
- Which president was confirmed by the Senate for his appointment to the Supreme Court but turned it down?
- Which president said these last words: "Sir, I wish you to understand the true principles of government. I wish them carried out. I ask nothing more."
- Who was the first president to be born in the United States?
- Which president, after he left the White House, became the presidential nominee of the "Know-Nothing" party?
- Which president was called "Old Fussbudget?"
- Which president was taught to read and write by his wife?
- Who was the first president to play golf?
- Which president ran away to the sea as a youth?
- The American Engineering Society proclaimed that "the two greatest engineers in American history" were Thomas Edison and which president?
- Who was the first president to be born in a log cabin?
- Jeff Davis was the name of the favorite horse of which president?
- Which president established Thanksgiving Day?
- Who was the first president born in a hospital?
- Who is the only president to have earned a postgraduate degree from Harvard?
- Which president was sworn in on Air Force One?
- Which president purchased a substitute for military service during the Civil War?
- Which president has a river in a foreign country named after him?
- Who was the first president to appoint a woman to the Supreme Court?
- Who was the first president to be awarded an honorary knighthood by a British monarch?
- Which president had a capital of a foreign country named after him?
- Which president signed a law forbidding "false malicious and scandalous writing" against his administration?
- Who was the first president to visit Alaska?
- Who was the president when electricity was installed at the White House?
- Which president twice fell off his horse and fainted?
- Who was the first president to appoint a Hispanic to the cabinet?
- Which president had his license to practice law suspended?
- Which president was labeled a traitor to the United States for joining the Confederacy's House of Representatives?
- Which president is credited as "the Father of the American mule?"