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10 Spot Trivia

Jan 29, 2010 06:31AM ● By Wendy Sipple

In celebration of President’s Day on February 15, Style searched for unique presidential facts.

Did you know that although Barack Obama is the 44th president of the United States, there have been just 43 presidents? Grover Cleveland held office twice. He was the 22nd president from 1885 to 1889, and then the 24th president from 1893 to 1897. Also, James Madison was the shortest president, measuring 5 feet, 4 inches tall! And 15th President James Buchanan was the only president who was never married...Now test your knowledge with the following 10 Presidential Trivia Questions!

  1. Standing at 6 feet 4 inches, who was the tallest president?

  2. Who was the heaviest president weighing in at 300-340 pounds?

  3. Elected at age 69, who was the oldest president?

  4. What two presidents died on the exact same day?

  5. Who was the first president to appear on TV?

  6. Which president gave all of his federal paychecks to charity?

  7. Who was the last president born in a log cabin?

  8. Who was the only president with a Ph.D.?

  9. Which president had 15 children, 7 girls and 8 boys?

  10. Which president purchased Alaska?






1. Abraham Lincoln
2. William Taft
3. Ronald Reagan
4. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson, July 4, 1826
5. Franklin D. Roosevelt, in 1939
6. Herbert Hoover
7. James Garfield, born 1831
8. Woodrow Wilson
9. Tenth president John Tyler
10. Andrew Johnson purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867.