Friday, February 24, 2006

presidential trivia


not sure what made me want to post these, but its friday and a few people i work with were just comparing Bush to Clinton at the water cooler so it seemed to fit. you may not be as good of an American as you think. feel free to post your answers in the comments or email. good luck.

1 - What was the name of Bill Clinton's dog?
a - Jennifer
b
- Spot
c - Dr. Checks
d
- Buddy
e
- he didnt have a dog ya jackass, but his cat's name was "Socks"

2 - Identify the only three left handed presidents:
a
- Jefferson, Reagan, Youngster Bush
b - Daddy Bush, Youngster Bush, Hoover
c - Clinton, Daddy Bush, Truman
d
- Taft, Clinton, Hayes
e - Hayes wasnt a president, plus there havent been any lefties

3 - Name four people who arent presidents who are pictured on money. Here's a head start, two of them are Susan B. Anthony and Sacajaweaiaea, so you only have to name two.

4 - Essay: Describe the difference between the Revolutionary War and the way of 1812.
Ok, not really, dont do the essay or you are a dorkus.

5 - Which of the following were not presidents?
(hint: it could be all, a few, or none of them)
a - Juan Carlos Santamarialobos
b - Jimmy "Manifest Destiny" Polk
c - Franklin Pierce
d - Millard Fillmore
e - Zack Taylor

happy friday

5 Comments:

At 2/27/2006 07:18:00 AM, Blogger marklancaster.net said...

1. e
2. c
3. franklin...
4. the war of 1812 was in response to british impressment of american sailors. jefferson had tried to politically prevent war through petitioning to the king of england, but that didn't work. (good thing I'm taking american military history this semester or i wouldn't be able to answer this one)
5. a, c, d

 
At 2/27/2006 07:31:00 AM, Blogger Scoop said...

People really talk around water coolers at real jobs? I always thought that was an urban legend... like christmas bonuses and hot secretaries.

 
At 2/27/2006 08:07:00 AM, Blogger mikeandtim said...

the water cooler talk is legit. the other two, however, are indeed folklore.

 
At 2/28/2006 09:14:00 AM, Blogger mikeandtim said...

i will post correct answers later today or tomorrow

 
At 2/28/2006 04:05:00 PM, Blogger mikeandtim said...

ANSWERS:

1. d
2. c
3. ben franklin ($100) and alexander hamilton ($10)
4. see post by marklancaster.net
5. a only

 

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