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How much do you know about America's presidents?

A President's Day quiz for kids.

By Laura Kao / February 15, 2008

1. Which future president was called "Big Bill" by his Yale classmates?

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a) Bill Clinton

b) William Taft

c) William McKinley

2. Which future president made a promise to his wife on her deathbed that he would not remarry?

a) Thomas Jefferson

b) Andrew Johnson

c) Millard Fillmore

3. Which of these presidential pairs were grandfather and grandson?

a) Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Theodore Roosevelt

b) George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush

c) William Henry Harrison and Benjamin Harrison

4. Which president's middle name was the initial S.?

a) Ulysses Grant

b) Richard Nixon

c) Harry Truman

5. Which of the following men was not a general and war hero before becoming president?

a) Dwight Eisenhower

b) George Washington

c) James Madison

6. When accepting the Democratic presidential nomination, which man commented that he'd never met another Democratic president?

a) Jimmy Carter

b) Abraham Lincoln

c) Harry Truman


1. b

2. a

3. c

4. c

5. c

6. a