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How much do you know about Inauguration Day? Take our quiz.

President Obama will be sworn in for his second term at noon on Monday, Jan. 21, in the 57th presidential inauguration in American history. Take our quiz and see how much you know about Mr. Obama’s inaugural and inaugurations past.

2. Why was Obama sworn in twice four years ago?

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Inauguration Day four years ago also fell on a Sunday.

 

Obama was visiting Canada so he was sworn in privately on the plane and later attended the public ceremony in Washington, D.C.

 

Chief Justice John Roberts and Obama misstated the oath on Jan. 20, so the next day, the chief justice readministered the oath.

 

All presidents take an oath privately before attending the public swearing-in ceremony.

 
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