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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?

In 2009, Chief Justice Roberts misplaced a word in the oath, saying: “That I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully.” The word “faithfully” is supposed to appear between “will” and “execute.” Obama repeated what Roberts said, but they decided to re-do the oath the next day.

In 2009, Chief Justice Roberts misplaced a word in the oath, saying: “That I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully.” The word “faithfully” is supposed to appear between “will” and “execute.” Obama repeated what Roberts said, but they decided to re-do the oath the next day.

In 2009, Chief Justice Roberts misplaced a word in the oath, saying: “That I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully.” The word “faithfully” is supposed to appear between “will” and “execute.” Obama repeated what Roberts said, but they decided to re-do the oath the next day.

In 2009, Chief Justice Roberts misplaced a word in the oath, saying: “That I will execute the office of president to the United States faithfully.” The word “faithfully” is supposed to appear between “will” and “execute.” Obama repeated what Roberts said, but they decided to re-do the oath the next day.

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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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