Monday, June 6, 2011

So you think you're smarter than a 5th grader?


Are you sure you’re smarter than a 5th grader?  If you think you are, take this presidential quiz without cheating. Because this site is not equipped to hide answers before the quiz is completed, I will publish the answers next week. Good luck

1. To be president of the United States, a candidate must be a natural born citizen of the U.S., 35 years of age and have lived in the U.S. for14 years.

A. True
B. False
C. Don’t think so
D. All of the above

2. In 1951 how many terms could a president serve?

A. 8 years
B. 4 years
C. 6 years
D. 12 years

3. Who were the first presidents to serve full terms as president?

A. Dwight Eisenhower
B. Ronald Reagan
C. Bill Clinton
D. George W. Bush
E. All of the above
F. Not sure

4. How many years was Lyndon Johnson eligible to serve as president after the assassination of John F. Kennedy?

A. 4 years
B. 6 years
C. More than 8 years
D. None of the above

5. To be elected president a candidate must receive a majority of electoral votes, or if no candidate receives a majority, the President and Vice President are chosen by the House of Representatives and Senate, respectively, as necessary.

A. True
B. False.
C. Don’t think so

6. “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States.” How many presidents preferred to say “affirm” rather than “swear”?

A. One
B. Two
C. Four
D. None

7. When is the State of the Union Address delivered?

A. June
B. October
C. January

8. What president first called his presidency a “bully pulpit”?

A. John f. Kennedy
B. George W. Bush
C. Theodore Roosevelt

9. Which of these presidents was first to be born after WW l?

A. Ronald Reagan
B. Bill Clinton
C. Jimmy Carter
D. Richard Nixon

10. What was the reason George Washington refused to take his annual salary of $28,000?

A. He wanted it donated to charity
B. He demanded more
C. He was a successful businessman
D. None of the above

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