The nation celebrates Presidents Day on the third Monday each February, between Abraham Lincoln's birthday Feb. 12 and George Washington's on the 22nd. From George Washington to Barack Obama, each president has brought something new and different to the office. Think you know the presidents? Take this quiz and find out. To make it easy, the answers are to the right.1. Which president set the record for having the most children?a. John Tylerb. John Adamsc. Millard Fillmore2. The first president had a sweet tooth, which might have been why he needed false teeth. What was George Washington's treat?a. cookiesb. ice creamc. apple pie3. Summer can be a welcome relief from school for many students, but one of the presidents actually lived with his teacher for several years. Who started boarding school with a tutor at age 9?a. Franklin D. Rooseveltb. John F. Kennedyc. Thomas Jefferson4. Several presidents served in the military, but only one was ever captured during a war. Who was it?a. Andrew Jacksonb. George Washingtonc. Zachary Taylor5. Who had a son who fired a toy cannon at the door of his father's office during a cabinet meeting?a. Abraham Lincolnb. Martin Van Burenc. Theodore Roosevelt6. Which of these pairs of presidents are among those who are believed to have had dyslexia?a. Harry S. Truman and Bill Clintonb. Franklin D. Roosevelt and Grover Clevelandc. Woodrow Wilson and John F. Kennedy7. This redheaded president loved doing chores, including helping to make maple syrup on his family's farm.a. Ulysses S. Grantb. Calvin Coolidgec. George Washington8. Which president wore dresses until age 8?a. Franklin Rooseveltb. John Quincy Adamsc. Thomas Jefferson9. The 44 presidents have been born in 21 of the 50 states. Virginia has the most with eight. Which two were born in Texas?a. Dwight Eisenhower and George W. Bushb. Dwight Eisenhower and Lyndon B. Johnsonc. Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush10. Since the Boy Scouts of America was founded in 1910, the U.S. president has served as honorary president of the organization. Four presidents were actually scouts when they were young. Which of these men was not a scout?a. Bill Clintonb. John F. Kennedyc. Jimmy Carter
1. a: The 10th president, John Tyler, had 15 children.
2. b: George Washington's favorite food was ice cream and his wife served it at weekly gatherings.
3. c: Thomas Jefferson studied and boarded with a tutor starting at age 9. He later attended the College of William and Mary.
4. a: Andrew Jackson served as a messenger for the Americans during the Revolution at age 13. He was captured by British troops and held as a prisoner of war.
5. a: The first president to bring his young children to live in the White House was Abraham Lincoln. He had three surviving sons when he took office. Tad once was playing with a toy cannon and fired it at the president's door during a cabinet meeting.
6. c: Woodrow Wilson and John F. Kennedy had dyslexia. Wilson went on to graduate from the college later renamed Princeton and served as governor of New Jersey. Kennedy graduated from Harvard with honors and became a senator.
7. b: Calvin Coolidge grew up on a farm in rural Vermont. His chores included collecting sap from maple trees and turning it into syrup.
8. a: Franklin Roosevelt wore dresses and kilts until age 8. This may seem silly nowadays, but it was the fashion choice of the upper class in the 1880s.
9. b: Dwight Eisenhower was born in Denison in 1890 and was a Republican. Lyndon B. Johnson was born on a farm near the rural town of Stonewall in 1908 and was a Democrat.
10. c: Jimmy Carter served as a scoutmaster and committee chairman, but he was not a scout.