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Test your presidential IQ

Post by Cheryl Tucker on Feb. 16, 2009 at 5:03 am |
February 16, 2009 5:03 am

It’s Presidents Day, so here’s a quiz to see how well you know our commanders in chief.

Match the following quotes with the correct president. Your choices are:

Thomas Jefferson

Abraham Lincoln

Theodore Roosevelt

Franklin Roosevelt

John F. Kennedy

Lyndon Johnson

Richard Nixon

Bill Clinton

George W. Bush

Barack Obama

1. “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.”

2. “Banking establishments are more dangerous than standing armies.”

3. “I believe that God has planted in every heart the desire to live in freedom.”

4. “Be sincere; be brief; be seated.”

5. “If you’re walking down the right path and you’re willing to keep walking, eventually you’ll make progress.”

6. “Mankind must put an end to war or war will put an end to mankind.”

7. “Sometimes I feel like a fire hydrant looking at a pack of dogs.”

8. “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”

9. “We can draw lessons from the past, but we cannot live in it.”

10. “If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.”


1. Lincoln

2. Jefferson

3. Bush

4. FDR

5. Obama

6. JFK

7. Clinton

8. Teddy Roosevelt

9. Johnson

10. Nixon

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