Presidential Trivia (Weird Edition)

Random History or Politics Quiz

Can you name the strange facts about specific US Presidents?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Was once forced to sleep in the hallway of the White House during a visit by the Prince of Wales
Was the first president to attend a baseball game
Personally answered incoming phone calls to the White House
Avid collector of Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comic books
Customarily swam nude in the Potomac River every morning
Raised sheep for their wool on the White House lawn
Refused to answer the telephone while president
Awoke before dawn to practice the piano for two hours every morning
Wrote his own epitaph, completely omitting any mention of his presidency
Got lost in the woods on the way to the White House
Donated his entire presidential salary to charity
Was the first president to travel on an airplane during his administration
Gave the longest inaugural address in US history - an interminable two hours - during a winter storm
Prior to his presidency, worked as a fashion model and a park ranger at Yellowstone
An accomplished speed reader, he was reportedly able to read 2,000 words per minute
Had the biggest feet of any US president (size 14)
The smallest US president, he stood just 5'4' and weighed a meager 100 pounds
Helped fight a fire at the Library of Congress that destroyed over 35,000 books
Had a custom-built bathtub installed in the White House
At 42, he was the youngest man to assume the office of President

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments