US President or Not?: The Sporcle Featured Quiz of the Week

(Last Updated On: December 20, 2016)


We think all our featured quizzes are great, but once a week we find a quiz published within the last 7 days that went the extra mile.

This week’s quiz is US President or Not? by Sporcle User ChargingTiger.

About the Quizmaker

US President or Not? is ChargingTiger’s 9th published game, and he’s contributed 246 more quizzes. He’s played almost 12,000 games since June 2013, when he joined Sporcle. He has 103 badges, and also happens to be the curator for our Sports Teams and Testament subcategories.

What’s the Quiz About?

Think you know your US Presidents? The featured quiz this week tests your knowledge in a different way. You’re given names, and you have to decide if that person was a US President. This quiz sounds much easier than it is. The decoy names are purposely tricky, other historical figures are there to throw you off. Additionally, there are people with similar names to actual presidents. This means that you can’t just look at the last name, as there are decoys with the same last name as a real US President. Finally, this quiz is a blitz, there are 88 names to get through in 2 minutes, which gives you 1.36 seconds per question. Don’t let these numbers overwhelm you, roughly 20% of people still get every answer right on this quiz. 

US President or Not? was played 22,681 times while it was published, and ended up with a rating of 4.5.