After featuring a fictional book about the White House on My Reads, I decided to carry the topic over to the blog. Here’s the real White House, and here’s my three-part Presidential Trivia Challenge. Good Luck!
Here are some of the presidents mentioned Commander In Cheese. Can you match the presidential picture to a name? Here are their names, mixed -up, of course! Guess first, then check your answers below.
Theodore Roosevelt Bill Clinton Calvin Coolidge Abraham Lincoln Herbert Hoover
Ronald Reagan William Howard Taft
1. Abraham Lincoln 2. Herbert Hoover 3. William Howard Taft
4. Theodore Roosevelt 5. Bill Clinton 6. Calvin Coolidge
7. Ronald Reagan.
Can you put the presidents in historical order? Test your knowledge, then check your answers below.
Answers in presidential order. Lincoln was our 16th president.
Now for your final presidential trivia challenge. Can you name the president?
1. I loved jelly-beans so much I kept a jar in the oval office. I also had a jar of acorns so I could feed the squirrels.
2. I had the first cat to live in the White House. Tabby came to White House dinners, and I fed her with a gold fork.
3. I put in the first phone. Before that I walked down the hallway to use a phone booth.
4. I brought lots of children and pets into the White House. My son Quentin had pet snakes. To escape my family, I built the West Wing. My wife suggested we use the second floor for family and pets.
5. I had the most pets in the White House. I even had a canary who walked up and down my cat’s back. Caruso was the clever canary, and Timmie was the kind cat/
6. My cat Socks was famous. He was on TV, in cartoons and books, and even on stamps for the Central African Republic.
7. Because of a Christmas Eve fire, I designed the West Wing. I added the Oval Office to my design.
1. Ronald Reagan
2. Abe Lincoln
3. Herbert Hoover
4. Teddy Roosevelt (And yes, the Teddy bear was named after me.)
5. Calvin Coolidge
6. Bill Clinton
7. William Howard Taft
When I write, I can only have one voice in my head, mine. A little noise is fine. But too much, or worse yet, WORDS, and I must change rooms or pull out headphones. Then I can write on!