Print out the matching quiz below and see how many of these fun facts your homeschooler can match to the correct U.S. president. (Note: To print, you may want to highlight the quiz, click "print preview," and choose the option "as selected on screen."
(See answers elsewhere in this edition of the Homeschool View™).
____1. Dwight D. Eisenhower A. Held the first White House fireworks display
____2. James Monroe B. First left-handed president
____3. James Buchanan C. Named his airplane "The Sacred Cow"
____4. James A. Garfield D. First president to receive a Purple Heart
____5. Herbert C. Hoover E. Spoke Chinese to his wife in the White House to
____6. Ulysses S. Grant F. First president to be photographed
____7. Franklin D. Roosevelt G. Only president who never married
____8. John Quincy Adams H. Helped establish the first U.S. national
park — Yellowstone National Park
____9. William McKinley I. First president to use a helicopter from the White House lawn
____10. Benjamin Harrison J. Had the first telephone installed in the White House, and
Alexander Graham Bell gave him instructions on how to use it
____11. Woodrow Wilson K. First president to appear on a postage stamp
____12. John Adams L. Brought his horse, Old Whitey, to the White House and let him
eat grass on the White House lawn
____13. Zachary Taylor M. Picture is on the $500 dollar bill
____14. George Washington N. Wife was a great granddaughter of Pocahontas
____15. Rutherford B. Hayes O. Had the White House wired with electricity, but he was afraid
of getting shocked when he touched the switches