35 President’s Day Trivia Questions and Answers 

This President’s Day trivia is for the patriotic, history-enthusiast, student, or family who is looking for an activity in advance of, or for, this President’s Day!

Today, President’s Day is enjoyed by Americans in different ways; there are stunning reenactments and celebrations to attend, or families and friends may want to get together and unite for this federal holiday

However you plan to spend it, this President’s Day trivia can help you appear the most patriotic in the room if you choose to share your score or some cool new facts you discovered here. 

Alternatively, bookmark the page and play in a group this February; due to the show the answer button, nobody will have an advantage!

Ready to explore President’s Day in all its glory?

Related: February Trivia | Thanksgiving Trivia | United States Geography Trivia | Memorial Day Trivia

General President’s Day Trivia Questions and Answers 

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Welcome to round 1 of this President’s Day trivia! 

Here you will find a random collection of President’s Day trivia questions and answers to find out how much you really know about the day, its origins, and information that surrounds it, such as, well, Presidents!

This federal holiday is always celebrated on the third Monday of February and has been done since 1885, but for which President was it created to recognize?

President’s Day isn’t the only day we use to celebrate past Presidents of the United States, but it is the one viewed as the most popular to celebrate them all collectively. So, let’s get to it!

1: Which President was President’s Day invented to recognize?
President George Washington.
2: What is President George Washington's birthday date?
February 22.
3: What is President’s Day still officially called by the Federal Government?
Washington’s Birthday.
4: In 1968, Congress moved some federal holidays to Mondays; what was this act called?
Uniform Monday Holiday Bill.
5: This is the first Federal Holiday to celebrate the life of an American. What was the second?
Martin Luther King Jr Day.
6: President’s Day became known as this to include another President into the holiday; who?
President Abraham Lincoln.
7: How many Presidents were born in February?

History of President’s Day Trivia Questions and Answers 

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In this President’s Day trivia round, we will look at a brief history of the holiday and some monumental things that have happened over the years on this day. 

Who was the President to sign President’s Day into law? Which was the first State to acknowledge the day?

Find out this and more as we play round 3!

Here we go!

1: Which President signed Washington’s Birthday (later known as President’s Day) into law in 1879?
President Rutherford B. Hayes.
2: Initially, the holiday only applied to which State?
3: The Senator of which State was the first person to propose President’s Day?
Arkansas (Senator Stephan Wallace Dorsey).
4: When the holiday became a Federal one, how many other nationally recognized federal bank holidays were there?
4 - Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, the Fourth of July, and Thanksgiving.
5: The shift from Washington’s Birthday to Presidents' Day began in which decade?
6: In what year did the Uniform Monday Holiday Act officially take effect?
7: Presidents Day began after the death of President George Washington; what year was this?

Name the Presidents for President’s Day Trivia Questions and Answers 

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This President’s Trivia collection of questions will see just how good your knowledge is about the Presidents of America, past and present!

While this round isn’t exclusively about President’s Day, it will provide you with some interesting facts about previous residents of the White House – perfect for sharing at your gathering this President’s Day!

While the questions will vary, the answers will always be a President; some answers may surprise you. 

Without further ado, let’s begin!

1: Who was the 10th President of the United States?
President John Tyler.
2: Who was the oldest President to be voted into office?
President Joe Biden.
3: Who was the first African American President?
President Barack Obama.
4: Which President was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence?
President Thomas Jefferson.
5: Who was the youngest to be elected President?
President John F. Kennedy.
6: Who is the only President to have been unanimously elected?
President George Washington.
7: Which President was the first to have their Inauguration and speeches televised?
President Harry S. Truman.
8: Who was the first President to be featured on a postage stamp?
President George Washington.
9: Who was the tallest President?
President Abraham Lincoln ( he was 6’ 4” tall).
10: Which President has the most national parks named in their honor?
President Theodore Roosevelt.

True or False President’s Day Trivia Questions and Answers 

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You’ve made it through to the final President’s Day trivia round!

If you haven’t fared that well so far, this is the round that could put things right for each question; there are only ever 2 possible answers: true or false!

So, if you haven’t a clue in the world about the answer, you still have a 50% chance of getting it right – plus, you’ll learn something new and interesting, too!

It’s a win, win!

Here we go. 

1: The ‘S’ in Harry S. Truman does not stand for anything.
2: George Washington was a breeder of Siamese cats.
False. However, he did breed hunting dogs.
3: Franklin D. Roosevelt won 4 elections.
4: John Adams was the shortest President.
False. The shortest President was James Madison.
5: There have been 8 Presidents who have died in office.
6: John Tyler had 20 children.
False. He did have 16, though.
7: Bill Clinton worked in a laundromat while in college.
8: President Theodore Roosevelt was blind in one eye due to injuries sustained in a boxing match.
9: Thomas Jefferson gave only 2 Presidential speeches.
10: Donald Trump is quoted as saying: ‘The beauty of me is that I’m very rich.’
11: When aged 26, future President Lyndon B. Johnson used a $2.50 ring from Sears to propose.

More President’s Day Trivia – Video

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Thank you for taking the time to play this President’s Day trivia. Whatever you’re doing this President’s Day, I hope you take a moment to remember some of our great leaders, past and present!

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