Monday, February 20, 2012

Presidents Day

(This was originally a paper quiz I made for my friends at work. I've reprinted it here for you.) 
How much do you know about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln whom we honor on President's Day? Try your hand at the questions below that apply to either Washington or Lincoln.
  1. _____ Stood 6'2” tall.
     2. ______ His mother was born in what is now the state of West Virginia.
  1. _____ Used his hat to carry important papers.
  1. _____ The first president to wear a beard.
  1. _____ Had three hoe cakes and tea most mornings for breakfast.
  1. _____ Introduced the mule to America.
  1. _____ Had red hair when he was young.
  1. _____ His formal education was only 18 months.
  1. _____ He patented a system to alter buoyancy of steamboats.
   10.  _____ Had no biological children

Bonus: Both Washington and Lincoln were born in February. What days are their birthdays on?

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