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Presidential Cyberhunt!

Improve your Oval Office IQ with our Presidential Cyberhunt!

  • Grades: 1–2, 3–5, 6–8

 
 

1. George Washington was the first President of the United States of America (1789–1797), but he was not the first President to live in the White House. Who was?
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2. The White House is located in our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. What is the street address?
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3. The White House has survived two major fires. The first was caused by the British in the War of 1812. When was the second?
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4. The total floor area of the White House is 55,000 square feet. How many rooms and bathrooms do you think there are in such a large estate?
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5. The White House has been open for public tours since Thomas Jefferson was President in 1801. How much does it cost to tour the White House today?
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6. In order to officially become President, the President-elect must take an oath and swear to “preserve, protect, and defend the _____________ .”
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7. The President’s office is called the Oval Office. What is painted on the ceiling?
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8. The President can’t run the United States by himself. He gets help from _____________, which is made up of the heads of 15 executive departments.
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9. President-elect Barack Obama is a former senator from Illinois. The last senator to be elected President was _____________, in 1960.
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  • Subjects:
    Elections and Voting, The Presidency
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