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Be Safe and Happy on Washington's Birthday

Washington's Birthday = the actual name of the U.S. federal holiday that most people call Presidents Day. Why not take a festive quiz while the GoCertify team enjoys a holiday break?

Dwight Eisenhower talks to the troops during World War II.The GoCertify home office is closed today in honor of the U.S. holiday of Washington's Birthday. We'll be back tomorrow (Feb. 19), with more of the all-around IT certification goodness that you crave. Until then, please enjoy the following quiz in honor of Washington and his presidential brethren, courtesy of our friends at Certification Magazine.


1) There have been four Presidents named John (Adams, Adams, Tyler, Kennedy), three named George (Washington, Bush, Bush), three named William (Harrison, Taft, Clinton), and two named Franklin (Pierce, Roosevelt). What is the only other first name that two or more presidents have in common, and how many presidents is it shared by?


2) Which four presidents died in office of natural causes?


3) Which four presidents were assassinated while in office?


4) Who is the only president to be married in the White House?


5) Who was the first president to be married while in office?


6) Which U.S. president is, to date, the longest-lived president?


7) Not including assassinated presidents, which president was youngest at the time of his death?


8) How many presidents were vice presidents prior to serving as president?


9) How many presidents served as generals is the United States Army prior to serving as Commander in Chief?


10) Who is the only U.S. president who never held rank in a branch of the U.S. military or was elected to political office before becoming president?