Head to Head - U.S. Presidents

We put U.S. Presidents head to head with each other in a series of stand offs! Can you select the winning President in each scenario?
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Last updated: January 17, 2021
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1. Which Bush was in office for longer?
W. Bush was 8 years, H.W. Bush was only 4
2. Which Roosevelt represented the Democratic Party?
Franklin D. Roosevelt was Democratic, Theodore Roosevelt was Republican
3. Which was assassinated?
While Harding died in office, only McKinley was assassinated
4. Which left office in the same year they became president?
William Henry Harrison was in office only during 1841, Zachary Taylor was in office 1849-1850
5. Which was born in California?
While Reagan was Governer of California, he was born in Illinois
6. Which never married?
Buchanan never married, while Pierce did
7. Which Nobel Peace Prize winner won their award first?
Roosevelt was 1906, Wilson was 1919.
8. Which John Adams lost the popular vote?
John Quincy Adams lost the popular vote in 1824, but won the electoral college
9. Which signed the Declaration of Independence?
Washington never signed the document, while Jefferson and Adams did
10. Which was born first?
Carter was born October 1st, 1924. Bush, despite serving as President later, was born a few months earlier on June 12th, 1924
11. Which was a native Dutch speaker?
Martin Van Buren was a native Dutch speaker, while Hayes could only speak some Greek and Latin
12. Which has their face on U.S. currency?
Grant is the face of the $50 bill, and while FDR is on the 10 cent, Theodore Roosevelt never made it on to any currency
13. Which was President during the Mexican-American War?
Zachary Taylor was a general during the war, but Polk was the president
14. Which was the last president to be born in the 19th Century?
Eisenhower was born 1890, while LBJ was born in 1908
15. Which established more National Parks?
Trump created 4 new National Parks, Obama created only 1
Level 52
Jan 17, 2021
Polk rules!
Level 65
Apr 1, 2021
ummm no. one of the worst presidents ever
Level 49
Jan 26, 2022
not as bad as wilson
Level 75
Jan 18, 2021
I like how these are head-to-head comparisons and you actually use the faces as the answer choices
Level 68
Jan 18, 2021
That was the idea!
Level 77
Jan 23, 2021
It's William McKinley, not William McKingley :)
Level 68
Jan 23, 2021
Thanks :)
Level 56
Jan 29, 2021
I guessed on half of them, due to not knowing some faces, but got an 100%.
Level 70
Mar 28, 2021
I'm pretty sure Hayes also spoke some English.
Level 68
Mar 28, 2021
Well they could all speak English...
Level 24
Jun 5, 2023
Roosevelt was technically on the $1 coin, but otherwise I really enjoyed the quiz.