Do You Know What These Presidents Were Famous For Before Taking Office? (QUIZ)

The President of the United States is known as the most powerful office in the world. With global reach and influence, the President has the ambition and training to lead the free world from the White House Oval Office. The POTUS is expected to be a diplomat, philosopher, peacemaker, orator, administrator, and politician.

However, before they became the President, these men were doing something else. Do you know what they were before they became President?

  • Question of

    Who was the the only President to never hold public office before becoming President?

    White House
    • Harry Truman
      Harry S Truman
    • Donald Trump
      Donald Trump
    • Benjamin Harrison
      Benjamin Harrison
    • William Howard Taft
      William Howard Taft
  • Question of

    Who was the only president in American history to serve two non-consecutive terms in office?

    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
      Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    • Ronald Reagan
      Ronald Reagan
    • Grover Cleveland
      Grover Cleveland
    • Ulysses S. Grant
      Ulysses S. Grant
  • Question of

    Jimmy Carter was the Governor of Georgia prior to becoming President. What other famous job did he have?

    Jimmy Carter
    • Wheat farmer
    • Peanut farmer
    • Cattle rancher
    • Beekeeper
  • Question of

    He was a former naval officer and the Vice President from 1953 to 1961.

    • John F. Kennedy
      John F. Kennedy
    • George H. W. Bush
      George H. W. Bush
    • Ronald Reagan
      Ronald Reagan
    • Richard M. Nixon
      Richard Nixon
  • Question of

    Thomas Jefferson is a planter, land surveyor, lawyer and a Founding Father. What other job is he famous for?

    Thomas Jefferson
    • Mechanic
    • Engineer
    • Architect
    • Realtor
  • Question of

    This former California Governor was also a former President of the Screen Actors Guild.

    • Harry Truman
      Harry S Truman
    • Gerald Ford
      Gerald Ford
    • Herbert Hoover
      Herbert Hoover
    • Ronald Reagan
      Ronald Reagan
  • Question of

    He was the Governor of a United States territory from 1901 to 1904.

    • William Howard Taft
      William Howard Taft
    • Warren G. Harding
      Warren G. Harding
    • Woodrow Wilson
      Woodrow Wilson
    • Calvin Coolidge
      Calvin Coolidge
  • Question of

    He worked as a mining engineer in Australia and China and became a successful businessman afterwards.

    • Harry Truman
      Harry S Truman
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
      Franklin Delano Roosevelt
    • Calvin Coolidge
      Calvin Coolidge
    • Herbert Hoover
      Herbert Hoover
  • Question of

    He was the Commanding General of the United States Army during the Civil War.

    • Andrew Jackson
      Andrew Jackson
    • Abraham Lincoln
      Abraham Lincoln
    • James Buchanan
      James Buchanan
    • Ulysses S. Grant
      Ulysses S. Grant
  • Question of

    Besides being a general in the Union Army, he was also a teacher and an ordained minister.

    • James Garfield
      James A. Garfield
    • Ulysses S. Grant
      Ulysses S. Grant
    • Abraham Lincoln
      Abraham Lincoln
    • Chester A. Arthur
      Chester A. Arthur
  • Question of

    He was the grandson of a former President, and served in the Union Army during the Civil War. After the Civil War, he was elected as a court reporter.

    • Chester A. Arthur
      Chester Arthur
    • William McKinley
      William McKinley
    • Benjamin Harrison
      Benjamin Harrison
    • Theodore Roosevelt
      Theodore Roosevelt
  • Question of

    Woodrow Wilson was a state governor and President from 1913 to 1921. He was also the President of which University?

    Woodrow Wilson at his desk
    • Cornell
    • Princeton
    • Harvard
    • Yale
  • Question of

    Which well-dressed President was a former owner of haberdashery?

    • Harry Truman
      Harry S Truman
    • Lyndon B. Johnson
      Lyndon B. Johnson
    • John F. Kennedy
      John F. Kennedy
    • Franklin Delano Roosevelt
      Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Question of

    Which President had once commanded a torpedo boat and later wrote a book about his time in the Navy?

    • Richard M. Nixon
      Richard Nixon
    • Gerald Ford
      Gerald Ford
    • Jimmy Carter
      Jimmy Carter
    • John F. Kennedy
      John F. Kennedy
  • Question of

    Which President was a Naval Aviator and former Director of Central Intelligence?

    • George H. W. Bush
      George H.W. Bush
    • William Clinton
      William Jefferson Clinton
    • Donald Trump
      Donald Trump
    • George W. Bush
      George W. Bush