1. The cherry tree that George Washington chopped down had a 6-inch diameter. In square inches, what was the cross-sectional area of the resulting stump? Express your answer in terms of pi.
2. Abraham Lincoln sometimes walked long distances to borrow books from neighbors. Walking at 3 miles per hour, how many minutes would it take him to get to the house of a neighbor who lived 10 miles away?
3. A bag contains a penny, a nickel, a dime, and a quarter. What is the probability that a randomly drawn coin shows a president who served during the 1800s? Express your answer as a common fraction.
4. The following presidents want to sit at a round table together to discuss foreign policy: Chester A. Arthur, James Buchanan, Grover Cleveland, Millard Fillmore, and Andrew Johnson. In how many different ways can they be seated?
George H.W. Bush was born in 1924. In 1968 he was twice as old as his son George W. Bush. In what year was George W. Bush born?
6. A presidential candidate is making bags of trail mix to take on his campaign bus. He has 120 peanuts and 96 jellybeans. He wants to have an identical mixture of peanuts and jellybeans in each bag and use all of the ingredients. What is the maximum number of bags of trail mix that he can make?
7. Woodrow Wilson served two terms as president, from 1913 – 1921. The United States was involved in World War I in 1917 and 1918. For what percent of the years that Woodrow Wilson served was the United Stated involved in WWI?
8. When was the War of 1812?
How many presidential elections occurred in the 1900s?
10. Of the 44 presidents of the United States, 23 have had unique first names. The remaining presidents have had the following distribution of first names: Andrew 2, Franklin 2, George 3, James 6, John 4, and William 4. What is the mode of the presidential first names?