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Ten Least Guessed U.S. Presidents

Name the ten least-guessed U.S. Presidents on the JetPunk's Name the Presidents Quiz.
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First submittedApril 6, 2017
Last updatedOctober 6, 2017
Times taken8,988
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President
39 %
Awarded the Presidency by a Congressional commission after a disputed election
Rutherford B. Hayes
39 %
Became President after the assassination of Garfield
Chester A. Arthur
40 %
Signed the Kansas-Nebraska act, which created "Bleeding Kansas"
Franklin Pierce
41 %
The last Whig President
Millard Fillmore
42 %
Nominated in a "smoke-filled room", he is known for the Teapot Dome scandal
Warren Harding
44 %
Considered one of the worst Presidents for failing to prevent the Civil War
James Buchanan
46 %
Became President after the death of William Henry Harrison
John Tyler
46 %
His native language was Dutch
Martin Van Buren
46 %
Hero of the Mexican-American war, he died 16 months into his term
Zachary Taylor
47 %
President during the Spanish-American War
William McKinley
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level 35
Aug 15, 2017
Fun Quiz! harder than I excpected
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level 67
Oct 6, 2017
Another where i'd like to see the split for American takers and non American takers.
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level 66
Jan 20, 2018
The non-Americans might have the edge there...
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level 60
Oct 6, 2017
I made a similar one a while back, I just didn't add the hints!
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level 73
Oct 6, 2017
Apparently people who don't guess Chester A. Arthur have never seen Die Hard With a Vengeance.
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level 60
Jan 20, 2018
That's how I always remember him too. And it's the anchor I use when I'm trying to order those presidents in the middle. 21 out of 42!
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level 38
Mar 31, 2018
Same here. Thanks to Die Hard w/a Vengeance I shall never forget Chester A. Arthur, 21st President and a native New Yorker.
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level 30
Jan 22, 2018
Always one of the first I remember because of this film. That's very interesting Jerry! ๐Ÿ˜‰
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level 79
Oct 6, 2017
Who knew that James K. Polk was guessed so much?
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level 77
Oct 9, 2017
It seems fair, he has been an important president.
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level 48
Jan 20, 2018
My page doesn't have that info. Where do you get it?
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level 77
Jan 20, 2018
Here https://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/name-us-presidents, Polk is the twelfth least guessed.
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level 49
Jan 22, 2018
Fans of They Might be Giants. We are legion.
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level 69
Oct 6, 2017
0/10 Well, I don't feel too bad considering the entire point of the quiz is that they're the least guessed
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level 78
Oct 20, 2017
Poor Warren G Harding....least guessed of the least guessed. :(
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level 78
Jan 20, 2018
...And now it's Rutherford B. Hayes
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level 71
Dec 6, 2017
Strange that McKinley makes this list. He was a fairly important president, I thought more people knew about him.
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level 38
Dec 10, 2017
Being known by 47% of the quiz takers isn't bad. Especially since the only thing many remember about him is that he was assassinated.
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level 37
Jan 21, 2018
I know. He even has mountain that used to be named after him that people still call the name that it used to be.
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level 76
Apr 24, 2019
I almost missed him on this quiz, though he's got the highest stated percentage.
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level 69
Jan 20, 2018
The Mediocre Presidents song from the Simpsons got me four easy answers... not a bad start.
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level 65
Jan 20, 2018
And they're still the least guessed! 2/10.
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level 78
Jan 20, 2018
Congratulations to Martin Van Buren for being the most guessed least guessed president!
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level 54
Jan 20, 2018
Great quiz!
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level 55
Jan 20, 2018
Someone should make a least guessed of this quiz
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level 46
Dec 25, 2018
Pointless, there's only 10 here whilst on the other there's 44 names
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level 67
Jan 20, 2018
I picked a good day to watch The Animaniacs... ๐Ÿ˜†
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level 66
Jan 22, 2018
Got it with :02 left... thought I was dead meat.
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level 70
Jul 5, 2019
Just like Taylor, McKinley and Harding.
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level 51
Jan 23, 2018
10/10 1:23 left, very nice.
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level 8
May 10, 2018
I got 8 right
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level 46
Dec 25, 2018
To be fair on Buchanan, just about no-one could prevent succession and the war.
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level 76
Apr 24, 2019
Donald Trump said he could have.
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level 30
Feb 23, 2019
Iโ€™m surprised Coolidge isnโ€™t here.
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level 35
Mar 22, 2019
Got them all with 1:23 remaining. Easy hints, for another five points.