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Quiz: Some trivia at inauguration 2013; first president in pants?

John F. Kennedy inauguration
President John F. Kennedy delivers his inaugural address after taking the oath of office at Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 20, 1961. JFK said: “Ask not what your country can do for you.”
(Associated Press)

President Obama will be formally sworn in for his second term in office Jan. 21.

He is the 43rd man to take the oath of office. Yes, Obama is the 44th president, but Grover Cleveland gets counted twice because his terms were not consecutive.

To discover other bits of inauguration trivia, take our quiz on notable (and just plain odd) inaugural firsts. Who was the first to ride to his inauguration in a car? Who was the first to wear full-length trousers?

And when you’re done, explore some of other quizzes, below, from the Los Angeles Times.


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