Presidents’ Day Quiz!

Happy Presidents Day! We’re thankful for so many of our nation’s leaders who have made it a priority to see that any student can attain higher education as a part of their pathway to success. Try this fun quiz to see how much you know about the history of U.S. Presidents and the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

1. Who signed the Higher Education Act of 1965, which authorized most of the federal student financial aid programs?

a. John F. Kennedy
b. Richard Nixon
c. Lyndon B. Johnson
d. Abraham Lincoln

2. Who was president when the first Financial Aid Form (FAF) was
introduced in 1976?

a. Gerald Ford
b. Dwight D. Eisenhower
c. Franklin D. Roosevelt
d. Ronald Reagan

3. Which president was in office when the Higher Education Amendments of 1992 added the FAFSA to the financial aid process and required it to be free?

a. Barack Obama
b. Bill Clinton
c. Jimmy Carter
d. George H.W. Bush

4. FAFSA on the Web ( was launched in 1997, during the presidency of:

a. George W. Bush
b. Bill Clinton
c. John Adams
d. Barack Obama