Quiz: Barack Obama, the 44th President How well do you know the commander-in-chief? Feb. 5, 2009 | 11:21 a.m. EST + More What does the name "Barack" mean in Swahili? Truth Blessed Power Glory What is Barack Obama's birthday? April 8, 1960 Aug. 8, 1960 April 4, 1961 Aug. 4, 1961 Where did Barack Obama meet his wife, Michelle? At a law firm in Chicago At a bar in New York At a gym in Washington, D.C. At a luau in Hawaii How many books (excluding compilations of quotes and speeches) has Obama written? 2 3 4 5 True or false: Obama was just the third African-American to serve in the U.S. Senate since Reconstruction. True False Which Obama quote does not come from his inaugural address? "Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off, and begin again the work of remaking America." "To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist." "Our campaign was not hatched in the halls of Washington--it began in the backyards of Des Moines and the living rooms of Concord and the front porches of Charleston." "The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small but whether it works." True or false: Obama is the first president born outside the continental United States. True False Click here for the answers.