One is a controversial figure who has represented America to the rest of the world for years, whose popularity waxed and waned, who has been a punching bag for late-night talk show hosts and comics, and whose ethnicity and origins have been called into question by angry audiences.

And the other is President Barack Obama.

The commander in chief is set to deliver Rutgers University's commencement address in May — his last as president. But speaking at Rutgers is a distinction he shares with Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of "Jersey Shore" fame.

Snooki's appearance was so controversial it inspired legislation aimed at giving college kids who felt ripped off by celebrity appearances a way to hold onto their student fees. And yet it still wasn't as controversial as the eventually-cancelled Condolezza Rice appearance.

But it got us wondering ... for the first time in our lives ... who's more eloquent? The leader of the free world, or the boisterous reality star? Take our quiz and see if you can tell them apart.

President Barack Obama (left) and Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi. (Photos by Olivier Douliery and Craig Barritt/Getty Images)