How Well Do You Know America?

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  • 1. 
    On what date did the Revolutionary War end?
    • A. 

      September 3, 1783

    • B. 

      May 23, 1779

    • C. 

      July 4, 1776

    • D. 

      August 14, 1781


  • 2. 
    Who was the first president of the United States?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Patrick Henry


  • 3. 
    Where was the Second Continental Congress held?
    • A. 

      Jamestown, VA

    • B. 

      Philadelphia, PA

    • C. 

      Washington, DC

    • D. 

      Alexandria, VA


  • 4. 
    Which of the following was NOT included in the original United States Constitution?
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      Cabinet

    • C. 

      House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Two-term limit for Presidency


  • 5. 
    What is the official language of the United States?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      English and Spanish

    • D. 

      There is none


  • 6. 
    What day of the year is known as Black Thursday?
    • A. 

      October 24, 1929

    • B. 

      October 23, 1927

    • C. 

      October 28, 1935

    • D. 

      October 26, 1932


  • 7. 
    Who was the president at the end of the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • B. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      Gerald Ford


  • 8. 
    Which NASA mission landed men on the moon?
    • A. 

      Apollo 10

    • B. 

      Apollo 11

    • C. 

      Apollo 12

    • D. 

      Apollo 13


  • 9. 
    In which year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1961

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      1962


  • 10. 
    Which state was the first to join the Union?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Delaware

    • D. 

      New Hampshire


  • 11. 
    Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Hancock

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      John Hart

    • D. 

      John Penn


  • 12. 
    Who did Abraham Lincoln defeat in the 1860 election?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      Stephen A. Douglas

    • D. 

      James Buchanan


  • 13. 
    The Spanish-American War resulted in the United States gaining three territories. Which of these is NOT one of the territories?
    • A. 

      Guam

    • B. 

      Cuba

    • C. 

      Puerto Rico

    • D. 

      The Philippines


  • 14. 
    How many stripes are on the American flag?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      12


  • 15. 
    When Henry Ford introduced his first car, this type of production was made instantly famous for its efficiency.

  • 16. 
    On What day did the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor?
    • A. 

      Nov. 31

    • B. 

      Dec. 7

    • C. 

      Dec. 3

    • D. 

      Dec. 17


  • 17. 
    Who was the first female Supreme Court Justice?
    • A. 

      Hilary Clinton

    • B. 

      Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    • C. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

    • D. 

      There has never been one


  • 18. 
    In what year did Columbus sail across the ocean?

  • 19. 
    Which state was the first to elect a woman to Congress?
    • A. 

      Nebraska

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Montana

    • D. 

      California


  • 20. 
    What was the name of Benjamin Franklin's Magazine?
    • A. 

      Common Sense

    • B. 

      Poor Richard's Almanac

    • C. 

      No Taxation Without Representation

    • D. 

      Continental Congress


  • 21. 
    Where was the first successful settlement by Englishmen in the United States?
    • A. 

      Yorktown, VA

    • B. 

      Jamestown, VA

    • C. 

      Boston, MA

    • D. 

      Salem, MA


  • 22. 
    Which State has no sales tax?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Oklahoma

    • C. 

      Delaware

    • D. 

      Missouri


  • 23. 
    Which state has the highest percentage of people who walk to work?
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      California


  • 24. 
    How long during your life will the average American spend sitting at redlights?
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      10 months

    • C. 

      5 days

    • D. 

      10 years


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