A Trivial Quiz On George Washington's Birthday

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A Trivial Quiz On George Washington

George Washington's Birthday is a Federal Holiday celebrated in the United States. George Washington was the First President of the United States, and He was the oldest son of Augustine Washington and Mary Ball Washington. What do you know about George Washington's Birthday! Try this Trivial Quiz to figure out more


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year did the Federal holiday law expand to include all Federal employees?
    • A. 

      1713

    • B. 

      1810

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1885

  • 2. 
    What year did the Congressional committee invite Chief Justice of the Supreme Court John Marshall to deliver an oration on February 22 to mark Washington's Birthday?
    • A. 

      1800

    • B. 

      1832

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1885

  • 3. 
    Which of these state is the first state to formally recognize Washington's birthday as an official holiday?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      West Virginia

    • C. 

      New York 

    • D. 

      Pennsylvania

  • 4. 
    What year was George Washington born? 
    • A. 

      1731

    • B. 

      1732

    • C. 

      1733

    • D. 

      1734

  • 5. 
    Why do we celebrate George Washington's birthday?
    • A. 

      To remember him

    • B. 

      To honor him

    • C. 

      To remind the president of George Washington good deeds

    • D. 

      All of the above 

  • 6. 
    What year did the Britain and all its colonies adopt the Gregorian calendar which move Washington's birthday a year and 11 days to February 22, 1732?
    • A. 

      1740

    • B. 

      1742

    • C. 

      1752

    • D. 

      1762

  • 7. 
    What year was the federal holiday honoring Washington became implemented by an Act of Congress?
    • A. 

      1875

    • B. 

      1879

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1885

  • 8. 
    Which of Martha Washington's grandchildren got married on George Washington's Birthday?
    • A. 

      Eleanor Parke Custis

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Parke Custis

    • C. 

      Martha Parke Custis

    • D. 

      Elena Parke Custis

  • 9. 
    How many toasts was made to Washington?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      32

  • 10. 
    Who read George Washington's 1796 Farewell Address aloud before a joint session of Congress on the 130th anniversary of Washington's birth?
    • A. 

      Kennedy 

    • B. 

      Lyndon 

    • C. 

      John W. Forney

    • D. 

      Martha Washington