Columbus Day: The American Holiday Trivia Questions

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Christopher Columbus has long been considered the most important figure in modern American history. Up until recent years, he was still an American icon. Historians were able to look closely into his lifestyle in the Caribbean to have an image of the man. Nonetheless, the holiday is still being celebrated, so what do you know about this day? Take our quiz right now and find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Christopher Columbus from?
    • A. 

      Genoa, Italy

    • B. 

      Madrid , Spain

    • C. 

      Lisbon, Portugal

    • D. 

      Paris, France

  • 2. 
    How long did it take Christopher Columbus to reach the Americas?
    • A. 

      A year

    • B. 

      2 years

    • C. 

      12 days

    • D. 

      3 months

  • 3. 
    In what part of the Americas did Christopher Columbus first land?
    • A. 

      The caribbean

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Mexico

    • D. 

      Brazil

  • 4. 
    What year did Christopher Columbus arrive in the Americas?
    • A. 

      1492

    • B. 

      1502

    • C. 

      1507

    • D. 

      1430

  • 5. 
    In what year was the holiday first observed in the USA?
    • A. 

      1792

    • B. 

      1798

    • C. 

      1797

    • D. 

      1802

  • 6. 
    How many American states have stopped celebrating Columbus Day?
    • A. 

      8

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      30

  • 7. 
    Who were the first groups to contest the holiday in North America?
    • A. 

      White Protestants

    • B. 

      Catholics

    • C. 

      Liberals

    • D. 

      Native Americans

  • 8. 
    Which American community is very proud to celebrate Columbus Day?
    • A. 

      Italian Americans

    • B. 

      Latin Americans

    • C. 

      European Americans

    • D. 

      Catholics

  • 9. 
    How is the holiday called in most Latin American countries?
    • A. 

      Dia de la Raza

    • B. 

      Dia de la Paz

    • C. 

      Dia de America

    • D. 

      Dia de la libertad

  • 10. 
    Nowadays, what's the percentage of Americans who don't want to celebrate Columbus Day?
    • A. 

      40%

    • B. 

      42%

    • C. 

      22%

    • D. 

      38%

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