Columbus Day: The U.S Celebration Trivia Quiz!

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Columbus Day is a celebration that is almost 300 years old. America was the first country to celebrate this very important historical figure who is responsible to change the course of our history forever. He has opened the world to a new continent with new wealth and cultures, but what do you know about the US celebration of this holiday? Take our quiz and find out now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the holiday first celebrated in the USA?
    • A. 

      In 1750

    • B. 

      In 1792

    • C. 

      In 1780

    • D. 

      In 1799

  • 2. 
    How many states don't celebrate Columbus Day in America?
    • A. 

      14

    • B. 

      12

    • C. 

      10

    • D. 

      8

  • 3. 
    When was the 400th year of the Arrival of Columbus celebrated in the USA?
    • A. 

      In 1885

    • B. 

      In 1890

    • C. 

      In 1892

    • D. 

      In 1895

  • 4. 
    Which American community is the most enthusiastic to celebrate Columbus Day?
    • A. 

      French

    • B. 

      English

    • C. 

      Italians

    • D. 

      Irish

  • 5. 
    When was Columbus Day first celebrated in New York?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1866

    • C. 

      1890

    • D. 

      1902

  • 6. 
    Which state has chosen Columbus day to honor veterans?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      New york

    • D. 

      Nevada

  • 7. 
    When did protests against Columbus Day start arising in the US?
    • A. 

      In the 20th Century

    • B. 

      In the 17th Century

    • C. 

      In the 18th Century

    • D. 

      In the 19th Century

  • 8. 
    What was the initial reason why Columbus Day was first fought in the US?
    • A. 

      The arrival of Catholic migrants

    • B. 

      Liberalism

    • C. 

      Too much freedom

    • D. 

      Lack of historical values

  • 9. 
    Which another historical figure seems to compete with Christopher Columbus?
    • A. 

      Leif Erikson

    • B. 

      Amerigo Vespucci

    • C. 

      Cortez

    • D. 

      Uncle Sam

  • 10. 
    What is the main reason why many American states refuse to celebrate Columbus Day these days?
    • A. 

      Because of the way natives were treated by Columbus

    • B. 

      No one knows

    • C. 

      Because people value more native culture

    • D. 

      Because liberalism want people to look forward

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