The Fourth Of July: The Independence Day Trivia Quiz!

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In American history, the fourth of July is a watershed as it is the Independence Day of the United States of America. On this day, Americans home and abroad celebrate the declaration of the freedom of thirteen American colonies under the control of the British monarch. Do you know about this? Let's take a quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year saw United States become independent? 
    • A. 

      1769 

    • B. 

      1877

    • C. 

      1879

    • D. 

      1776 

  • 2. 
    How many American colonies were declared free? 
    • A. 

      6 colonies 

    • B. 

      13 colonies 

    • C. 

      18 colonies 

    • D. 

      17 colonies 

  • 3. 
    Which of these is not associated with the Independence Day? 
    • A. 

      Fireworks 

    • B. 

      Curfew 

    • C. 

      Parades 

    • D. 

      Carnivals 

  • 4. 
    Who proposed the resolution of independence? 
    • A. 

      Henry Lee 

    • B. 

      Richard Lee 

    • C. 

      Mark Arrow 

    • D. 

      John Eversmann 

  • 5. 
    Who authored the Declaration of Independence? 
    • A. 

      John Smith 

    • B. 

      Mathews Jaecke 

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Henry Lee 

  • 6. 
    What year saw the Congress change the Independence Day to a paid federal holiday? 
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1938 

    • C. 

      1981 

    • D. 

      1934 

  • 7. 
    When was the first time the holiday was marked  the following day? 
    • A. 

      July 4, 1779

    • B. 

      May 12, 1779 

    • C. 

      September 12, 1789 

    • D. 

      January 11, 1788 

  • 8. 
    Who was the first president to be born on the day? 
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson 

    • B. 

      Calvin Coolidge 

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagen 

    • D. 

      Donald Trump 

  • 9. 
    How many gunshots were fired to celebrate the independence in 1774?
    • A. 

      26 gunshots 

    • B. 

      13 gunshots 

    • C. 

      19 gunshots 

    • D. 

      45 gunshots 

  • 10. 
    How many American colonies were declared free on that day? 
    • A. 

      7 colonies 

    • B. 

      13 colonies 

    • C. 

      19 colonies 

    • D. 

      23 colonies 

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