The Ultimate Trivia Quiz On Washington's Birthday!

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Washington's Day is an annual federal holiday in the United States of America. It is observed in honor of the first American president, George Washington. Washington's Birthday observed on the third Monday of February. This short quiz will test your knowledge of what you know about Washington's Birthday.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When was Washington's Birthday shifted to the third Monday of February?

    • A.

      March 1970

    • B.

      January 1971

    • C.

      April 1971

    • D.

      December 1970

    Correct Answer
    B. January 1971
    Explanation
    In January 1971, Washington's Birthday was shifted to the third Monday of February. This change was made to create more three-day weekends for workers and to honor the birthdays of both George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, as Lincoln's birthday falls on February 12th. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act, passed by Congress in 1968, established this new date for Washington's Birthday and also moved several other federal holidays to Mondays for the same purpose.

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  • 2. 

    When is Washington's Birthday likely to occur? 

    • A.

      February 14 to February 22

    • B.

      February 15 to February 22

    • C.

      February 15 to February 21

    • D.

      February 1 to February 15

    Correct Answer
    C. February 15 to February 21
    Explanation
    Washington's Birthday is a federal holiday in the United States that is celebrated on the third Monday of February. The answer "February 15 to February 21" is likely to occur because the third Monday of February can fall within this range of dates.

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  • 3. 

    How long was Harold Stonebridge, the national executive director of Washington's Day? 

    • A.

      Two years 

    • B.

      20 years 

    • C.

      14 years 

    • D.

      21 years 

    Correct Answer
    B. 20 years 
    Explanation
    Harold Stonebridge served as the national executive director of Washington's Day for a period of 20 years.

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  • 4. 

    What is the name of his great grandfather? 

    • A.

      Jake Washington 

    • B.

      John Washington

    • C.

      Abraham Washington 

    • D.

      Jefferson Washington 

    Correct Answer
    B. John Washington
    Explanation
    The name of his great grandfather is John Washington.

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  • 5. 

    How old was Washington when he married Martha Dandridge? 

    • A.

      22

    • B.

      23

    • C.

      26

    • D.

      27

    Correct Answer
    C. 26
    Explanation
    Washington was 26 years old when he married Martha Dandridge.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following states referred to Washington's Day as president's Day? 

    • A.

      New York 

    • B.

      Illinois 

    • C.

      Hawaii 

    • D.

      Virginia

    Correct Answer
    C. Hawaii 
    Explanation
    Hawaii is the correct answer because it is the only state among the options that refers to Washington's Day as President's Day. In Hawaii, the holiday is officially recognized as "Washington's Birthday and Daisy Gatson Bates Day" and is observed on the third Monday in February. This day not only honors George Washington, but also Daisy Gatson Bates, a civil rights activist.

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  • 7. 

    When is Washington's Birthday observed in the USA?

    • A.

      Second Monday of February 

    • B.

      First Monday of February 

    • C.

      Third Monday of February

    • D.

      Fourth Monday of February 

    Correct Answer
    C. Third Monday of February
    Explanation
    Washington's Birthday is observed in the USA on the third Monday of February. This day is also commonly known as Presidents Day and is a federal holiday. It is celebrated to honor and commemorate the birthday of George Washington, the first President of the United States. The date was chosen to fall near his actual birthday, which is on February 22nd. The third Monday of February allows for a long weekend, giving people the opportunity to enjoy a day off and participate in various events and activities that celebrate the legacy of George Washington and other past presidents.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following states referred to Washington's Day as Washington's and Lincoln's Birthday? 

    • A.

      Virginia

    • B.

      Hawaii

    • C.

      Montana

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    C. Montana
    Explanation
    Montana is the correct answer because it is the state that referred to Washington's Day as Washington's and Lincoln's Birthday. This means that in Montana, the holiday celebrated on February 22nd is not only dedicated to George Washington but also to Abraham Lincoln.

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  • 9. 

    Who forms the first attempt to create Washington's Day? 

    • A.

      Harold Stonebridge

    • B.

      Arnold Stonebridge 

    • C.

      Aron Smith 

    • D.

      Abraham Lincoln 

    Correct Answer
    A. Harold Stonebridge
  • 10. 

    Which of the following states referred to Washington's Day as  George Washington Day?

    • A.

      Virginia 

    • B.

      Montana 

    • C.

      Hawaii

    • D.

      Texas 

    Correct Answer
    A. Virginia 
    Explanation
    Virginia is the correct answer because it is the only state listed that referred to Washington's Day as George Washington Day. The other states may have celebrated Washington's Day or had their own names for the holiday, but they did not specifically refer to it as George Washington Day.

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