Juneteenth Trivia Quiz Questions

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Juneteenth is also referred to, or known as Freedom Day. Take this Juneteenth trivia quiz and check your knowledge on this topic. It is used to commemorate the abolition of slavery in the United States of America. Juneteenth is an ethical and historical holiday. The holiday came into existence after the American Civil War. It is used to explore African-American history and heritage. Choose the maximum correct answers for the best score. You can also share the quiz with others and help them check their knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Juneteenth is also called what?
    • A. 

      Emancipation Day

    • B. 

      Slavery Free Day

    • C. 

      African-American Day

    • D. 

      Lincoln Day

  • 2. 
    Juneteenth is observed on what day?
    • A. 

      June 10

    • B. 

      June 18

    • C. 

      June 19

    • D. 

      July 10

  • 3. 
    Juneteenth is commemorated in how many states?
    • A. 

      52

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      22

    • D. 

      45

  • 4. 
    What year did the Juneteenth begin?
    • A. 

      1863

    • B. 

      1865

    • C. 

      1867

    • D. 

      1862

  • 5. 
    Which state was first to establish Juneteenth as a state holiday under the legislation, and in what year?
    • A. 

      Alabama in 1900

    • B. 

      Texas in 2005

    • C. 

      Texas in 1980

    • D. 

      Alabama in 1963

  • 6. 
    What year did Apple add Juneteenth to its calendars in IOS under United States Holidays?
    • A. 

      2008

    • B. 

      2004

    • C. 

      2015

    • D. 

      2018

  • 7. 
    The first legislation to recognize Juneteenth Independence Day was introduced in the U.S House of Representatives by who?
    • A. 

      Barbara-Rose Collins

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Lula Briggs

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King Jnr

  • 8. 
    Juneteenth is recognized as a holiday in the following states except?
    • A. 

      Mississippi

    • B. 

      District of Colombia

    • C. 

      Hawaii

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 9. 
    Juneteenth is not recognized as a holiday in the following states except?
    • A. 

      Montana

    • B. 

      Seattle

    • C. 

      North Dakota

    • D. 

      Hawaii

  • 10. 
    The first Emancipation Proclamation was made on what date?
    • A. 

      January 1, 1863

    • B. 

      June 18, 1865

    • C. 

      September 22, 1862

    • D. 

      April 9, 1865

  • 11. 
    Which US president wrote and signed the Emancipation Proclamation?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Jefferson Davis

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 12. 
    What was the purpose of the Emancipation Proclamation actually do?
    • A. 

      Freed all enslaved people only in the states of rebellion

    • B. 

      Ended the Civil war

    • C. 

      Made seceding from the Union illegal

    • D. 

      Freed all enslaved people

  • 13. 
    Juneteenth is recognized as a holiday in 
    • A. 

      45 states

    • B. 

      40 states

    • C. 

      47 states

    • D. 

      50 states

  • 14. 
    How many states make up the Confederate States of America?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      11

    • D. 

      13

  • 15. 
    Which state was formed during the American Civil War?
    • A. 

      Kentucky

    • B. 

      Tennessee

    • C. 

      Washington D.C.

    • D. 

      West Virginia

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