Washington's Birthday: Federal Holiday, History And Facts Quiz!

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Washington's Birthday is a Federal Holiday for the honor of the first president, George Washington, who was the first president of the United States. He was loved by many, and he was a great president. ​​​​​​He represents the foundation of American Democracy. What do you know about Washington's Birthday and History! Try this quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What year was George Washington's birthday, became paid holidays for all employees of the federal government, including individuals who work outside of Washington, D.C?
    • A. 

      1879

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1885

    • D. 

      1890

  • 2. 
    What year did the British Empire switch to the Gregorian calendar?
    • A. 

      1752

    • B. 

      1755

    • C. 

      1762

    • D. 

      1772

  • 3. 
    When was the federal holiday shifted to the third Monday in February by the Uniform Monday Holiday Act?
    • A. 

      January 1, 1971

    • B. 

      January 5,1971

    • C. 

      January 15, 1971

    • D. 

      January 20, 1971

  • 4. 
    Which of these is also known as Washington's Birthday?
    • A. 

      Valentine day 

    • B. 

      Independence Day 

    • C. 

      President day 

    • D. 

      People's day 

  • 5. 
    Why is Washington's Birthday celebrated every year?
    • A. 

      To remind people about him

    • B. 

      To honour him 

    • C. 

      Do more free holidays 

    • D. 

      None of the above 

  • 6. 
    What did they call George Washington?
    • A. 

      Father of all nation 

    • B. 

      Father of his country 

    • C. 

      Father unlimited 

    • D. 

      Father of united state 

  • 7. 
    What year was George Washington born?
    • A. 

      1731

    • B. 

      1732

    • C. 

      1733

    • D. 

      1734

  • 8. 
    Who was the first to designate Washington's original birth date as a national holiday?
    • A. 

      Lyndon

    • B. 

      Kennedy 

    • C. 

      John 

    • D. 

      Chester Alan 

  • 9. 
    When was Washington's Birthday first celebrated as a holiday in the District of Columbia?
    • A. 

      1880

    • B. 

      1882

    • C. 

      1885

    • D. 

      1888

  • 10. 
    Which of Martha Washington's grandchildren got married on George Washington's Birthday?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Parke 

    • B. 

      Elena Parke 

    • C. 

      Martha Parke 

    • D. 

      Eleanor Parke