The American History Quiz: MCQ Test!

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How much do you understand about American history? Would you be willing to put yourself to the test and try this quiz? Learning history is essential. It has been said that if we do not learn from the past, we are doomed to repeat it. This lesson is the best motivation for learning this subject. You should try this quiz and expand your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Despite saying that he had "no wish but that of living and dying an honest man on my own farm," which man had the honor of becoming the first President of the United States?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      George Washington

  • 2. 
    Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      John Hancock

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 3. 
    Who wrote this statement: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal"?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 4. 
    Who said "I have not yet begun to fight!"?
    • A. 

      John Paul Jones

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      Patrick Henry

  • 5. 
    The first national capitol was located in what city?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

  • 6. 
    The British and Americans signed a peace treaty on September 3, 1783, in what city?
    • A. 

      Paris, France

    • B. 

      London, England

    • C. 

      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 7. 
    How did the Liberty Bell get its crack?
    • A. 

      It was struck by lighting

    • B. 

      British troops vandalized it

    • C. 

      It cracked as it was being rung

    • D. 

      Someone dropped it

  • 8. 
    Who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner?
    • A. 

      Francis Scott Key

    • B. 

      Patrick Henry

    • C. 

      Betsy Ross

  • 9. 
    Who said, "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"?
    • A. 

      John Paul Jones

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Nathan Hale

  • 10. 
    Who said "Give me liberty or give me death"?
    • A. 

      Patrick Henry

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      John Paul Jones

  • 11. 
    Who wrote a pamphlet called "Common Sense"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Thomas Paine

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 12. 
    The British surrendered on October 19, 1781, at Yorktown, Virginia.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The Fourth of July commemorates what event?
    • A. 

      The firing of the first shot

    • B. 

      The adoption of the Declaration of Independence

    • C. 

      The end of the war

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