Benjamin Franklin Quiz: How Well You Know Him?

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Benjamin Franklin Quiz: How Well You Know Him?

How well do you know Benjamin Franklin? He was a British American and one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. He was a writer, printer, political philosopher, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, and humorist. He was a significant player in the American Enlightenment and physics history for his discoveries and ideas about electricity. If you are unfamiliar with him or confused, this quiz about Benjamin Franklin will turn on the light.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where was Benjamin Franklin born?
    • A. 

      Detroit, Michigan

    • B. 

      Richmond, Virginia

    • C. 

      Boston, Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • 2. 
    His mother and father had ___children.
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      9

    • C. 

      19

    • D. 

      17

  • 3. 
    His father made candles and_______
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Soda

    • C. 

      Soap

    • D. 

      Water

  • 4. 
    How many years did Benjamin Franklin go to school?
    • A. 

      6

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      3

  • 5. 
    What was the name of Benjamin Franklin's book?
    • A. 

      Time Magazine

    • B. 

      Poor Richard's Almanac

    • C. 

      Newsweek

    • D. 

      Pilot

  • 6. 
    Benjamin Frankin's father made soap and______
    • A. 

      Candles

    • B. 

      Food

    • C. 

      Electricity

    • D. 

      Water

  • 7. 
    What did Benjamin Franklin sign?
    • A. 

      A paper

    • B. 

      An autograph

    • C. 

      The Declaration of Independence

  • 8. 
    Benjamin Franklin invented bifocal glasses, lightning rod for houses, and the ____________
    • A. 

      TV

    • B. 

      Franklin radio

    • C. 

      Franklin stove

    • D. 

      Franklin paper

  • 9. 
    Benjamin franklin invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove and ________
    • A. 

      Sunglasses

    • B. 

      Bifocal glasses

    • C. 

      Reading glasses

    • D. 

      Big glasses

  • 10. 
    Benjamin Franklin helped establish the first _____________
    • A. 

      Park

    • B. 

      Church

    • C. 

      Public library

    • D. 

      Club

  • 11. 
    Benjamin Franklin helped write the ________________
    • A. 

      Constitution of the United States of America

    • B. 

      Declaration of Independence

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