Indian Independence Day History! Trivia Quiz

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Indian Independence Day History! Trivia Quiz - Quiz

Indian Independence Day History is quite interesting, and there is much that most people do not know about it. During history class, we got to cover the events that lead to this event, the quiz below is perfect to see just how much you recall from our classes. Give it a try and remember to share the quiz with your friends.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The 'Star-Spangled Banner' was written by Francis Scott Key during?

    • A.

      The Boston Tea Party

    • B.

      The Revolutionary War

    • C.

      The War of 1812

    • D.

      The Battle of Lancaster

    Correct Answer
    C. The War of 1812
    Explanation
    "The Star-Spangled Banner" was recognized for official use by the Navy in 1889 and the President in 1916 and was made the national anthem by a congressional resolution on March 3, 1931, which was signed by President Herbert Hoover.

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  • 2. 

    Washington's crossing of the Delaware River was a surprise attack on?

    • A.

      Hessian forces at Trenton, New Jersey

    • B.

      Alien forces at Princeton, New Jersey

    • C.

      British forces at Ft. Duquesne, Pennsylvania

    • D.

      British forces at Lancaster, Pennsylvania

    Correct Answer
    A. Hessian forces at Trenton, New Jersey
    Explanation
    Washington's crossing of Delaware, occurring on December 25, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War, was the first move in a surprise attack against the Hessian forces in Trenton, New Jersey at the Battle of Trenton.

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  • 3. 

    The midnight ride of Paul Revere went from?

    • A.

      Boston to Lexington

    • B.

      Boston to Concord

    • C.

      Boston to San Francisco

    • D.

      Concord to Lexington

    Correct Answer
    A. Boston to Lexington
    Explanation
    His famous "Midnight Ride" occurred on the night of April 18/April 19, 1775, when he and William Dawes were instructed by Dr. Joseph Warren to ride from Boston to Lexington to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams of the movements of the British Army.

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  • 4. 

    Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?

    • A.

      John Adams

    • B.

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C.

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D.

      James Madison

    Correct Answer
    C. Thomas Jefferson
    Explanation
    Thomas Jefferson is the primary author; however, five men from the Constitutional Convention were delegated as a committee to write it. They are John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert R. Livingston, and Roger Sherman.

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  • 5. 

    Who said, "We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately"?

    • A.

      John Adams

    • B.

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C.

      John Hancock

    • D.

      Benjamin Franklin

    Correct Answer
    D. Benjamin Franklin
    Explanation
    There is strength in numbers. If the founders were not united in their rebellion, England would surely execute them one by one for treason. However, if they were united, it would be harder to isolate and punish them.

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