Facts You Should Know About U.S. History! Trivia Quiz

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Facts You Should Know About U.S. History! Trivia Quiz

Are you educated about the history of the United States? Would you like to try this quiz? Regarding this quiz, you should know what year Christopher Columbus discovered America, who the United States' first president was, who authored the Declaration of Independence, and what the American flag stripes represent? This quiz will provide you with sound wisdom of the United States.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     What year did Christopher Columbus discover America?
    • A. 

      1620

    • B. 

      1492

    • C. 

      1942

  • 2. 
    Who was the first President of the United States of America? 
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 3. 
     Who was the sixteenth President of the United States of America?
    • A. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • B. 

      John Quincy Adams

    • C. 

      Millard Fillmore

  • 4. 
     Who is the current President of the United States?
    • A. 

      Guarino

    • B. 

      Bush

    • C. 

      Obama

  • 5. 
     Who wrote most of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Napoleon

    • B. 

      Jefferson

    • C. 

      Washington

  • 6. 
     What happened on December 7, 1941?
    • A. 

      World War II ended

    • B. 

      Treaty of Versailles

    • C. 

      Pearl Harbor

  • 7. 
     What two countries fought in the American Revolutionary War?
    • A. 

      America & Britain

    • B. 

      America & France

    • C. 

      Britain & France

  • 8. 
     Who fought in the Civil War?
    • A. 

      East & West

    • B. 

      North & South

    • C. 

      America & Mexico

  • 9. 
     What are the last 2 states admitted into the Union?
    • A. 

      Texas and Hawaii

    • B. 

      Alaska and Texas

    • C. 

      Hawaii and Alaska

    • D. 

      Texas and Oregon

  • 10. 
     What is the Union?
    • A. 

      What the United States was known as during the Civil War

    • B. 

      What the North was known as during the Civil War

    • C. 

      What the South was known as during the Civil War

  • 11. 
     What do the stars on the American Flag represent?
    • A. 

      Presidents

    • B. 

      States

    • C. 

      Colonies

  • 12. 
     What do the stripes on the American flag represent?
    • A. 

      Presidents

    • B. 

      Colonies

    • C. 

      Colors of America

  • 13. 
     Who is the current Vice President of the United States?
    • A. 

      Obama

    • B. 

      Palin

    • C. 

      Biden

  • 14. 
     Congress is made up of what 2 houses?
    • A. 

      Senate and House of Representatives

    • B. 

      Representation Senate and House

    • C. 

      Cabinet and Senate

  • 15. 
    How many Senators are there in the Senate?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      435

    • C. 

      100

  • 16. 
     Why are there 100 senators?
    • A. 

      Only 100 seats available in the building

    • B. 

      2 picked per state

    • C. 

      So the votes would equal 100%

  • 17. 
     How many representatives are there in the House of Representatives?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      435

    • C. 

      200

  • 18. 
     How many states are there?
    • A. 

      50

    • B. 

      52

    • C. 

      49

  • 19. 
    What is the capital of Massachusetts?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      Springfield

    • C. 

      Lowell

    • D. 

      Cambridge

  • 20. 
     How many terms can a President serve?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Unlimited

  • 21. 
     How long is a term for a President?
    • A. 

      2 years

    • B. 

      4 years

    • C. 

      6 years

  • 22. 
    What is the national anthem of the United States? (This is the song we sign at graduation.)
    • A. 

      Star Spangled Banner

    • B. 

      America the Beautiful

    • C. 

      O Say Can You See

  • 23. 
     How old do you have to be to vote in an election?
    • A. 

      16

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      21

  • 24. 
    What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America?
    • A. 

      Mayflower

    • B. 

      Nina / Pinta / Maria

    • C. 

      Lusitania

  • 25. 
     What are the first ten Amendments to the Constitution called?
    • A. 

      Preamble

    • B. 

      First Ten Amendments

    • C. 

      Bill of Rights

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