Interesting Trivia On War! Ultimate Quiz Questions!

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Interesting Trivia On War! Ultimate Quiz Questions!

Do you know any interesting trivia on war? There have been so many wars throughout the history of time. It would only make sense to start off with the early battles. This quiz is devoted to insight, including which presidency the Barbary Coast War took place, the Great Compromise, who the war of 1812 against, and what suffrage is. This quiz provides good information about war. You can do it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Primogenture is
    • A. 

      Where the eldest son receives all the family wealth.

    • B. 

      Going against one's country.

    • C. 

      To refuse to obey.

    • D. 

      Where the most votes decide the issue.

  • 2. 
    Judicial Review is defined as
    • A. 

      Can not be tried for the same crime twice.

    • B. 

      Read the fine print before signing any contract.

    • C. 

      The Supreme Court makes the final decision about Constitutionality.

    • D. 

      To accuse of wrong doing.

  • 3. 
    The Barbary Coast War was under the presidency of which of the following?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      James Madison

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 4. 
    The Texicans were
    • A. 

      The original families from the US who went to Texas, MEXICO.

    • B. 

      The original families from the US who went to Texas, SPAIN.

    • C. 

      The original families from the US who went to Texas, USA.

    • D. 

      The original families from the US who took over California.

  • 5. 
    To assimilate means to
    • A. 

      Hold onto own culture, language and traditions.

    • B. 

      Give up some of own culture...keep language and religion only.

    • C. 

      Give up all its own culture...accept all of the new cultures.

  • 6. 
    ExPost Facto is defined as
    • A. 

      Can be held by authorities for short time, then arrested or freed.

    • B. 

      Receiving the crime on the books at the time of the crime.

    • C. 

      Only the guilty can be punished, not the family.

    • D. 

      Must be found guilty, be told sentence prior to going to jail.

  • 7. 
    Checks and Balances in the US government are separated among
    • A. 

      Legislative, Executive and Judicial branches.

    • B. 

      Congress, President/VP, and Supreme Court.

    • C. 

      Both of the above answers.

  • 8. 
    The Great Compromise created
    • A. 

      Congress

    • B. 

      House of Representatives and Senate

    • C. 

      Legislative Branch

    • D. 

      All of the above answers

  • 9. 
    He was a war hawk, created the American System, compromised the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Compromise of 1850 and ran unsuccessfully for President 3 times.
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      James Madison

    • C. 

      Henry Clay

    • D. 

      John Brown

  • 10. 
    The War of 1812 was caused by...
    • A. 

      Seizing and impressment of US ships and sailors.

    • B. 

      The British supplying the Native Americans with guns and supplies.

    • C. 

      The Stamp tax

    • D. 

      Compromise of 1820

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      Only a and b

  • 11. 
    The War of 1812 was against
    • A. 

      Napoleon

    • B. 

      King George III

    • C. 

      Barbary Coast Pirates

  • 12. 
    She won claim as the 1st African American female poet.
    • A. 

      Dorothea Dix

    • B. 

      Abigail Adams

    • C. 

      Deborah Sampson

    • D. 

      Phillis Wheatley

  • 13. 
    Due to high infant mortality, a colonial child was not named until
    • A. 

      The first Christmas

    • B. 

      The first spring

    • C. 

      The first harvest

    • D. 

      The first birthday

  • 14. 
    The line deleted from the Declaration of Independence was concerning
    • A. 

      Ending slavery in this new country.

    • B. 

      An income tax for all who owned slaves.

    • C. 

      An income tax for all voters.

    • D. 

      Suffrage

  • 15. 
    He was a propagandist, an agitator, a very active member of the Sons of Liberty in Boston and signed the Declaration of Independence
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Sam Adams

  • 16. 
    He was known as the Citizen of the World, from Philadelphia, inventor, creator, scientist, published Poor Richard's Almanac, signed the Declaration of Independence.
    • A. 

      Walt Whitman

    • B. 

      Benjamin Banneker

    • C. 

      Commodore Barry

    • D. 

      Benjamin Franklin

  • 17. 
    Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, and Tyler were all presidents from this one state.
    • A. 

      New Jersey

    • B. 

      Pennsylvania

    • C. 

      Massachusetts

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 18. 
    Why was promised by the signers of the Declaration of Independence to each other?
    • A. 

      Our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor.

    • B. 

      We the People, in order to make a more perfect Union.

    • C. 

      Justice and tranquility.

    • D. 

      Common defense, secure the blessings of liberty to our children.

  • 19. 
    Define Suffrage
    • A. 

      To refuse to obey an unjust law.

    • B. 

      Ending liquor sales and use.

    • C. 

      Against slavery.

    • D. 

      Right to vote.

  • 20. 
    Define Social Gospel
    • A. 

      Take care of physical needs, then spiritual.

    • B. 

      An end to slavery.

    • C. 

      Refuse to obey an unjust law.

    • D. 

      The perfect society.

  • 21. 
    What did Charles Sumner do which got him "caned"?
    • A. 

      He sent guns to Kansas in crates labelled as Bibles.

    • B. 

      He sent in "border ruffians" to Kansas to influence the vote.

    • C. 

      He blamed all the violence of Kansas on the plantation owners.

    • D. 

      He hacked 5 pro slavers to death to protest the spread of slavery.

  • 22. 
    William B. Travis, Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie all
    • A. 

      Went to Kansas to help end the violence.

    • B. 

      Died in the Mexican American war.

    • C. 

      Died attempting to cross the Rocky Mountains.

    • D. 

      Died at the Alamo.

  • 23. 
    The Quartering Act stated that
    • A. 

      The British soldiers could stay in colonial homes/gain food.

    • B. 

      Only in times of invasion could soldiers stay in local homes.

    • C. 

      All paper goods had a direct tax added.

    • D. 

      No colonists could go west of the Appalachian Mountains.

  • 24. 
    Who won the French and Indian War?
    • A. 

      The French

    • B. 

      The Indians

    • C. 

      The British

    • D. 

      The Spanish

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