Fourth Of July Trivia Quiz

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This Independence Day, let's test your knowledge about this auspicious day with this Fourth of July trivia quiz. How well do you really know about America, its laws, government structure, and history? Do you know why we celebrate the Fourth of July in the United States? Here are 20 questions to determine how much you really know. Play the quiz below and test your knowledge of America's independence and freedom fighters. All the very best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why do we celebrate the Fourth of July?  
    • A. 

      That's the date in 1776 when Great Britain surrendered and America gained its independence.

    • B. 

      That's the date in 1776 when Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence.

    • C. 

      That's the date in 1776 when George Washington became the first U.S. president.

    • D. 

      That's the date in 1776 when Abraham Lincoln adopted the Declaration of Independence.

  • 2. 
    Who said: "Give me liberty or give me death"? 
    • A. 

      Stonewall Jackson

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      Patrick Henry

    • D. 

      Harriet Tubman

  • 3. 
    Which U.S president or Founding Father is on the $50 bill?
    • A. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Alexander Hamilton

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 4. 
    How many U.S. senators are there?
    • A. 

      50 (one from each state)

    • B. 

      100 (two from each state)

    • C. 

      150 (three from each state)

    • D. 

      200 (four from each state)

  • 5. 
    How many voting U.S. House representatives are there?
    • A. 

      300

    • B. 

      356

    • C. 

      435

    • D. 

      450

  • 6. 
    When did the Civil Rights Act pass? 
    • A. 

      1887

    • B. 

      1964

    • C. 

      1973

    • D. 

      1976

  • 7. 
    What is Flag Day? 
    • A. 

      Commemorates the June 14, 1775, Battle of Bunker Hill, when the Stars and Stripes banner was first flown.

    • B. 

      Commemorates the June 14, 1776, date when Betsy Ross presented her hand-sewn flag to George Washington.

    • C. 

      Commemorates the June 14, 1777, adoption of the U.S. flag by the Continental Congress.

    • D. 

      All of these are true about Flag day.

  • 8. 
    How many Supreme Court justices are there? 
    • A. 

      Six

    • B. 

      Nine

    • C. 

      Twelve

    • D. 

      Fifteen

  • 9. 
    What was the 49th state added to the Union? 
    • A. 

      Arizona

    • B. 

      Alaska

    • C. 

      Hawaii

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 10. 
    Whose rights are guaranteed by the Constitution and Bill of Rights?
    • A. 

      All people born in the United States.

    • B. 

      All people living in the United States.

    • C. 

      All people eligible to vote in the United States.

    • D. 

      All people migrated in the United States.

  • 11. 
    What is the name of the ship that brought the Pilgrims to America? 
    • A. 

      Santa Maria

    • B. 

      The Plymouth

    • C. 

      Mayflower

    • D. 

      Annapolis

  • 12. 
    Which constitutional amendment(s) guarantees or addresses voting rights? 
    • A. 

      The First, Second and Sixth amendments

    • B. 

      The Fifth Amendment

    • C. 

      The Sixth amendment

    • D. 

      The 15th, 19th, 24th and 26th amendments

  • 13. 
    Who becomes president if both the president and vice president die? 
    • A. 

      House speaker

    • B. 

      Senate president

    • C. 

      Attorney general

    • D. 

      Member of the Parliament

  • 14. 
    Who is recognized as the "Father of the American Navy"? 
    • A. 

      John Paul Jones

    • B. 

      James Earl Jones

    • C. 

      James Earl Ray

    • D. 

      Bill Clinton

  • 15. 
    Who is known for uttering, "I have not yet begun to fight"? 
    • A. 

      John Paul Jones

    • B. 

      Nathan Hale

    • C. 

      Gen. Douglas MacArthur

    • D. 

      James Earl Ray

  • 16. 
    Who was the most decorated U.S. combat soldier in World War II? 
    • A. 

      Movie actor Audie Murphy

    • B. 

      Baseball great Ted Williams

    • C. 

      Ira Hayes, a Pima Indian from Arizona

    • D. 

      Abbe Christopher Dale

  • 17. 
    Who elects the president of the United States?   
    • A. 

      The people by popular vote

    • B. 

      The Electoral College

    • C. 

      The Federal Election Commission

    • D. 

      The citizens of the United States

  • 18. 
    Who wrote The Star Spangled Banner? 
    • A. 

      Alicia Keys

    • B. 

      Francis Scott Key

    • C. 

      John Ross Key

    • D. 

      Abbe Christopher Dale

  • 19. 
    Who has the power to declare war? 
    • A. 

      Commander in chief (president)

    • B. 

      Chief of staff

    • C. 

      Congress

    • D. 

      The Soviet Union

  • 20. 
    What type of government does the United States have? 
    • A. 

      Monarchy

    • B. 

      Democracy

    • C. 

      Republic

    • D. 

      Hierarchical

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