How Much Do You Know About The Declaration Of Independence?

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How Much Do You Know About The Declaration Of Independence?

How much do you really know about the Declaration of Independence? Test your knowledge with our quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many grievances were listed in the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      20

    • B. 

      27

    • C. 

      38

  • 2. 
    How many delegates signed the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      26

    • C. 

      56

  • 3. 
    Most of the signers actually signed the Declaration on what day?
    • A. 

      July 2

    • B. 

      July 4

    • C. 

      August 2

  • 4. 
    A committee of five people was created to draft the Declaration of Independence. Choose, from the following, who was NOT a member of that committee.
    • A. 

      Robert Livingston

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      James Madison

  • 5. 
    According to the Declaration of Independence, where does government get its power?
    • A. 

      From its Constitution

    • B. 

      From the elected representatives

    • C. 

      From the consent of the governed

  • 6. 
    Who was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      John Adams

  • 7. 
    Who said, "We must all hang together, or most assuredly we shall all hang separately."?
    • A. 

      Ben Franklin

    • B. 

      John Hancock

    • C. 

      John Adams

  • 8. 
    Who was the youngest member to sign the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Edward Rutledge

    • B. 

      Benjamin Harrison

    • C. 

      Eldridge Gerry

  • 9. 
    Who was the oldest member to sign the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Hancock

    • B. 

      Ben Franklin

    • C. 

      Benjamin Harrison

  • 10. 
    Which of the following powers are not specifically stated to belong to the new Independent States of America?
    • A. 

      To levy war

    • B. 

      To pass laws and resolutions

    • C. 

      To establish commerce

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