How Much You Know About International Labor Day?

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How Much You Know About International Labor Day? - Quiz

International Labor Day is the globally acknowledged holiday that celebrates the dedication and hard work of the laborers and working classes. In addition, the special occasion brings awareness about the hardships of the working class and their resilience.
How well aware are you of this crucial federal holiday? Can you correctly answer all the questions on this interesting " Labor day" quiz? Then, celebrate this momentous occasion by playing this awesome quiz with your friends and family.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which amongst the following was the first American state to make Labor Day an official public holiday? 

    • A.

      Texas

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Oregon

    • D.

      Florida

    Correct Answer
    C. Oregon
    Explanation
    Oregon was the first American state to make Labor Day an official public holiday. This decision was made in 1887, when Oregon became the first state to pass a law recognizing Labor Day as a holiday. The holiday was established to honor and celebrate the contributions and achievements of workers in the United States. Since then, Labor Day has been celebrated on the first Monday of September every year, and it has become a national holiday observed in all states.

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  • 2. 

    Who is credited with bringing awareness about the importance of Labor Day in America? 

    • A.

      Cesar Chavez

    • B.

      Peter J. McGuire

    • C.

      George Meany

    • D.

      Samuel Gompers

    Correct Answer
    B. Peter J. McGuire
    Explanation
    Peter J. McGuire is credited with bringing awareness about the importance of Labor Day in America. He was a labor leader and co-founder of the American Federation of Labor. McGuire proposed the idea of a national holiday to honor the contributions and achievements of workers. He believed that workers should have a day dedicated to them and their rights. McGuire's efforts led to the establishment of Labor Day as a federal holiday in 1894.

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  • 3. 

    In which year was Labor day legally granted the status of a public holiday? 

    • A.

      1894

    • B.

      1885

    • C.

      1896

    • D.

      1878

    Correct Answer
    A. 1894
    Explanation
    Labor Day was legally granted the status of a public holiday in 1894.

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  • 4. 

     Which unfortunate historical tragedy is honored on the occasion of Labor day? 

    • A.

      Attica Prison riot

    • B.

      Haymarket affair

    • C.

      Mountain Meadows Massacre

    • D.

      Division Street riots

    Correct Answer
    B. Haymarket affair
    Explanation
    The Haymarket affair is honored on the occasion of Labor Day. This tragic event took place in 1886 in Chicago, where a peaceful labor rally turned violent when a bomb exploded, resulting in the deaths of several people, including police officers. The incident led to the arrest and execution of several labor activists, and it became a significant event in the history of the labor movement. Labor Day is observed to recognize and pay tribute to the contributions and struggles of workers, and the Haymarket affair symbolizes the fight for workers' rights and the importance of labor unions.

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  • 5. 

    When exactly is Labor day celebrated in the united states of America? 

    • A.

      First Monday in March

    • B.

      Third Sunday in February

    • C.

      First Monday in September

    • D.

      Second Saturday in July

    Correct Answer
    C. First Monday in September
    Explanation
    Labor Day is celebrated in the United States on the first Monday in September. This day is dedicated to honoring the contributions and achievements of American workers. It is a national holiday and marks the unofficial end of summer. Many people enjoy a long weekend and take this opportunity to relax, spend time with family and friends, and participate in various activities such as parades, barbecues, and outdoor events.

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  • 6. 

    When was the first Labor day celebrated in America? 

    • A.

      August 19, 1897

    • B.

      May 12, 1885

    • C.

       September 5, 1882

    • D.

      July 5, 1867

    Correct Answer
    C.  September 5, 1882
    Explanation
    Labor Day was first celebrated in America on September 5, 1882.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following American president signed the law and thus making Labor Day an official federal holiday?

    • A.

      President Woodrow Wilson

    • B.

      President Benjamin Harrison

    • C.

      President Grover Cleveland

    • D.

      President Theodore Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    C. President Grover Cleveland
    Explanation
    President Grover Cleveland signed the law and made Labor Day an official federal holiday.

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  • 8. 

    To whom did the catholic church dedicate the occasion of International Labor Day? 

    • A.

      Saint Peter

    • B.

      Saint Francis of Assisi

    • C.

      Jude, brother of Jesus

    • D.

      Saint Joseph 

    Correct Answer
    D. Saint Joseph 
    Explanation
    The Catholic Church dedicated the occasion of International Labor Day to Saint Joseph. Saint Joseph is considered the patron saint of workers, and the church honors him on this day to recognize and appreciate the contributions and efforts of all workers around the world. Saint Joseph is also known as the foster father of Jesus and is revered for his humility, hard work, and dedication to his family. By dedicating the occasion to Saint Joseph, the Catholic Church aims to acknowledge the importance of labor and to seek his intercession for all workers.

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  • 9. 

    When is International Labor day is celebrated in the world? 

    • A.

      December 12

    • B.

      June 22

    • C.

      January 3

    • D.

      May 1

    Correct Answer
    D. May 1
    Explanation
    International Labor Day is celebrated on May 1st. This day is dedicated to honoring the contributions and achievements of workers worldwide. It originated from the labor movement in the late 19th century and has since become a global observance. May 1st was chosen as the date to commemorate the Haymarket affair in 1886, where workers in Chicago protested for an eight-hour workday. This event had a significant impact on the labor rights movement and led to the establishment of International Labor Day as a way to advocate for workers' rights and better working conditions.

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  • 10. 

    Which amongst the following organization had a significant impact on making Labor Day an official holiday in the united states? 

    • A.

      Knights of Labor

    • B.

      National Labor Union

    • C.

      United Mine Workers

    • D.

      Federation of Organized Trades and Labor Unions

    Correct Answer
    A. Knights of Labor
    Explanation
    The Knights of Labor had a significant impact on making Labor Day an official holiday in the United States. They were one of the first national labor unions in the country and played a crucial role in advocating for workers' rights and better working conditions. The Knights of Labor organized strikes and protests to demand the recognition of Labor Day as a national holiday. Their efforts eventually led to the establishment of Labor Day as a federal holiday in 1894.

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