How Well Do You Know America?

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How Well Do You Know America? - Quiz


If you live in a America, do you know it as much as you think? The questions get harder and harder, so watch out!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was the first president of the United States?

    • A.

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B.

      John Hanson

    • C.

      George Washington

    • D.

      King George the III

    • E.

      I don't know! We didn't learn it in school yet!

    Correct Answer
    B. John Hanson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is George Washington. John Hanson was not the first president of the United States. He was the first president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation, which was a precursor to the presidency. However, George Washington was the first president under the United States Constitution and is widely recognized as the first president of the United States.

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  • 2. 

    What was America's first form of government?

    • A.

      The Constitution

    • B.

      Declaration of Independence

    • C.

      The Articles of Confederation

    • D.

      Monarchy

    • E.

      ?

    Correct Answer
    C. The Articles of Confederation
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Articles of Confederation. The Articles of Confederation was the first form of government in the United States after the American Revolution. It was established in 1781 and created a weak central government with limited powers. However, it ultimately proved ineffective in governing the country, leading to the drafting and adoption of the Constitution in 1787.

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  • 3. 

    What was the 4th amendment of the Bill of Rights?

    • A.

      The government will not search your home or confiscate any objects within your home without a good reason

    • B.

      Right to bare arms

    • C.

      The right to have freedom of Religion, Speech, Press, Assembly, and Petition.

    • D.

      WHAT IS AN AMENDMENT! AHHH!

    • E.

      Civil War

    Correct Answer
    A. The government will not search your home or confiscate any objects within your home without a good reason
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the 4th amendment of the Bill of Rights states that the government cannot search a person's home or seize any belongings without a valid reason. This amendment protects individuals from unreasonable searches and seizures by the government.

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  • 4. 

    During the Civil War, what side of the country was mostly farming and rural. (Many plantations.)

    • A.

      The West

    • B.

      The North

    • C.

      Alaska

    • D.

      The South

    • E.

      The right side...or is that my left hand?

    Correct Answer
    D. The South
    Explanation
    During the Civil War, the side of the country that was mostly farming and rural with many plantations was the South. The South relied heavily on agriculture, particularly cotton and tobacco, and had a large slave labor force working on the plantations. The North, on the other hand, was more industrialized and urbanized. The West and Alaska were not significant players in the Civil War and did not have the same agricultural economy as the South.

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  • 5. 

    What is one of the reasons that the colonists after the Revolutionary War couldn't find an appropriate form of government?

    • A.

      Cuz' there was no king!

    • B.

      Checks and Balances, DUH!

    • C.

      Chicks and avalanches? If it was wrong I'm going to kill the guy whose paper I cheated off of!

    • D.

      Huh?

    • E.

      Because they were too bankrupt and taken by shock to organize all the federal laws, violations etc.

    Correct Answer
    B. Checks and Balances, DUH!
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