Quiz: How Well You Know America?

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Quiz: How Well You Know America?

How well do you know America, and would you be able to pass this quiz? This quiz entails knowing when the Revolutionary War ended, who was the first president of the United States, the United States' official language, who was the president at the end of the Vietnam War, and which NASA mission landed men on the moon. You should pledge to ACE this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    On what date did the Revolutionary War end?
    • A. 

      September 3, 1783

    • B. 

      May 23, 1779

    • C. 

      July 4, 1776

    • D. 

      August 14, 1781

  • 2. 
    Who was the first president of the United States?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Patrick Henry

  • 3. 
    Where was the Second Continental Congress held?
    • A. 

      Jamestown, VA

    • B. 

      Philadelphia, PA

    • C. 

      Washington, DC

    • D. 

      Alexandria, VA

  • 4. 
    Which of the following was NOT included in the original United States Constitution?
    • A. 

      Senate

    • B. 

      Cabinet

    • C. 

      House of Representatives

    • D. 

      Two-term limit for Presidency

  • 5. 
    What is the official language of the United States?
    • A. 

      English

    • B. 

      Spanish

    • C. 

      English and Spanish

    • D. 

      There is none

  • 6. 
    What day of the year is known as Black Thursday?
    • A. 

      October 24, 1929

    • B. 

      October 23, 1927

    • C. 

      October 28, 1935

    • D. 

      October 26, 1932

  • 7. 
    Who was the president at the end of the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Lyndon B. Johnson

    • B. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • C. 

      Richard Nixon

    • D. 

      Gerald Ford

  • 8. 
    Which NASA mission landed men on the moon?
    • A. 

      Apollo 10

    • B. 

      Apollo 11

    • C. 

      Apollo 12

    • D. 

      Apollo 13

  • 9. 
    In which year was the Cuban Missile Crisis?
    • A. 

      1963

    • B. 

      1961

    • C. 

      1959

    • D. 

      1962

  • 10. 
    Which state was the first to join the Union?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      New Jersey

    • C. 

      Delaware

    • D. 

      New Hampshire

  • 11. 
    Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Hancock

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      John Hart

    • D. 

      John Penn

  • 12. 
    Who did Abraham Lincoln defeat in the 1860 election?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • C. 

      Stephen A. Douglas

    • D. 

      James Buchanan

  • 13. 
    How many stripes are on the American flag?
    • A. 

      13

    • B. 

      20

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      12

  • 14. 
    Who was the first female Supreme Court Justice?
    • A. 

      Hilary Clinton

    • B. 

      Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    • C. 

      Sandra Day O'Connor

    • D. 

      There has never been one

  • 15. 
    Which state was the first to elect a woman to Congress?
    • A. 

      Nebraska

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Montana

    • D. 

      California

  • 16. 
    What was the name of Benjamin Franklin's Magazine?
    • A. 

      Common Sense

    • B. 

      Poor Richard's Almanac

    • C. 

      No Taxation Without Representation

    • D. 

      Continental Congress

  • 17. 
    Where was the first successful settlement by Englishmen in the United States?
    • A. 

      Yorktown, VA

    • B. 

      Jamestown, VA

    • C. 

      Boston, MA

    • D. 

      Salem, MA

  • 18. 
    Which State has no sales tax?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Oklahoma

    • C. 

      Delaware

    • D. 

      Missouri

  • 19. 
    Which state has the highest percentage of people who walk to work?
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Georgia

    • D. 

      California

  • 20. 
    How long during your life will the average American spend sitting at redlights?
    • A. 

      6 months

    • B. 

      10 months

    • C. 

      5 days

    • D. 

      10 years

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