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Labor Day is a holiday in the United States celebrated on the first Monday in September to recognize the American labor movement and the work and contribution of laborers towards the development and achievements of the United States. Take the quiz to know more about labor day and interesting facts about the same. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Labor Day is considered the unofficial end of Hot Dog season.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Labor Day is traditionally celebrated on the first Monday in September in the United States. It is often seen as the last long weekend of the summer and is associated with the end of the summer season. Many people consider Labor Day to be the unofficial end of Hot Dog season, as it marks the transition from summer activities, such as barbecues and picnics, to the start of the fall season. Therefore, the statement that Labor Day is considered the unofficial end of Hot Dog season is true.

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  • 2. 

    ______________ is the biggest labor union with more than 3 million members.

    • A.

      National Education Association

    • B.

      National Education Union

    • C.

      National Union of Education

    Correct Answer
    A. National Education Association
    Explanation
    The National Education Association is the correct answer because it is stated that it is the biggest labor union with more than 3 million members. The other options, National Education Union and National Union of Education, are not mentioned to have such a large membership, so they cannot be the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    The first labor day was celebrated on

    • A.

      4th October 1882

    • B.

      5th September 1882

    • C.

      15th December 1890

    Correct Answer
    B. 5th September 1882
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 5th September 1882. Labor Day was first celebrated on this date to honor the contributions and achievements of American workers. It became a federal holiday in 1894 and is observed on the first Monday in September.

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  • 4. 

    _________ was the first state to consider Labor Day as a legal holiday.

    Correct Answer
    Oregon
    Explanation
    Oregon was the first state to consider Labor Day as a legal holiday.

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  • 5. 

    Americans worked 12-hour a day seven days every week during the 19th century.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    During the 19th century, Americans indeed worked 12-hour days, seven days a week. This was a common practice in industries such as factories and mining, where long hours were required to meet the demands of production. The lack of labor laws and regulations during this time period allowed employers to exploit their workers and enforce such grueling work schedules. It wasn't until later in the 19th century and early 20th century that labor movements and unions fought for better working conditions and shorter work hours.

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  • 6. 

    Currently, there is no labor day parade in New York City.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    There is a Labor Day parade in New York.

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  • 7. 

    The _______ Act was passed on September 3, 1916, to establish an eight-hour workday.

    Correct Answer
    Adamson
    Explanation
    The Adamson Act was passed on September 3, 1916, to establish an eight-hour workday.

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  • 8. 

    Labor Day started as a labor union movement, to recognize the contributions of men and women in the US, but now is used to celebrate the last weekend of summer

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Labor Day did indeed start as a labor union movement to acknowledge and appreciate the efforts and contributions of both men and women in the United States. However, over time, it has also become a widely celebrated holiday that marks the end of summer, with many people taking advantage of the long weekend to enjoy various leisure activities. Therefore, the statement "True" accurately reflects the dual nature of Labor Day.

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  • 9. 

    Who proposed Labor Day as a holiday?

    • A.

      Peter J. McGuire

    • B.

      Matthew Maguire

    • C.

      There has always been a disagreement on this topic, some people believe it was A, while others believe it was B.

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. There has always been a disagreement on this topic, some people believe it was A, while others believe it was B.
  • 10. 

    Mexico is believed to have originated the idea of hosting a day honoring the labor movement.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Canada is said to have originated the idea.

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