History Of The US Independence Day 4th Of July! Trivia Facts Quiz

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History Of The US Independence Day 4th Of July! Trivia Facts Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was the Declaration of Independence formally adopted?
    • A. 

      July 4th, 1776

    • B. 

      July 4th, 1786

    • C. 

      July 1st, 1770

    • D. 

      July 2nd, 1777

  • 2. 
    How old is the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      250 Years Old

    • B. 

      150 Years Old

    • C. 

      200 Years Old

    • D. 

      240 Years Old

  • 3. 
    When was the 4th of July declared a holiday by U.S. Congress?
    • A. 

      1890

    • B. 

      1870

    • C. 

      1880

    • D. 

      1860

  • 4. 
    Select all Presidents who died on the 4th of July
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      James Monroe

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 5. 
    When was our National Anthem adopted?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1915

    • C. 

      1916

    • D. 

      1920

  • 6. 
    What was the National Anthem before the current song was adopted?
    • A. 

      The Stars and Stripes Forever

    • B. 

      God Bless America

    • C. 

      America the Beautiful

    • D. 

      My Country Tis of Thee

  • 7. 
    Who lead the committee formed to draft the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      James Madison

  • 8. 
    Who is the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin at 70

    • B. 

      George Washington at 65

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson at 75

    • D. 

      James Madison at 55

  • 9. 
    When were fireworks first used in an official Fourth of July celebration?
    • A. 

      1777

    • B. 

      1780

    • C. 

      1785

    • D. 

      1765

  • 10. 
    Which newspaper first printed the Declaration of Independence
    • A. 

      The Pennsylvania Evening Post

    • B. 

      The Washington Evening Post

  • 11. 
    Which president was born on the Fourth of July?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      Calvin Coolidge

  • 12. 
    Which of the following presidents is not on Mount Rushmore?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • E. 

      N/A - All are on Mt. Rushmore

  • 13. 
    According to legend, who sewed the first American flag?
    • A. 

      Betsy Ross

    • B. 

      Nancy Reagan

    • C. 

      Martha Washington

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 14. 
    Which of the following was not one of the thirteen original colonies?
    • A. 

      Georgia

    • B. 

      Vermont

    • C. 

      Virginia

    • D. 

      Massachusetts

  • 15. 
    The Second Continental Congress met in which city to draft the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Boston, MA

    • B. 

      New York, NY

    • C. 

      Baltimore, MD

    • D. 

      Philadelphia, PA

  • 16. 
    Which of the following did not sign the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      Samuel Adams

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      John Hancock

    • D. 

      George Washington

  • 17. 
    Independence Day was first celebrated in which city?
    • A. 

      Boston

    • B. 

      Washington DC

    • C. 

      Philadelphia

  • 18. 
    Which state was the first to make the 4th of July an official state holiday?
    • A. 

      Massachusetts

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      Pennsylvania

  • 19. 
    When was the 4th of July declared a paid holiday for federal employees by U.S. Congress?
    • A. 

      1935

    • B. 

      1938

    • C. 

      1920

    • D. 

      1928

  • 20. 
    The song that represents our National Anthem is:
    • A. 

      The Star Spangled Banner

    • B. 

      Battle Hymn of the Republic

    • C. 

      God Bless the USA

    • D. 

      Stars and Stripes Forever

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