How Well Do You Know About Labor Day? Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Labor Day? Quiz

How well do you know about Labor Day? Every day people wake up to go to their workplaces, but on every Labor Day, they down their tools and get to be celebrated for the work they have put in throughout the year. Do you know the history behind this day or why it is actually marked year after year? Take the quiz to find out.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Labor Day, the first Monday in September, was created …
    • A. 

      ​To give American workers and their families one last 3-day weekend before the summer ended.

    • B. 

      To give American workers an extended weekend to take advantage of end-of-summer sales as school goes back into session.

    • C. 

      To pay American workers tribute to the contributions made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of the United States.

  • 2. 
    The U.S. Congress, on June 28, 1894, approved Labor Day as a legal holiday for the first Monday of September each year. Which is accurate?  
    • A. 

      The holiday was imposed upon states by the federal government.

    • B. 

      The evolved from local and state labor celebrations.

  • 3. 
    All businesses are required to give employees a paid Labor Day holiday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    It was traditionally a fashion faux pas to wear what after Labor Day?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Short shorts

    • C. 

      Flip-flops

  • 5. 
    Speaking of washing machines, Labor Day weekend is on one of the holidays on which major retailers often markdown major appliances as well as school supplies and summer attire. Look for other good deals this weekend on:
    • A. 

      Camping equipment

    • B. 

      Mattresses

    • C. 

      Patio furniture

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    The U.S. Department of Labor Secretary of Labor is
    • A. 

      Julián Castro

    • B. 

      Elizabeth Warren

    • C. 

      Thomas E. Perez

  • 7. 
    Rosie the Riveter ...
    • A. 

      Is an icon that represented the American women who worked in factories during World War II.

    • B. 

      Was first used in 1942 in a song.

    • C. 

      Has become a symbol of feminism and women's economic power.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 8. 
    Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the unofficial beginning of summer, and Labor Day, the first Monday in September is the unofficial end of summer. They are essentially the same holiday.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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