3rd Grade - US Social Studies Quiz

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3rd Grade US Social Study Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    On what holiday do we celebrate the United States becoming a free country in 1776?
    • A. 

      New Year's Eve

    • B. 

      4th Of July

    • C. 

      Flag Day

    • D. 

      Memorial Day

  • 2. 
    In 1849, people rushed to what "Golden State" to find gold?
    • A. 

      Idaho

    • B. 

      Colorado

    • C. 

      California

    • D. 

      Utah

  • 3. 
    How does the government pay for the goods and services it provides?
    • A. 

      It Collects Taxes And Borrows Money

    • B. 

      People Donate Money

    • C. 

      It Doesn't Have To Pay For Them

    • D. 

      It Doesn't Offer Goods Or Services

  • 4. 
    What animal did the Native Americans of the Great Plains hunt for survival?
    • A. 

      Buffalo

    • B. 

      Horse

    • C. 

      Bear

    • D. 

      Deer

  • 5. 
    How many stars were on the first American flag?
    • A. 

      31

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      50

    • D. 

      15

  • 6. 
    What do the thirteen stripes on the American flag represent?
    • A. 

      The Original 13 Colonies

    • B. 

      Number Of People Who Made The Flag

    • C. 

      The First 13 Men To Die In The War

    • D. 

      That Was All That Fit On The Flag

  • 7. 
    In one hand "Lady Liberty" holds a torch, and in the other hand what is she holding?
    • A. 

      A Gun

    • B. 

      A Mask

    • C. 

      A Tablet

    • D. 

      A Scarf

  • 8. 
    Who refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white man?
    • A. 

      Pocahontas

    • B. 

      Susan B. Anthony

    • C. 

      Betsy Ross

    • D. 

      Rosa Parks

  • 9. 
    Where is it believed the Native Americans traveled from to North America?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      Africa

    • C. 

      South America

    • D. 

      Asia

  • 10. 
    What people is the English word Eskimo used for?
    • A. 

      Inuit

    • B. 

      Anasazi

    • C. 

      Pueblos

    • D. 

      Apache

  • 11. 
    Which of these Native American tribes settled in the Plains?
    • A. 

      Cheyenne

    • B. 

      Apache

    • C. 

      Algonquin

    • D. 

      Chipewyan

  • 12. 
    Which of these Native American tribes settled in the Northeast?
    • A. 

      Hopi

    • B. 

      Navajo

    • C. 

      Mohawk

    • D. 

      Cherokee

  • 13. 
    How many branches of government does the U.S. have?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Four

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Two

  • 14. 
    The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution are better known as what?
    • A. 

      The Declaration Of Independence

    • B. 

      The List Of Amendments

    • C. 

      The Bill Of Rights

    • D. 

      The Articles Of Confederation

  • 15. 
    Which patriotic song did Francis Scott Key write?
    • A. 

      I'm A Yankee Doodle Dandy

    • B. 

      The Star Spangled Banner

    • C. 

      America The Beautiful

    • D. 

      My Country, 'Tis Of Thee

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is not paid for by taxes?
    • A. 

      The Town Library

    • B. 

      School

    • C. 

      Church

    • D. 

      The Fire Station

  • 17. 
    What part of a map shows the direction?
    • A. 

      The Legend

    • B. 

      The Compass Rose

    • C. 

      The Title

    • D. 

      The Scale

  • 18. 
    What was the Pony Express?
    • A. 

      A Horse Race

    • B. 

      A Horse Ranch

    • C. 

      A Railroad

    • D. 

      The First Mail Service

  • 19. 
    The Statue of Liberty was made of copper and iron to symbolize what?
    • A. 

      Food

    • B. 

      Freedom

    • C. 

      Happiness

    • D. 

      Farming

  • 20. 
    What does the Statue of Liberty wear on her head?
    • A. 

      A Crown

    • B. 

      A Hat

    • C. 

      A Flower

    • D. 

      A Derby

  • 21. 
    In 1920, the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was passed, which did what?
    • A. 

      Outlawed Alcohol

    • B. 

      Ended Slavery

    • C. 

      Gave Women The Right To Vote

    • D. 

      Set Direct Election Of Senators

  • 22. 
    Who was the first Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court?
    • A. 

      John Jay

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      John Marshall

    • D. 

      Aaron Burr

  • 23. 
    Which of the Founding Fathers was responsible for writing the Declaration of Independence?
    • A. 

      John Adams

    • B. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      John Hancock

  • 24. 
    What are the large mud and straw shelters built by the Hopi people called?
    • A. 

      Pueblos

    • B. 

      Hogans

    • C. 

      Tipis

    • D. 

      Longhouses