Quiz On U.S. History

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  • 1. 
    Who is the head of the executive branch of the U.S. Government?
    • A. 

      The Supreme Court Justices

    • B. 

      The Vice President

    • C. 

      The President

    • D. 

      The Attorney General

  • 2. 
    Who gave the Statue of Liberty to America?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      Bill Gates

  • 3. 
    In which century did man walk on the moon?
    • A. 

      20th

    • B. 

      12th

    • C. 

      18th

    • D. 

      21st

  • 4. 
    What is the head of the U.S. Supreme Court called?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Chief Justice

    • C. 

      Court Jester

    • D. 

      Lead Justice

  • 5. 
    What did the U.S. Pony Express do in the Old West?
    • A. 

      Race Horses

    • B. 

      Deliver Mail

    • C. 

      Protect The Public

    • D. 

      Sell Horses

  • 6. 
    What did the U.S. Homestead Act offer westbound pioneers?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Free Land

    • C. 

      Wives

    • D. 

      Slaves

  • 7. 
    Which explorer is America named for?
    • A. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • B. 

      Amerigo Vespucci

    • C. 

      Marco Polo

    • D. 

      Ponce De Leon

  • 8. 
    In what year did The U.S. celebrate its 200th birthday?
    • A. 

      1990

    • B. 

      1950

    • C. 

      1776

    • D. 

      1976

  • 9. 
    Who was not a U.S. President?
    • A. 

      Henry Ford

    • B. 

      Gerald Ford

    • C. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

  • 10. 
    Which is true about the Great Depression?
    • A. 

      It Only Lasted One Week

    • B. 

      Many People Out Of Work

    • C. 

      It Didn't Affect The USA

    • D. 

      It's A Large Hole In The Ground

  • 11. 
    Which event happened first in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      The Constitution Was Written

    • B. 

      Watergate

    • C. 

      Civil War

    • D. 

      The Great Depression

  • 12. 
    What is the generation born right after World War II called?
    • A. 

      Baby Boomers

    • B. 

      Yuppies

    • C. 

      Generation X

    • D. 

      Generation Y

  • 13. 
    What chronic ailment did U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt suffer from?
    • A. 

      Small Pox

    • B. 

      Polio

    • C. 

      Depression

    • D. 

      Flat Feet

  • 14. 
    The description, "spans the mid-portion of a sunken battleship", best describes?
    • A. 

      The Colosseum

    • B. 

      The U.S. Capitol Building

    • C. 

      The Mark Twain House

    • D. 

      The U.S.S. Arizona Memorial

  • 15. 
    The description, "meeting here on December 16, 1773, to organize the Boston Tea Party", best describes?
    • A. 

      The Old South Meeting House

    • B. 

      Devils Tower National Monument

    • C. 

      Cape Horn

    • D. 

      The U.S. Capitol Building

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