History Of George Washington

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  • 1. 

    On what year was George Washington appointed Worshipful Master of Alexandria Lodge 22 of the Freemasons?

    • A.

      April 29, 1789

    • B.

      April 29, 1790

    • C.

      April 29, 1788

    • D.

      April 29, 1791

    Correct Answer
    C. April 29, 1788
    Explanation
    George Washington was appointed Worshipful Master of Alexandria Lodge 22 of the Freemasons on April 29, 1788.

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  • 2. 

    What where George Washington's last words?

    • A.

      Farewell

    • B.

      Tis Well

    • C.

      Good Bye

    • D.

      So Long

    Correct Answer
    B. Tis Well
    Explanation
    George Washington's last words were "Tis Well" because this phrase signifies his acceptance of his impending death and his belief that everything will be alright. It reflects his calm and composed demeanor in the face of mortality, emphasizing his strong character and leadership qualities.

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  • 3. 

    In what battle were George Washington's troops defeated on September 11, 1777?

    • A.

      Battle Of Stones River

    • B.

      Battle Of Antietam

    • C.

      Battle Of Brandywine

    • D.

      Battle Of Long Island

    Correct Answer
    C. Battle Of Brandywine
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Battle of Brandywine. On September 11, 1777, George Washington's troops were defeated in this battle during the American Revolutionary War. The battle took place near Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, and was part of the British campaign to capture Philadelphia. Despite putting up a valiant fight, Washington's forces were unable to prevent the British from advancing, resulting in a strategic defeat for the American army.

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  • 4. 

    In what expedition on 1758 did George Washington participate as a Brigadier General?

    • A.

      Red River Expedition

    • B.

      Forbes Expedition

    • C.

      Wolseley Expedition

    • D.

      Walker's Expedition

    Correct Answer
    B. Forbes Expedition
    Explanation
    George Washington participated in the Forbes Expedition in 1758 as a Brigadier General. The Forbes Expedition was a military campaign during the French and Indian War, aimed at capturing the French-held Fort Duquesne. Washington played a crucial role in the expedition, leading the vanguard and successfully securing key victories along the way. The expedition ultimately resulted in the capture of Fort Duquesne and the British gaining control of the Ohio River Valley.

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  • 5. 

    In what Freemasonry lodge was George Washington initiated?

    • A.

      Grand Lodge Of Illinois

    • B.

      Connecticut Lodge

    • C.

      Grand Lodge Of Colorado

    • D.

      Fredericksburg Lodge

    Correct Answer
    D. Fredericksburg Lodge
    Explanation
    George Washington was initiated into the Freemasonry in the Fredericksburg Lodge.

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  • 6. 

    What state was joined in the Union during George Washington's term on 1792?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Rhode Island

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Tennessee

    Correct Answer
    C. Kentucky
    Explanation
    Kentucky is the correct answer because it was the state that was joined in the Union during George Washington's term in 1792. This was a significant event in American history as it marked the admission of Kentucky as the 15th state of the United States.

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  • 7. 

    At what age did George Washington become a Master Mason in the organization of Freemasons?

    • A.

      51 Years Old

    • B.

      21 Years Old

    • C.

      41 Years Old

    • D.

      31 Years Old

    Correct Answer
    B. 21 Years Old
    Explanation
    George Washington became a Master Mason in the organization of Freemasons at 21 years old. This indicates that he joined the organization at a relatively young age, showing his early interest and involvement in Freemasonry.

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  • 8. 

    What state was joined in the Union during George Washington's term on 1796?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Tennessee

    • C.

      Vermont

    • D.

      Rhode Island

    Correct Answer
    B. Tennessee
    Explanation
    During George Washington's term in 1796, Tennessee was joined in the Union.

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  • 9. 

    What award did George Washington receive in 1776?

    • A.

      Fields Medal

    • B.

      Congressional Gold Medal

    • C.

      Copley Medal

    • D.

      Matteucci Medal

    Correct Answer
    B. Congressional Gold Medal
    Explanation
    George Washington received the Congressional Gold Medal in 1776. This prestigious award is given by the United States Congress to honor individuals who have made significant contributions to American society. Washington received this award for his leadership and service during the American Revolutionary War, as well as his role in establishing the United States as a new nation. The Congressional Gold Medal is one of the highest civilian honors in the United States and is awarded to individuals who have made a lasting impact on the country.

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  • 10. 

    To whom was George Washington an aide in 1755 on the ill - fated Monongahela expedition?

    • A.

      Edward Braddock

    • B.

      John Greenwood

    • C.

      Denton Offutt

    • D.

      John T. Stuart

    Correct Answer
    A. Edward Braddock
    Explanation
    George Washington was an aide to Edward Braddock in 1755 on the ill-fated Monongahela expedition. This expedition was a military campaign during the French and Indian War, aimed at capturing the French Fort Duquesne. However, it ended in disaster with Braddock's forces being ambushed and suffering heavy casualties. As Washington's superior officer, Braddock played a significant role in shaping Washington's military career and teaching him valuable lessons in leadership and warfare.

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  • 11. 

    What was George Washington's religion?

    • A.

      Unitarian

    • B.

      Puritan

    • C.

      Catholic

    • D.

      Episcopal

    Correct Answer
    D. Episcopal
    Explanation
    George Washington's religion was Episcopal. This means that he belonged to the Episcopal Church, which is a Christian denomination. The Episcopal Church has roots in the Church of England and follows a liturgical worship style. Washington's affiliation with the Episcopal Church is well-documented, as he regularly attended services and even served as a vestryman in his local parish.

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  • 12. 

    Who led the scouting party of 30 men that was ambushed by George Washington and his forces?

    • A.

      Emmanuelle Beart

    • B.

      Jean - Pierre Aumont

    • C.

      Joseph Coulon De Jumonville

    • D.

      Olivier Martinez

    Correct Answer
    C. Joseph Coulon De Jumonville
    Explanation
    Joseph Coulon De Jumonville led the scouting party of 30 men that was ambushed by George Washington and his forces.

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