Do You Know U.S. History?

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

A non-complicated quiz based on U. S. History


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which President was once James Polk's Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • B. 

      Millard Fillmore

    • C. 

      Ulysses Grant

    • D. 

      James Buchanan

  • 2. 
    Which U.S. President died of cancer?
    • A. 

      Millard Fillmore

    • B. 

      James Polk

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • 3. 
    Where was President James Garfield shot at?
    • A. 

      A Ballgame

    • B. 

      The White House

    • C. 

      On A Train

    • D. 

      A Railroad Station

  • 4. 
    What was President Benjamin Harrison's highest rank while in the 70th Volunteer Infantry?
    • A. 

      General

    • B. 

      Captain

    • C. 

      Major

    • D. 

      Colonel

  • 5. 
    Which U.S. President's first wife and mother died on the exact same day?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson's

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt's

    • C. 

      Herbert Hoover's

    • D. 

      Warren Harding's

  • 6. 
    What President was once a newspaper publisher?
    • A. 

      Herbert Hoover

    • B. 

      Warren Harding

    • C. 

      Calvin Coolidge

    • D. 

      William Taft

  • 7. 
    What military unit led Allied troops up the cliffs of Point du Hoc on D-Day?
    • A. 

      U.S. Navy Seals

    • B. 

      U.S. Army Rangers

    • C. 

      U.S. Marine Corps Force Recon

    • D. 

      British S.A.S. Commandos

  • 8. 
    What state did Senator Everett Dirkson represent?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Illinois

    • C. 

      Maine

    • D. 

      Indiana

  • 9. 
    What magazine obtained exclusive rights to the Zapruder film of J.F.K.'s assassination?
    • A. 

      Look

    • B. 

      Life

    • C. 

      Time

    • D. 

      Newsweek

  • 10. 
    Which astronaut was aboard Apollo 11 but did not walk on the moon?
    • A. 

      Michael Collins

    • B. 

      Buzz Aldrin

    • C. 

      Jim McDivitt

    • D. 

      Gene Cernan

  • 11. 
    What date did the Oklahoma City bombing occur?
    • A. 

      April 19, 1980

    • B. 

      April 19, 1995

    • C. 

      April 19, 2000

    • D. 

      April 19, 1999

  • 12. 
    Where was gold first found in California during the period referred to as the Gold Rush?
    • A. 

      Sacramento

    • B. 

      The Colorado River

    • C. 

      Sammson Mill

    • D. 

      Sutters Mill

  • 13. 
    Who was the Vice President during President Lincoln's first term?
    • A. 

      John Bell

    • B. 

      George McClellan

    • C. 

      Andrew Johnson

    • D. 

      Hannibal Hamlin

  • 14. 
    Who did the House of Representatives choose to be U.S. President in the election of 1824?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Henry Clay

    • C. 

      James Monroe

    • D. 

      John Quincy Adams

  • 15. 
    When did the Reconstruction period end?
    • A. 

      1880

    • B. 

      1867

    • C. 

      1877

    • D. 

      1903

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