Test Quiz On US History

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  • 1. 
    What city in the U.S. is nicknamed the "Air-Capital of the World"?
    • A. 

      Wichita, KS

    • B. 

      Atlanta, GA

    • C. 

      Seattle, WA

    • D. 

      Los Angeles, CA

  • 2. 
    Who was the first U.S. President of the 20th Century to deliver the State of the Union address in person?
    • A. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Calvin Coolidge

    • C. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • D. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

  • 3. 
    What state was the first to have a written constitution?
    • A. 

      Connecticut

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      Rhode Island

  • 4. 
    What state did the Battle of Pea Ridge take place in?
    • A. 

      Tennessee

    • B. 

      Georgia

    • C. 

      Arkansas

    • D. 

      Virginia

  • 5. 
    Where was Jefferson Davis captured by Union troops?
    • A. 

      Durham, NC

    • B. 

      Appomattox, VA

    • C. 

      Irwinville, GA

    • D. 

      Richmond, VA

  • 6. 
    What was Jimmy Hoffa's middle name?
    • A. 

      Millhouse

    • B. 

      Riddle

    • C. 

      John

    • D. 

      Nelson

  • 7. 
    In addition to Missouri, which state was admitted into the Union as part of the Missouri Compromise?
    • A. 

      Arkansas

    • B. 

      Wisconsin

    • C. 

      Mississippi

    • D. 

      Maine

  • 8. 
    Who did not command troops at the Battle of Pea Ridge?
    • A. 

      Earl Van Dorn

    • B. 

      Stand Watie

    • C. 

      Schofield

    • D. 

      Fremont

  • 9. 
    Who was the Captain of the USS Arizona when it was sank at Pearl Harbor?
    • A. 

      Thomas Anders Pocella

    • B. 

      Franklin Von Falkenberg

    • C. 

      Jeremy Anderson

    • D. 

      Oliver Hazard Perry

  • 10. 
    What took the lives of over half of the Plymouth settlers during the first year in America?
    • A. 

      Starvation

    • B. 

      Plague

    • C. 

      Smallpox

    • D. 

      Typhoid

  • 11. 
    Who was the first governor of the Plymouth Colony?
    • A. 

      William Bradford

    • B. 

      Miles Standish

    • C. 

      John Carver

    • D. 

      John Smith

  • 12. 
    What year did the Boston Tea Party take place?
    • A. 

      1773

    • B. 

      1776

    • C. 

      1775

    • D. 

      1774

  • 13. 
    Who was the Speaker of the House who was brought down primarily through the efforts of Newt Gingrich?
    • A. 

      Tip O'Neal

    • B. 

      Jim Wright

    • C. 

      Tom Foley

    • D. 

      Dick Gephardt

  • 14. 
    Who was the only civilian killed in the Battle of Gettysburg?
    • A. 

      Mary Surrat

    • B. 

      Jenny Wade

    • C. 

      Polly Smith

    • D. 

      Sally Gates

  • 15. 
    Which came first during the Truman administration?
    • A. 

      The 80th Congress

    • B. 

      The Taft Hartley Act

    • C. 

      The Marshall Plan

    • D. 

      The Truman Doctrine