Test Your IQ On US History - 2

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What year did the movie "The Ten Commandments" get released?
    • A. 

      1976

    • B. 

      1863

    • C. 

      1923

    • D. 

      1868

  • 2. 
    What year did was "The New Yorker" magazine first sold?
    • A. 

      1983

    • B. 

      1821

    • C. 

      1863

    • D. 

      1925

  • 3. 
    What year did the Hawley-Smoot Tariff Act get signed?
    • A. 

      1930

    • B. 

      1995

    • C. 

      1981

    • D. 

      1856

  • 4. 
    What year did Bell speak into the first telephone?
    • A. 

      1887

    • B. 

      1876

    • C. 

      1855

    • D. 

      1901

  • 5. 
    In what year did the Metropolitan Museum of Art get founded in NYC?
    • A. 

      1870

    • B. 

      1979

    • C. 

      1938

    • D. 

      1931

  • 6. 
    What year did Benjamin Franklin invent the bifocals?
    • A. 

      1750

    • B. 

      1873

    • C. 

      1803

    • D. 

      1784

  • 7. 
    What year was Hillary Rodham Clinton first elected to the Senate?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      1996

    • C. 

      2002

    • D. 

      1998

  • 8. 
    Which year did Timothy McVeigh get executed?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2001

    • C. 

      1997

    • D. 

      1999

  • 9. 
    What happened in 1997 at the NYSE?
    • A. 

      Shut Down Every Wednesday

    • B. 

      First Billion Share Day

    • C. 

      First 200 Million Share Day

    • D. 

      First Woman Member

  • 10. 
    Which U.S. President negotiated the NAFTA treaty?
    • A. 

      Bill Clinton

    • B. 

      George W. Bush

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      George H.W. Bush

  • 11. 
    Who was Enron's chief financial officer?
    • A. 

      Tom Bilek

    • B. 

      Andrew Fastow

    • C. 

      Jeffrey Skilling

    • D. 

      Kenneth Lay

  • 12. 
    Harry S. Truman was a descendant of what 19th Century President?
    • A. 

      Franklin Pierce

    • B. 

      John Tyler

    • C. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      Millard Fillmore

  • 13. 
    Who was the first President not to outlive his father?
    • A. 

      Warren G. Harding

    • B. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • C. 

      Franklin Pierce

    • D. 

      John F. Kennedy

  • 14. 
    How many U.S. Presidents have died on the 4th of July?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      2

  • 15. 
    Which Alabama Senator is depicted on a U.S. postage stamp?
    • A. 

      Dixon H. Lewis

    • B. 

      Hugo L. Black

    • C. 

      William Kelly

    • D. 

      George E. Spencer