Test Your Knowledge On US History - 2

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

A fun and interesting quiz on US history.


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  • 1. 
    What U.S. Vice President is from a influential newspaper owning family?
    • A. 

      George Bush

    • B. 

      Dan Quayle

    • C. 

      Al Gore

    • D. 

      Spiro Agnew

  • 2. 
    Which Indian leader made speaking tours on the Eastern cities of the US?
    • A. 

      Sitting Bull

    • B. 

      Red Cloud

    • C. 

      Running Bear

    • D. 

      Geronimo

  • 3. 
    Which Kennedy had a Harvard classmate take an exam for him earning him a suspension?
    • A. 

      Edward

    • B. 

      Joseph

    • C. 

      Robert

    • D. 

      John

  • 4. 
    Which President served under Admiral Rickover on the naval nuclear reactor project?
    • A. 

      John F Kennedy

    • B. 

      George Bush

    • C. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      Gerald Ford

  • 5. 
    Who issues paper money in the United States?
    • A. 

      U.S. Treasury

    • B. 

      U.S. Mint

    • C. 

      Department Of Commerce

    • D. 

      Federal Reserve

  • 6. 
    Who ran the company that introduced the automotive industries first high compression engine?
    • A. 

      Walter P. Chrysler

    • B. 

      Louis Chevrolet

    • C. 

      Henry Ford

    • D. 

      Jack Smith

  • 7. 
    Who said "government, in its best, is....a necessary evil"?
    • A. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      Abraham Lincoln

    • C. 

      Thomas Paine

    • D. 

      Nathan Hale

  • 8. 
    Who teamed with "Bugsy" Siegel to create the predecessor of Murder Inc?
    • A. 

      Meyer Lansky

    • B. 

      Carlo Gambino

    • C. 

      John Gotti Sr

    • D. 

      Frank Costello

  • 9. 
    Who was fired by Nixon as a "fall guy" for stonewalling the Watergate investigation?
    • A. 

      Bob Woodward

    • B. 

      Alexander Haig

    • C. 

      G. Gordon Liddy

    • D. 

      H. R. Haldeman

  • 10. 
    Who was the head of Murder Inc.?
    • A. 

      Sammy Gravano

    • B. 

      John Gotti

    • C. 

      Frank Costello

    • D. 

      Louis Lepke

  • 11. 
    What year was the first book printed in America?
    • A. 

      1850

    • B. 

      1772

    • C. 

      1640

    • D. 

      1801

  • 12. 
    What event in 1969 started the Gay Rights Movement?
    • A. 

      Roe Vs. Wade Decision

    • B. 

      Stonewall Rebellion

    • C. 

      Attica Uprising

    • D. 

      Anita Bryant Speech

  • 13. 
    Which is the only U.S. state to have executed someone by firing squad since 1977?
    • A. 

      Florida

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Utah

    • D. 

      Mississippi

  • 14. 
    How old was former U.S. President Lyndon Johnson when he died?
    • A. 

      88

    • B. 

      77

    • C. 

      64

    • D. 

      55

  • 15. 
    Which American Submarine sank in 1963 and killed over 100 people?
    • A. 

      Champion

    • B. 

      Thresher

    • C. 

      Tempest

    • D. 

      Eisenhower