The Big Quiz On US History - 2

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All happened in 1973 but what happened first?
    • A. 

      Agnew Resigns

    • B. 

      Jim Croce Dies

    • C. 

      Foreman KO's Fraiser

    • D. 

      Willie Mays Final World Series

  • 2. 
    By 1972-73, which U.S. Supreme Court Justice had helped form a solid conservative majority?
    • A. 

      Arthur Goldberg

    • B. 

      Hugo Black

    • C. 

      Byron White

    • D. 

      Felix Frankfurter

  • 3. 
    What two 20th century Presidents both served as assistant secretary of the navy?
    • A. 

      Wilson And G.W. Bush

    • B. 

      Kennedy And G. Bush

    • C. 

      T. Roosevelt And F. Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Taft And Eisenhower

  • 4. 
    The first year for Project Head Start was when?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1957

  • 5. 
    Who became the first chairman of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission?
    • A. 

      Senator Fred Glass

    • B. 

      Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.

    • C. 

      Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    • D. 

      Julian Bond

  • 6. 
    Who was the first American woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize?
    • A. 

      Mary Mcleod Bethune

    • B. 

      Susan B. Anthony

    • C. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Jane Addams

  • 7. 
    Who was the first child born in the White House?
    • A. 

      A Grandson Of George Washington

    • B. 

      A Niece Of James Madison

    • C. 

      The Child Of A Slave Owned By Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      A Granddaughter Of John Adams

  • 8. 
    The autopsy and embalming of the body of assassinated President Lincoln took place in what Washington, DC building?
    • A. 

      The War Department

    • B. 

      Ford's Theatre

    • C. 

      The Petersen House

    • D. 

      The White House

  • 9. 
    Who alerted actor Edwin Booth, appearing as Hamlet in Cincinnati, that his brother was suspected of killing President Lincoln?
    • A. 

      Rutherford B. Hayes

    • B. 

      Thomas A. Edison

    • C. 

      Mark Twain

    • D. 

      William Howard Taft

  • 10. 
    Which U.S. President is not honored with a statue in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      James A. Garfield

  • 11. 
    What President shares his name with a Kentucky Derby-winning horse?
    • A. 

      Nixon

    • B. 

      Buchanan

    • C. 

      Arthur

    • D. 

      Hayes

  • 12. 
    The Lincoln's official White House china had what color border?
    • A. 

      Blue

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Purple

    • D. 

      Red

  • 13. 
    Historical hypothesis suggests that what person started the Great Chicago Fire of 1871?
    • A. 

      Tom Houlihan

    • B. 

      Brigid McNamara

    • C. 

      Peg-Leg Sullivan

    • D. 

      Lieutenant Henry O'Bryan

  • 14. 
    How many of the signers of the Declaration of Independence also signed the U.S. Constitution?
    • A. 

      Thirty-Two

    • B. 

      Six

    • C. 

      Two

    • D. 

      Twelve

  • 15. 
    Which of the following women did not become a First Lady of the United States?
    • A. 

      Claudia Alta Taylor

    • B. 

      Thelma Catherine Patricia Ryan

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Hanford

    • D. 

      Anne Frances Robbins Davis