US History Exam Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of the U.S.'s first successful spy satellite?
    • A. 

      Corona

    • B. 

      Apogee

    • C. 

      Alpha-Alpha-Omega

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 2. 
    What were the first two American Universities to grant the PhD in chemistry?
    • A. 

      Harvard & Yale

    • B. 

      Princeton & Yale

    • C. 

      Harvard & U. Of Pennsylvania

    • D. 

      Harvard & Johns Hopkins

  • 3. 
    What airline did D.B. Cooper hijack, collect ransom, and skydive out of?
    • A. 

      United Airlines

    • B. 

      Northwest Airlines

    • C. 

      Pan Am Airways

    • D. 

      Delta Airlines

  • 4. 
    What state gained statehood on December 26, 1846?
    • A. 

      Arizona

    • B. 

      Michigan

    • C. 

      Montana

    • D. 

      Iowa

  • 5. 
    Who was Vice President to both Thomas Jefferson and James Madison?
    • A. 

      George Clinton

    • B. 

      James M. Cox

    • C. 

      William J. Bryan

    • D. 

      John Quincy Adams

  • 6. 
    What is the date and approximate time of the Roswell Incident?
    • A. 

      11:00 P.M. On July 2, 1947

    • B. 

      1:53 A.M On December 25, 1947

    • C. 

      12:59 P.M. On August 24, 1947

    • D. 

      12:20 A.M. On March 3, 1947

  • 7. 
    Where was Paul Castellano killed?
    • A. 

      At Coney Island

    • B. 

      In His Lovers Bed

    • C. 

      In Front Of N.Y. A Steakhouse

    • D. 

      In Front Of His House

  • 8. 
    Which American businessman believed that people should give away all excess money?
    • A. 

      H. Ross Perot

    • B. 

      Bill Gates

    • C. 

      Cornelius Vanderbilt

    • D. 

      Andrew Carnegie

  • 9. 
    Which of the following was designated a national monument first?
    • A. 

      Devil's Tower, WY

    • B. 

      Grand Canyon, AZ

    • C. 

      Niagara Falls, NY

    • D. 

      Blue Ridge Parkway, WV

  • 10. 
    On every first day of elementary school, Charles Manson's mother made him do what?
    • A. 

      Wear A Dress

    • B. 

      Shave His Head

    • C. 

      Go Barefoot

    • D. 

      Arrive 3 Hours Early

  • 11. 
    President Clinton named Lindy Boggs to what job in 1997?
    • A. 

      White House Chief Of Staff

    • B. 

      Deputy Secretary Of Energy

    • C. 

      Ambassador To The Vatican

    • D. 

      Ambassador To Brazil

  • 12. 
    How many times did Geraldine Ferraro run for office after losing her bid for Vice President in 1984?
    • A. 

      2 Times

    • B. 

      8 Times

    • C. 

      1 Times

    • D. 

      0 Times

  • 13. 
    In 1811, where did the most violent series of earthquakes in U.S. history occur?
    • A. 

      Charleston South Carolina

    • B. 

      The Mississippi Valley

    • C. 

      Long Beach California

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 14. 
    Where in Chicago did the "St. Valentine's Day Massacre" occur?
    • A. 

      Division Street

    • B. 

      Clark Street

    • C. 

      La Salle Street

    • D. 

      Union Station

  • 15. 
    On what ship were the five Sullivan brothers killed?
    • A. 

      USS Hornet

    • B. 

      USS Atlanta

    • C. 

      USS Arizona

    • D. 

      USS Juneau

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