US History Quiz Part 1

14 Questions | Total Attempts: 107

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the abbreviation C.I.A. stand for?
    • A. 

      Complete Idiot Association

    • B. 

      Central Intelligence Association

    • C. 

      Central Intelligence Agency

    • D. 

      Central International Agency

  • 2. 
    Who was the first man to break the sound barrier?
    • A. 

      Chappy Sinclair

    • B. 

      Buzz Aldrin

    • C. 

      Chuck Yeager

    • D. 

      Neil Armstrong

  • 3. 
    What kind of plane was the Memphis Belle?
    • A. 

      B-24

    • B. 

      B-2

    • C. 

      B-17

    • D. 

      B-52

  • 4. 
    Which first lady had the honor of being both the wife of a President, and the mother of a President?
    • A. 

      Abigail Adams

    • B. 

      Lady Bird Johnson

    • C. 

      Edith Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Julia Tyler

  • 5. 
    Who was the running mate with Walter Mondale in the election he ran against Ronald Reagan?
    • A. 

      Jesse Jackson

    • B. 

      Geraldine Ferraro

    • C. 

      Michael Dukakis

    • D. 

      Dan Quayle

  • 6. 
    Which of the following was not a 19th-century U.S. congressman?
    • A. 

      Henry Clay

    • B. 

      Davy Crockett

    • C. 

      Strom Thurmond

    • D. 

      William C. C. Claiborne

  • 7. 
    In what war were ironclad battleships the Monitor and the Merrimac involved?
    • A. 

      World War I

    • B. 

      Civil War

    • C. 

      World War II

    • D. 

      Spanish-American War

  • 8. 
    Which U.S. President ordered that an atomic bomb be dropped on Japan?
    • A. 

      Hubert Hoover

    • B. 

      Franklin Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Harry S. Truman

    • D. 

      Woodrow Wilson

  • 9. 
    Who mortally wounded Alexander Hamilton in a duel?
    • A. 

      Aaron Burr

    • B. 

      Samuel Adams

    • C. 

      Patrick Henry

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 10. 
    Who served as governor of both Tennessee and Texas?
    • A. 

      Stephen A. Austin

    • B. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • C. 

      Sam Houston

    • D. 

      Davy Crockett

  • 11. 
    What did the CCC stand for in the 1930's?
    • A. 

      Chinese Communist Crisis

    • B. 

      Charleston Coal Company

    • C. 

      Conserve, Create, Care

    • D. 

      Civilian Conservation Corps

  • 12. 
    Who was the first U.S. Secretary of State?
    • A. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Alexander Hamilton

  • 13. 
    Who was the first child born in the United States?
    • A. 

      William White

    • B. 

      Virginia Dare

    • C. 

      Elizabeth Raleigh

    • D. 

      John Smith

  • 14. 
    What ship was nicknamed "Old Ironsides"?
    • A. 

      The Enterprise

    • B. 

      The Constitution

    • C. 

      The Avenger

    • D. 

      The Monitor

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