Trivia: Ultimate Quiz On U.S. History! Test

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  • 1. 
    Who was the first woman to serve in two different posts in the cabinets of two Presidents?
    • A. 

      Elizabeth Dole

    • B. 

      Donna Shalala

    • C. 

      Carla Hill

    • D. 

      Patricia Roberts Harris

  • 2. 
    Of what California city did the father of author John Steinbeck serve as mayor?
    • A. 

      Monterey

    • B. 

      Malibu

    • C. 

      Carmel

    • D. 

      Sacramento

  • 3. 
    What did Native Americans do when they contracted head lice before modern medicine?
    • A. 

      They Recruited The Help Of Ants.

    • B. 

      They Soaked Their Head In Mud And Burned Their Clothing

    • C. 

      They Shaved Their Heads

    • D. 

      They Used Pesticides

  • 4. 
    What's the name of the hurricane that hit the coast of South Carolina on September 22, 1988?
    • A. 

      Hurricane Gracie

    • B. 

      Hurricane Billy-Ray

    • C. 

      Hurricane Hugo

    • D. 

      Hurricane Andrew

  • 5. 
    What crusading woman sought the help of Havelock Ellis?
    • A. 

      Eleanor Roosevelt

    • B. 

      Ida B. Wells

    • C. 

      Dorothea Dix

    • D. 

      Margaret Sanger

  • 6. 
    Where is the largest Cherokee Indian reservation in the United States?
    • A. 

      Western North Carolina

    • B. 

      Southern Montana

    • C. 

      Central Kansas

    • D. 

      Northern Idaho

  • 7. 
    What was the first jet aircraft used by the U.S. Air Force?
    • A. 

      Lockheed F-80 Shooting Star

    • B. 

      North American F-86 Sabre

    • C. 

      McDonnell F-101 Voodoo

    • D. 

      Northrop F-89 Scorpion

  • 8. 
    What is the current U.S. Marine sniper rifle?
    • A. 

      M40

    • B. 

      M40a1

    • C. 

      Remington M700-40

    • D. 

      M70

  • 9. 
    What U.S. military issue rifle is used to site in a .50 caliber machine gun?
    • A. 

      AR 15 Combat Assault Rifle

    • B. 

      Mx 100 Combination Rifle

    • C. 

      M14 7.62mm Rifle

    • D. 

      M1 Carbine

  • 10. 
    Who were the founders of the Black Panthers?
    • A. 

      Angela Davis And Bobby Seale

    • B. 

      Huey Newton And Bobby Seale

    • C. 

      Al Sharpton And Ben Hogan

    • D. 

      Eldridge Cleaver And Emory Douglas

  • 11. 
    Which Shawnee could supposedly see the future?
    • A. 

      Crazy Horse

    • B. 

      Blue Jacket

    • C. 

      Black Hawk

    • D. 

      Tecumseh

  • 12. 
    How many wives did Comanche Chief Quanah Parker have?
    • A. 

      1 Wife

    • B. 

      8 Wives

    • C. 

      12 Wives

    • D. 

      5 Wives

  • 13. 
    Who was the woman who freed over 300 slaves?
    • A. 

      Rosa Parks

    • B. 

      Marian Anderson

    • C. 

      Sojourner Truth

    • D. 

      Harriet Tubman

  • 14. 
    Who was the commanding union general at the battle of Gettysburg?
    • A. 

      David Gregg

    • B. 

      Daniel E. Sickles

    • C. 

      George Meade

    • D. 

      Ulysses S. Grant

  • 15. 
    Who stayed behind in the command module while the first men set foot on the moon?
    • A. 

      Fred Haise

    • B. 

      Jim Lovell

    • C. 

      Alan Shepard

    • D. 

      Michael Collins

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