US History Terminologies Trivia

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In which U.S. city was Malcolm X assassinated?
    • A. 

      Dallas

    • B. 

      Detroit

    • C. 

      Boston

    • D. 

      New York

  • 2. 
    Which Apollo spacecraft was destroyed in a fire on the launch pad in 1967?
    • A. 

      Apollo 4

    • B. 

      Apollo 13

    • C. 

      Apollo 11

    • D. 

      Apollo 1

  • 3. 
    In 1969, what riots started the modern gay rights movement?
    • A. 

      Grimwald Riots

    • B. 

      Stonewall Riots

    • C. 

      Detroit Riots

    • D. 

      Watts Riots

  • 4. 
    Jimmy Hoffa was convicted of what crime in 1964?
    • A. 

      Racketeering

    • B. 

      Embezzling

    • C. 

      Jury Tampering

    • D. 

      Murder

  • 5. 
    Who won five states as the Populist Party candidate for President in 1892?
    • A. 

      James B. Weaver

    • B. 

      Teddy Roosevelt

    • C. 

      William Jennings Bryan

    • D. 

      Eugene V. Debs

  • 6. 
    In what decade was Kwanzaa first celebrated in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      60's

    • B. 

      20's

    • C. 

      70's

    • D. 

      50's

  • 7. 
    Which state produces the most turkeys annually?
    • A. 

      California

    • B. 

      Virginia

    • C. 

      New Mexico

    • D. 

      North Carolina

  • 8. 
    In 2000, what was the total turkey production in the United States?
    • A. 

      988,075,000 Turkeys

    • B. 

      45,067,000 Turkeys

    • C. 

      98,700,000 Turkeys

    • D. 

      269,969,000 Turkeys

  • 9. 
    The wild turkey is the official state bird of which state?
    • A. 

      Wyoming

    • B. 

      Oklahoma

    • C. 

      Maine

    • D. 

      Nebraska

  • 10. 
    The tradition of firing guns at midnight on December 31st in Philadelphia is called what?
    • A. 

      Murdering The Old Year

    • B. 

      New Year Blasts

    • C. 

      Killer Night

    • D. 

      Blowing Up The Year

  • 11. 
    In what year did Toys for Tots start to bring toys to needy children?
    • A. 

      1966

    • B. 

      1974

    • C. 

      1947

    • D. 

      1922

  • 12. 
    In 1997, who started the tradition of lighting the Empire State building with blue and white lights on the eve of Hanukkah?
    • A. 

      Ivana Trump

    • B. 

      Mayor Rudolph Guiliani

    • C. 

      Leona Helmsley

    • D. 

      Donald Trump

  • 13. 
    In 1947, what did Edward Lowe invent?
    • A. 

      Kitty Litter

    • B. 

      The TV Remote Control

    • C. 

      The Microwave Oven

    • D. 

      The Silicon Chip

  • 14. 
    In which years did Millard Fillmore serve as U.S. President?
    • A. 

      1841-1845

    • B. 

      1989-1993

    • C. 

      1849-1850

    • D. 

      1850-1853

  • 15. 
    What position was Joshua B. Bolten's in the 2004 Bush administration?
    • A. 

      DHS Under Secretary

    • B. 

      OMB Director

    • C. 

      Chief Of Staff

    • D. 

      EPA Director