US History Terms Quizzes

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 126

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

Select the correct choice to each of the following questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What explorer discovered Alaska?
    • A. 

      Ferdinand Magellan

    • B. 

      Juan Ponce De Leon

    • C. 

      Christopher Columbus

    • D. 

      Vitus Bering

  • 2. 
    In 1973, what caused long lines at the gas pumps in the USA?
    • A. 

      Truckers Strike

    • B. 

      Free Green Stamps

    • C. 

      Arab Oil Embargo

    • D. 

      Cheap Gas Prices

  • 3. 
    What U.S. agency did J. Edgar Hoover head?
    • A. 

      FBI

    • B. 

      IRS

    • C. 

      DOD

    • D. 

      CIA

  • 4. 
    The description, "favorite resting place during westward expansion of the United States", best describes?
    • A. 

      The Plaza San Pietro

    • B. 

      The Eiffel Tower

    • C. 

      The Independence Rock

    • D. 

      The Rio Grande

  • 5. 
    Cinergy Field is located where?
    • A. 

      Ohio

    • B. 

      Maryland

    • C. 

      Florida

    • D. 

      New York

  • 6. 
    Which is the complete name of famous military leader Westmoreland?
    • A. 

      Eleanor Westmoreland

    • B. 

      Henry Westmoreland

    • C. 

      Rudy Westmoreland

    • D. 

      William C. Westmoreland

  • 7. 
    Who said, "We stand today on the verge on a new frontier"?
    • A. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • B. 

      John F. Kennedy

    • C. 

      Bill Clinton

    • D. 

      Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • 8. 
    What year was the first auto show held in NY City?
    • A. 

      1962

    • B. 

      1831

    • C. 

      1998

    • D. 

      1900

  • 9. 
    What year was oil discovered in SE Texas?
    • A. 

      1967

    • B. 

      1978

    • C. 

      1956

    • D. 

      1901

  • 10. 
    What year did the first Rose Bowl football game occur?
    • A. 

      2000

    • B. 

      1902

    • C. 

      1960

    • D. 

      1984

  • 11. 
    What year was the New York City subway opened?
    • A. 

      1935

    • B. 

      1956

    • C. 

      1991

    • D. 

      1904

  • 12. 
    What year did the historical event, "great earthquake hits San Francisco", occur?
    • A. 

      1964

    • B. 

      1830

    • C. 

      1906

    • D. 

      1992

  • 13. 
    Oklahoma becomes the 46th state of the U.S. in what year?
    • A. 

      1994

    • B. 

      1812

    • C. 

      1825

    • D. 

      1907

  • 14. 
    What year did Congress pass 8-hr workday standards?
    • A. 

      1916

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1966

    • D. 

      1999

  • 15. 
    What year was Universal Pictures founded?
    • A. 

      1995

    • B. 

      1981

    • C. 

      1912

    • D. 

      1962

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