US History Terms Trivia - 2

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US History Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In 1994 who was the Surgeon General of the U.S. who was asked to resign?
    • A. 

      George Mitchell

    • B. 

      Everett Koop

    • C. 

      Bill Richardson

    • D. 

      Joycelyn Elders

  • 2. 
    What was the speed limit for cars within New York City in 1904?
    • A. 

      10 Mph

    • B. 

      There Wasn't One

    • C. 

      5 Mph

    • D. 

      25 Mph

  • 3. 
    How many original ice cream flavors did Howard Johnson's have?
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      28

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      33

  • 4. 
    With Eugene Cernan, who was the last of two U.S. astronauts to walk on the moon in the 1970's?
    • A. 

      David Scott

    • B. 

      James Irwin

    • C. 

      Alan Shepard

    • D. 

      Harrison Schmitt

  • 5. 
    The phrase "All Men Are Created Equal" is from what U.S. document?
    • A. 

      Declaration Of Independence

    • B. 

      Constitution

    • C. 

      Bill Of Rights

    • D. 

      Gettysburg Address

  • 6. 
    The guarantee of a speedy and fair trial is which U.S. Amendment?
    • A. 

      4th

    • B. 

      6th

    • C. 

      8th

    • D. 

      5th

  • 7. 
    Which amendment to the U.S. Constitution prohibits cruel and unusual punishment?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      5th

    • C. 

      6th

    • D. 

      8th

  • 8. 
    What is the Fourth U.S. Amendment to the Constitution?
    • A. 

      Right To Keep And Bear Arms

    • B. 

      Forbids Unreasonable Searches And Seizures

    • C. 

      A Person Can Not Be Compelled To Testify Against Themselves

    • D. 

      Prohibits Cruel And Unusual Punishment

  • 9. 
    Thomas Edison was born in what state?
    • A. 

      Virginia

    • B. 

      Texas

    • C. 

      Ohio

    • D. 

      Maryland

  • 10. 
    What was the cost to mail a first class letter in 1969?
    • A. 

      21 Cents

    • B. 

      6 Cents

    • C. 

      13 Cents

    • D. 

      10 Cents

  • 11. 
    Springwood was a home of which U.S. President?
    • A. 

      Woodrow Wilson

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon

    • C. 

      Franklin D. Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Bill Clinton

  • 12. 
    Who wrote "Ten Days That Shook the World"?
    • A. 

      Joseph Conrad

    • B. 

      John Reed

    • C. 

      George Orwell

    • D. 

      William Faulkner

  • 13. 
    Who was the 1999 Time magazine Person of the Year?
    • A. 

      Newt Gingrich

    • B. 

      Jeff Bezos

    • C. 

      Michael Jordan

    • D. 

      Bill Clinton

  • 14. 
    Who was the 1994 Time magazine Person of the Year?
    • A. 

      Pope John Paul II

    • B. 

      Nelson Mandela

    • C. 

      Ted Turner

    • D. 

      Steve Case

  • 15. 
    In 1909, how many stars were on the U.S. flag?
    • A. 

      48

    • B. 

      46

    • C. 

      43

    • D. 

      49