The Men Who Built America Quiz

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The Men Who Built America Quiz

The men who built America is a history channel original documentary series. It featured on the History channel and focused on the innovators that changed American society. The series focuses on great and powerful men like J. P Morgan, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, Cornelius Vanderbilt, Henry Ford. The series received a very positive response garnered over 2. 6 million total viewers in just 4 nights. Are you a fan of this mini-documentary series? Can you answer all of the questions? Play this awesome the men who built the America quiz to test your knowledge of American history. Play this game with your friends and family for more adventure.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When was Henry Ford born? 
    • A. 

      December 20, 1820

    • B. 

      January 3, 1850

    • C. 

      July 30, 1863

    • D. 

      November 2, 1854

  • 2. 
    Where did John D. Rockefeller first established Standard Oil Trust?  
    • A. 

      Manhattan

    • B. 

      Philadelphia

    • C. 

      Indianapolis

    • D. 

      Cleveland

  • 3. 
    In which year did J.P Morgan buy up the US steel industry, thus creating the world's first $1billion company?
    • A. 

      1900

    • B. 

      1880

    • C. 

      1986

    • D. 

      1887

  • 4. 
    "Rich Uncle Pennybag", the mustached mascot of the monopoly is inspired after which of the iconic figure in history? 
    • A. 

      Henry Ford

    • B. 

      Thomas Edison

    • C. 

      Andrew Carnegie

    • D. 

      J.P. Morgan

  • 5. 
    In which year did Andrew Carnegie become the division superintendent of the Pennsylvania Railroad?
    • A. 

      1846

    • B. 

      1859

    • C. 

      1888

    • D. 

      1867

  • 6. 
    Where was Andrew Carnegie born? 
    • A. 

      Dunfermline, United Kingdom

    • B. 

      Lenox, Masscheusettes

    • C. 

      New Rochelle, New York

    • D. 

      Naperville, Illinois

  • 7. 
    Which deathly instrument did Edison work for in his life? 
    • A. 

      Electric death chair

    • B. 

      Lethal death injection

    • C. 

      Modified medieval torture device

    • D. 

      Laser gun 

  • 8. 
    When was Cornelius Vanderbilt born? 
    • A. 

      November 22, 1780

    • B. 

      January 4, 1970

    • C. 

      July 2, 1975

    • D. 

       May 27, 1794

  • 9. 
    When did the  Grand Central Terminal open? 
    • A. 

      1925

    • B. 

      1955

    • C. 

      1913

    • D. 

      1975

  • 10. 
    How old was Henry Ford when he built his first operational steam engine? 
    • A. 

      15 Years old

    • B. 

      20 Years old

    • C. 

      30 Years old

    • D. 

      28 Years old

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