Do You Know United States History? Trivia Quiz

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Do You Know United States History? Trivia Quiz

The history of the United States is powerful and compelling. There are so many events throughout history that have shaped America as we know it. Some examples include signing the declaration of independence, the Vietnam War, the Challenger disaster, and the September 11th attacks. If you choose to learn more about the United States' history, look no further than this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the capital of the United States?
    • A. 

      Washington, DC

    • B. 

      Seattle

    • C. 

      Dallas

  • 2. 
    When was the Declaration of Independence wrote, and who wrote it?
    • A. 

      1685, Thomas Jefferson

    • B. 

      1776, Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      1776, Abraham Lincoln

    • D. 

      1787, John White

  • 3. 
    What were the executive orders issued by Abraham Lincoln that declared free slaves, not under Union control?
    • A. 

      Declaration of Independance

    • B. 

      Emancipation Proclamation

    • C. 

      Monroe's Doctrine

  • 4. 
    Franklin D. Roosevelt was sworn in the Presidency for a third term.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    This US monument has the heads of four major presidents. What is?
    • A. 

      Grand Canyon

    • B. 

      Washington Memorial

    • C. 

      Mount Rushmore

  • 6. 
    The Japanese bombed what US naval base that pushed the United States over the edge and into World War II?
    • A. 

      Pearl Harbor

    • B. 

      Kings Bay

    • C. 

      Key West

  • 7. 
    Who was the only president to step down and resign from Presidency?
    • A. 

      Robert E. Lee

    • B. 

      Richard Nixon

    • C. 

      Jimmy Carter

    • D. 

      George W. Bush

  • 8. 
    What year did Neil Armstrong become the first person to walk on the moon?
    • A. 

      1971

    • B. 

      1945

    • C. 

      1969

  • 9. 
    What country was in a Cold War with the United States from the end of World War II to 1991?
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Germany

  • 10. 
    What was the nickname of the US win over Russia in hockey at the 1980 Winter Olympics?
    • A. 

      Story for the Ages

    • B. 

      Iced out !

    • C. 

      Miracle on Ice

  • 11. 
    This man leads 25,000 civil rights activists on a march from Selma, AL to Montgomery, AL. Who is?
    • A. 

      Martin Luther

    • B. 

      Martin Luther King Jr.

    • C. 

      Fidel Castro

  • 12. 
    The United States built the Panama Canal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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