Do You Know United States History? Trivia Quiz

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Do You Know United States History? Trivia Quiz

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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