The Ultimate Veteran's Day Quiz!

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The Ultimate Veteran

Hope you brought your thinking cap! To start you thinking about how you'll honor the service of those who were wounded in combat in Veterans Day, Disable American Veterans has put together our most challenging quiz yet. Test your knowledge of both American military history and the history of Veterans Day. Can you beat your friends, and win the title "Four-Star General? "


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Paul Revere

    • C. 

      Thomas Payne

    • D. 

      John Adams

  • 2. 
    When do we celebrate Veterans Day?
    • A. 

      The 4th Monday of October

    • B. 

      October 28th

    • C. 

      The 2nd Monday of November

    • D. 

      November 11th

  • 3. 
    Which of the following American Generals is well-known for declaring "I shall return!"
    • A. 

      Douglas MacArthur

    • B. 

      Dwight Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Omar Bradley

    • D. 

      George Patton

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Treaty Day

    • B. 

      Armistice Day

    • C. 

      Memorial Day

    • D. 

      Soldiers Day

  • 5. 
    For which of the following is Audie Murphy not well known?
    • A. 

      The most decorated soldier of World War II

    • B. 

      Successful American film actor

    • C. 

      Author of "To Hell and Back"

    • D. 

      Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder

  • 6. 
    In what year did Congress officially rename Armistice Day, creating the nation's very first Veterans Day?
    • A. 

      1941

    • B. 

      1947

    • C. 

      1954

    • D. 

      1962

  • 7. 
    What 1968 battle marked the beginning of the fiercest combat years of the Vietnam War?
    • A. 

      Battle at the Hamlet of Ap Bac

    • B. 

      Siege of Khe Sanh

    • C. 

      Hue Battle

    • D. 

      First Battle of Saigon

  • 8. 
    Veterans Day is a national holiday, but it is also an official state holiday in how many U.S. states?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      49

    • D. 

      50

  • 9. 
    Where did the signing of the surrender of Japan take place?
    • A. 

      Emperor Hirohito's Palace

    • B. 

      USS Missouri

    • C. 

      Washington, D.C.

    • D. 

      USS Arizona

  • 10. 
    Veterans Day began being celebrated in November, and we celebrate it in November today. But for how many years was Veterans Day celebrated in October?
    • A. 

      0

    • B. 

      1

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      9