Quiz: Surprisingly 98% Of Americans Can't Answer These 22 U.S. Trivia Q's

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How well do you really know the U-S-of-A?

Are you a history buff who loves America? Take this quiz to see how well know significant historical moments in the United States!

 Jun 29, 2018

1 of 22Pick your answer!

What does the D.C. in Washington D.C. stand for?
District Capital
District of Citizens
District of Columbia

2 of 22Pick your answer!

How many stripes are on the American flag?
Fifteen
Ten
Thirteen

3 of 22Pick your answer!

The first words of the U.S. Constitution are "We the People..." True or False?
True
False

4 of 22Pick your answer!

Who made the original American flag?
Betsy Ross
Harriet Tubman
George Washington

5 of 22Pick your answer!

The Boston Tea Party was a protest against taxation without representation. True or False?
False
True

6 of 22Pick your answer!

Who was President during the Civil War?
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln

7 of 22Pick your answer!

How old must a person be to vote in America?
14
18
22

8 of 22Pick your answer!

Which country does NOT directly border the U.S?
Mexico
Russia
Canada

9 of 22Pick your answer!

How old must a person be in order to run for president?
60
16
35

10 of 22Pick your answer!

Which of these is NOT a branch of the U.S. government?
Judicial
Executive
Presidential

11 of 22Pick your answer!

What is another title for the President?
Commander in Chief
Commander in Charge
Chief of Country

12 of 22Pick your answer!

The last state to be added into the U.S. was _____.
Hawaii
Alaska
New Mexico

13 of 22Pick your answer!

Who fought in the Civil War?
Pilgrims vs. Native Americans
England vs. America
The Union vs. The Confederacy

14 of 22Pick your answer!

In 1964, _______ won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent resistance to racial prejudice in America.
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr
John F. Kennedy

15 of 22Pick your answer!

The Watergate scandal occurred during _______'s term as President.
Nixon
Grant
Jefferson

16 of 22Pick your answer!

The Wright Brothers were the very first people to build what vehicle?
Ship
Airplane
Car

17 of 22Pick your answer!

The "Red Scare" was the fear of _____________ spreading across the United States.
The Plague
Socialism
Communism

18 of 22Pick your answer!

Who was famous for refusing to give up her seat on the bus?
Harriett Tubman
Rosa Parks
Susan B. Anthony

19 of 22Pick your answer!

What was the Underground Railroad?
A network of secret routes used to help slaves in Southern states escape
An underground tunnel used by slave owners
A railroad used only by Union soldiers

20 of 22Pick your answer!

Who assassinated President Lincoln?
John Wilkes Booth
Robert E. Lee
Stonewall Jackson

21 of 22Pick your answer!

What ship brought over the pilgrims?
The Titanic
The Mayflower
The Flagship

22 of 22Pick your answer!

Which classic American holiday started in New England with the pilgrims and Native Americans?
Thanksgiving
Halloween
Tax Day
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