Quiz: 22 Impossible Questions For Anyone Who Loves US History

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Are you a history buff?

This quiz will test your knowledge on U.S. history. How much do you remember about the country's biggest events? Find out with this quiz!

 Jun 28, 2018
1 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What state was a part of the New England Colonies?
Alabama
Florida
Massachusetts
2 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The original ______ colonies of Great Britain all lay along the East Coast.
100
13
2
3 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The Boston Tea Party was a protest against ______.
Caffeinated goods
Native Americans
Taxation
4 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Which classic American holiday started in New England with the pilgrims and Native Americans?
Tax Day
Halloween
Thanksgiving
5 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The settlers of the New England colonies were referred to as:
Slaves
Traders
Pilgrims
6 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Witch trials famously happened in which New England city?
Worcester
Springfield
Salem
7 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What ship brought over the pilgrims?
The Flagship
The Titanic
The Mayflower
8 of 22Pick the correct answer!
A beloved American President was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963. Who was he?
John. F Kennedy
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard Nixon
9 of 22Pick the correct answer!
A deadly chemical was used heavily in the Vietnam War, causing lung cancer in veterans. What was it called?
Stink Bombs
Agent Orange
Tear Gas
10 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic mysteriously disappeared on a later flight near the Bermuda Triangle. Who was she?
Ingrid Bergman
Amelia Earhart
Maya Angelou
11 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The last US state to join the country joined in 1959. Which state was it?
California
Hawaii
New Mexico
12 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Abraham Lincoln's most famous speech was the Emancipation Proclamation that freed the slaves. Where did he give this speech?
Washington, D.C.
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Lincoln, Nebraska
13 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas. But what did he think he had discovered?
Australia
Japan
India
14 of 22Pick the correct answer!
An American was the first man to walk on the moon. What was his name?
Sam Smith
Neil Armstrong
Buzz Lightyear
15 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Who assassinated President Lincoln?
Robert E. Lee
Stonewall Jackson
John Wilkes Booth
16 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What was the Underground Railroad?
An underground tunnel used by slave owners
A railroad used only by Union soldiers
A network of secret routes used to help slaves in Southern states escape
17 of 22Pick the correct answer!
What was the executive order that freed millions of slaves?
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Liberation Declaration
The Order of Freedom
18 of 22Pick the correct answer!
Who was famous for refusing to give up her seat on the bus?
Harriett Tubman
Susan B. Anthony
Rosa Parks
19 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The "Red Scare" was the fear of _____________ spreading across the United States.
The Plague
Socialism
Communism
20 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The Wright Brothers were the very first people to build what vehicle?
Ship
Airplane
Car
21 of 22Pick the correct answer!
The Watergate scandal occurred during _______'s term as President.
Nixon
Grant
Jefferson
22 of 22Pick the correct answer!
In 1964, _______ won the Nobel Peace Prize for his nonviolent resistance to racial prejudice in America.
John F. Kennedy
Malcolm X
Martin Luther King Jr
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