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?
Florida
Alabama
Massachusetts

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The original ______ colonies of Great Britain all lay along the East Coast.
100
2
13

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The Boston Tea Party was a protest against ______.
Caffeinated goods
Native Americans
Taxation

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

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The settlers of the New England colonies were referred to as:
Slaves
Traders
Pilgrims

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Witch trials famously happened in which New England city?
Worcester
Salem
Springfield

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

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A beloved American President was assassinated on November 22nd, 1963. Who was he?
Richard Nixon
Lyndon B. Johnson
John. F Kennedy

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?
Agent Orange
Tear Gas
Stink Bombs

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
New Mexico
Hawaii

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

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Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas. But what did he think he had discovered?
Japan
Australia
India

14 of 22Pick the correct answer!

An American was the first man to walk on the moon. What was his name?
Neil Armstrong
Sam Smith
Buzz Lightyear

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

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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

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What was the executive order that freed millions of slaves?
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Liberation Declaration
The Order of Freedom

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

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

20 of 22Pick the correct answer!

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

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

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