Quiz: Can You Answer These 15 U.S. History Puzzles For A 140+ IQ?

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Are you a true Historian?

Test your knowledge of the history of the United States and its presidents with this fun trivia quiz.

 Dec 06, 2020

1 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Who discovered the "New World" while looking for a trade route to India?
Christopher Columbus
John Adams
Elizabeth II of England

2 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The pilgrims came from England on the _____.

3 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Why did colonists throw boxes of tea into the Boston Harbor?
To protest tax on tea
Because they had too much
To prevent the Native Americans from stealing it

4 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Prohibition was a time when _____ was banned.

5 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Who were the first people to fly an airplane?
the Smith brothers
the Wright brothers
the Cash brothers

6 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Who said "My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country"?
Ronald Regan
Abraham Lincoln
John F. Kennedy

7 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The United States bought the Louisiana Purchase from __________.

8 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Who gave the Gettysburg Address?
Robert E. Lee
Martin Luther King Jr.
Abraham Lincoln

9 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The original 13 colonies (prior to independence) were ruled by which country?

10 of 15Pick the correct answer!

World War II started when Japan bombed _____.
Emerald Harbor
Gold Harbor
Pearl Harbor

11 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Who was a writer of The Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt

12 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Which of the following presidents was impeached?
Gerald Ford
Richard Nixon
Franklin Delano Roosevelt

13 of 15Pick the correct answer!

The Red Scare occurred when America was fighting the Soviet Union during the _____.
Warm War
Hot War
Cold War

14 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Ronald Reagan was a(n) ___________ before his political career.

15 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong are famous for what?
Creating the first working airplanes
Discovering electricity
Taking the first steps on the moon
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