Quiz: NOBODY Has Scored 15/18 On This Difficult U.S. History Test. Can You?

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How well do you really know U.S. history?

This fun trivia quiz contains questions about the history of the United States including more modern questions as well as those from the colonial era.

 Aug 21, 2018

1 of 18Pick the correct answer!

How many original British colonies united to form the United States?
13
6
25

2 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What did colonists dump into the harbor during a famous protest in 1773?
tea
guns
stamps

3 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Which president was assassinated at a theater?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
John Quincy Adams

4 of 18Pick the correct answer!

In what year did the United States proclaim its independence?
1935
1776
1429

5 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Who accompanied Lewis & Clark on their expedition?
Thomas Jefferson
Pocahontas
Sacagawea

6 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Which nation attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941?
Brazil
Canada
Japan

7 of 18Pick the correct answer!

"Flappers" can be associated with which decade?
1960s
1920s
1930s

8 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Which president forced Native Americans to move west?
Andrew Jackson
Ronald Reagan
Bill Clinton

9 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Who is known for his Midnight Ride to warn the colonial militia that the British were coming?
Samuel Adams
Paul Revere
Francis Scott Key

10 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What was the first British settlement in America?
St. Augustine
Myrtle Beach
Jamestown

11 of 18Pick the correct answer!

How long did George Washington serve as President?
12 years
2 years
8 years

12 of 18Pick the correct answer!

What does Manifest Destiny refer to?
the signing of the Constitution
the belief that American settlers were destined to expand westward
the conclusion of the War of 1812

13 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Who was the general of the Confederate Army in the Civil War?
Frederick Douglass
Robert E. Lee
George Washington

14 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Before New York was New York, it was New ________.
Paris
Amsterdam
Rome

15 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Where was the Constitution drafted?
Boston
Philadelphia
Richmond

16 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Which was the last US state to join the country?
Hawaii
California
New Mexico

17 of 18Pick the correct answer!

____ was the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic.
Ingrid Bergman
Maya Angelou
Amelia Earhart

18 of 18Pick the correct answer!

Known as "Honest Abe," this man was the 16th President of the U.S.
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
William Pringle
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