Quiz: No American Has Received A Perfect Score On This History Test

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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.

 Jan 17, 2018

1 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

2 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

3 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

4 of 15Pick the correct answer!

In what year did the United States proclaim its independence?
1776
1895
1902

5 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

6 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

7 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

8 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

9 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

10 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

11 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

12 of 15Pick the correct answer!

In which state did the Gold Rush of 1849 happen?
Florida
Alaska
California

13 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

14 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Before New York was New York, it was New ________.
London
Berlin
Amsterdam

15 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Where was the Constitution drafted?
Atlanta
Richmond
Philadelphia
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