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?
6
13
25

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?
Abraham Lincoln
John Quincy Adams
George Washington

4 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

5 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

6 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

7 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

8 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

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
Samuel Adams
Paul Revere

10 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

11 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

12 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

13 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

14 of 15Pick the correct answer!

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

15 of 15Pick the correct answer!

Where was the Constitution drafted?
Richmond
Atlanta
Philadelphia
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