Memorial Day Quiz: Can You Make Your Country Proud?

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A time to remember...

With Memorial Day coming up, how much do you know about our country? Let's honor our soldiers that fought and died to keep our country safe and free.

 May 28, 2018

1 of 18Pick your answer!

Memorial day is celebrated on the ____ of May.
First Monday
Third Friday
Last Monday

2 of 18Pick your answer!

Memorial Day is the same as Veteran's Day.
True
False

3 of 18Pick your answer!

Which southern state first celebrated the federal holiday of Memorial Day?
North Carolina
Mississippi
Louisiana

4 of 18Pick your answer!

What was the original name of Memorial Day?
Soldier day
Decoration day
Flag day

5 of 18Pick your answer!

___, New York is the birthplace of Memorial day.
Albany
Buffalo
Waterloo

6 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the official flower of Memorial day?
Red poppies
Sunflowers
White daisies

7 of 18Pick your answer!

Memorial Day is known as the official start of the summer season.
True
False

8 of 18Pick your answer!

Memorial Day honors United States military veterans.
True
False

9 of 18Pick your answer!

Congress requires Americans to pause at ____ local time on Memorial Day to remember and honor the fallen.
1pm
3pm
5pm

10 of 18Pick your answer!

Where is the national cemetery located?
Virginia
Washington DC
New York

11 of 18Pick your answer!

Which of the following is not one of the Confederate states?
North Carolina
Alabama
Kentucky

12 of 18Pick your answer!

Memorial Day initially commemorated which conflict?
American Revolution
Civil War
Mexican War

13 of 18Pick your answer!

Which President decreed the National Moment of Remembrance?
Clinton
Johnson
Nixon

14 of 18Pick your answer!

How many soldiers were originally buried at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier?
5
4
3

15 of 18Pick your answer!

What is the largest national cemetery named?
Rochester National Cemetery
Arlington National Cemetery
George Washington National Cemetery
Answer 3

16 of 18Pick your answer!

Memorial Day was first used in 1882. However, the name was not used until after what war?
Korean War
World War I
World War II

17 of 18Pick your answer!

Under federal law, the American flag is to be displayed at half-staff until noon on Memorial Day.
False
True

18 of 18Pick your answer!

What sporting event has taken place on or around Memorial Day since 1911?
Quidditch Tournament
Indianapolis 500
Belmont's Cup
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