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.
Last Monday
Third Friday
First Monday

2 of 18Pick your answer!

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

3 of 18Pick your answer!

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

4 of 18Pick your answer!

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

5 of 18Pick your answer!

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

6 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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.
False
True

9 of 18Pick your answer!

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

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?
Alabama
North Carolina
Kentucky

12 of 18Pick your answer!

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

13 of 18Pick your answer!

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

14 of 18Pick your answer!

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

15 of 18Pick your answer!

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

16 of 18Pick your answer!

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

18 of 18Pick your answer!

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