Quiz: 22 History Questions Everyone Should Know But 99% Of People Don't

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 Nov 21, 2017
1 of 22Pick one!
Which country was the leading communist in the Cold War?
The Soviet Union
2 of 22Pick one!
How many U.S. Presidents were assassinated in office?
3 of 22Pick one!
"Freedom of Speech" is addressed in the:
9th ammendment
1st ammendment
2nd ammendment
4 of 22Pick one!
What was the main occupation of colonists in the New World?
5 of 22Pick one!
Which state was the 50th added?
Puerto Rico
6 of 22Pick one!
Who said "Give me liberty or give me death"?
George W. Bush
Abraham Lincoln
Patrick Henry
7 of 22Pick one!
Which of the following is NOT one of the original 13 colonies?
8 of 22Pick one!
What was the Roe vs. Wade case about?
Prayer in schools
Segregation in schools
9 of 22Pick one!
The Red Scare had to do with ___________.
the plague
10 of 22Pick one!
What is the birthday of the United States?
January 1
July 4
November 9
11 of 22Pick one!
Who gave the Gettysburg Address?
Robert E. Lee
Martin Luther King Jr.
Abraham Lincoln
12 of 22Pick one!
John F. Kennedy was assassinated in:
New York
13 of 22Pick one!
Where in New York did immigrants enter the United States?
Kepner Station
Ellis Island
14 of 22Pick one!
1929 marked the beginning of _____________.
World War II
The Great Depression
15 of 22Pick one!
Who invented the lightbulb?
Thomas Edison
Benjamin Franklin
Isaac Newton
16 of 22Pick one!
Who is the Father of American Navy?
Alexander Hamilton
George Washington
John Barry
17 of 22Pick one!
Which of the following can you find in Arizona?
Mount Rushmore
Grand Canyon
Bixby Bridge
18 of 22Pick one!
What is National Bird of the United States?
Wild Turkey
Bald Eagle
Blue Jay
19 of 22Pick one!
How many Great Lakes are there?
20 of 22Pick one!
Who were the first people to fly an airplane?
The Cash Brothers
The Smith Brothers
The Wright Brothers
21 of 22Pick one!
Which of the following talks about the mistreatment of slaves?
Dante's Inferno
Canterbury Tales
Uncle Tom's Cabin
22 of 22Pick one!
Which country agreed to sell the entire Louisiana Territory to Thomas Jefferson?
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