Quiz: How Smart Are You When It Comes To US History? Can You Get Over 60%?

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"History is who we are and why we are the way we are." - David McCullough

If you know a lot about United States history, then put your knowledge to the test with this quiz only a few can pass!

 Jun 10, 2018

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which is the only U.S President who served more than two terms?
Calvin Coolidge
Dwight Eisenhower
Franklin D. Roosevelt

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following U.S Presidents is NOT part of Mount Rushmore?
John Adams
Theodore Roosevelt
Abraham Lincoln

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you want to run for U.S President, how old do you need to at least be?
50
41
35

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the following is NOT a branch of the U.S government?
Administrative
Legislative
Judicial

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many Supreme Court Justices are there?
9
12
15

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is the nation's motto?
Give me liberty or give me death
In God We Trust
We the People

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Who was the 16th U.S. President?
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington
John F. Kennedy

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Richard Nixon was impeached for the Watergate scandal. True or False?
False
True

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which state was the last to join the U.S.A.?
New Mexico
Alaska
Hawaii

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many Amendments are there in the Constitution of the United States?
19
23
27

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

The right to bear arms is covered by the:
8th Ammendment
4th Ammendment
2nd Ammendment

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which city was formerly known as New Amsterdam?
New Orleans
New York
New Haven

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many original colonies were there?
15
9
13

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What do we call the first 10 amendments in the Constitution?
Miranda rights
The Bill of Rights
Habeas Corpus

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What stops one branch of government from becoming too powerful?
Congressional rule
Checks and balances
Filibuster

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What determines the number of representatives each state receives in Congress?
Area size
Voter participation
The state's population

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What did the Emancipation Proclamation do?
Election of Abraham Lincoln
Abolished the treaty with France
Freed slaves

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What U.S. movement focused on ending racial discrimination and segregation?
Civil Rights
Abolition Movement
World War II
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Did you pay close attention in history class? Do you know everything there is to know about the United States history? Did you know that it took Christopher Columbus at least three tries before discovering America? Or were you among the many who have dozed off into the Boston Tea party? Are you familiar with all 13 colonies? Would you be able to name all of them without looking them up? If so, then this challenge is definitely for you!

Learning about our past and the decisions that shaped our nation as it it today is quite fascinating. Like they say, "Knowing the past is the key to unlocking the future." You cannot really know where you are headed until you know where you came from. To truly understand the current system and why things are the way that they are, we need to press rewind and turn back the hands of time. This quiz will cover the discovery of America as well as the challenges explorers faced while navigating through the seas.

If you are ready for today's challenge, sit back and relax, and get ready to take the easiest or maybe the hardest quiz in your life. All history buffs and lovers welcomed. If you don't know much about history, you should still take it anyway and lear something new. Once you are done, make sure to share your results with all your friends and family. If you keep in touch with your history teacher, share it with them as well!