Quiz: No One Can Pass This AP American History Quiz. Can You?

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Do you think you know all there is to know about the USA? Prove that you're a real American by taking this quiz!

 Jan 01, 2021

1 of 22Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first man to fly solo and non-stop across the Atlantic?
Charles Lindbergh
Henry Ford
Howard Hughes

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Which president had a home called The Hermitage?
Thomas Jefferson
Andrew Jackson
George Washington

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How many presidents have been assassinated?

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Which of these was NOT one of the seven states that seceded and formed the original Confederacy?

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What was the name of the first space shuttle to go into space?

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Who was shot outside the Hilton Hotel in Washington on March 30, 1981?
Martin Luther King Jr
John Lennon
Ronald Reagan

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Who was president during the Civil War?
Ulysses S. Grant
Abraham Lincoln
John Garfield

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Who became president after John F. Kennedy was assassinated?
Lyndon Johnson
Gerald Ford
Jimmy Carter

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Where did General Robert E. Lee surrender to the Union army in 1865, ending the Civil War?

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In the 1984 vice presidential debates, who was George H.W. Bush's opponent?
Hillary Clinton
Geraldine Ferraro
Gloria Steinem

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Which president appears on the front of the $2 bill?
Thomas Jefferson
John F. Kennedy
Abraham Lincoln

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Which founding father is known for his large signature on the Declaration of Independence?
John Hancock
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson

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Starting in 1860, what was the name of the mail service that used horses and riders?
Wells Fargo
Morgan Stanley
Pony Express

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Who was the first president to declare war?
John Adams
James Madison
Thomas Jefferson

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New York City was originally known by what name?
New Rotterdam
New Brussels
New Amesterdam

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Easy How many presidents have there been?

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What holiday was first observed under its current name on November 11th, 1954?
Memorial Day
Veteran's Day
Labor Day

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Who is the only president to serve more than two terms?
Franklin Roosevelt
Herbert Hoover
Harry Truman

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Joseph Smith was the founder of what religion?

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How many stripes are on the American flag?

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Who was the first president to live in the White House?
James Madison
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson

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Who was the first man to set foot on the moon?
Buzz Aldrin
Alan Shepard
Neil Armstrong
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A lot has happened to shape the United States of America as we know it today. The US is relatively young country — less than 250 years old— but it has packed a whole lot in that time. From world wars to civil wars to 46 presidents, to moon landings, to wars, to unheard of inventions from the Industrial Revolution to the tech boom, America has left an indelible mark on the world, and it continues to shape popular culture, science, and events around the globe!

Do you know how we came to be? Do you know who the Founding Fathers were and how early American government was formed? Do know the battles fought and waged in the name of Democracy? Can you name every president that has served the country since its humble beginnings? Do you know the names of the great presidents from those who faded into obscurity? Do you know the good times from the bad, from the prosperous times to the Great Depression? Do you know what happened during the Cold War and who finally won the space race? If you know the answers to all those questions, you may just be a US history fanatic, and you might have the know-how to ace this super fun quiz! So sit back, relax, put on your thinking cap and take a trip back in time through America's colorful, vibrant and rewarding history!

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