Quiz: Less Than 4% Of Americans Will Pass This Obscure History Test

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How well do you know American history?

Prove how much you know about the good ole USA with these questions covering presidents, states, colonies, and national holidays.

 Apr 08, 2018
1 of 18Pick your answer!
When does Independence Day take place?
December 24
February 14
July 4
2 of 18Pick your answer!
What country gifted the U.S. with the Statue of Liberty?
Spain
England
France
3 of 18Pick your answer!
What type of teeth was George Washington rumored to have?
Wooden teeth
Porcelain teeth
Diamond teeth
4 of 18Pick your answer!
When was Pearl Harbor attacked?
September 2, 1949
September 1, 1935
December 7, 1941
5 of 18Pick your answer!
Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
6 of 18Pick your answer!
Where was Abraham Lincoln shot?
Thalian Hall
Walnut Street Theatre
Ford's Theatre
7 of 18Pick your answer!
How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
9
24
1
8 of 18Pick your answer!
Who opposed George Washington in the election of 1792?
Harry Truman
No one
Abraham Lincoln
9 of 18Pick your answer!
"No taxation, without ___________."
representation
communication
explanation
10 of 18Pick your answer!
Who said, "Give me liberty, or give me death"?
Abraham Lincoln
Patrick Henry
George Washington
11 of 18Pick your answer!
What war was fought on American soil from 1861 to 1865?
The Civil War
The Revolutionary War
The Spanish American War
12 of 18Pick your answer!
Why does the American flag have 13 stripes?
For the original 13 colonies
For the 13 Founding Fathers
For the 13 settlers who came on the Mayflower
13 of 18Pick your answer!
Who invented the phonograph and the light bulb?
Henry Ford
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison
14 of 18Pick your answer!
From what country did the U.S. purchase the Louisiana territory?
Holland
England
France
15 of 18Pick your answer!
What was the name of the 1863 order which freed the slaves?
The Emancipation Proclamation
The Gettysburg Address
The Second Confiscation Act
16 of 18Pick your answer!
What country did Texas win independence from?
England
Mexico
France
17 of 18Pick your answer!
Which one was NOT a member of the original Thirteen Colonies?
New York
Rhode Island
Texas
18 of 18Pick your answer!
What is the name of the hotel which held the Democratic National Committee headquarters that was broken into in 1972?
The Westin
Watergate
The Washington Hilton
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