Only History Scholars Can Pass This Ultimate History Quiz. Can You?

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Show what you know about the United States by answering trivia questions on America's great history!

 Jul 06, 2019

1 of 25Choose Your Answer:

From the options below, which was NOT one of the original Thirteen Colonies?
North Carolina
Delaware
Florida

2 of 25Choose Your Answer:

___ was the first cash crop in America.
Corn
Cotton
Tobacco

3 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first president to appear on TV?
Harry Truman
Dwight Eisenhower
Franklin Roosevelt

4 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: The "Year without summer" was in 1901.
False
True

5 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The Statue of Liberty was given to the U.S. by whom?
France
Italy
Germany

6 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True o False: There are 17 strips on the U.S. flag.
True
False

7 of 25Choose Your Answer:

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

8 of 25Choose Your Answer:

July 4th marked the death of which two founding fathers?
William McKinley and George Washington
Zachary Pierce and Benjamin Franklin
John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

9 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Which president had a home called the Hermitage?
Andrew Jackson
Thomas Jefferson
James Madison

10 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The first space shuttle to go into space was named, "The ___".
Columbia
Discovery
Challenger

11 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Mexico was once apart of which state?
Idaho
Texas
Alabama

12 of 25Choose Your Answer:

In the past, New York City was also known as ___.
New Holland
New Amsterdam
New Rotterdam

13 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: The tallest building in the U.S. is the Willis Tower.
True
False

14 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What battle was the turning point in the Civil War for the North?
Vicksburg
Shiloh
Gettysburg

15 of 25Choose Your Answer:

In 1962, the ___ nearly led to a nuclear confrontation between the US and Russia.
Yalta Conference
Vietnam War
Cuban Missle Crisis

16 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The White House received it's name from which president?
Abraham Lincoln
Theodore Roosevelt
James Madison

17 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Who was the first president to be impeached?
Andrew Johnson
Richard Nixon
Bill Clinton

18 of 25Choose Your Answer:

The $2 bill contains a picture of which president?
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
Andrew Jackson

19 of 25Choose Your Answer:

What was the name of the mail service that used horses and riders?
Wells Fargo
The Pony Express
The Postal Ponies

20 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: The United States doesn't have an official language.
True
False

21 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Malcolm X's real name was ___.
Malcolm Davide
Malcolm Little
Malcolm Stewart

22 of 25Choose Your Answer:

November 11th, 1954 marked the first day of what US holiday?
Labor Day
Veteran's Day
Memorial Day

23 of 25Choose Your Answer:

At the end of WWII, which two cities were struck by two US atomic bombs?
Tokyo and Nagasaki
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Osaka and Toyko

24 of 25Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Main is the only US state that is a one-syllable name.
False
True

25 of 25Choose Your Answer:

Who was known for inventing the telephone?
Benjamin Franklin
Albert Einstein
Alexander Graham Bell
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