Quiz: Can You Answer These 22 Veterans Day Qs Every Veteran Should Know?

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 Nov 11, 2019

1 of 18Choose Your Answer:

November ___ marks the celebration of Veterans Day!
15th
25th
11th

2 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day.
False
True

3 of 18Choose Your Answer:

On the "11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month" what came to an end?
The Civi War
The Vietnam War
WWI

4 of 18Choose Your Answer:

We can thank ___ for coming up with the idea to honor all vets on Veterans Day.
John French
Raymond Weeks
Douglas Haig

5 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Where should you go if you are looking for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier?
Arlington National Cemetery
Gettysburg National Cemetery
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery

6 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In other countries, Veterans Day is the same as ___.
Remembrance Day
Military Day
Flag Day

7 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What is considered the best way to show support on Veterans Day?
Fly the American Flag
Visit a military cemetary
Say the Pledge of Allegiance

8 of 18Choose Your Answer:

In 1919, Veterans Day was proclaimed a holiday by president ___.
Calvin Coolidge
Woodrow Wilson
Herbert Hoover

9 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Major cities such as New York City and Dallas hold a ___ on Veterans Day.
Fundraiser
Carnival
Parade

10 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Veterans Day is both a state and federal holiday.
False
True

11 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What president ordered the integration of America's armed forces?
Calvin Coolidge
Lyndon B. Johnson
Harry Truman

12 of 18Choose Your Answer:

How many uniformed services are there in the US?
15
1
7

13 of 18Choose Your Answer:

What date did Congress try to move Veterans Day to?
December 1st
September 23rd
October 4th

14 of 18Choose Your Answer:

Which of the US service academies was the first to admit women?
The Naval Academy
The Air Force Academy
The Coast Guard Academy

15 of 18Choose Your Answer:

A moment of silence is held at what time to remember those who served?
1pm
3pm
11am

16 of 18Choose Your Answer:

It is tradition for the Arlington National Cemetery to hold the ___.
Civil Ceremony
Veteran Day National Ceremony
Unveiling Ceremony

17 of 18Choose Your Answer:

True or False: Flags fly half-staff on Veterans Day.
True
False

18 of 18Choose Your Answer:

If you see a veteran or a solider on Veteran's Day, be sure to ___ him!
Thank
Ignore
Hug
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Are you a history buff? Do you love our veterans? Do you celebrate Veterans Day? Do you like to read about what caused a country and its peoples to take up arms? Do you get into long conversations about how these battles will continue to affect the world we live in for centuries to come? If you said "yes" to any of these questions, this is the quiz for you! To find out how much you know about Veterans Day and how it has been celebrated through history. We challenge you to take this easy and fun quiz!

Wars between countries and regions, battles within nations, and the treaties created to bring peace have formed the world we live in today. Boundaries have been made, leaders have been disposed of and installed, armies formed, and lives have been lost. The devastating wars that took place over that time raged for more years than anyone had anticipated. The most recent battles and wars in history—the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, the Spanish-American War, World Wars I and II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan are still influencing world matters. But they are not the only pieces of this complicated historical puzzle. The people that fought and died for this country are celebrated every year, and if you know all about HOW they are celebrated, then this is the quiz for you! You have your own battle ahead and we wish you the best of luck!

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