Quiz: Almost No One Can Get 10/15 On This Basic American History Test


Can you make your history teacher proud?

Find out how much you really know about the history of the United States by answering questions about it.

 Nov 07, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

In 1492, what navigator landed in the Caribbean and connected Europe to the Americas?
James Cook
Christopher Columbus
George Washington

2 of 15Pick your answer!

This navigator was representing a country in Europe. Which one?

3 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the first permanent English settlement in America?

4 of 15Pick your answer!

The Pilgrims and Puritans soon arrived in America. Where did they settle?
New England
Deep South

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Originally, how many colonies were there?

6 of 15Pick your answer!

What is the official date that congress approved the Declaration of Independence?
December 24, 1845
July 4, 1776
October 3, 1664

7 of 15Pick your answer!

The Declaration of Independence was addressed to one country in particular. Which one?
Great Britain

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Name the document that document that established America's laws, and guaranteed basic rights for its citizens
The Articles of the Confederation
The Bill of Rights
The Constitution of the United States

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Under the Bill of Rights, how many amendments were there to the Constitution?

10 of 15Pick your answer!

What year was the Bill of Rights signed?

11 of 15Pick your answer!

How many Constitutional Amendments are there today?

12 of 15Pick your answer!

There are two houses of Congress in this country. Which of these is NOT one of them?
House of Representatives

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Who was the first President of the country?
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
William McKinley

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of the following Presidents was NOT assassinated?
Barack Obama
John F. Kennedy
Abraham Lincoln

15 of 15Pick your answer!

In what century was the Civil War fought?
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