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U.S. History Quiz

Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024
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Test your knowledge with this basic U.S. and general history quiz.

1 . What year was the Battle of Gettysburg fought?

  1. 1833
  2. 1863
  3. 1893
  4. 1903

2. Who was the first American to win the Noble Peace Prize?

  1. Franklin D. Roosevelt
  2. Theodore Roosevelt
  3. Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt
  4. Edith Roosevelt

3. Which event is associated with sparking World War I?

  1. The invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany
  2. The signing of the Treaty of Versailles
  3. Italy joins the war

4. Who was the fifth U.S. President?

  1. Jefferson
  2. Madison
  3. Monroe
  4. Adams

5. What year was the American Red Cross formed?

  1. 1881
  2. 1940
  3. 1941
  4. 1981

6. Who wrote America’s National Anthem?

  1. James Wilson
  2. Francis Scott Key
  3. Abraham Lincoln
  4. Horatio Gates

7. Who orchestrated the Boston Tea Party in 1773?

  1. The Sons of Liberty
  2. The Loyalists
  3. Benjamin Franklin
  4. Daughters of the American Revolution

8. Which war had the most U.S. casualties?

  1. The Revolutionary War
  2. The American Civil War
  3. World War I
  4. World War II

9. Which U.S. state was the first to permanently allow women the right to vote?

  1. New York
  2. Connecticut
  3. Wyoming
  4. New Hampshire

10. What does the 14th amendment address?

  1. Citizenship rights and equal protection under the laws
  2. Gun rights
  3. Free speech
  4. Presidential succession

11. What major event precipitated U.S. entry into World War II?

  1. Sinking of the Lusitania
  2. Assassination of Abraham Lincoln
  3. Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor
  4. The Depression

12. Who did the U.S. buy land from in the Louisiana Purchase?

  1. England 
  2. France
  3. Mexico
  4. Spain

Your score:

12 correct = Perfect score

11 to 9 correct = Great

8 to 6 correct = Okay

5 to 3 correct = Meh

3 to 1 correct = Better luck next time

Answer key:

  1. B
  2. B
  3. D
  4. C
  5. A
  6. B
  7. A
  8. B
  9. C
  10. A
  11. C
  12. B

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