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

How well do you know American history?

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 May 20, 2020
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Question: 1/18Pick your answer!


When does Independence Day take place?
December 24
February 14
July 4

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


What country gifted the U.S. with the Statue of Liberty?
Spain
England
France

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


What type of teeth was George Washington rumored to have?
Porcelain teeth
Wooden teeth
Diamond teeth

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


When was Pearl Harbor attacked?
September 2, 1949
December 7, 1941
September 1, 1935

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
George Washington
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!


Where was Abraham Lincoln shot?
Thalian Hall
Walnut Street Theatre
Ford's Theatre

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!


How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
9
24
1

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!


Who opposed George Washington in the election of 1792?
Abraham Lincoln
Harry Truman
No one

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


"No taxation, without ___________."
communication
representation
explanation

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


Who said, "Give me liberty, or give me death"?
Patrick Henry
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


What war was fought on American soil from 1861 to 1865?
The Spanish American War
The Civil War
The Revolutionary War

Question: 12/18Pick 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

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


Who invented the phonograph and the light bulb?
Henry Ford
Alexander Graham Bell
Thomas Edison

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


From what country did the U.S. purchase the Louisiana territory?
Holland
France
England

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!


What was the name of the 1863 order which freed the slaves?
The Second Confiscation Act
The Gettysburg Address
The Emancipation Proclamation

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!


What country did Texas win independence from?
England
Mexico
France

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


Which one was NOT a member of the original Thirteen Colonies?
Rhode Island
New York
Texas

Question: 18/18Pick your answer!


What is the name of the hotel which held the Democratic National Committee headquarters that was broken into in 1972?
The Washington Hilton
Watergate
The Westin
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