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?
February 14
July 4
December 24

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!

What type of teeth was George Washington rumored to have?
Diamond teeth
Porcelain teeth
Wooden 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
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson

Question: 6/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 7/18Pick your answer!

How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

Question: 8/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!

"No taxation, without ___________."

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!

Why does the American flag have 13 stripes?
For the 13 settlers who came on the Mayflower
For the 13 Founding Fathers
For the original 13 colonies

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 15/18Pick your answer!

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

Question: 16/18Pick your answer!

What country did Texas win independence from?

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!

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

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
The Westin
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