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
December 24
July 4

Question: 2/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 3/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 4/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 5/18Pick your answer!


Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
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
No one
Harry Truman

Question: 9/18Pick your answer!


"No taxation, without ___________."
explanation
communication
representation

Question: 10/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 11/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 12/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 13/18Pick your answer!


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

Question: 14/18Pick your answer!


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

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?
Mexico
France
England

Question: 17/18Pick your answer!


Which one was NOT a member of the original Thirteen Colonies?
Rhode Island
Texas
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?
Watergate
The Westin
The Washington Hilton
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