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July 4 Quiz. U.S. Department of State – Bureau of International Information Programs. July 4 Quiz – Level I. 1. The National Anthem of the United States is: A. "Stars and Stripes Forever" B. "Yankee Doodle Dandy" C. "The Star-Spangled Banner". July 4 Quiz – Level I.

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July 4 quiz

July 4 Quiz

U.S. Department of State – Bureau of International Information Programs


July 4 quiz level i
July 4 Quiz – Level I

1. The National Anthem of the United States is:

  • A. "Stars and Stripes Forever"

  • B. "Yankee Doodle Dandy"

  • C. "The Star-Spangled Banner"


July 4 quiz level i1
July 4 Quiz – Level I

2. "Battle Hymn of the Republic" was written at the time of:

  • A. The Revolutionary War

  • B. The Civil War

  • C. The War of 1812


July 4 quiz level i2
July 4 Quiz – Level I

3. "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" was:

  • A. Composed by George M. Cohan

  • B. Composed by John Philip Sousa

  • C. Adapted from the British national anthem, "God Save the Queen"


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July 4 Quiz – Level I

4. How many states are there in the United States?

  • A. 50

  • B. 51

  • C. 52


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July 4 Quiz – Level I

5. What are the national colors of the United States?

  • A. Blue and white

  • B. Red and white

  • C. Red, white, and blue


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July 4 Quiz – Level I

6. Who was the first president of the United States?

  • A. Thomas Jefferson

  • B. Benjamin Franklin

  • C. George Washington


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July 4 Quiz – Level I

7. Americans celebrate July 4 as:

  • A. Independence Day

  • B. Constitution Day

  • C. Flag Day


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July 4 Quiz – Level I

8. Americans celebrate July 4 with:

  • A. Parades

  • B. Fireworks

  • C. A and B


July 4 quiz level ii
July 4 Quiz – Level II

9. What do the red and white stripes on the American flag represent?

  • A. States

  • B. The original 13 colonies

  • C. Just a design


July 4 quiz level ii1
July 4 Quiz – Level II

10. What is the official symbol of the United States?

  • A. The turkey

  • B. The cowboy

  • C. The bald eagle


July 4 quiz level ii2
July 4 Quiz – Level II

11. The tune of the "Star-Spangled Banner" was originally:

  • A. A British drinking song

  • B. A song from a musical comedy

  • C. Written by Francis Scott Key


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July 4 Quiz – Level II

12. What document begins: “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness”?

  • A. The U.S. Constitution

  • B. The Declaration of Independence

  • C. The Bill of Rights


July 4 quiz level ii4
July 4 Quiz – Level II

13. Which of the following was not one of the original thirteen colonies?

  • A. South Carolina

  • B. Ohio

  • C. Rhode Island


July 4 quiz level ii5
July 4 Quiz – Level II

14. Which U.S. harbor was called “New Amsterdam”?

  • A. New York

  • B. Boston

  • C. Charleston


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July 4 Quiz – Level II

15. The earliest recognized English settlement in the New World was in:

  • A. Carolina

  • B. Vermont

  • C. Virginia


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July 4 Quiz – Level II

16. Who was the President of the Continental Congress that passed the Declaration of Independence?

  • A. George Washington

  • B. John Adams

  • C. John Hancock


July 4 quiz level iii
July 4 Quiz – Level III

17: What state was admitted to the Union through legislation with a provision allowing it at any time to split up into as many five states, each represented in Congress by two senators?

  • A. Texas

  • B. California

  • C. Alaska


July 4 quiz level iii1
July 4 Quiz – Level III

18. Only the first verse of the "Star Spangled Banner" is generally sung because:

  • A. The words in verses 2-4 are hard to pronounce.

  • B. Verses 2-4 are considered offensive to our British allies.

  • C. No one remembers what the rest of the words are.


July 4 quiz level iii2
July 4 Quiz – Level III

  • 19. What document begins: “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty …”?

  • A. The U.S. Constitution

  • B. The Declaration of Independence

  • C. The Bill of Rights


July 4 quiz level iii3
July 4 Quiz – Level III

20. Who was called the "Father of the U.S. Constitution"?

  • A. George Washington

  • B. James Madison

  • C. Thomas Jefferson


July 4 quiz level iii4
July 4 Quiz – Level III

21. Who presided over the U.S. Constitutional Convention?

  • A. George Washington

  • B. James Madison

  • C. Thomas Jefferson


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July 4 Quiz – Level III

22. What was the first state to ratify the U.S. Constitution?

  • A. Virginia

  • B. Delaware

  • C. Massachusetts


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July 4 Quiz – Level III

23. How many amendments have been added to the U.S. Constitution since its adoption in 1789?

  • A. 27

  • B. 115

  • C. 75


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July 4 Quiz – Level III

24. Who was ruling Britain at the time of the Declaration of Independence?

  • A. Queen Elizabeth I

  • B. King Charles II

  • C. King George III


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July 4 Quiz – Level III

  • 25. Who wrote the words to “The Star-Spangled Banner”?

  • A. Francis Scott Key

  • B. Walt Whitman

  • C. Thomas Jefferson


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July 4 Quiz – Level III

Bonus Question: When did Alaska and Hawaii become states?

  • A. 1865

  • B. 1912

  • C. 1959



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