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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

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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"
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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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