4th of July Trivia Questions and Answers

4th of July Trivia Questions

4th of July Trivia Questions and Answers

Are you planning to have a party to celebrate the 4th of July? To make the 4th of July celebration even more fun, why not participate with your family & friends in 4th of July trivia questions and answers.

Let’s find out how well you and your friends know about American history? find out now!

Q.1 On what day did Congress vote for American independence?
  1. July 3
  2. July 2
  3. July 4
  4. July 1

Q.2 Where was the first celebration of Independence Day held?

  1. Norfolk, VA
  2. Washington, DC
  3. New York, NY
  4. Philadelphia, PA
Q.3 Who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence?
  1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Benjamin Franklin
  3. John Adams
  4. James Madison
Q.4 Every Independence Day, how many times does the Liberty Bell ring?
  1. 14
  2. 11
  3. 9
  4. 13
Q.5 Which document does the Fourth of July commemorate?
  1. Declaration of Independence
  2. Bill of Rights
  3. Constitution of the United States
Q.6 What is the proper way to fold the American flag?
  1. In a square shape
  2. In a triangular shape
  3. In a rectangular shape
Q.7 Which U.S. President first held a Fourth of July celebration at the White House?
  1. George Washington
  2. James Madison
  3. John Adams
  4. Thomas Jefferson
Q.8 What was the name of the newspaper that published the Declaration of Independence?
  1. The Pennsylvania Evening Post
  2. New York Times
  3. The Washington Post
Q.9 How many Stars and Stripes does the first US flag have?
  1. 55 Stars and 13 Stripes
  2. 50 Stars and 13 Stripes
  3. 50 Stars and 11 Stripes
  4. 55 Stars and 12 Stripes
Q.10 Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States?
  1. France
  2. Germany
  3. UK
  4. Canada
Q.11 What was the first state to declare the 4th of July an official holiday?
  1. Massachusetts
  2. Maryland
  3. Texas
  4. Virginia
Q.12 In what year were fireworks first used in the official Fourth of July celebration?
  1. 1814
  2. 1977
  3. 1855
  4. 1777
Q.13 Who were the TWO US presidents who died in the same year on July 4?
  1. John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
  2. Abraham Lincoln and J. F Kennedy
  3. G. Washington and John Adams
Q.14 Which U.S. President was born on the Fourth of July?
  1. Calvin Coolidge
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. George W. Bush
  4. Bill Clinton
Q.15 What was the total number of people who signed the Declaration of Independence?
  1. 42
  2. 55
  3. 56
  4. 59
Q.16 Where is the Liberty Bell currently located?
  1. Norfolk, VA
  2. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  3. Washington, DC
  4. New York, NY
Q.17 What was The Statue of Liberty’s official name?
  1. Liberty Enlightening the World
  2. Statue of Unity
  3. Symbol of Peace and Liberty
Q.18 Thomas Jefferson was the first President of the United States to host the Fourth of July celebrations at the White House.
  1. True
  2. False
Q.19 Is “Star-Spangled Banner” name of the national anthem of the United States of America?
  1. True
  2. False
Q.20 What happened on July 4, 1960?
  1. Philippines became free from America
  2. A 50th star was added to the American flag
  3. End of civil war
Q.21 Every July 4th, what food is most commonly consumed?
  1. Pizza
  2. Burger
  3. Hot Dogs
  4. Turkey
Q.22 Which country declared independence from America on July 4, 1960?
  1. Mexico
  2. Philippines
  3. Cuba
  4. Guatemala
Q.23 In what year did Independence Day become a legal federal holiday?
  1. 1776
  2. 1876
  3. 1941
  4. 1951
Q.24 In 1778, George Washington celebrated Independence Day by giving a double ration of _______ to his soldiers.
  1. Rum
  2. Turkey
  3. Whiskey
  4. Cake
Q.25 What is the most popular way Americans celebrate the 4th of July?
  1. Parade
  2. Barbecue picnic
  3. Fishing
  4. Fireworks
Q.26 On the Declaration of Independence, who had the largest signature?
  1. John Adams
  2. Thomas Jefferson
  3. John Hancock
Q.27 New York was the first state to make Independence Day a state holiday.
  1. True
  2. False
Q.28 The oldest man to sign the Declaration of Independence was Benjamin Franklin.
  1. True
  2. False
Q.29 Which classic children’s book was published on July 4th?
  1. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  2. Hunting of the Snark
  3. Through the Looking Glass
Q.30 It takes about 6 barges to hold all the fireworks launched during the Macy’s fireworks display in New York City.
  1. True
  2. False

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Answer:
1 – July 2
2 – Philadelphia, PA
3 – Thomas Jefferson
4 – 13
5 – Declaration of Independence
6 – In a triangular shape
7 – Thomas Jefferson
8 – The Pennsylvania Evening Post
9 – 50 Stars and 13 Stripes
10 – France
11 – Massachusetts
12 – 1777
13 – John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
14 – Calvin Coolidge
15 – 56
16 – Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
17 – Liberty Enlightening the World
18 – True
19 – True
20 – A 50th star was
21 – Hot Dogs
22 – Philippines
23 – 1941
24 – Rum
25 – Barbecue picnic
26 – John Hancock
27 – False
28 – True
29 – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
30 – True

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