Wednesday, December 2, 2020

4th of July Trivia Questions and Answers 

These 4th of July Trivia Questions and Answers will be a source of knowledge for those who don’t know much about this federal holiday in the United States.

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Q1.What historical event do Americans celebrate on the Fourth of July?
What historical event do Americans celebrate on the Fourth of July?
What historical event do Americans celebrate on the Fourth of July?
George Washington's birthday
Official signing of the Declaration of Independence

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Q2.When were fireworks first used in an official Fourth of July celebration?
1777
1888
1910
1985

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Q3. When were fireworks first used in an official Fourth of July celebration?
Thomas Jefferson
John Adams
George Washington
James Madison

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Q4. Which newspaper first printed the Declaration of Independence?
The Pennsylvania Evening Post
The New York Times
The Philadelphia Eagle
The National Enquirer

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Q5. Which two U.S. presidents died on July 4 in the same year?
Thomas Jefferson and John Adams
James Monroe and Martin Van Buren
Millard Fillmore and Andrew Johnson
1978

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Q6. Which U.S. president was born on Independence Day?
Calvin Coolidge
James Buchanan
Lyndon B. Johnson
Ronald Reagan

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Q7.What is the estimated number of people living in the 13 colonies on July 4, 1776?
2.5 million
9 million
15 million
30 million

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Q8. When did the Fourth of July become a federal holiday?
1870
1891
1889
It's a state holiday, not a federal holiday

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Q9.Which of the following was not one of the original 13 American Colonies?
Vermont
Georgia
Massachusetts
North Carolina

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Q10.What baseball player threw a 4-0 no-hitter against the Boston Red Sox on July 4, 1983?
Dave Righetti of the New York Yankees
Jack Morris of the Detroit Tigers
Orel Hershiser of the Los Angeles Dodgers
Jim Palmer of the Baltimore Orioles

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Q11.The United States of America declared independence in what year?
1776
1476
1676
1876

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Q12.Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
John Hancock
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington

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Q13. Which city was the first to celebrate Independence Day on July 4th?
Philadelphia, PA
New York, NY
Washington, DC
Norfolk, VA

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Q14. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence?
56
14
65
34

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Q15.Fourth of July celebrations increased heavily in the U.S. after what war?
War of 1812
American Civil War
World War I
World War II

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Q16. In what year did Independence Day become a legal federal holiday?
1941
1876
1776
1776

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Q17. Where is the original Declaration of Independence kept?
Washington, D.C.
Plymouth, MA
Jamestown, VA
Philadelphia, PA

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Q18.Approximately how many fireworks displays take place across America on July 4th?
14,000
43,000
100,000
1 million

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Q19.In 1778 George Washington celebrated Independence Day by giving what to his soldiers?
Rum
New uniforms
Whiskey
New weapons

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Q20.How many people travel at least 50 miles for Independence Day celebrations?
42 million
27 million
1 million
500,000

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Q21.How many cases of beer are sold on the 4th of July weekend each year?
Nearly 70 million
About 1 million
Nearly 1 billion
About 10 million

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Q22. What is the most popular way Americans celebrate the 4th of July?
Barbecue picnic
Parade
Fireworks
Vacation

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Q23. Approximately what percentage of people watch a fireworks display on the 4th of July?
63%
53%
53%
88%

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Q24. Why John Hancock did the largest signature on the Declaration 0n Independence?
That’s just how he signed his name
He wanted to show dominance over the other signers
To indicate his role as President of the Continental Congress
He wanted to send a message to King George III

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Q25. how many hot dogs do Americans eat on the 4th of July?

 
150 million
1.5 billion
50 million
800,000

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