Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Veteran Day Trivia Questions 

Our Veteran Day Trivia Questions will test you about how well you know the day of honoring military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

Answer the below questions to reach the next level.

Q1.Veterans Day was originally known as?
Armistice Day
Flag Day
Remembrance Day
Remembrance Day

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Q2. Who first proposed that Armistice Day be renamed Veterans Day?
Alvin J. King
Douglas MacArthur
Harry S. Truman
Dwight D. Eisenhower

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Q3. Veterans Day officially acquired its current name in?
1954
1987
1977
1998

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Q4. What flower is a symbol of Veterans Day?
Poppy
Rose
Lily
Forget-Me-Not

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Q5. The motto of the Department of Veterans Affairs is "To care for him who shall have borne the battle." Who originally wrote these words?
Abraham Lincoln
Smedley Darlington Butler
Walt Whitman
Woodrow Wilson

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Q6.What patriotic song debuted in its current form on an Armistice Day broadcast in 1938?
God Bless America," by Irving Berlin
America, The Beautiful," by Katharine Lee Bates
Spirit of the U.S.A." by E.T. Paull
The Yankee Doodle Boy," by George M. Cohan

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Q7. Which of the following is not true?
Flags fly at half-staff on Veterans Day.
The national Veterans Day observance is held annually at Arlington National Cemetery
The original purpose of the holiday included a two-minute suspension of all business activity at 11 a.m.
Many restaurants and businesses give discounts to veterans.

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Q8. What Revolutionary War hero, portrayed on horseback, is honored with a statue in front of Boston's Old North Church?
Paul Revere
George Washington
Thomas Payne
John Adams

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Q9. Which 13th Century Scottish knight did Mel Gibson portray in Braveheart?
November 11th
The 4th Monday of October
October 28th
The 2nd Monday of November

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Q10. Which of the following American Generals is well-known for declaring "I shall return!"
Douglas MacArthur
Dwight Eisenhower
Omar Bradley
George Patton

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Q11.Originally, the holiday we celebrate as Veterans Day went by what name?
Armistice Day
Treaty Day
Memorial Day
Soldiers Day

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Q12. What was Veterans Day first known as?
Armistice Day
Memorial Day
Flag Day
Hero's Day

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Q13. For which of the following is Audie Murphy not well known?
Suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder
Author of "To Hell and Back
Successful American film actor
The most decorated soldier of World War II

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Q14. In what year did Congress officially rename Armistice Day, creating the nation's very first Veterans Day?
1954
1974
1934
1988

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Q15. What 1968 battle marked the beginning of the fiercest combat years of the Vietnam War?
Hue Battle
First Battle of Saigon
Siege of Khe Sanh
Battle at the Hamlet of Ap Bac

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Q16. Veterans Day is a national holiday, but it is also an official state holiday in how many U.S. states?
50
68
47
75

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Q17. Where did the signing of the surrender of Japan take place?
USS Missouri
Emperor Hirohito's Palace
Washington, D.C.
USS Arizona

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Q18.Veterans Day began being celebrated in November, and we celebrate it in November today. But for how many years was Veterans Day celebrated in October?
7
9
4
6

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Q19. About how many war veterans are there in the United States?
17 million
27 million
22 million
32 million

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Q20. Veterans Day was originally known as:
Armistice Day
Remembrance Day
Flag Day
Soldiers Day

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Q21.Veterans Day officially acquired its current name in what year?
1954
1956
1958
1960

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Q22. What flower is a symbol of Veterans Day?
Poppy
Forget-me-not
Lily
Rose

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Q23. The motto of the Department of Veterans Affairs is "To care for him who shall have borne the battle." Who originally said these words?
Abraham Lincoln
Smedley Darlington Butler
Woodrow Wilson
Walt Whitman

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Wrong!

Q24. What patriotic song debuted in its current form on an Armistice Day broadcast in 1938?
"God Bless America"
"America the Beautiful"
"Spirit of the U.S.A"
"The Yankee Doodle Boy"

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Q25. How many of the 45 U.S. presidents have been veterans?

 
31
22
65
44

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