US History Questions

Who was the first American woman be named “Time” magazine’s Person of the Year?
  • Wallis Simpson Correct 4,883
  • Amelia Earhart 3,518
  • Jacqueline Kennedy 2,047

5,716 eliminated History

King Charles II of England not only pardoned, but also rewarded a man who attempted what crime against him?
  • Stealing crown jewels Correct 731
  • Kidnapping heir 529
  • Burning palace 368

983 eliminated History

Which of these is a popular patriotic attraction in the United States?
  • Mount Rushmore Correct 998,766
  • Small Ben 6,575
  • Croptopolis 4,313

257,088 eliminated History

Which of these agencies is responsible for maritime law enforcement in the US?
  • Beach Commanders 3,580
  • Coast Guard Correct 434,611
  • Wave Watchers 1,982

12,844 eliminated History

Which of these people was president of the United States most recently?
  • Rutherford B. Hayes 50,275
  • Chester A. Arthur 40,188
  • Benjamin Harrison Correct Savage 37,166

93,948 eliminated History

The one temple among the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World was dedicated to a goddess of what?
  • Wisdom 506
  • Hunting Correct 929
  • Agriculture 580

1,105 eliminated History

What president is said to have popularized the term “OK”?
  • James K. Polk 34,820
  • William McKinley 32,599
  • Martin van Buren Correct Savage 39,672

70,003 eliminated History

The president whose campaign slogan was “Not Just Peanuts” defeated which candidate?
  • Barry Goldwater 2,895
  • Ronald Reagan 4,128
  • Gerald Ford Correct 12,158

7,541 eliminated History

Julius Caesar had a pretty rough day during the “Ides” of what month?
  • March Correct 406,629
  • September 26,561
  • June 25,696

62,380 eliminated History

By what name was Canada Day known before 1982?
  • Prime Minister's Day 6,137
  • Dominion Day Correct 26,713
  • Boxing Day 4,549

10,971 eliminated History

Which household grocery item was NOT invented by a Canadian?
  • Garbage bag 102
  • Kitchen sponge Correct 431
  • Egg carton 101

713 eliminated History

What American conflict counts the greatest number of US presidents as veterans?
  • Civil War Correct 36
  • Revolutionary War 49
  • Mexican-American War 50

102 eliminated History