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Wednesday, July 4, 2012

A quiz from Bonnie Marron on the Fourth of July


Have fun, test your knowledge & enjoy a great holiday!

1.      In a letter to his wife, Abigail, John Adams wrote that this July date would be the real Independence Day?
a.      1
b.      2
c.       4
d.      8

2.      In what city was the Declaration of Independence actually declared?
a.      New York
b.      Boston
c.       Trenton, NJ
d.      Philadelphia

3.      Who is the primary author of the Declaration of Independence?
a.      Thomas Jefferson
b.      Ben Franklin
c.       John Adams
d.      Sam Adams

4.      In what city is the Declaration of Independence housed today?
a.      New York
b.      Williamsburg, VA
c.       Philadelphia
d.      Washington, DC

5.      What person did not vote for the Declaration of Independence?
a.      Thomas Jefferson
b.      George Washington
c.       Ben Franklin
d.      John Adams

6.      What are the opening words of the Declaration of Independence?
a.      Four score and seven years ago…
b.      We hold these truths to be self evident…
c.       When in the course of human events…
d.      In the beginning, God created…

7.      The Declaration declared independence from what English king?
a.      Charles II
b.      George III
c.       Edward I
d.      William II

8.      Thomas Jefferson and which former president and signer of the Declaration of Independence both died within hours of each other on July 4, 1826?
a.      John Adams
b.      James Madison
c.       Abraham Lincoln
d.      James Monroe

9.      The actual Congressional resolution for Independence came from what person?
a.      Ben Franklin
b.      Richard Henry Lee
c.       John Adams
d.      Button Gwinnett

10.  What was the first colony to ratify the Declaration of Independence?
a.      Massachusetts
b.      Georgia
c.       New Hampshire
d.      Virginia

Answers: 1 –B; 2 – D; 3 – A; 4 – D; 5 – B; 6 – C; 7 – B; 8 – A; 9 – B; 10 – C

The above questions and answers were compiled from various websites.