American History Trivia Challenge

1)What city is the host of the All-American Soap Box Derby Day?

A. Seattle, Washington

B. Bridgewater, Massachusetts

C. Flint, Michigan

D. Akron, Ohio


2)How much did the price of beef rise because of inflation during the American Revolution?

A. 50%

B. 1000%

C. 33,000%

D. 75,000%


3)Where was the majority of the Battle of Bunker Hill fought?

A. Bunker Hill

B. Pete’s Hill

C. Breed’s Hill

D. It was never fought


4)Where is the original copy of the Declaration of Independence?

A. The Museum of Natural History

B. National Archives Building

C. Chapel Hill, NC

D. Gettysburg, PA


5)On what was the Declaration of Independence written?

A. Wax paper

B. Thomas Jefferson’s wallpaper

C. Chinese paper

D. Parchment


6)On what did Congress forget to vote, causing a controversy in the Midwest United States?

A. Ohio being admitted to the Union

B. Women’s suffrage

C. The “Lazy Bill” Bill

D. The Highway Bill


7)On what day did most people sign the Declaration of Independence?

A. July 4

B. August 2

C. November 13

D. January 29


Answers: 1D, 2C, 3C, 4B, 5D, 6A, 7B