Terrific Trivia for the 4th of July

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With the 4th of July we, as Americans, hear that we should be proud to be Americans. The Lee Greenwood song, told us that we are proud because we know we are free. So, we’ve come up with a list of trivia for the 4th of July. Let’s see how much you know when it comes to America and the freedom we have!

Fun Independence Day Trivia!

History buffs and liberty lovers unite in an attempt to see who knows more about the 4th of July. Now we have found some awesome trivia for you. If you score an 8 or better, let us know in the comments!

  1. Why don’t we drink more tea in the US? Is it because we dumped all the tea Boston Harbor in a fight to show that we won’t pay taxes to Britain? This may have started the whole:
    1. Taxation without representation fight
    2. Coffee plantations in New York
    3. Funky Sock craze
    4. Getting rid of the WHIG party
  2. The Declaration of Independence helped the US fight for freedom from:
    1. France
    2. Britain
    3. Portugal
    4. NAFTA
  3. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence?
    1. 13
    2. 12
    3. 101
    4. 56
  4. How many colonies were there when the Declaration of Independence was signed?
    1. 50
    2. 13
    3. 12
    4. 42
  5. How many US Presidents have died on the 4th of July?
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 0
    4. 3
  6. Which US President was born on the 4th of July?
    1. Calvin Coolidge
    2. John F Kennedy
    3. Wayne Brady
    4. Bill Clinton
  7. In what year did the 4th of July become a paid federal holiday?
    1. 1776
    2. 1841
    3. 2002
    4. 1941
  8. The first public Fourth of July event at the White House occurred in which year?
    1. 1790
    2. 1886
    3. 1804
    4. 1704 B.C.E.
  9. Who was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence?
    1. John Quincy Adams
    2. George Washington
    3. John Hancock
    4. Rand Paul
  10. On July 6, 1776, which newspaper was the first to publish the Declaration of Independence?
    1. The LA Times
    2. Pennsylvania Evening Post
    3. L’Anse Sentinel
    4. Detroit Free Press

4th of July Trivia Answers:

  1. A
  2. B
  3. D
  4. B
  5. D
  6. A
  7. D
  8. C
  9. C
  10. B

How did you do no your 4th of July trivia? Do you feel more patriotic knowing more about the history of this great nation?

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