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Trivia Quiz - A Patriotic Quiz about the Declaration of Independence


Can you remember some of the interesting facts about the Declaration of Independence?

Quiz Number: 2687
Date Submitted: June 28, 2007
Quiz Categories: American History, American Revolutionary War, American Government, American Founding Fathers
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: tazzytina
Average Score: 55.3 percent
Times Taken: 3,805 times
Taken by Registered Users: 44

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A Patriotic Quiz about the Declaration of Independence
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1. Where is the Declaration of Independence currently housed?
  A.   Library of Congress
  B.   Independence Hall
  C.   National Archives
  D.   Smithsonian Institute

2. Which of the following is written on the back of the Declaration of Independence?
  A.   nothing
  B.   Original Declaration of Independence, dated 4th July 1776.
  C.   July 4, 1776
  D.   Original document

3. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence?
  A.   13
  B.   56
  C.   50
  D.   26

4. Who were the two future presidents (at the time) that signed the Declaration of Independence?
  A.   John Adams and John Hancock
  B.   John Adams and Thomas Jefferson
  C.   Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson
  D.   Thomas Jefferson and James Madison

5. Where did Thomas Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence?
  A.   City Tavern
  B.   Declaration House or the Graff House
  C.   Independence Hall
  D.   Philadelphia Art Museum

6. Where was the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence?
  A.   London
  B.   Boston
  C.   Washington DC
  D.   Philadelphia

7. How many states are represented on the Declaration of Independence?
  A.   50
  B.   48
  C.   10
  D.   13

8. What were the printed copies of the Declaration of Independence called?
  A.   Jefferson Papers
  B.   Independence Papers
  C.   Dunlap Broadsides
  D.   Freedom Documents

9. Who was the first endorser of the Declaration of Independence?
  A.   Thomas Jefferson
  B.   John Hancock
  C.   Ben Franklin
  D.   John Adams

10. What is the beginning of the Declaration called?
  A.   preview
  B.   the beginning
  C.   preamble
  D.   the body


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