Veteran's Day Quiz

Question 1 of 10

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How many war veterans are there in the US?

Select one of the following:

  • 17 million

  • 22 million

  • 27 million

  • 32 million

Question 2 of 10

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Veteran's Day was originally known as

Select one of the following:

  • Armistice Day

  • Flag Day

  • Remembrance Day

  • Soldiers Day

Question 3 of 10

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Veteran's Day is celebrated on Nov. 11 because

Select one of the following:

  • That's when the Treaty of Versailles, which ended WWI, was signed

  • President Woodrow Wilson picked that day from a list of recommendations submitted by the heads of major veterans service organizations.

  • Congress wanted the holiday to fall between Labor Day and Thanksgiving

  • None of the above

Question 4 of 10

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Who first proposed that Armistice Day be renamed Veteran's Day?

Select one of the following:

  • Dwight D. Eisenhower

  • Alvin J. King

  • Douglas MacArthur

  • Harry S Truman

Question 5 of 10

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Veteran's Day officially acquired its current name in

Select one of the following:

  • 1954

  • 1956

  • 1958

  • 1960

Question 6 of 10

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What flower is a symbol of Veteran's Day?

Select one of the following:

  • Forget-me-not

  • Lily

  • Poppy

  • Rose

Question 7 of 10

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The motto of the Department of Veteran's Affairs is "To care for him who shall have borne the battle." Who originally wrote these words?

Select one of the following:

  • Smedly Darlington Butler

  • Abraham Lincoln

  • Walt Whitman

  • Woodrow Wilson

Question 8 of 10

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What patriotic song debuted in its current form on an Armistice Day broadcast in 1938?

Select one of the following:

  • "America, the Beautiful" by Katharine Lee Bates

  • "God Bless America" by Irving Berlin

  • "Spirit of the USA" by E.T. Paull

  • "The Yankee Doodle Boy" by George M. Cohan

Question 9 of 10

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What percentage of all veterans voted in the 2008 presidential election?

Select one of the following:

  • 41%

  • 51%

  • 61%

  • 71%

Question 10 of 10

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How many of the 44 US Presidents have been veterans?

Select one of the following:

  • 25

  • 28

  • 31

  • 34

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Veteran's Day Quiz

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Veteran's Day Quiz for American Studies

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