Veteran's Day Quiz

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Veteran's Day Quiz for American Studies
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Question 1

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How many war veterans are there in the US?
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  • 17 million
  • 22 million
  • 27 million
  • 32 million

Question 2

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Veteran's Day was originally known as
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  • Armistice Day
  • Flag Day
  • Remembrance Day
  • Soldiers Day

Question 3

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Veteran's Day is celebrated on Nov. 11 because
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  • 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

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Who first proposed that Armistice Day be renamed Veteran's Day?
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  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • Alvin J. King
  • Douglas MacArthur
  • Harry S Truman

Question 5

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Veteran's Day officially acquired its current name in
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  • 1954
  • 1956
  • 1958
  • 1960

Question 6

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What flower is a symbol of Veteran's Day?
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  • Forget-me-not
  • Lily
  • Poppy
  • Rose

Question 7

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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?
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  • Smedly Darlington Butler
  • Abraham Lincoln
  • Walt Whitman
  • Woodrow Wilson

Question 8

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

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What percentage of all veterans voted in the 2008 presidential election?
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  • 41%
  • 51%
  • 61%
  • 71%

Question 10

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How many of the 44 US Presidents have been veterans?
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  • 25
  • 28
  • 31
  • 34
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