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Fourth of July Trivia Questions & Answers
Fourth of July Trivia Quiz with Answers

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History of Fourth of July

Why the Fourth of July is being celebrated? American citizens celebrate the Fourth of July as an Independence day every year with zeal and zest. The reason for being 4th of July is celebrated with such enthusiasm is the declaration of thirteen colonies of America to be no longer part of the British Empire. Those 13 states include Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Georgia, Connecticut, Massachusetts Bay, Maryland, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Virginia, New York, North Carolina, and Rhode Island and Providence Plantations which were then known as the East Coast States and were running on agricultural resources mainly tobacco. It was claimed that those thirteen East Coast States were exploited by British rulers and so a need for Independence through protests was raised.

Fun Facts about Fourth of July You May Not Know

  • Until 1938, the Fourth of July was not declared as a holiday.
  • The first Whitehouse party of the Fourth of July was enjoyed in 1804.
  • Another country other than America celebrates the Fourth of July and that is the Philippines because they were recognized as an independent nation on the same day.
  • Fireworks of $600 million are being used in America alone on the Fourth of July.
  • A count of 14000 fireworks are being displayed every year in America on the Fourth of July.
  • Massachusetts, in 1781 became the first one to declare Independence Day as a holiday.
  • 150 million hot dogs are being consumed each year on the Fourth of July.
  • France gave America the Statue of Liberty which is 151 feet tall.
  • Betsy Ross was the one who sewed the first US flag.
  • “When in the course of human events” were the first words of Declaration of Independence.
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Fourth of July Trivia Questions & Answers for Kids

Q. Name the president who was born on Fourth of July.

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Calvin Coolidge

Q. When did Fourth of July become paid federal holiday?

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In 1938

Q. When fireworks were first used to celebrate Fourth of July?

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In 1777

Q. Name the newspaper which printed the Declaration of Independence.

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The Pennsylvania Evening Post

Q. Name the president who was the first to hold Fourth of July celebrations.

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Thomas Jefferson

Q. When Thomas Jefferson died?

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Fourth of July

Q. What color was used in common to celebrate early Fourth of July celebration?

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Green

Q. Name the most famous food consumed during early Fourth of July celebration.

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Turtle Soup

Q. Which other countries celebrate Fourth of July other than America?

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Denmark, England, Norway,  Portugal and Sweden

Q. In which city Independence Day was first celebrated?

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Philadelphia

Q. Who died on the 50th anniversary of Independence Day?

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John Adams & Thomas Jefferson

Q. Which classic Children’s book was published on Fourth of July?

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Alice Adventures In Wonderland

Q. In which African country, Fourth of July is celebrated as Liberation Day?

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Rwanda

Q. Which country other than the US got independence on Fourth of July?

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Phillippines

Q. Who wrote Star Spangled Banner?

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Francis Scott Key

Q. How is the US flag supposed to be folded?

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In Triangular shape

Q. State the count of Stars and Stripes on the first US flag.

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13 Stars and 13 Stripes

Q. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence?

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56

Q. Name the city at which the Declaration of Independence was signed.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fourth of July Trivia Questions & Answers for Adults

Q. Name the historical event that American celebrate on Fourth of July?

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Formal Adoption of Declaration of Independence

Q. State the count of people who signed off Declaration of Independence of  Fourth of July.

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02

Q. Name the state who had most signatories to the Declaration of Independence.

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Pennsylvania

Q. State the count of signatories of Pennsylvania to the Declaration of Independence.

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09

Q. Name the location where Declaration of Independence was stored in World War II.

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Fort Knox

Q. How much Chips consumption has been reported every year on Fourth of July?

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$92 million

Q. How much bear consumption has been reported every year on Fourth of July?

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$341.4 million

Q. What is the printed version of Declaration was called?

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Dunlap Broadside

Q. Who won the battle of Hattin on Fourth of July, 1187 during the Crusades?

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Saladin

Q. Who said, “Give me Liberty or give me death”?

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Patrick Henry

Q. Who was England’s king on Fourth of July, 1776?

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King George 3

Q. Name the president of Second Continental Congress in 1776?

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John Hancock

Q. From which language does the word ‘Patriotism’ came from?

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Latin

Q. What does Patriotism mean in Latin?

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Homeland

Q. Who was the last to sign the declaration of Independence?

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Thomas McKean

Q. When 4th of July was declared as a national holiday in U.S?

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1941

Q. What do the 13 stripes on the U.S flag indicates?

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13 original colonies

Q. Name the president who wrote the first draft of Declaration of Independence?

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Thomas Jefferrson

Q. In which year, Declaration of Independence was signed and adopted?

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1776

Q. Why the shipment of tea was ruined at the Boston Tea Party?

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Due to Protest against British

Q. What is the symbol of U.S freedom?

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The Liberty Bell

Q. Where is the Liberty Bell located?

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Q. Who does the legend say made the famous “Midnight Ride” to alert of movement by British military?

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Paul Revere

Q. Which US state was the first to be admitted to the Union?

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Delaware

Q. What do fireworks symbolize during Fourth of July celebrations?

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Happiness

Q. When was the first time Fireworks were made part of Official celebration of Fourth of July?

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1777

Q. State the count of the men who had served as U.S president died on Fourth of July?[

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03

Q. Name the oldest signer of Declaration of Independence

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Franklin

Q. What was the age of the oldest signer of the Declaration of Independence?

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70 years

Q. How many times the “United States” appears in Declaration of Independence?

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Zero

Q. Name major battle victory that occurred on Fourth of July.

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Grant broke Confederate resistance at Vicksburg

Q. How did The Liberty Bell crack?

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The first time it was rung

Q. What was the occupation of Paul Revere?

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Silversmith

Q. Name America’s oldest and largest fireworks company.

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Zimbelli

Q. How much American spent on fireworks every year on Fourth of July?

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$600 million

Q. Where one can find the actual Declaration of Independence displayed?

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In National Archives in Washington D.C

Q. How many US citizens participate in BBQ and cookouts on Fourth of July?

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81 million

Q. When the pledge of Allegiance was recognized by Congress?

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1942

Q. What were the first words of the Declaration of Independence?

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When in the course of human events

Q. Who had the largest signature on the Declaration of Independence?

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John Hancock’s

Q. Name the England’s king at the time of Declaration of Independence

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George III

Q. State the count of people living in US in 1776

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2.5 Million People

Q. What is the origin of the word “Patriotism?

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From Latin word “Patria”

Q. What is the meaning of the Latin word “Patria?

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Fatherland or Homeland

Q. What is US national bird?

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Bald Eagle

Q. What is the name of the National Anthem?

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Star Spangled Banner

Q. Who wrote the words of the National Anthem?

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  Francis Scott Key

Q. Who composed the music of the National Anthem?

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  From Anacreon in Heaven”

Q. Who wrote the Pledge of Allegiance?

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Francis Bellamy

Q. Who sewed the first official American flag?

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  Betsy Ross

Q. How long is the Statue of Liberty?

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151 feet tall

Q. Who gifted the Statue of Liberty?

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  France

Q. How much hot dogs do Americans consume on 4th of July?

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150 million

Q. How much Americans spend on fireworks on 4th of July?

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211 million dollars

Q. Which country invented fireworks?

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China

Q. How many people have cookouts on every year on 4th of July?

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74 Million people

Q. Is Massachusetts included in one of the five states that prohibits fireworks?

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True

Q. Which country has been using fireworks since 11th century?

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China

Q. How do Americans mark the 4th of July?

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  Parades, Fireworks and Backyard Barbecues

Q. When did the movie “Independence Day” debuted?

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1996

Q. Name the place where Annual 4th of July fireworks held in Boston

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Charles River Esplanade

Q. Name the oldest signer of the Declaration of the Independence

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Benjamin Franklin

Q. For how many times, the word “United States” appears in the Declaration of Independence?

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Zero times

Q. Name the major battle victories that occurred on July 4th

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 Grant broke Confederate resistance at Vicksburg

Q. State the count of rockets that were shot during the celebration on 4th July 1777

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13

Q. State the saying that was reiterated thrice on 4th July 1777

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The Glorious Fourth of July

Q. What were the last words of Jefferson?

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“No, Doctor, nothing more”

Q. Name the country which helped America win the Resolution

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France

Q. Name the first person to sign off the Declaration of Independence

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John Hancock

Q. Where else 4th of July is celebrated?

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UK, Norway, Denmark, Portugal and Sweden

Q. Which food is mostly consumed on 4th of July?

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Hot Dogs

Q. What’s on back of the Declaration of Independence?

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“Original Declaration of Independence dated 4th July 1776”

Q. Who wanted to celebrate 2nd July?

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John Adams

Q. Name the founding father who died on 4th of July?

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James Monroe

Q. What did President Thomas announce to American people on 4th July 1803?

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The Louisiana Purchase

Q. How many amendments did the drafting committee for the Declaration of the Independence make to Thomas’s original draft?

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86 changes

Q. Name the food which is popular at early Independence day celebration

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Turtle soup

Q. State the count of signers of the declaration of the independence who also signed the Articles of Confederation and the US Constitution?

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02 people

Q. Which punctuation mark has sparked a debate about how to interpret the Declaration of the Independence?

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Period

Q. In which place, the Declaration of the Independence stored during World War II?

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Fort Knox

Q. What color was the common color at early Independence day celebrations?

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Green

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