78% of the respondents were female - 22% were male.

0 % Were under 20 years of age             19% were ages 20 - 21
33% were ages 30 - 39                           19% were ages 40 - 49
22% were ages 50 - 59.                         6% were ages 60 - 69      
0 % were over 70



Correct answers have a check mark next to them - incorrect answers have an "X" mark.
The percentage shown is the percentage of respondents that picked that answer.

1. Which event came first in history?                 ANCIENT HISTORY

The Rosetta Stone is created36%  
Antony and Cleopatra commit suicide8%    
The Vikings explore the Canadian coastline8%    
The City of Troy falls to the Greeks23%  
Construction on Great Wall of China begins25%  
Rosetta Stone - c.196 BC       Anthony & Cleopatra - 30 BC       Vikings - 1000 AD
Troy falls to the Greeks - c.1190 BC       Great Wall of China begins - c.218 BC

2. Which event came first in history?                   BAD WAYS TO GO

Franz Ferdinand assassinated0%    
John Brown is hanged22%  
Leon Trotsky is murdered6%    
William McKinley is shot6%    
Burr kills Hamilton in a duel66%  

Franz Ferdinand - 1914       John Brown - 1859       Leon Trotsky - 1940
William McKinley - 1901      Alexander Hamilton - 1804

3. Which event came first in history?                     ARTS & LEISURE

Dick Tracy published29%  
Technicolor makes an appearance8%    
"American Gothic" introduced30%  
"Grapes of Wrath" published25%  
"War of the Worlds" frightens America8%    
Dick Tracy - 1931       Technicolor - 1917       American Gothic - 1930
Grapes of Wrath - 1939       The War of The Worlds - 1938

4. How many amendments are in the Bill of Rights?


The Bill of Rights (which became law on December 15th, 1791) comprise the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution and is meant to guarantee individual liberties.

5. How many people were signers on both the Declaration of Independence AND the Constitution of the United States?

There were fifty-six signers on the Declaration of Independence. The U.S. Constitution had thirty-nine signers.

George Clymer         Benjamin Franklin         Robert Morris
George Read             Roger Sherman             James Wilson

6. This individual became president when William McKinley was assassinated

Theodore Roosevelt36%    
William Howard Taft19%    
Benjamin Harrison14%    
Grover Cleveland17%    
James Polk14%    

7. "Common Sense" and "The Rights of Man" were written by?

Benjamin Franklin19%    
Thomas Paine69%    
William Hardy6%      
Thomas Hobbes6%      
Martin Luther0%      

Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809) believed that a democracy is the only form of government that can guarantee natural rights. He wrote "Common Sense" in 1776 to galvanize support for the Revolutionary War. In 1791-92 he released "The Rights of Man" in which he defended the cause of the French Revolution. Despite the importance of his writing, Paine lived his final years in poverty and as an outcast.

8. The Bayeux Tapestry chronicles what event that took place in 1066?

Battle of Waterloo0%      
Battle of Hastings53%    
Death of Henry VIII17%    
Enthroning of Louis XIV16%    
Creation of the Vatican14%    

9. The Spanish American War, winning Cuba's independence from Spain, was fought in what year?


10. This group, including Samuel Adams and John Hancock, destroyed British tea shipments in Boston Harbor:

The Liberty Militia3%      
Freedom From Tyranny3%      
Colonists Against Taxation16%    
The Minutemen22%    
The Sons of Liberty56%    

On December 13, 1773, The Sons of Liberty (who were disguised as Indians) boarded ships in Boston Harbor and dumped the tea the ships were carrying overboard. The act was in response to the Tea Act, which allowed British-owned East India Company to "dump" tea on American colonies at a low price and required colonists to also pay a duty for the tea. Colonists feared that if they conceded to pay the duty to the British, they would soon be required to pay other taxes as well. This act came to be known as the "Boston Tea Party".

11. Who said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country", before being hung as a spy?

John Andre0%      
Nathan Hale36%    
Patrick Henry31%    
Benedict Arnold33%    
James Hudson0%      

12. Which president won the Nobel Peace Prize for resolving the Sino-Japanese War?

Rutherford B. Hayes3%      
James Monroe17%    
Jimmy Carter17%    
Theodore Roosevelt55%    
Franklin Pierce8%      

13. Who was the first to open his private library up to the public, creating the first public library in the US?

George Washington3%      
Benjamin Franklin17%    
Mark Twain0%      
Andrew Carnegie47%    
Thomas Jefferson33%    

14. What did the Anheuser Brewery do during Prohibition to keep from closing down?

Produced "berch" beer55%    
Produced snacks and toilet paper17%    
Produced artillery pieces11%    
Housed WPA workers14%    
Produced tires3%      

15.Who made Thanksgiving a national holiday?

Abraham Lincoln25%    
John Adams25%    
John Tyler 5%      
James Madison28%    
George Washington17%    

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