How American Are You?

There are many smart people, but few true Americans. An American is, afterall, patriotic and knows their nation's history. It's important to learn the facts about our great nation and where we come from.

Are YOU a true American? Do you have the knowledge to qualify for that prestigious title? Until now you could only wonder. But thanks to this great quiz, in just a few minutes you will find out!

Created by: Melissa
What is your age?
Under 18 Years Old
18 to 24 Years Old
25 to 30 Years Old
31 to 40 Years Old
41 to 50 Years Old
51 to 60 Years Old
Over 60 Years Old
What is your gender?
Male
Female
1. Who was the first President of the United States?
Benjamin Franklin
George Washington
Abraham Lincoln
2. Who's famous quote is, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal"?
Abraham Lincoln
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Thomas Jefferson
3. Where was the first national capitol located?
Pennsylvania
Washington, D.C.
New York
4. Who was commissioned to make the first United States flag?
Betty Crocker
Betsy Ross
Martha Washington
5. How did the Liberty Bell get its crack?
Cracked when first rung
It was dropped
Lightning
6. In what year was the Declaration of Independence signed?
1746
1756
1776
7. How many stars were on the first United States flag?
13
7
5
8. Who shot Abraham Lincoln?
William Tell
John Wilkes Booth
Lee Harvey Oswald
9. Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence?
Thomas Jefferson
George Washington
John Hancock
10. Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner?
Jean Lafitte
Francis Scott Key
Sir Walter Raleigh
11. What do the red, white, and blue of the flag represent?
Red - valor, white - purity & blue - perserverance
Red - blood for soldiers who fought & died, white - innocence, blue - liberty & justice
No official designation or meaning for the colors of the flag
12. Where is the first flag?
On display in the White House
Unknown
In a museum
13. Which is the largest state?
Texas
California
Alaska
14. Which is the smallest state?
Rhode Island
Maine
Vermont
15. How many States are there in the U.S.?
50
51
46
16. Can you give the number of States in the U.S. that are named after Presidents?
3
4
1

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