Wednesday, July 1, 2015

How Much Do You Know About the 4th of July?

The biggest holiday here at the Lake of the Ozarks is here! Our rooms are filling up with guests and the lake will soon be crowded with boats. People from all over the country will be joining us here at the Lake for a 4th of July celebration. Our Lake of the Ozarks waterfront resort is ready to kick off the holiday weekend, starting with a little fun trivia!

4th of July Trivia

1. On what date did the majority of the signers of the Declaration of Independence actually sign the document? 

A. August 2, 1776
B. July 2, 1776
C. July 4, 1776
D. August 4, 1776

2. In what year did the 4th of July become a legal federal holiday? 

A. 1776
B. 1942
C. 1842
D. 1938

3. Who wrote The Star-Spangled Banner? 

A. John Philip Sousa
B. Francis Scott Key
C. Katharine Lee Bates
D. Samuel  Francis Smith

4. The Second Continental Congress met in which city to draft The Declaration of Independence? 

A. Boston, MA
B. New York, NY
C. Baltimore, MD
D. Philadelphia, PA

5. According to legend, which of the following women sewed together the first American flag? 

A. Dolly Madison
B. Martha Washington
C. Eleanor Roosevelt
D. Betsy Ross

6. The "midnight ride" of which American patriot was later immortalized by poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow? 

A. John Hancock
B. Samuel Adams
C. Joseph Warren
D. Paul Revere

7. Which of the following was not one of the 13 original colonies? 

A. Georgia
B. Virginia
C. Vermont
D. Massachusetts

8. What classic children's book was published on July 4th, 1865? 

A. Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
B. A Tale of Two Cities
C. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
D. Oliver Twist

9. On July 4, 1954, what country finally ended 14 years of rationing meat and bacon? 

A. France
B. Spain
C. Great Britain
D. Germany

10. In July of 1776, approximately how many people were living in the colonies? 

A. 1 Million
B. 2.5 Million
C. 500,000
D. 1.5 Million


1. A - August 2, 1776
2. D - 1938
3. B - Francis Scott Key
4. D - Philadelphia
5. D - Betsy Ross
6. D - Paul Revere
7. C - Vermont
8. A - Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
9. C - Great Britain
10. B - 2.5 Million

Summerset Inn Resort wishes you a Happy 4th of July weekend! Remember to keep our family-friendly resort at the Lake of the Ozarks in mind for all your future vacation needs. The Lake is a great place to enjoy family time, whether it's a holiday weekend or not. We hope to see you soon at Summerset Inn!

Summerset Inn Resort & Villas
1165 Jeffries Road Osage Beach, MO  65065

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