Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Test Your Knowledge With This Independence Day Trivia

Independence Day, or more commonly the 4th of July, is upon us! Whether you're celebrating here at our Lake of the Ozarks resort with us or somewhere else, we hope you have a fun-filled day. Add to the fun with these trivia questions below.

Independence Day Trivia 

1. Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence? 

A. Thomas Jefferson
B. John Hancock
C. Benjamin Franklin
D. John Adams

2. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence? 

A. 13
B. 50
C. 56
D. 32

3. While we celebrate Independence Day on July 4th each year, the Declaration of Independence was actually signed on which date? 

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

4. Which founding father is rumored to have wanted our national bird to be a turkey instead of the bald eagle? 

A. Ben Franklin
B. George Washington
C. John Adams
D. Thomas Jefferson

5. Which of the following was NOT one of the original 13 colonies? 

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

6. In what year did Independence Day become an official federal holiday? 

A. 1776
B. 1777
C. 1820
D. 1870

7. Which United States President was born on July 4th? 

A. George Washington
B. Abraham Lincoln
C. William Howard Taft
D. Calvin Coolidge

8. How many United States Presidents have died on July 4th? 

A. 0
B. 5
C. 3
D. 2

9. How many stripes are on the American flag? 

A. 50
B. 13
C. 20
D. 42

10. How many stars are on the American flag? 

A. 50
B. 13
C. 25
D. 42

11. Where is the oldest 4th of July parade held? 

A. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
B. Bristol, Rhode Island
C. Washington D.C.
D. Cambridge, Massachusetts

12. Where and when did the very first 4th of July fireworks show take place? 

A. Philadelphia in 1777
B. Boston in 1776
C. New York in 1777
D. Richmond in 1797

13. Who wrote the Star Spangled Banner? 

A. Francis Scott Key
B. Katharine Lee Bates
C. Betsy Ross
D. Frances Bellamy

14. In what year was the Star Spangled Banner written? 

A. 1776
B. 1773
C. 1931
D. 1814

15. Who wrote the Pledge of Allegiance? 

A. Francis Scott Key
B. Katharine Lee Bates
C. George M. Cohan
D. Frances Bellamy


1. B - John Hancock
2. C - 56
3. D - August 4, 1776
4. A - Ben Franklin
5. B - Vermont
6. D - 1870
7. D - Calvin Coolidge
8. C - 3
9. B - 13
10. A - 50
11. B - Bristol, Rhone Island
12. A - Philadelphia
13. A - Frances Scott Key
14. D - 1814
15. D - Frances Bellamy

Happy 4th of July from Summerset Inn Resort! If you didn't make it down to our waterfront resort at the Lake of the Ozarks for the holiday, there's still plenty of summer left! Book your reservations to stay with us this season by calling 573-348-5073 today. See you soon!

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

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