Trivia Quiz

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Q1:   50% of 22912 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 50 points
Memorial Day was founded to honor military personnel who died in...
The Revolutionary War
The Civil War
The Spanish-American War
World War I
World War II

Q2:   76% of 22912 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 76 points
Which community was proclaimed in 1966 by the U.S. government as the birthplace of Memorial Day?
Springfield, Pennsylvania
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Arlington, Virginia
Waterloo, New York
Bunker Hill, Massachusetts

Q3:   74% of 22911 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 74 points
On what date was Memorial Day first observed?
May 30th, 1856
May 5th, 1866
May 25th, 1889
May 29th, 1901
May 15th, 1919

Q4:   52% of 22911 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 52 points
Memorial Day originated with another name. What was it?
Honor Day
Old Soldiers' Day
Decoration Day
Remembrance Day
Bravery Day

Q5:   70% of 22912 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 70 points
Since the end of World War I, Memorial Day is also called which of the following?
Poppy Day
War Heroes' Day
Armed Forces Day
Military Day
Old Soldiers' Day

Q6:   69% of 22912 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 69 points
Memorial Day is different in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North and South Carolina, Virginia, Louisiana, and Tennessee. How?
These states celebrate Memorial Day on Jefferson Davis' birthday
Instead of a somber, solemn observance, these states celebrate the memory of the fallen with gala festivals
Memorial Day in these states excludes the Union dead in the Civil War
These states choose to honor Confederate dead in the Civil War on a separate day
In these states, the Confederate flag is flown alongside the American flag

Q7:   66% of 22912 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 66 points
Why is General John Alexander Logan important to the celebration of Memorial Day?
He is the first officially documented casualty in a war
He called for more official government recognition of the holiday
He was the first to place a wreath at the Grave of the Unknowns
He is responsible for accumulating and maintaining statistics of the U.S. war dead
He ordered that the holiday be observed by decorating the graves of the war dead

Q8:   79% of 22912 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 79 points
In which war did the most U.S. service people die?
The Revolutionary War
The Civil War
World War I
World War II
The Vietnam War

Q9:   64% of 22912 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 64 points
Which war had the highest percentage of U.S. casualties based on the number of troops served?
The Revolutionary War
The Civil War
World War I
World War II
The Vietnam War

Q10:   82% of 22908 players got this question wrong, so it's worth 82 points
According to the Department of Defense, how many U.S. service men and women have died in battle in all wars in which the U.S. was involved?
186,203
575,377
923,846
About 1.4 million
They don't even estimate

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