Citizenship Quiz

Declaration of Independence
Take the quiz and click "submit" to see your results.

1. Who can vote in the U.S.?

Any registered citizen over 21 years of age
Any registered citizen over 18 years of age
Any U.S. citizen of any age
Any person born in the United States over the age of 18

2. When is the last day to send in federal income tax forms?

April 15
January 1
December 31
October 1

3. Which of the following is NOT one of the natural, inalienable rights in the Declaration of independence?

Liberty
Shelter
The pursuit of happiness
Life

4. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

George Washington
James Madison
Abraham Lincoln
Thomas Jefferson

5. When was the Declaration of Independence adopted?

May 3, 1607
July 4, 1776
July 4, 1775
December 22, 1781

6. Why did the colonists fight the British?

Taxation without representation
For religious freedom
To abolish slavery
Over a territorial dispute

7. Which of the following is NOT one of the original 13 states?

Connecticut
Vermont
Rhode Island
Virginia

8. Where did most of America’s colonists come from before the Revolution?

China
South America
Europe
Russia

9. Who is called “The Father of our Country”?

John Rolfe
Thomas Jefferson
Abraham Lincoln
George Washington

10. Who was the first president?

James Madison
George Washington
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson




 

 

1-855-756-9516

Quicklinks
Webcams | Podcasts | What’s New | Video

Colonial Williamsburg’s Websites
LEARN www.history.org
VISIT www.colonialwilliamsburg.com
SHOP www.williamsburgmarketplace.com
REVOLUTION www.ouramericanrevolution.org
EDUCATION www.ideaofamerica.org
CITIZENSHIP www.icitizenforum.org

©2014 The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Contact | Privacy | View regular site