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The Ultimate US History Quiz

The Ultimate US History Quiz! How well do you know American history?

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  December 8th 2022

How much do you know about the United States of America? This quiz is so tricky, even the Statue of Liberty might struggle with some of the questions, and that's got nothing to do with being a statue.

Good luck!

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1/17 Colonial American Settlement with question marks

What was the name of the first permanent British settlement in what is now the USA?

2/17 Old ship in bay with Beano dolphin and emoji

What's the name of the famous ship that brought colonists to the Americas?

3/17 Salem witch house with Beano witch dog and pumpkin

The infamous Salem witch trials of 1692 took place in which state?

4/17 Person on horse in sunset with arrow

How long have First Nation people lived in what is now the USA?

5/17 Ballerina on dark background with Beano unicorn

Who was Maria Tallchief?


What year was the Declaration of Independence signed?


Which American city hosted the Olympics in 1984?


Who wrote The Adventures of Tom Sawyer?


What is the 50th state?


In which year did John F. Kennedy become president?


In which decade did America fight in the Korean War?


The attack on Pearl Harbour brought the US into which war?


In what year did the Wright brothers take their first flight?


Who was the first man to set foot on the moon?


Before becoming president Ronald Reagan was...

16/17 A US soldier shirt and dog tags

When did the Vietnam War end? 

17/17 A really old city in the USA

What is the oldest city in the USA?

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