4th Of July Quiz

Recently, Morefocused surveyed people”s feelings towards July 4th. About 1200 answered questions about the patriotism, the commercialism, and the fun surrounding July 4th.

Eighty nine percent of respondents believed that July 4th is one of America”s most important symbols of patriotism and 67 percent thought that the holiday should be taken more seriously since 9/11. However, although most people agreed that July 4th represents a solemn, patriotic celebration, 41 percent ironically also admitted that they view it as just a fun summer holiday.

Eighty percent of respondents thought that July 4th should be taken more seriously in general. In accordance with this overwhelming call to regard the holiday with a more sober air, 64 percent also agreed at least moderately that July 4th had lost its true meaning for Americans.

This survey found that Americans are indeed proud of their country and value celebrating its independence. For most respondents, July 4th is a fun, patriotic holiday that should carry a somber, respectful tone.

4th of July Quiz: How Much Do You Know?
Question/Answer Responses Percentage
In what year was the Declaration of Independence signed? 4194
1746 86 2.05%
1756 111 2.65%
1776 3997 95.30%
Who was the main author of the Declaration of Independence? 4162
George Washington 298 7.16%
Benjamin Franklin 514 12.35%
Thomas Jefferson 3350 80.49%
Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence? 4126
John Hancock 2755 66.77%
Thomas Jefferson 904 21.91%
George Washington 467 11.32%
Who is often credited with having sewn the first American flag? 4095
Abigail Adams 304 7.42%
Martha Washington 304 7.42%
Betsy Ross 3487 85.15%
How many stars were on the first American flag? 4099
5 137 3.34%
7 295 7.20%
13 3668 89.49%
True or False, Benjamin Franklin advocated using the turkey, instead of the eagle, as the national emblem. 4057
TRUE 3088 76.12%
FALSE 969 23.88%
Where was the first national capitol located? 4072
Philadelphia 3013 73.99%
Washington D.C. 324 7.96%
New York 736 18.07%
Who wrote the national anthem, the Star-Spangled Banner? 4061
Francis Bellamy 236 5.81%
Francis Scott Key 3748 92.29%
George Washington 77 1.90%
How did the original Liberty Bell get its famous crack? 4039
Damaged during war 1168 28.92%
When first rung 1940 48.03%
Struck by lightning 932 23.08%
Who was the King of England when America declared her Independence? 4024
Charles II 499 12.40%
George III 2691 66.87%
Henry VII 834 20.73%
What is your gender? 3253
Male 1512 46.48%
Female 1741 53.52%
What is your age range? 3257
17 or under 360 11.05%
18-25 years 502 15.41%
26-41 years 1069 32.82%
42-59 years 1005 30.86%
60 or over 321 9.86%
In which U.S. region do you live? 3031
Northeast (CT,RI,MA,VT,NH,ME) 768 25.34%
Mid-Atlantic (PA,NY,NJ) 306 10.10%
South Atlantic (DE,DC,FL,GA,MD,NC,SC,VA,WV) 527 17.39%
South Central (AL,KY,MS,TN,AR,LA,OK,TX) 394 13.00%
Midwest (IN,IL,MI,OH,WI,IO,KA,MN,MO,NE,ND,SD) 483 15.94%
Mountain (AZ,CO,ID,NM,MT,UT,NV,WY) 176 5.81%
Pacific (AK,CA,HI,OR,WA) 377 12.44%
I don”t live in the U.S. 0 0.00%