Friday, June 30, 2017

How Much Do You Know About Independence Day?

One of our favorite holidays is upon us, and people will be celebrating for 4th of July all weekend long! Whether you're excited about the fireworks or the food with family and friends, enjoy your freedom this weekend. Here are few Independence Day trivia questions from your favorite Lake of the Ozarks vacation rental company you can toss around at your BBQ this weekend!

4th of July Trivia Questions

1. On what day did the legal separation of the 13 colonies from Great Britain occur? 

A. July 4, 1776
B. July 3, 1776
C. July 1, 1776
D. July 2, 1776

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

A. George Washington
B. Thomas Jefferson
C. Abraham Lincoln
D. John Hancock

3. Who was the oldest person to sign the Declaration of Independence? 

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

4. How many people signed the Declaration of Independence? 

A. 40
B. 56
C. 32
D. 13

5. What are the first words in the Declaration of Independence? 

A. "We the people of the United States..."
B. "We hold these truths to be self-evident..."
C. "Governments are instituted among Men..."
D. "When in the course of human events..."

6. In what city was Independence Day first celebrated? 

A. Boston
B. Philadelphia
C. New York
D. Richmond

7. In what year did Congress declare the 4th of July a national holiday? 

A. 1776
B. 1892
C. 1870
D. 1908

8. Approximately how many people lived in America on July 4, 1776? 

A. 2 million
B. 1.5 million
C. 2.5 million
D. 4 million

9. What is the title of the National Anthem of the United States? 

A. America the Beautiful
B. The Star Spangled Banner
C. God Bless America
D. Oh, Say Can You See

10. How many stripes are on the American flag? 

A. 13
B. 50
C. 10
D. 12

11. On our country's first flag, in what pattern where the stars placed? 

A. Square
B. Lines
C. Triangle
D. Circle

12. Who sewed the first flag? 

A. Betsy Johnson
B. Betsy Ross
C. Sally Ross
D. Annie Johnson

13. Which country gave America the Statue of Liberty? 

A. France
B. Spain
C. England
D. Russia

14. Who invented fireworks? 

A. the Japanese
B. the Chinese
C. Americans
D. the English

15. On average, how many hot dogs are consumed on the 4th of July each year? 

A. 100 million
B. 500 million
C. 150 million
D. 50 million


Happy 4th of July Weekend from Your Lake Vacation! We hope you enjoyed these trivia questions, and that you have a wonderful holiday weekend with friends and family. Book your summer vacation reservations at the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks by calling 877-284-0267. We've got the best selection of private homes and waterfront condos at the Lake of the Ozarks!


1. D - July 2, 1776
2. D - John Hancock
3. A - Benjamin Franklin
4. B - 56
5. D - "When in the course of human events..."
6. B - Philadelphia
7. C - 1870
8. C - 2.5 million
9. B - The Star Spangled Banner
10. A - 13
11. D - Circle
12. B - Betsy Ross
13. A - France
14. B - the Chinese
15. C - 150 million

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