American Trivia

What do you know about the history of the United States? Do you know proper flag etiquette? How about holidays and observances? The ten questions below will test your knowledge from 1776 forward.

Points available: 10

1:

In colonial America, which profession was called upon to make flags?

2:

Which U.S. state was the first to be recognized after the original 13 colonies?

3:

What is a vexillologist an expert on?

4:

How many official federal holidays are observed in the United States?

5:

Which politicial official is the head of the American Red Cross?

6:

In what instance is it acceptable to fly the American flag upside down?

7:

In which publication was the Pledge of Allegiance first published?

8:

Which part of the U.S. flag is the "canton"?

9:

What was Francis Scott Key's profession?

10:

The shape of which national monument is called an "obelisk"?