Question of the Week

When was the Declaration of Independence was signed?

1. 1775
2. 1776
3. 1800
4. 1876

Answer: 2. 1776

Source: Charters of Freedom

Who did not sign the Declaration of Independence?

1. Thomas Jefferson
2. Patrick Henry
3. Benjamin Franklin
4. Samuel Adams

Answer: 2. Patrick Henry

Source: Charters of Freedom

In 1960, which state became the 50th star on the U.S. Flag?

1. Alaska
2. California
3. Hawaii
4. Texas

Answer: 3. Hawaii

Source: Ben's Guide

The Star-Spangled Banner became the national anthem in:

1. 1777
2. 1814
3. 1890
4. 1931

Answer: 4. 1931

Source: National Museum of American History

True or False: The 13 stripes on the United States flag represent the original 13 colonies.

1. True
2. False

Answer: 1. True

Source: Ben's Guide

What does it mean when a flag is flown at half-staff?

1. Celebration
2. Mourning
3. The British are coming!
4. Important Location

Answer: 2. Mourning

Source: Department of Veterans Affairs

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