Question of the Week

Which state had the first Hispanic American in Congress?

A. Florida
B. Texas
C. California
D. New York

Answer: A. Florida

Source: History, Art and Archives - U.S. House of Representatives

Who was the first Hispanic American Medal of Honor recipient?

A. Richard E. Cavazos
B. Manuel J. Fernández, Jr
C. Edward Hidalgo
D. Philip Bazaar

Answer: D. Philip Bazaar

Source: National Park Service

Who was the first Hispanic female astronaut?

A. Pamela Melroy
B. Nancy Currie
C. Ellen Ochoa
D. Sally Ride

Answer: C. Ellen Ochoa

Source: NASA

Who was the first Hispanic U.S. Senator?

A. Dennis Chavez
B. Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo
C. Joseph M. Montoya
D. Robert Menendez

Answer: B. Octaviano Ambrosio Larrazolo

Source: U.S. Senate

How many delegates signed the Constitution?

A. 12
B. 39
C. 50
D. 55

Answer: B. 39

Source: Charters of Freedom

Which state did not send representatives to the Constitutional Convention?

A. New Hampshire
B. Tennessee
C. Rhode Island
D. Georgia

Answer: C. Rhode Island

Source: Charters of Freedom

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