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George Washington Quiz

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What state/colony was Washington originally from?
Delaware
Maine
Virginia
Georgia

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What is the name of Washington's famous estate which is now an American historical landmark?
Monticello
Beaufonte
Mount Vernon
Gabel's Vale

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Washington worked which of the following odd jobs before joining the military?
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Blacksmith
Grocer
Tax Collector
Surveyor

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In the July of 1754, during the French and Indian War, Washington and his men were defeated at a battle named for what improvised fort?
Fort Wayne
Fort Meigs
Fort Necessity
Fort McKenzie

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At which assembly was Washington selected to lead the Continental Army in the Revolutionary War?
The First Continental Congress
The Second Continental Congress
The Constitutional Convention
The Richmond Revolutionary Summit

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In the winter of 1777-1778, Washington and his forces had to endure the harsh conditions in what American locale?
The Yorktown Plains
Casdin Falls
Valley Forge
The Black Hills

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How many terms of four years did Washington serve as President of the U.S.A.?
One
Two
Three
Four

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Which of the following phrases did Washington add to the inaugural Oath of Office of the office of President?
"So help me God"
"One nation under God"
"An office created for the defense of the general public"
"For the general welfare"

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This painting famously shows Washington crossing what American river?
The Mississippi River
The Delaware River
The Oklahoma River
The Ohio River

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Which of the following is true of Washington's election to the presidency?
Every single American who voted in the election voted for him
He was the only president to acquire all electoral votes
He ran completely unopposed
He was the only president to be put in office without being elected

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Washington proved the effectiveness of the new federal government by putting down what rebellion in 1794?
Bacon's Rebellion
The Bonus Army Incident
The Whiskey Rebellion
John Brown's Rebellion

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After Washington's presidency was concluded, John Adams extended him an invitation to continue serving in which governmental position?
Secretary of State
Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces
Secretary of Defense
Postmaster General

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In his farewell address, Washington warned of the dangers of which of the following political elements?
American imperialism
Political parties
Alliances with the French
A possible desire for revenge against the British

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