Veterans Day
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What does veteran (vetas) mean in Latin?
    answer choices
    someone who is brave
    someone who is old, who has served
    someone who is tough
    someone who has fought in a war
  • Question 2
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    Q. What other name has Veterans Day been known as?
    answer choices
    Thanksgiving
    Armistice Day
    Hero Day
    The Day of Honor
  • Question 3
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    Q. Veterans Day is what kind of holiday?
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    a state holiday
    an optional holiday
    Federal (nationwide) holiday
    a religious holiday
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What is an armistice?
    answer choices
    a Crossfit exercise
    an example of diplomacy
    a way to deal with difficult people
    a peace treaty
  • Question 5
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    Q. After what war was the first holiday for veterans established?
    answer choices
    The American Revolution
    The Civil War
    World War I
    World War II
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. What was the original name of World War I?
    answer choices
    World War I
    The Great War (The War to end all Wars)
    The Axis/Allies conflict
    The German War
  • Question 7
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    Q. In what year did World War I end?
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    1776
    1864
    1918
    1945
  • Question 8
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    Q. The armistice to end WWI was signed in what month?
    answer choices
    September
    October
    November
    December
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The armistice to end WWI was signed at what time?
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    9:00 AM
    11:00 AM
    11:00 PM
    Who knows?
  • Question 10
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    Q. What is the main difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day?
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    Memorial Day is more fun
    Memorial Day honors the dead
    Memorial Day is not a federal holiday
    Memorial Day is like a big party
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did the United States government stop observing Veterans Day on the last Monday in October?
    answer choices
    It was too confusing
    People were not remembering the exact date of the Armistice
    There was too much commercialization of the holiday
    It kept conflicting with Trick or Treat
  • Question 12
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    Q. How many American WWI veterans are still alive?
    answer choices
    around 100
    somewhere between 10 and 20
    5
    0
  • Question 13
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    Q. What was the name of the last surviving American WWI veteran who died at the age of 110?
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    David Francis Dadowski
    Augie Murphy
    Frank Buckles
    Christopher Schon Studebaker
  • Question 14
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    Q. Around how many American WWII veterans are still alive?
    answer choices
    more than 10 million
    about 1 million
    less than 500,000
    zero
  • Question 15
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    Q. Who fought with the Americans in World War II?
    answer choices
    Germany and Italy
    England and France
    Argentina and Spain
    China and Japan
  • Question 16
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    Q. What does POW on a license plate represent?
    answer choices
    That the driver is a Piece of Work
    That the driver is from England
    That the driver is Proud of Wisconsin
    That the driver is a Prisoner of War
  • Question 17
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    Q. Which American war is sometimes called "The Forgotten War"?
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    World War II
    The Vietnam War
    The Korean War
    The War of 1812
  • Question 18
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    Q. Which war memorial has a large black granite wall with the names of the fallen and missing etched in its surface?
    answer choices
    The Korean War Memorial
    The World War I Memorial
    The World War II Memorial
    The Vietnam War Memorial
  • Question 19
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    Q. On what continent are Vietnam and Korea?
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    Asia
    Africa
    Europe
    North America
  • Question 20
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    Q. What is the LEAST thing a 7th grader can do on Veterans Day?
    answer choices
    Give a large speech in front of thousands at a Veterans Day function
    Plant a row of red, white, and blue flowers along Route 28 during rush hour
    Prepare a large meal for all the Veterans in your neighborhood
    Thank a Veteran for their service
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