Memorial Day
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  • Question 1
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    When is Memorial Day celebrated in the United States?

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    the last Monday in June

    the first Monday in May

    the last Monday in May

    the first Monday in June

  • Question 2
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    Who is remembered on Memorial Day?

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    all living and dead who served in the military

    men and women who died serving in the United States military

  • Question 3
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    Why is the poppy used as a symbol of veterans and remembrance?

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    Red is a symbol of death.

    The combination of red and black have long been a symbol.

    A nurse placed poppies on soldiers' bodies in WWI.

    It was inspired by the poem, In Flanders Fields.

  • Question 4
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    By what name was Memorial Day originally referred to as?

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    Decoration Day

    Remembrance Day

    Day of Dedication

    Day of Memory

  • Question 5
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    Who first called for a national day of remembrance for those who perished during the Civil War?

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    General John A. Logan

    Abraham Lincoln

    Robert E. Lee

    Ulysses S. Grant

  • Question 6
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    Which U.S. president made a speech at Arlington National Cemetery on the first Decoration Day?

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    Abraham Lincoln

    Andrew Jackson

    Alexander Hamilton

    James Garfield

  • Question 7
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    What change happened to Memorial Day after World War I?

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    Nothing changed from previous years.

    The day honored all living and dead soldiers.

    It honored all deceased servicemen and women, not just from the Civil War.

    None of these are correct.

  • Question 8
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    When did Memorial day become an official federal holiday?

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    1920

    1957

    1963

    1971

  • Question 9
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    In 1966, what town was declared the birthplace of Memorial Day?

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    Austin, Texas

    Waterloo, New York

    St. Augustine, Florida

    Hurricane, Utah

  • Question 10
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    True or False: Memorial Day is considered to be the unofficial start of summer.

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    True

    False

  • Question 11
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    Each year on Memorial Day, a national momence of remembrance takes place at what time?

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    3:00 p.m.

    11:11 a.m.

    12:00 noon

    11:11 p.m.

  • Question 12
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    On Memorial Day, the flag of the United States of America should be flown...

    answer choices

    half-staff all day

    full staff all day

    half-staff until noon, then raised to full staff

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