4th of July Trivia Printable and Interactive Game

Gather round, history buffs and lovers of fun facts alike! We’ve got something special for you—a 4th of July trivia printable! A fascinating collection of American trivia is all set to provide an exciting touch to your celebrations. This printable trivia quiz is an amazing way to test your historical knowledge and enlighten your family and friends about the fascinating facets of American history.

Before we dive into the trivia questions, how about taking a moment to immerse yourself in an interactive experience? We invite you to participate in our exciting July Fourth Trivia video quiz! And don’t worry, for those of you who prefer pen-and-paper trivia, a downloadable PDF awaits at the end of this post. Enjoy the thrill of trivia on your mobile devices or via printed materials—it’s a great way to engage in patriotic fun!

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Presidential Facts Fourth of July Trivia Questions

QUESTION: Who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence?

ANSWER: John Hancock.

QUESTION: Which three U.S. Presidents passed away on July 4th?

ANSWER: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and James Monroe.

QUESTION: Which U.S. President was born on July 4th?

ANSWER: Calvin Coolidge.

History and Founding Fathers of the United States of America

QUESTION: Who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence?

ANSWER: Thomas Jefferson.

QUESTION: Which Founding Father proposed the turkey as the national bird?

ANSWER: Benjamin Franklin.

QUESTION: Which state was the last to declare July 4th a state holiday?

ANSWER: Arizona.

QUESTION: Who composed the original draft of the Declaration of Independence?

ANSWER: Thomas Jefferson.

QUESTION: Which city in the United States held the first Independence Day celebration?

ANSWER: Philadelphia.

QUESTION: How many men signed the Declaration of Independence?

ANSWER: 56 men.

QUESTION: Who was the youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence?

ANSWER: Thomas Lynch Jr. from South Carolina.

Independence Day Traditions and Symbols

QUESTION: How many stars and stripes were on the original American flag?

ANSWER: The original flag had 13 stars and 13 stripes.

QUESTION: What is the significance of the 13 folds in a folded American Flag?

ANSWER: Each fold has a symbolic meaning, with the 13th representing the nation’s motto, “In God We Trust.”

QUESTION: When were fireworks first used to celebrate July 4th?

ANSWER: Fireworks were first used to celebrate July 4th in 1777.

QUESTION: How many hot dogs are consumed in the United States on the 4th of July each year?

ANSWER: Approximately 150 million hot dogs.

QUESTION: What is the title of the National Anthem?

ANSWER: “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

QUESTION: Where was the Statue of Liberty delivered?

ANSWER: The Statue of Liberty was delivered to New York.

Fun Facts

QUESTION: Which fictional character played by Will Smith saved the United States from an alien invasion on July 4th in a famous movie?

ANSWER: Captain Steven Hiller in “Independence Day.”

QUESTION: Which U.S. city is home to the Liberty Bell?

ANSWER: Philadelphia.

QUESTION: What is considered the most American dessert?

ANSWER: Apple pie.

QUESTION: How many people were living in the United States when the Declaration of Independence was signed?

ANSWER: About 2.5 million.

QUESTION: Which country gifted the Statue of Liberty to the United States?

ANSWER: France.

QUESTION: How much does the Liberty Bell weigh?

ANSWER: The Liberty Bell weighs around 2080 pounds.

QUESTION: Who wrote the Pledge of Allegiance?

ANSWER: Francis Bellamy.

QUESTION: What day did the Continental Congress vote for independence from Great Britain?

ANSWER: July 2, 1776.

Even More 4th of July Trivia

QUESTION: In what year did Congress officially recognize the Pledge of Allegiance?

ANSWER: Congress officially recognized the Pledge of Allegiance in 1942.

QUESTION: What was the name of the committee that drafted the Declaration of Independence?

ANSWER: It was called the Committee of Five.

QUESTION: What country was the first foreign state to recognize American independence?

ANSWER: Morocco was the first foreign state to recognize American independence.

QUESTION: How many verses does “The Star-Spangled Banner” actually have?

ANSWER: “The Star-Spangled Banner” actually has four verses.

QUESTION: What is the name of the artist who painted the iconic “Washington Crossing the Delaware”?

ANSWER: Emanuel Leutze.

QUESTION: Who sewed the first official American flag?

ANSWER: Betsy Ross.

QUESTION: What is the nickname of the American flag?

ANSWER: The Stars and Stripes.

QUESTION: Which US city celebrates with the largest fireworks display in the country?

ANSWER: New York City.

4th Of July Trivia Summary

Remember, the above 4th of July trivia printable is available for your personal use. You can find the downloadable and editable PDF template at the bottom of this post. The download link is an instant download, but you will have to provide an email address. Please keep in mind that these trivia printable is for personal use only, not for resale.

For the video enthusiasts, don’t forget the interactive July Fourth Trivia video quiz we mentioned at the beginning. Take the trivia quiz, share it with your family members and friends, and see who can get the most correct answers!

PS – If you love trivia, try this Word Puzzle Trivia game too!

Download your FREE Copy of the 4th Of July Trivia Printable

Whether you plan on using these trivia questions for a 4th of July party, as part of a patriotic scavenger hunt, or expanding your knowledge of American history, we hope you enjoy the challenge. And remember, the fun of trivia is not just in knowing the answers, but in learning interesting facts along the way. May your July celebrations be filled with joy, patriotism, and a sense of shared history. Happy Fourth of July!