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Trivia Quiz - The Statue of Liberty


Lady Liberty welcomes all to New York and symbolically to the rest of the United States. Take ten questions on this monument to freedom.

Quiz Number: 5634
Date Submitted: September 12, 2016
Quiz Categories: History, American History, American Culture
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: grant228
Average Score: 47.8 percent
Times Taken: 9 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2

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The Statue of Liberty

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1. On what island in New York Harbour is the Statue of Liberty situated?
  A.   Bedloe Island
  B.   Bear Island
  C.   Ellis Island
  D.   Liberty Island

2. France gave the Statue of Liberty to the United States for what reason?
  A.   To commemorate the centenary of the French Revolution
  B.   To commemorate the end of the U. S. Civil War
  C.   To commemorate the centenary of the U.S. as a nation
  D.   To commemorate the role France had played on the North American continent

3. Who was the creative mind who designed the Statue of Liberty?
  A.   Gustave Eiffel
  B.   Frederic-Auguste Bartholdi
  C.   Napoleon III
  D.   Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

4. The exterior of the Statue of Liberty is constructed of what metal?
  A.   lead
  B.   iron
  C.   aluminum
  D.   copper

5. What does Lady Liberty hold in her left hand?
  A.   A tablet with the date July 4, 1776
  B.   A copy of the Declaration of Independence
  C.   A copy of the U. S. Constitution
  D.   The Bible

6. What was used to build the internal structure of the Statue of Liberty which eventually caused great structural problems?
  A.   iron
  B.   teak
  C.   plywood
  D.   aluminum

7. What can be found sitting at the feet of the Statue of Liberty?
  A.   doves
  B.   broken sword
  C.   broken chain
  D.   plows

8. Which publishing magnate strongly supported the building of the Statue of Liberty via a fund raising campaign through his newspaper?
  A.   Randolph Hearst
  B.   William Waldorf Astor
  C.   Frederick Douglass
  D.   Joseph Pulitzer

9. Who wrote the poem that is on a plaque on The Statue of Liberty that contains the words "“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.”?
  A.   Ella Higginson
  B.   Emma Lazarus
  C.   Ellen Sturgis Hooper
  D.   Emma Dawson

10. What is the full title of the Statue of Liberty?
  A.   The Statue of Liberty a Gift from France
  B.   The Statue of Liberty Welcoming All to America
  C.   The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World
  D.   The Statue of Liberty - Symbol of Democracy and Freedom


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