How Much Do You Know About Benjamin Franklin?

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What city was Benjamin Franklin born in?
Boston
New York City
Philadelphia
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In which city did Benjamin Franklin die in?
Boston
New York City
Philadelphia
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Which of these is a common nickname given to Benjamin Franklin?
The First American
The General
The War Hero
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Which of these documents did Benjamin Franklin not sign?
The US Constitution
The Declaration of Independence
The Emancipation Proclamation
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Benjamin Franklin was the US Ambassador to which of these countries?
Denmark
Sweden
Iceland
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What title was held by Benjamin Franklin from 1775 to 1776?
Secretary of Labor
Secretary of State
Postmaster General
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How old was Benjamin Franklin when he signed the Declaration of Independence?
65
70
75
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Under what pseudonym did Benjamin Franklin author the newspaper, Poor Richard's Almanack?
Thomas Stevens
Richard Saunders
William Rogers
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Which of these inventions of credited to Benjamin Franklin?
Parachute
Bifocals
Telegraph
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What was the first name of Benjamin Franklin's wife?
Sarah
Edith
Deborah
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How many children did Benjamin Franklin have?
0
3
5
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On which denomination of US currency bill is Benjamin Franklin honored on?
$20 Bill
$50 Bill
$100 Bill
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You don't know much about Benjamin Franklin, one of our Founding Fathers!

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You are a history buff and know everything there is to know about Benjamin Franklin!

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1
What city was Benjamin Franklin born in?
Boston
New York City
Philadelphia
2
In which city did Benjamin Franklin die in?
Boston
New York City
Philadelphia
3
Which of these is a common nickname given to Benjamin Franklin?
The First American
The General
The War Hero
4
Which of these documents did Benjamin Franklin not sign?
The US Constitution
The Declaration of Independence
The Emancipation Proclamation
5
Benjamin Franklin was the US Ambassador to which of these countries?
Denmark
Sweden
Iceland
6
What title was held by Benjamin Franklin from 1775 to 1776?
Secretary of Labor
Secretary of State
Postmaster General
7
How old was Benjamin Franklin when he signed the Declaration of Independence?
65
70
75
8
Under what pseudonym did Benjamin Franklin author the newspaper, Poor Richard's Almanack?
Thomas Stevens
Richard Saunders
William Rogers
9
Which of these inventions of credited to Benjamin Franklin?
Parachute
Bifocals
Telegraph
10
What was the first name of Benjamin Franklin's wife?
Sarah
Edith
Deborah
11
How many children did Benjamin Franklin have?
0
3
5
12
On which denomination of US currency bill is Benjamin Franklin honored on?
$20 Bill
$50 Bill
$100 Bill