How Much Do You Know About George Washington?

You're probably well aware of George Washington's role as the first president of the United States, but how far does your knowledge go beyond that? Take these 12 questions and find out how much you know about Mr. Washington!
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George Washington grew up on a family farm in what state?
Virginia
Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
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What was George Washington's wife's first name ?
Mary
Martha
Mabel
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According to lore, when George was young he got in trouble for cutting down a tree. What kind of tree was it?
Apple
Orange
Cherry
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What job did a young George Washington perform for Lord Fairfax?
Made his furniture
Planted his crops
Trained his horses
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What was the first war that Washington took part in?
The Revolutionary War
The Indian War
The War of 1812
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What famous river did George Washington cross on December 25th, 1776?
Susquehanna
Delaware
Hudson
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What was George Washington's military rank?
Captain
Admiral
General
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When did George Washington become president?
March 30th , 1788
March 30th, 1789
April 30th, 1788
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What was one of Washington's first acts as President?
Building roadways
Opening land to settlers
Starting a mail service
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How many stars were on the flag when Washington first became president?
13
11
17
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George Washington served two terms as president. How many new states joined the country during his presidency?
2
4
5
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What year did George Washington die?
1801
1799
1800
Result
Well done! Based on the results of this quiz, you are Washington wise! While you're obviously not the world's foremost expert on the first president of the United States, you clearly paid attention during grade school. You know more than the average Joe when it comes to this historical icon.

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Based on the results of this quiz, you've got some serious Washington wit! When it comes to the first president of the United States, you know your stuff. We get the feeling that you paid close attention to this history lesson in Elementary school. We commend you for a job well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Washington Wonderful! When it comes to the first president of the United States, no one knows more than you! From his time as an admiral in the military to his work as president, you know just about all there is to know when it comes to this iconic leader. Well done!

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1
George Washington grew up on a family farm in what state?
Virginia
Pennsylvania
Massachusetts
2
What was George Washington's wife's first name ?
Mary
Martha
Mabel
3
According to lore, when George was young he got in trouble for cutting down a tree. What kind of tree was it?
Apple
Orange
Cherry
4
What job did a young George Washington perform for Lord Fairfax?
Made his furniture
Planted his crops
Trained his horses
5
What was the first war that Washington took part in?
The Revolutionary War
The Indian War
The War of 1812
6
What famous river did George Washington cross on December 25th, 1776?
Susquehanna
Delaware
Hudson
7
What was George Washington's military rank?
Captain
Admiral
General
8
When did George Washington become president?
March 30th , 1788
March 30th, 1789
April 30th, 1788
9
What was one of Washington's first acts as President?
Building roadways
Opening land to settlers
Starting a mail service
10
How many stars were on the flag when Washington first became president?
13
11
17
11
George Washington served two terms as president. How many new states joined the country during his presidency?
2
4
5
12
What year did George Washington die?
1801
1799
1800