How Much Do You Know About Memorial Day?

Do you know enough about this important US holiday? Take this quiz now to find out!
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Question 1/12

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What group of people does Memorial Day commemorate specifically?
All men and women who have died in service to the US
All men and women who have served in a war for the US
All men and women who have been in the US military
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Question 2/12

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When is Memorial Day observed?
May 27
Third Monday in May
Last Monday in May
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Question 3/12

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What type of place do many people gather on Memorial Day?
Public parks
Military armories
Cemeteries
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Question 4/12

lilyshop.com
Memorial Day is traditionally seen as the start of what?
The holidays
Summer
Warmer weather
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Question 5/12

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True or False: Memorial Day is a US federal holiday.
True
False
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Question 6/12

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Memorial Day started as an event to honor soldiers that died in which war?
Revolutionary War
Civil War
World War II
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Question 7/12

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After which war was Memorial Day extended to honor all men and women who died in any military war or action?
World War I
World War II
Korean War
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Question 8/12

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What was Memorial Day also known as?
Veterans Day
Decoration Day
Commemoration Day
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Question 9/12

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Was Memorial Day always observed on the same day as it is observed presently?
Yes
No
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Question 10/12

tracygallagher.com
How does one fly an American flag on Memorial Day?
As high as possible
Half mast
Only before 3pm
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Question 11/12

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What day does Memorial Day fall on in 2015?
May 24
May 25
May 30
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Question 12/12

nydailynews.com
True or False: All government offices and schools in the United States are closed on Memorial Day.
True
False
False, all non-essential government offices are closed.
Result
Seems like you only enjoy Memorial Day because it gives you a three day weekend. It's a very special holiday, and I suggest you learn a bit more about it!

C+, Memorial Day Clueless

dailyslave.com
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You did pretty well with this quiz. Give yourself a pat on the back for at least knowing the basics of Memorial Day!

B+, Memorial Day Novice

speakaboutitonline.com
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Amazing job - from who Memorial Day commemorates to how the holiday was celebrated in the past, you know it all. Enjoy the holiday!

A+, Proud To Be An American

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1
What group of people does Memorial Day commemorate specifically?
All men and women who have died in service to the US
All men and women who have served in a war for the US
All men and women who have been in the US military
2
When is Memorial Day observed?
May 27
Third Monday in May
Last Monday in May
3
What type of place do many people gather on Memorial Day?
Public parks
Military armories
Cemeteries
4
Memorial Day is traditionally seen as the start of what?
The holidays
Summer
Warmer weather
5
True or False: Memorial Day is a US federal holiday.
True
False
6
Memorial Day started as an event to honor soldiers that died in which war?
Revolutionary War
Civil War
World War II
7
After which war was Memorial Day extended to honor all men and women who died in any military war or action?
World War I
World War II
Korean War
8
What was Memorial Day also known as?
Veterans Day
Decoration Day
Commemoration Day
9
Was Memorial Day always observed on the same day as it is observed presently?
Yes
No
10
How does one fly an American flag on Memorial Day?
As high as possible
Half mast
Only before 3pm
11
What day does Memorial Day fall on in 2015?
May 24
May 25
May 30
12
True or False: All government offices and schools in the United States are closed on Memorial Day.
True
False
False, all non-essential government offices are closed.