4th of July Trivia from Shasta Pools

Backyard Entertainment | 07/03/13

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Time to test your Fourth of July trivia to get in the spirit for tomorrow! Gather the kids and get out your thinking caps. Oh, and light a few sparklers, too! Scroll down to see answers.


1. Name five people who signed the Declaration of Independence?

2. In what year was the Declaration of Independence signed?

3. Recite the Pledge of Allegiance

4. How many stars and stripes are on the United State flag?

5. What do the stars and stripes represent?

6. Who sewed the first American Flag?

7. On what day and where was the first Independence Day celebrated?


1. There are a lot of people that signed the Declaration of Independence, but here are some of our more popular favorites!

John Hancock, Sam and John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson

If you’re really curious, or your didn’t see your answer here, you can view the full list here

2. 1776

3. Most kids say the Pledge of Allegiance everyday in school, but just in case some of our adult trivia contests don’t quite remember the whole thing, here is the full text:

I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.

4. 50 stars and 13 stripes

5. The stars represent the states, and the striped represent the original 13 colonies.

6. Betsy Ross

7. July 8, 1776 in Philadelphia


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