American History MCQs

History of the United States Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) Page-1. It starts from the arrival of Christopher Columbus in 1492 up to the present day America. Besides, some questions from ancient America. Find answers to the questions at the bottom of the page.

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  1. Under the “Articles of Confederation” __________ .
    1. Centre had some extra power over states
    2. Centre had absolutely extra power over states
    3. States had some extra power over centre
    4. States had absolutely extra power over centre

  2. According to Constitution President of the United States must at least of __________ years old.
    1. 18
    2. 23
    3. 35
    4. 38

  3. There are __________ states of the United States.
    1. 13
    2. 28
    3. 40
    4. 50

  4. American War of Independence was lasted from __________ to __________ .
    1. 1770 to 1775
    2. 1775 to 1783
    3. 1777 to 1785
    4. 1783 to 1785

  5. In the war of 1812 between 13 States of US and Great Britain; Britain set fire to White House in __________ .
    1. April 1813
    2. August 1813
    3. April 1814
    4. August 1814

  6. Who was the president of United States during World War-1?
    1. President Washington
    2. President Lincoln
    3. President Wilson
    4. President Kennedy

  7. America conducted two Atom Bombs on Japan in World War-2. Who was the president of United States at that time?
    1. Harry S. Truman
    2. Dwight D. Eisenhower
    3. Herbert Hoover
    4. Lyndon B. Johnson

  8. Who was the president of United States during Civil War?
    1. President Lincoln
    2. President Kennedy
    3. President F. Rossevelt
    4. President Wilson

  9. The President of the United States who served for the longest term in office was?
    1. President Washington
    2. President F. Rossevelt
    3. President Lincoln
    4. President Kennedy

  10. United States purchased Alaska from Russia in __________ .
    1. 1861
    2. 1863
    3. 1865
    4. 1867

ANSWERS: AMERICAN HISTORY MCQS

  1. D
  2. C
  3. D
  4. B
  5. D
  6. C
  7. A
  8. A
  9. B
  10. D