Veterans Day Quiz

Everyone knows it's Veterans Day. But what do you know about this holiday and the American veterans it celebrates? Take the quiz and find out.

Quiz

Everyone knows it's Veterans Day. But what do you know about this holiday and the American veterans it celebrates? Take the quiz and find out.

1. Veterans Day was once called:

  • Soldiers Day
  • Flag Day
  • Armistice Day

2. How many living war veterans are there in the U.S.?

  • 7 million
  • 19 million
  • 4 million

3. What is the best way to show support on Veterans Day?

  • Go to a fireworks display.
  • Fly the American flag.
  • Eat a whole bunch of hot dogs.

4. How many stars were on the American flag in 1954 when November 11 officially became Veterans Day?

  • 46
  • 48
  • 50

5. Why is Veterans Day on November 11?

  • There was a big empty space on the calendar between Labor Day and Thanksgiving.
  • That is the birthday of the Unknown Soldier.
  • The date marks the official ending of World War I.

Your Results:

1. Veterans Day was once called:
Armistice Day

2. How many living war veterans are there in the U.S.?
19 million

3. What is the best way to show support on Veterans Day?
Fly the American flag.

4. How many stars were on the American flag in 1954 when November 11 officially became Veterans Day?
48

5. Why is Veterans Day on November 11?
The date marks the official ending of World War I.

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