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Veteran's Day Quiz

  1. Veteran's Day was once called by what other name?
  2. How many stars where on the American Flag when Veteran's Day was officially named a national holiday in 1954?
  3. What is the significance of November 11th?
  4. On November 11, 1938 Irving Berlin's now-famous song was introduced for the first time at the New York World's Fair. Name the song and the singer.
  5. Is Veteran's Day celebrated anywhere else in the world?
  6. As a national holiday are schools closed on Veteran's Day?

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Answers

  1. Armistice Day
  2. 48 (Hawaii and Alaska had not yet become states)
  3. November 11th was the official end of WWI. Actually it was on the 11th hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 when the war ended. Later (1921) an unknown soldier was buried on November 11th on a hillside overlooking the Potomac River in Arlington Cemetery. This gravesite has become a symbol for veterans.
  4. "God Bless America" sung by Kate Smith
  5. Yes. Canada and Australia recognize "Remembrance Day" on November 11th. Great Britain celebrates on the Sunday closes to November 11th.
  6. Only some. There is no legal requirement to close schools on Veteran's Day.



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