Memirial Day Quiz

Memorial Day Quiz


Welcome to your Memorial Day

What was Memorial Day initially called?

Memorial Day initially only honored the fallen from which war?

In 1868, which former Union general issued an order that called for a national day of remembrance for those who died in the Civil War?

Arlington National Cemetery used to be a plantation belonging to whom?

Which president signed the National Moment of Remembrance Act in 2000?

Which historical monument was dedicated on Memorial Day in 1922?

Which war claimed the most American lives?

The National Moment of Remembrance takes place at what time each Memorial Day?

Which of the following Memorial Day activities have been codified into law?

The poem "In Flanders Fields" inspired the tradition of wearing and planting poppy blossoms for Memorial Day. Who wrote it?