Veterans Day Quiz Quizzes November 10th 2019October 9th 2020admin Welcome to our Veterans Day Quiz. November 11th is Veterans Day, which has been observed since 1919 and under its current name since 1954. The holiday honors all veterans of the United States armed forces. The quiz below will test your knowledge of this Federal holiday, its origins and the role of veterans in national life. If you get stuck on any questions, reading our article on Veterans Day, watching the video or reading the facts at the bottom of the page, should be helpful. Veterans Day is a federal and state holiday in all states except one state. Which one? Alaska Colorado Hawaii Wisconsin Before 1954, the American holiday honoring veterans was called what? Remembrance Day Armed Forces Day Armistice Day Memorial Day Why is Veterans Day on November 11th? Fighting during World War I officially ceased. Treaty of Versailles was signed. Uniform Holiday Bill designated the date. It is the feast day of St. Marten, a Roman cavalryman who died for refusing to fight for Pagan gods. According to U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs estimates, there were how many living veterans in the United States as of September 30th 2018? 8.3 million 11.1 million 14.3 million 19.6 million According to the most recent data available, approximately what percentage of veterans are women? 3% 6% 9% 14% What percentage of American workers get a paid holiday for Veterans Day? 5% 19% 49% 63% In 1792, the federal government began providing what benefit to veterans? Health care Pensions Education Burials in national cemeteries Veterans Day honors America's veterans, whereas Memorial Day honors those who died serving their country. In which month is Memorial Day? March April May June Which of the following countries do not observe a public holiday on November 11th? Australia France Canada Belgium Which of the following celebrities is not a veteran? Ice-T Robert Redford Chuck Norris Morgan Freeman Time is Up!