Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz. This week’s questions are directed to citizens on the streets of downtown Greensboro regarding Independence Day trivia. The rules are simple: No research and, obviously, no callbacks.
1. Who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (a) Thomas Jefferson, b) John Adams, or c) John Hancock? 2. In the Declaration of Independence, the American colonies declared their independence from whom? 3. How many colonies initially signed the Declaration of Independence?
Chris M. 1. c) John Hancock. [X] 2. England. [ ] 3. 13. [ ]
Abhi R. 1. b) John Adams. [X] 2. Britain. [ ] 3. 20. [X]
Lisa J. 1. a) Thomas Jefferson [ ] 2. England [ ] 3. 13 [ ]
1. a) Thomas Jefferson 2. The British Empire, or England 3. 13 Happy Fourth of July!