The U.S. Constitution is a document with a history, and most of us learn all about it in school — well, maybe not all about it. This Constitution Day, test your knowledge of some lesser-known facts about the U.S. Constitution.
Question 1 of 30
Patrick Henry turned down an invitation to the Constitutional Convention because:
Question 2 of 30
How many words make up the main body of the Constitution?
Question 3 of 30
Which national holiday did George Washington proclaim should honor the success of the Constitution?
Question 4 of 30
The Constitutional Convention was convened in which season:
Question 5 of 30
Which of the Founding Fathers did not sign the Constitution?
Question 6 of 30
The framers of the Constitution met with the original purpose of:
Question 7 of 30
What was the longest period in which the fewest Constitutional amendments were passed?
Question 8 of 30
How many times have legislators tried to remove the Electoral College requirement from the Constitution?
Question 9 of 30
Which of these was a common reason why many Americans didn't initially support the new Constitution?
Question 10 of 30
Which state name is misspelled in the signature section of the Constitution?
Question 11 of 30
How many U.S. presidents signed the Constitution?
Question 12 of 30
The word "democracy" never actually appears in the U.S. Constitution.
Question 13 of 30
The Bill of Rights was written and ratified at the same time as the U.S. Constitution.
Question 14 of 30
Other than English, which language appears in the U.S. Constitution?
Question 15 of 30
Where can you go and view the original U.S. Constitution today?
Question 16 of 30
Where was the Constitution written?
Question 17 of 30
Who is known as the "Father of the Constitution?"
Question 18 of 30
Which state boycotted the Constitutional Convention?
Question 19 of 30
Who was the oldest delegate to sign the U.S. Constitution?
Question 20 of 30
Who has the final authority to interpret the Constitution?
Question 21 of 30
How many articles does the Constitution contain?
Question 22 of 30
What did the Connecticut Compromise result in?
Question 23 of 30
The Constitution specifically banned slavery when it was signed in 1787.
Question 24 of 30
What name was given to the series of documents designed to win support for the Constitution among the public?
Question 25 of 30
How many Constitutional amendments have been repealed through 2016?
Question 26 of 30
Which of the following is not part of the Bill of Rights?
Question 27 of 30
Who was the president of the Constitutional Convention?
Question 28 of 30
The Constitution originally did not start with the famous line, "We the People of the United States…"
Question 29 of 30
Why did the delegates reject the idea of opening the convention with prayer?
Question 30 of 30