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Op-Ed: What do you really know about the Fourth of July? A quiz

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03.07.2020

The Fourth of July looks a little different than usual this year, with many beaches closed and fireworks shows canceled. (Well, it would be more accurate to say that the official fireworks shows have been canceled.) But while parties and barbecues might be off the table, you can still use this quiz to test your knowledge of all things Independence Day.

1. On what day of 1776 did the 2nd Continental Congress vote to approve a resolution declaring the 13 colonies independent from Great Britain?

a) July 2
b) July 3
c) July 4
d) July 6

2. A rousing speech to rally the troops against aliens in the 1996 blockbuster “Independence Day” has been described as “the most jaw-droppingly pompous soliloquy ever delivered in a........

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