EL Civics for ESL Students

National Anthem Quiz

1. What is the national anthem of the United States?

The Star Spangled Banner.

2. Who wrote the lyrics to the American National Anthem?

Francis Scott Key.

3. When was The Star Spangled Banner adopted?

It was adopted in 1916 by an executive order and in 1931 by a congressional resolution.

4. What does the word "banner" mean?

It means flag.

5. What does the word "spangled" mean?

It means twinkling.

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