July Declaration Answers

Declaration of Independence Quiz Answers

  1. How many individuals signed the Declaration of Independence?
    • 56
  2. Who was the oldest signer?
    • Benjamin Franklin
  3. Who was the youngest signer?
    • Edward Rutledge
  4. Which signer had a son and grandson who became President of the United States?
    • Benjamin Harrison
  5. Name the delegate from Virginia who introduced the resolution for independence to the Second  Continental Congress.
    • Richard Henry Lee
  6. Who was the President of the Continental Congress when the Declaration of Independence was adopted?
    • John Hancock
  7. Which state had the most signers of the Declaration of Independence?
    • Pennsylvania
  8. Who was the only active clergyman to sign the Declaration of Independence?
    • John Witherspoon
  9. Name the first signer of the Declaration of Independence to die.
    • John Morton
  10. How many signers of the Declaration of Independence also signed the Articles of Confederation?
    • 16