21 Hamilton Trivia Questions To Test Your Revolution Readiness

“Alexander Hamilton.” Just a mention of the name probably has you humming one of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s iconic songs from the groundbreaking musical, ‘Hamilton.’ From its opening act to the final bow, ‘Hamilton’ not only reshaped the Broadway scene but also reintroduced a generation to the complexities of American history.

Based on the life of the real Alexander Hamilton, one of the Founding Fathers of the United States, this modern musical marvel seamlessly blends hip-hop, R&B, pop, and classic show tunes. The result? A cultural phenomenon that has fans around the world rapping about 18th-century politics and revolutionary wars. While it’s one thing to know the lyrics by heart, it’s another to dive deep into the stories and historical accuracies (or liberties) behind them.

Are you truly satisfied with your ‘Hamilton’ prowess? Dive into these trivia questions and find out. And for more musical challenge, don’t forget to check out our quizzes on musicals. Rise up and see how much you remember from this Broadway masterpiece!

Which historical figure is the main character in “Hamilton”?

George Washington

Alexander Hamilton

Thomas Jefferson

Aaron Burr

What is the name of the song that introduces George Washington?

“History Has Its Eyes on You”

“Guns and Ships”

“The Adams Administration”

“Right Hand Man”

Which song in “Hamilton” includes the line “I’m not throwing away my shot”?

“My Shot”


“The Room Where It Happens”


Which song in “Hamilton” features the line “Immigrants, we get the job done”?

“Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down)”

“Guns and Ships”

“The Battle of Yorktown”

“One Last Time”

What year was the musical “Hamilton” first performed?





What is the name of the song that Aaron Burr sings about Theodosia in “Hamilton”?

“The Room Where It Happens”

“Wait for It”


“One Last Time”

What is the name of the actor who originated the role of Alexander “Hamilton”?

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Jonathan Groff

Daveed Diggs

Leslie Odom Jr.

How many awards did “Hamilton” win at the 70th Tony Awards?





Which historical event is not depicted in the musical “Hamilton”?

Burr-Hamilton Duel

French Revolution

American Revolution

Battle of Saratoga

Who directed the original workshop production of “Hamilton”, then titled The Hamilton Mixtape?

Thomas Kail

Andy Blankenbuehler

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Ron Chernow

What is the name of Hamilton’s wife in the musical, “Hamilton”?





What is the full title of the musical “Hamilton”?

“Hamilton: An American Musical”

“Hamilton: A Revolutionary Story”

“Hamilton: The Broadway Sensation”

“Hamilton: The Founding Father”

Where did the first non-English version of Hamilton premiere in October 2022?





Which character sings the song “My Shot” in “Hamilton”?

Thomas Jefferson

Alexander Hamilton

Aaron Burr

George Washington

Who wrote the music and lyrics for the musical “Hamilton”?

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Andrew Lloyd Webber

Stephen Sondheim

Elton John

What is the name of the actress who originated the role of Eliza in “Hamilton”?

Jasmine Cephas Jones

Leslie Odom Jr.

Phillipa Soo

Renée Elise Goldsberry

Who narrates most of the story of “Hamilton” in the musical?

Eliza Hamilton

Thomas Jefferson

George Washington

Aaron Burr

In what city does most of the story of “Hamilton” take place?


New York City


Washington D.C.

Which song in “Hamilton” is sung by King George III?


“The Schuyler Sisters”

“The Room Where It Happens”

“You’ll Be Back”

Who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel in “Hamilton”?

George Washington

Thomas Jefferson

Aaron Burr

James Madison

What is the name of Alexander Hamilton’s sister-in-law in the musical?





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