21 Veterans Day Trivia Questions: Show Your Gratitude Through Knowledge!

If you or a family member have served our country, you most likely recognize the importance this holiday holds to so many Americans. Veterans Day is a day to pay respects to everyone who passed away serving our country and celebrate all of the veterans who’re still here with us. Service members have to sacrifice a lot to protect our homeland, and their family members do as well.

If you are big on celebrating Veterans Day or you just think you know a lot about the holiday, be prepared to put your knowledge to the test in this Veterans Day trivia quiz. It will surely make you question everything you thought you knew. What are you waiting for? Get started now with our Veterans Day trivia questions and answers!

If you’re interested in other trivia topics, you should try out our other holiday trivia such as 4th of July, Labor Day, Black Friday, or Thanksgiving!

Which US President dedicated the Vietnam Memorial?





Who was the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II in the Pacific?

Hershel “Woody” Williams

Doris Howard

Bill Leibold

Louis Graziano

The 1962 film, “The Longest Day”, tells the story of which World War II battle?


Pearl Harbor

Iwo Jima

The Battle of the Bulge

What nonprofit uses the motto “The greatest casualty is being forgotten”?

Hope For The Warriors

United Service Organizations

American Legion

Wounded Warrior Project

What famous actor joined the Army during the Korean War?

Tom Hanks

Bill Murray

Ed Harris

James Earl Jones

What year did the Vietnam War Memorial get dedicated?





How did JFK’s PT-109 ship sink?

It Didn’t Sink

Hit By A German Torpedo

Rammed By A Japanese Ship

Hit By A Bomb

Which one of the “Golden Girls” was one of the first members of the Marine Corps Women’s Reserve?

Estelle Getty

Bea Arthur

Rue McClanahan

Betty White

The Afghanistan

20 Years

35 Years

12 Years

29 Years

Who became the 35th Chief of Staff of the United States Army in 2003?

General Wesley Clark

General Peter Schoomaker

General Richard Myers

General Colin Powell

What is the 2022 film about two former Army Rangers being paired against their will on a road trip?


Riotsville, U.S.A.

Black Crab

The Greatest Beer Run Ever

What is the oldest military award still presented to American service members?

The Purple Heart

The Distinguished Flying Cross

The Air Medal

The Silver Star

What 1986 film about the Vietnam War won the 1987 Oscar for Best Picture?

Apocalypse Now


Good Morning Vietnam


What did Al Gore serve as in Vietnam?

Information Officer



Drill Sergeant

What famous comedic icon dropped out of high school at age sixteen and enlisted shortly after the United States entered World War II?

Henny Youngman

Jack Benny

Robin Williams

Lenny Bruce

What rank did Colin Powell rise to in the US Army before retiring?

Sergeant Major

4-Star General

Master Sergeant

3-Star General

Actor Nicolas Cage as Sergeant Joe Enders must help protect the Navajo code talkers in which war movie?

National Treasure

Black Hawk Down


Pearl Harbor

Who is the Veterans Affairs Secretary under President Joe Biden?

Chuck Hagel

Eric Shinseki

Denis McDonough

Joe Scarborough

In what year were unknown service





What 20th-century American author was an ambulance driver in World War One?

Ernest Hemingway

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald

William Faulkner

Who was honored with the Pat Tillman Award for Service at ESPN’s ESPY awards?

Robin Quivers

Shoshana Johnson

Gretchen Evans

Morgan Freeman

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