Wednesday, August 30, 2017

How Much Do You Know About Labor Day?

Who's ready for the 3-day weekend? In celebration of the holiday weekend, your favorite Lake of the Ozarks roofer has gathered a list of Labor Day trivia questions to test your knowledge. Share these fun facts with your friends and family while you're gathered this weekend!

Labor Day Trivia Questions


1. On which date was the first Labor Day parade held? 


A. September 1, 1886
B. September 2, 1882
C. September 3, 1886
D. September 5, 1882

2. What two people are credited as the founders of Labor Day? 


A. Peter J. McGuire & Matthew Maguire
B. Leslie Smith & Matthew Maguire
C. President Grover Cleveland & Matthew Maguire 
D. President Grover Cleveland & Peter J. McGuire 

3. Which state had the first Labor Day law, passed on February 21, 1887? 


A. New York 
B. New Jersey 
C. Oregon 
D. Colorado


4. Which U.S. President signed the bill making Labor Day a national holiday? 


A. Grover Cleveland 
B. Benjamin Harrison
C. Chester Arthur 
D. Theodore Roosevelt 


5. In which U.S. city was the first Labor Day celebration held? 


A. Atlanta
B. Chicago 
C. Boston
D. New York City 

6. What infamous incident in U.S. history led to the establishment of Labor Day as a holiday? 


A. Tompkins Square Riot 
B. Great Railroad Strike of 1877
C. Pullman Strike 
D. Haymarket Riot 

7. Which U.S. state does not recognize Labor Day as a public holiday? 


A. Texas 
B. Oklahoma 
C. Illinois
D. None

8. Starting in the year 1966, what annual telethon was held on Labor Day Weekend? 


A. Muscular Dystrophy Association 
B. American Cancer Society 
C. United States Hear Association 
D. Children's Miracle Network 

9. What group organized the first Labor Day parade in New York City? 


A. The Knights of Labor
B. The American Federation of Labor 
C. The American Railway Union
D. The American Labor Alliance

10. The model for Labor Day in the U.S. was inspired by which country? 


A. United Kingdom 
B. France
C. Canada
D. Germany 


ANSWERS: 

1. D - September 5, 1882
2. A - Peter J. McGuire & Matthew Maguire
3. C - Oregon 
4. A - Grover Cleveland
5. D - New York City 
6. C - Pullman Strike 
7. D - None 
8. A - Muscular Dystrophy Association
9. B - The American Federation of Labor
10. C - Canada 


Happy Labor Day Weekend from Above & Beyond Roofing! As summer comes to a close and winter starts creeping in, make sure you have your roof inspected, especially if your home was caught up in one of those summer storms with high winds and hail. We offer free roof inspections at the Lake of the Ozarks. Make sure your roof is ready for whatever winter has in store for us this year!

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