(We heard how popular this was last year, so we have opted to share it again!)

An Independence Day Quiz

God’s Good News Gazette Staff

To help celebrate the Fourth of July, we thought instead of just a humorous story we would give you a little quiz about our National Bird! See how you and your family do … the results might be a laughing matter in themselves!

1 Ben Franklin did not want the Eagle as our National Bird. What did he want?
2 What Continents do the Bald Eagle live on?
3 At what age does the Bald Eagle get their white head and tail feathers?
4 What did “bald” mean when the birds were called “Bald Eagles?”
5 What is the maximum speed that a Bald Eagle can fly at?
6 How much weight can an Eagle lift?
7 True or False: The Bald Eagle is considered an Endangered Species.
8 What is the only other kind of Eagle in North America?
9 Does a Bald Eagle choose another mate if its first mate dies?
10 True or False: It is a felony to shoot an Eagle.

Scroll down to find the answers!!!

1 Franklin wanted the turkey.
2 North America.
3 to 5 years of age.
4 “Bald” meant “white-headed”.
5 Their maximum speed: 40 mph or over 100 mph while in a dive.
6 Half their body weight.
7 The Bald Eagle is no longer considered endangered, only threatened.
8 Golden Eagle.
9 The survivor will accept a new mate.
10 It is a felony to shoot an eagle.

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