Word Ladder: The Declaration of Independence Quiz Stats

Quiz Updated Jul 4, 2017

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☆ ☆ ☆ Hint ☆ ☆ ☆ 4-Letter Word % Correct
★ State which at first abstained from voting on independence:
New ____
YORK
96%
Vegetable crop on a cobCORN
95.7%
★ First Declaration signer: ____ Hancock ★JOHN
95.7%
Round, metallic currencyCOIN
95.3%
Goatee locationCHIN
95%
Deeper than earth's mantleCORE
94.7%
Prison roomCELL
94.7%
The other white meatPORK
94.6%
Front of lower legSHIN
94.6%
Bring together, as in marriageJOIN
94.4%
★ Material on which Declaration was originally written:
stretched animal ____ (parchment) ★
SKIN
94.1%
Haiti capital ___-au-PrincePORT
94%
What 'X' might markSPOT
93.9%
Short comedy sketch SKIT
93.1%
★ Virginia Convention’s May 15 resolution: “that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, ____ and independent States” ★FREE
93%
Long ago, former times YORE
92.5%
Chimney residueSOOT
92.5%
★ National Archives: the original Declaration's home
along with the Constitution and ____ of Rights ★
BILL
92.5%
In good healthWELL
91.9%
★ Declaration listed 27 grievances against ____ George III ★KING
91.9%
Podiatrist concernsFEET
91.9%
★ Back of document: 'Original Declaration of Independence,
dated 4th ____ 1776' (sorry, no map) ★
JULY
91.3%
'Wizard of Oz' actress GarlandJUDY
91.2%
Actor's part in a playROLE
90.8%
ExpectorateSPIT
90.8%
Guitar neck dividerFRET
90.6%
May be deciduous or coniferousTREE
90.6%
★ On July 2, 1776 the Continental Congress declared
Colonies no longer under British ____
RULE
90.5%
Friendly, generous, and considerate KIND
90.3%
Egyptian riverNILE
90.1%
Microsoft search engineBING
90%
Sen. Joseph McCarthy lawyer RoyCOHN
90%
Impolite, discourteousRUDE
89.7%
★ Ninth grievance against the British sovereign:
'He has made Judges dependent on his ____ alone' ★
WILL
89.2%
☆ ☆ ☆ Hint ☆ ☆ ☆ 4-Letter Word % Correct
Main body of a shipHULL
88.9%
Bee homeHIVE
88.8%
Boston NBA player (abbrev.)CELT
88.3%
★ Declaration first publicly read on July 8, 1776
on the lawn of what is now Independence ____
HALL
88.2%
What is a terrible thing to wasteMIND
87.9%
Fix, repairMEND
87.9%
EmployHIRE
87.9%
Un-employFIRE
87.6%
Foolish old manCOOT
87.3%
US firearms manufacturerCOLT
87.2%
Archaic second person singularTHEE
86.9%
★ A committee of ____ men
were appointed to draft the Declaration ★
FIVE
86.8%
'Something's Gotta Give' actress AmandaPEET
86.7%
★ Among the Creator-endowed unalienable rights (after John Locke's treatise): ____, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness ★LIFE
86.6%
Penultimate NT bookJUDE
86.6%
Attractively lively or cheekyPERT
86.3%
1973 baseball movie: '____ the Drum Slowly'BANG
86.3%
Florida State University athlete (abbrev.)'NOLE
86%
'The 40-Year-Old Virgin' actor PaulRUDD
85.8%
Broadway songwriter StyneJULE
85.2%
★ State with most Declaration signers: Pennsylvania (with ____) ★NINE
84.6%
Point connectorLINE
84.6%
Small, shrill flute (or Mayberry deputy Barney)FIFE
84.5%
★ First sentence: '____ in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another . . .' ★WHEN
83.4%
★ Hancock allegedly signed his name large enough so that
'John ____ can read [it] without spectacles.' ★
BULL
82.7%
Alcoholic drink of fermented honey and waterMEAD
80.7%
Child's expression of exuberanceWHEE!
79.6%
'Sanford and Son' actor FoxxREDD
78.6%
★ Attributed to Ben Franklin: “We must all ____ together
or assuredly we will all ____ separately.” ★
HANG
77.9%
Holbrook, Linden, and Space Odyssey's 9000HALS
72.7%
★ George ____: Delaware representative who voted against independence thus prompting Caesar Rodney's midnight ride ★READ
71.9%
'Silver Skates' character BrinkerHANS
69.4%
★ Last sentence: ' . . . with a ____ reliance on the protection
of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives,
our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.' ★
FIRM
52.2%

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