30+ Fun & creative Hamilton trivia for kids & adults

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Are you ready to prove just how much you know about Lin-Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking American musical? Let’s test your knowledge with the Hamilton trivia quiz below.

Hamilton, the revolutionary American musical created by Lin-Manuel Miranda, has captured the hearts and minds of people all over the world. From Broadway to the big screen, this musical phenomenon offers a captivating retelling of the life of American statesman Alexander Hamilton.

In this article, we’re going to test your knowledge with Hamilton trivia questions from easy to hard, tailor-made quizzes for kids, and even some questions focusing on the musical aspects of the show.

So grab your Hamilton trivia book and let’s get started!

Hamilton trivia

Easy Hamilton Trivia

  1. Who created the musical Hamilton?
    • Answer: Lin-Manuel Miranda
  2. Which American President appointed Alexander Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury?
    • Answer: George Washington
  3. Who is the third President of the United States mentioned in the musical?
    • Answer: Thomas Jefferson
  4. What is the role of John Laurens in the musical?
    • Answer: A friend of Alexander Hamilton and an abolitionist
  5. Which King of England is portrayed in the musical?
    • Answer: King George III
  6. Which American city is the main setting of the play of Hamilton?
    • Answer: New York City
  7. Who sings the song “Wait For It”?
    • Answer: Aaron Burr
  8. Who is the female love interest of Alexander Hamilton?
    • Answer: Eliza Schuyler
  9. Which historical event does the musical mainly focus on?
    • Answer: The American Revolution and the early years of the United States
  10. Which song opens the musical?
  • Answer: “Alexander Hamilton”

Hard Hamilton Trivia

  1. Which Founding Fathers of the United States wrote the Federalist Papers?
    • Answer: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay
  2. Which character takes on the role of Hercules Mulligan?
    • Answer: Okieriete Onaodowan in the Original Broadway Production
  3. What was the first meeting between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr?
    • Answer: During a winter’s ball
  4. How many Tony Awards did the Hamilton musical win?
    • Answer: 11
  5. What non-profit organization did Lin-Manuel Miranda co-found?
    • Answer: The Hispanic Federation
  6. Who was Maria Reynolds?
    • Answer: A woman with whom Alexander Hamilton had an affair
  7. What was the first private orphanage Eliza Hamilton founded?
    • Answer: The Orphan Asylum Society in New York City
  8. Which Frenchman is portrayed as a close ally of Hamilton in the musical?
    • Answer: Marquis de Lafayette
  9. What was Hercules Mulligan’s role in the Revolutionary War?
    • Answer: A spy and tailor
  10. Which songs of the musical feature King George singing?
  • Answer: “You’ll Be Back,” “What Comes Next?” and “I Know Him”

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Who Said It Hamilton Quiz

  1. “I’m not throwing away my shot!”
    • Answer: Alexander Hamilton
  2. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.”
    • Answer: Thomas Jefferson
  3. “When you’re gone, I’ll go mad.”
    • Answer: King George III
  4. “History has its eyes on you.”
    • Answer: George Washington
  5. “Talk less, smile more.”
    • Answer: Aaron Burr
  6. “Immigrants, we get the job done!”
    • Answer: Marquis de Lafayette and Alexander Hamilton
  7. “You have no control, who lives, who dies, who tells your story.”
    • Answer: Eliza Hamilton
  8. “The world will never be the same.”
    • Answer: Aaron Burr
  9. “If you stand for nothing, Burr, what’ll you fall for?” Answer: Alexander Hamilton

Hamilton Trivia for Kids

  1. What color is Alexander Hamilton’s coat in the musical?
    • Answer: Green
  2. Who are the names of the Schuyler Sisters?
    • Answer: Eliza, Angelica, and Peggy
  3. What face appears on the ten-dollar US banknote?
    • Answer: Alexander Hamilton’s face
  4. Who is George Washington’s right-hand man in the musical?
    • Answer: Alexander Hamilton
  5. What are musical salutes?
    • Answer: Short musical phrases that pay homage to other songs or musicals
  6. What’s the name of Alexander Hamilton’s wife?
    • Answer: Eliza Hamilton
  7. Which king sings funny songs in the musical?
    • Answer: King George III
  8. Who was the first President of the United States that Alexander Hamilton worked for?
    • Answer: George Washington
  9. What is the name of Thomas Jefferson’s home?
    • Answer: Monticello
  10. Who was Alexander Hamilton’s famous rival? Aaron Burr
  11. Which character helps Alexander Hamilton write the Federalist Papers?  James Madison

Musical Hamilton Trivia

  1. Who directed the original Broadway production?
    • Answer: Thomas Kail
  2. How many songs are in the original cast recording of the Hamilton musical?
    • Answer: 46
  3. Who played the role of George Washington in the original Broadway production?
    • Answer: Christopher Jackson
  4. What other American history trivia does Lin-Manuel Miranda incorporate into the songs?
    • Answer: References to the Federalist Papers, Revolutionary War battles, and Founding Fathers
  5. Is there any movie trivia connected to Hamilton?
    • Answer: Yes, the Hamilton musical was released as a filmed version on Disney+ in 2020.
  6. What do we call the collection of songs that make up the musical? The Original Cast Recording

Whether you’re preparing for trivia night or simply interested in learning more about this incredible show, we hope this article quenches your thirst for Hamilton and American history trivia.

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