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QUIZ: 11 Random Facts About Independence Day For Your Backyard Party

How much do you know about Independence Day?
Keith Srakocic
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AP

Cookouts, BBQs, whatever you want to call it, millions of people will throw some burgers and dogs on the grill Tuesday to celebrate Independence Day. Americans are expected to spend $7.15 billion on July Fourth food and eat some 150 million hot dogs.

When you get together with your family and neighbors, sometimes small talk can be hard to come by. Here's a quiz to help fill the time, based on information from the U.S. Census Bureau and Commerce Department:

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Domenico Montanaro is NPR's senior political editor/correspondent. Based in Washington, D.C., his work appears on air and online delivering analysis of the political climate in Washington and campaigns. He also helps edit political coverage.
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