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U.S. General Knowledge #24

Can you answer these random questions with an American focus?
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What is the lowest and hottest valley in the United States?
Death Valley
Whose heart grew three sizes on Christmas Day?
The Grinch's
What superhero shares his name with a triathlon race?
Iron Man
What was the first word of the Gettysburg Address?
Fourscore
What brand of jeans has a question mark as part of its logo?
Guess
Which U.S. government agency was once led by J. Edgar Hoover?
FBI
Chicago is the most populous city on Lake Michigan. What is the second most populous?
Milwaukee
Which two National Parks start with the letter Y?
Yosemite
Yellowstone
What city has been the place of death of 7 different U.S. presidents, more than any other?
Washington, DC
What TV station sponsors "Rock the Vote"?
MTV
What company released a razor with 5 blades in response to Schick's "Quattro" razor?
Gillette
What is the last name of folk singers Arlo and Woody?
Guthrie
At what university was Gatorade developed?
University of
Florida
What company is the largest maker of greeting cards in the US?
Hallmark
What is the name for a bed which is stored in the wall when not in use?
Murphy Bed
If the President and the Vice President were to die, who would become President?
(The position, not the specific person)
Speaker of the
House
Which Little Rascal had a piece of hair that stuck straight up?
Alfalfa (Carl)
Who is the mayor of the town inhabited by Grimace and the Hamburglar?
Mayor McCheese
The movie "Predator" featured two muscle-bound actors who would go on to become governor.
Arnold Schwarzenegger was one. Who was the other?
Jesse Ventura
11 Comments
+6
Level 81
Nov 28, 2017
I Put Mayor "Cheese." I forgot my Irish roots.
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Level 78
Dec 31, 2020
Could 'House Speaker' be accepted?
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Level 86
Nov 27, 2022
So close. Knew the Little Rascal was the name of a plant, but couldn't come up with it. Only one I missed.
+3
Level 77
Nov 27, 2022
I'm not sure how I feel about answering the Mayor McCheese question correctly...
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Level 33
Nov 27, 2022
Tough one! 13/20. Once I got the answers, I almost slapped myself. ALL of these symbols and people are those I've seen before.
+3
Level 66
Feb 16, 2023
The gatorade one makes perfect sense, yet it never even crossed my mind before this quiz
+1
Level 67
Feb 17, 2023
I need to stop doing so much JetPunk and do my work
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Level 65
Feb 17, 2023
Delroy Garret should be acceptable, because that is what I google searched :D Delroy Garrett, Jr. is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Originally known as Triathlon, he is the second character to use the name the 3-D Man.
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Level 65
Feb 17, 2023
too us centric
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Level 35
Feb 19, 2023
It’s literally meant to be US centric lol
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Level 65
Feb 20, 2023
I assume it's a joke