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U.S. General Knowledge #39

Can you answer these random questions with an American focus?
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Last updated: July 4, 2019
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Who, allegedly, took an axe and gave her mother 40 whacks?
Lizzie Borden
What TV show made Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer famous?
Jeopardy!
What is Garfield's favorite food?
Lasagna
Who was elected as Senator from the state of New York in the year 2000?
Hillary Clinton
What is the only state to border 3 different Canadian provinces?
Montana
What city is home to the musical groups Boyz II Men and the Roots?
Philadelphia
There are two state capitals whose name starts with a month of the year. Name either.
Juneau / Augusta
Some U.S. coins have a "D" imprinted on them. What does it stand for?
Denver
Who did actress Nancy Davis marry in 1952?
Ronald Reagan
Who was the King of England when the U.S. become independent?
Name and number please
George III
What do the letters FD stand for in FDNY?
Fire Department
What type of novels does Danielle Steel write?
Romance
What product did Orville Redenbacher sell?
Popcorn
Name one of the three authors of the Federalist Papers.
Alexander Hamilton /
James Madison /
John Jay
"Green circle" is the easiest grade of ski slope in North America.
What is the most difficult?
Double Black
Diamond
What was Robert Bork prevented from joining when he was "Borked" in 1987?
U.S. Supreme Court
Who was Tom Sawyer's closest friend?
Huckleberry Finn
What was the first name of famous evangelists Graham and Sunday?
Billy
What is Alfred E. Neuman's catchphrase?
What, me Worry?
What Pennsylvania steel town is named after a place in the Bible?
Bethlehem
20 Comments
+17
Level 90
Jun 28, 2019
What about Augusta, Maine?
+3
Level ∞
Jun 29, 2019
Wow, I am dumb. Fixed!
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Level 84
Jul 1, 2019
Good one, found this more difficult than the others.
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Level 67
Jul 2, 2019
Is this in a series of these? If not could you make a series?
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Level 69
Jul 4, 2019
Might it be a good idea to also accept “SCOTUS” for the one about Bjork’s lost career?
+3
Level ∞
Jul 4, 2019
Bjork, haha. But Scotus will work now.
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Level 73
Jul 7, 2019
This is an A+ collection of questions.
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Level 75
Jul 12, 2019
Must be a lot of skiers on this site. I am not counted among them.
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Level 73
Jul 12, 2019
How come they don't rank lakes in order of difficulty for water skiiers? ;-)
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Level 77
Oct 13, 2021
Gordon Lightfoot already did that.
+2
Level 47
Jul 14, 2019
My boy James Holzhauer getting some Jetpunk representation!
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Level 67
Jul 14, 2019
Eyyy that's right
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Level 67
Jul 14, 2019
Can't believe only 55 got Jeopardy. Like if you don't know Holzhauer you've been living under a rock.
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Level 87
Nov 10, 2022
I don't ever watch Jeopardy!, so I'm one of the ones that missed this. I remembered the name after seeing the answer, but until then I swore I had never heard of either.
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Level 79
Jan 12, 2021
I tried nearly every state in the country except for Vermont!
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Level 58
Feb 12, 2021
Hamilton wrote...THE OTHER FIFTY-ONE
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Level 77
Oct 13, 2021
i purposefully put John Jay because you know...he got sick after writing 5.
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Level 33
May 25, 2023
Danielle Steel is how you spell her name, not Steele but great quiz.
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Level ∞
May 25, 2023
Fixed
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Level 82
Oct 21, 2023
Dang it, I guessed Bordin instead of Borden