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U.S. General Knowledge #65

Can you answer these random trivia questions with an American focus?
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What collection of 19 museums is known as "The Nation's Attic"?
The Smithsonian
Which weapon in the board game "Clue" is mostly likely to have wax on it?
Candlestick
In "America the Beautiful", the mountains are purple. What color are the waves of grain?
Amber
What fast food chain introduced the Blizzard in 1985?
Dairy Queen
Whose number, 42, was retired by all Major League baseball teams?
Jackie Robinson
What is the name of Boston's largest daily newspaper?
Boston Globe
What boxer was known as "Smokin' Joe"?
Joe Frazier
Which President's last name might be considered the antonym of "Emptyless"?
Millard Fillmore
What word can come after varsity, bomber, or dust?
Jacket
What New York neighborhood gets its name because it is south of Houston street?
SoHo
What 1944 law paid for about 2.2 million WWII veterans to attend college?
G.I. Bill
Who, appropriately, founded a chain of stores in 1902 where people could save "cents"?
J. C. Penney
Which Presidential candidate had Joe Lieberman as his running mate?
Al Gore
What magazine has published a list of the 400 richest Americans each year since 1982?
Forbes
Who did the Frito Company merge with in 1961?
H. W. Lay
The U.S. constitution has 27 of these. What are they?
Amendments
What gossip show derives its name from the 30 mile area around Los Angeles where
many movie and TV studios are located?
TMZ
What singer grew up in a small cabin near Pigeon Forge, Tennessee?
Dolly Parton
What U.S.-based church owns an investment portfolio worth over $100 billion?
Latter-day Saints
What aggressive insect escaped from captivity in Brazil in 1956 and reached the
United States in 1990?
Killer bee
4 Comments
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Level 79
Feb 17, 2024
Accept ammendments?
+3
Level 88
Feb 18, 2024
Think you need to ammend your spelling
+1
Level 76
Feb 21, 2024
Accept yellow for amber?
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Level 77
Feb 24, 2024
But that's not the lyrics, though.