Hard North America History and Geography Quiz

A tricky quiz on North America including Central America
Quiz by TheBigLemur
Last updated: February 10, 2023
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Who was the first European explorer after the Vikings to visit the coast of North America?
John Cabot
He sailed under the British flag but what country did he hail from?
What is the largest city on the Yucatan Peninsula?
What was the first name of Lewis from the Lewis and Clark expedition?
What is the capital of the Canadian territory Nunavut?
Who was the leader of the Aztecs at the time of the Spanish colonisation?
Name the largest city in Mexico beginning with 'Q'
What was the name of the former Haitian president nicknamed 'Papa Doc'
Francois Duvalier
What is the name of the area with no roads connecting Panama to Colombia
Darian Gap
The bean-shaped 'Cloud Gate' is a sculpture in which major US city?
The Iroqois Confederacy was mainly based in which US state during the 17th/18th centuries?
New York
Who is the main native American tribe in present-day Florida?
Which lake in North America is known for having sharks in it?
Lake Nicaragua
Name the French territory closest to Canada
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
What is the capital of Wyoming?
Name the North American sea which is unique as it has no land boundaries
Sargasso Sea
What river does Philadelphia sit on?
Which university is based in South Bend, Indiana?
Notre Dame
Which former culture was known for their colossal head sculptures?
What was the first name of Vespucci who sailed on the Columbus expeditions?
What is the name of the port in Fort Lauderdale?
Port Everglades
Which island airport has the IATA code MBJ?
Montego Bay
What is the collective name of the islands off the coast of California?
Channel Islands
What was the last major battle of the War of 1812?
Battle of New Orleans
The Cathedral of Learning is the largest educational building in the Western Hemisphere - which University is it a part of?
University of Pittsburgh
Level 50
Feb 8, 2023
Notre Dame is located in South Bend. Indiana State is in Terre Haute.
Level 70
Feb 9, 2023
Thanks - fixed
Level 39
Jul 14, 2023
Philadelphia sits between two rivers - the Delaware and the Schuylkill. Both are pretty big and important and should be acceptable answers.