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United States Quiz

50 general knowledge questions related to the USA and its history.
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Quiz by Cyphe
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Last updated: February 1, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 30, 2023
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National park, also a supervolcano
Yellowstone
Beach where amphibious landings took place in WWII
Normandy
Material that the Statue of Liberty is made of
Copper
Tallest mountain
Denali
Person who invented bifocals
Benjamin Franklin
First state
Delaware
National spirit (alcohol)
Bourbon
Most recent state
Hawaii
Longest river in the USA
Mississippi
Person who wrote the Declaration
Thomas Jefferson
Year that the Constitution was ratified
1787
Year in which the Declaration of Independence was signed
1776
Country who attacked Pearl Harbor
Japan
Heaviest president
William Taft
First man to step foot on the moon
Neil Armstrong
Ocean on the east coast of America
Atlantic Ocean
State in which the gold rush began
California
The branch of the government which includes the Supreme Court
Judicial
Country who gifted the Statue of Liberty
France
Most famous shipwreck that took place on its way to New York City
Titanic
Name of the plane which dropped nuclear bombs on Japan
Enola Gay
Number of stripes on the flag
13
The city where chests of tea were thrown overboard
Boston
Most infamous serial killer from the 70's
Ted Bundy
First African-American president
Barack Obama
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Civil rights activist who was assassinated in 1968
Martin Luther King Jr.
Person who "discovered" America
Christopher Columbus
City in which the largest tornado ever recorded took place
El Reno
The USA shares the longest land border in the world with this country
Canada
Original capital city
Philadelphia
State in which Washington D.C. is surrounded by
Maryland
First president
George Washington
Park in which the hottest temperature was recorded
Death Valley
Bird that symbolizes the USA
Bald Eagle
Large territory bought by Jefferson
Louisiana Purchase
Headquarters of the CIA
Pentagon
President who lead the Union in the Civil War
Abraham Lincoln
Most recent president to have been assassinated
John F. Kennedy
Unincorporated territory located within the Caribbean
Puerto Rico
Epidemic that devastated the economy
COVID-19
President who was impeached due to an affair
Bill Clinton
"Father of the Constitution"
James Madison
The first 10 amendments to the constitution
Bill of Rights
Current president (As of January 2023)
Joe Biden
Gambling capital of the world
Las Vegas
President involved in the Watergate scandal
Richard Nixon
Terrorist group which caused the events of 9/11
Al Quaeda
State bought from Russia in 1867
Alaska
President who approved Little Boy and Fat Man to be dropped
Harry Truman
Country that colonized America
Great Britain
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