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Do you want to test your knowledge about the U. S. A? This great country has a rich history and has grown so much to be one of the most powerful countries in the world and has a defense force that many admire. Most people want to be citizens, and the quiz below is perfect for testing how much you know about it. All the best!

• 1.

### What hemisphere is the United States located in?

• A.

Eastern

• B.

Southern

• C.

Northern

• D.

Western

D. Western
Explanation
The United States is located in the Western Hemisphere because it is situated to the west of the Prime Meridian, which is the line of longitude that divides the Earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.

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• 2.

### How many states are in the union?

• A.

50

• B.

46

• C.

49

• D.

21

• E.

38

A. 50
Explanation
There are 50 states in the union. This is the correct answer because the United States is composed of 50 individual states, each with its own government and laws.

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• 3.

### How many miles separates Nye York City & Los Angeles California?

• A.

1376.46 Miles

• B.

2443.79 Miles

• C.

6100 Miles

• D.

2400 Miles

• E.

3716 Miles

B. 2443.79 Miles
Explanation
The correct answer is 2443.79 miles. This is the approximate distance between New York City and Los Angeles, California. The two cities are located on opposite coasts of the United States, and the distance is measured in straight line or "as the crow flies". This distance can vary depending on the route taken, but 2443.79 miles is a good approximation.

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• 4.

### What is the population of the entire U.S.A?

• A.

304,059,724

• B.

406,002,267

• C.

2,000,000,000

• D.

160,000,000

• E.

274,163,000

A. 304,059,724
Explanation
The answer 304,059,724 is the population of the entire U.S.A. This is the correct answer because it is the only option provided that represents a realistic population number for the country. The other options (406,002,267, 2,000,000,000, 160,000,000, and 274,163,000) are either too high or too low to accurately represent the population of the entire U.S.A.

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• 5.
• A.

According to this piece in the Seattle Times, Americans used 8.93 million barrels of gasoline a day in 2003. A barrel holds 42 gallons, so that's roughly 375 million gallons per day.

• B.

According to this piece in the Dallas Times Herald, Americans used 10.93 million barrels of gasoline a day in 2009 A barrel holds 42 gallons, so that's roughly 375 million gallons per day.

• C.

According to this piece in the Oceanic Times, Americans used 3.93 million barrels of gasoline a day in 2003. A barrel holds 72 gallons, so that's roughly 275 million gallons per day.

A. According to this piece in the Seattle Times, Americans used 8.93 million barrels of gasoline a day in 2003. A barrel holds 42 gallons, so that's roughly 375 million gallons per day.
• 6.

### How many Americans serve in the U.S Military currently?

• A.

How many Americans serve in the military currently? Answer According to the US Department of Defense Website (as on October 6, 2007) . . . . . . over 1.3 million men and women ... Americans in the military? How many Americans serve in Iraq? How many women serve in military

• B.

Over 2.500,000 men and women

• C.

Over 1.3 million men and women

• D.

Over 4,000,000 men and women

C. Over 1.3 million men and women
Explanation
The correct answer is "over 1.3 million men and women." This information is based on the US Department of Defense Website as of October 6, 2007. It states that there are currently over 1.3 million men and women serving in the US military.

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• 7.

### What is the state flower of Texas?

• A.

Red Rose

• B.

Black Bonnet

• C.

Blue Bonnet

• D.

Sun Flower

• E.

Perinea l

C. Blue Bonnet
Explanation
The state flower of Texas is the Blue Bonnet. Blue Bonnets are native to Texas and are known for their vibrant blue color. They bloom in early spring and can be found in fields and along roadsides throughout the state. The Blue Bonnet is a symbol of Texas pride and is often used to represent the state in various forms of art and decoration.

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