Do You Know About America?

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America Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will assess your knowledge America.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The presence of which resource convinced the U.S. government to admit California into the Union?
    • A. 

      Actresses

    • B. 

      Gold

    • C. 

      Oil

    • D. 

      Silver

  • 2. 
    Who was the first U.S. President to be elected to a second term?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      John Quincy Adams

  • 3. 
    Which 4,200-foot suspension bridge is located in San Francisco, California?
    • A. 

      Clifton Bridge

    • B. 

      Verrazano Narrows Bridge

    • C. 

      Golden Gate Bridge

    • D. 

      Golden Arch Bridge

  • 4. 
    Which 605-foot-tall Seattle landmark was built for the 1962 World's Fair?
    • A. 

      Lincoln Memorial

    • B. 

      Space Needle

    • C. 

      Pioneer's Monument

    • D. 

      Big Ben

  • 5. 
    Which rich Texas businessman was an independent Presidential candidate in 1992?
    • A. 

      Bob Barr

    • B. 

      Ralph Nader

    • C. 

      Mark Cuban

    • D. 

      Ross Perot

  • 6. 
    Which city's Gateway Arch is a stainless-steel structure designed by a Finnish-born architect?
    • A. 

      St. Louis

    • B. 

      Atlanta

    • C. 

      New York

    • D. 

      San Francisco

  • 7. 
    In 1863, Abraham Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November to be what?
    • A. 

      Lincoln's Birthday

    • B. 

      Thanksgiving

    • C. 

      Election Day

    • D. 

      Grandparents' Day

  • 8. 
    Which U.S. president, elected in 1976, was the first from the Deep South since the Civil War?
    • A. 

      Gerald Ford

    • B. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • C. 

      Ronald Reagan

    • D. 

      Jimmy Carter

  • 9. 
    Which sitting U.S. Senator celebrated his 100th birthday in 2002?
    • A. 

      John Edwards

    • B. 

      Jesse Helms

    • C. 

      John McCain

    • D. 

      Strom Thurmond

  • 10. 
    From which nation did the U.S. take possession of Alaska in 1867?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Mexico

  • 11. 
    What practice was repealed by 1933's 21st Constitutional Amendment?
    • A. 

      Prohibition

    • B. 

      Habeas Corpus

    • C. 

      Slavery

    • D. 

      Women's Suffrage

  • 12. 
    Which 1973 scandal cost President Richard M. Nixon his job?
    • A. 

      Troopergate

    • B. 

      Whitewater

    • C. 

      Golden Gate

    • D. 

      Watergate

  • 13. 
    Against which nation did the U.S. institute Operation Desert Storm?
    • A. 

      Kuwait

    • B. 

      Iraq

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      Kosovo

  • 14. 
    Which U.S. governmental department was established in 2002?
    • A. 

      Housing And Urban Development

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      Homeland Security

    • D. 

      Ways And Means

  • 15. 
    The 2003 Census declared which group the USA's largest ethnic minority?
    • A. 

      American Indians

    • B. 

      Hispanics

    • C. 

      Asians

    • D. 

      Pacific Islanders

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