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  • 1. 

    Which of the following decades did the U.S. have the most legal immigrants?

    • A.

      1931 - 1940

    • B.

      1981 - 1990

    • C.

      1941 - 1950

    • D.

      1901 - 1910

    Correct Answer
    D. 1901 - 1910
    Explanation
    The U.S. had the most legal immigrants in the decade of 1901-1910.

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  • 2. 

    There were how many murders in the U.S. in 1993?

    • A.

      88,221

    • B.

      55,100

    • C.

      23,271

    • D.

      17,004

    Correct Answer
    C. 23,271
    Explanation
    In 1993, there were 23,271 murders in the U.S. This number represents the total count of intentional killings that occurred in the country during that year.

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  • 3. 

    The first soap opera to appear on TV was in what year?

    • A.

      1947

    • B.

      1961

    • C.

      1957

    • D.

      1950

    Correct Answer
    A. 1947
    Explanation
    In 1947, the first soap opera appeared on TV. This means that before this year, there were no soap operas broadcasted on television.

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  • 4. 

    The worst fire ever killed how many people in Kwanto, Japan after an earthquake in 1923?

    • A.

      112,000

    • B.

      60,000

    • C.

      6,000

    • D.

      12,000

    Correct Answer
    B. 60,000
    Explanation
    In 1923, a devastating earthquake struck Kwanto, Japan, resulting in a massive fire. The fire caused widespread destruction and claimed the lives of approximately 60,000 people, making it the worst fire incident in history. The earthquake and subsequent fire caused immense devastation and loss of life in the region.

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  • 5. 

    Lipton Tea sold how many cases of their 16 oz cans in 1994?

    • A.

      44,200,000

    • B.

      12,060,000

    • C.

      1,100,050

    • D.

      18,770,222

    Correct Answer
    A. 44,200,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 44,200,000. This means that Lipton Tea sold 44,200,000 cases of their 16 oz cans in 1994.

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  • 6. 

    Which U.S. National Park was visited the most in 1994?

    • A.

      Yellowstone

    • B.

      Great Smoky Mountains

    • C.

      Yosemite

    • D.

      Grand Canyon

    Correct Answer
    B. Great Smoky Mountains
    Explanation
    In 1994, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park was visited the most among the given options. This can be attributed to several factors such as its accessibility, location, and popularity. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is located in Tennessee and North Carolina, making it easily accessible for a large population in the eastern United States. Additionally, it is known for its stunning natural beauty, diverse wildlife, and numerous recreational activities, attracting a significant number of visitors every year.

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  • 7. 

    In 1994, what country had the second-highest number of boy scouts?

    • A.

      Philippines

    • B.

      U.K.

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    A. Philippines
    Explanation
    In 1994, the country with the second-highest number of boy scouts was the Philippines. This means that there was another country that had a higher number of boy scouts than the Philippines in that year.

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  • 8. 

    How many members did The National Organization of Women (NOW) have in 1994?

    • A.

      140,000

    • B.

      1.15 Million

    • C.

      2.7 Million

    • D.

      280,000

    Correct Answer
    D. 280,000
    Explanation
    In 1994, The National Organization of Women (NOW) had 280,000 members.

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  • 9. 

    The youngest President to be inaugurated was only 42 years old which of the following was he?

    • A.

      Bill Clinton

    • B.

      Millard Fillmore

    • C.

      John Kennedy

    • D.

      Theodore Roosevelt

    Correct Answer
    D. Theodore Roosevelt
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Theodore Roosevelt. He was the youngest President to be inaugurated at the age of 42.

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  • 10. 

    Which month in 1993 had the most weddings take place?

    • A.

      June

    • B.

      July

    • C.

      August

    • D.

      May

    Correct Answer
    C. August
    Explanation
    In 1993, the month with the most weddings was August.

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  • 11. 

    McDonald's grossed how much in worldwide sales in 1993?

    • A.

      14587000000

    • B.

      19587000000

    • C.

      65587000000

    • D.

      23587000000

    Correct Answer
    D. 23587000000
    Explanation
    In 1993, McDonald's grossed $23,587,000,000 in worldwide sales.

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  • 12. 

    How much did supermodel Cindy Crawford earn in 1994?

    • A.

      44500000

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      24500000

    • D.

      6500000

    Correct Answer
    D. 6500000
    Explanation
    In 1994, supermodel Cindy Crawford earned a total of 6,500,000 dollars.

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  • 13. 

    The estimated number of Christmas Cards sent in 1994 is?

    • A.

      2.7 Billion

    • B.

      7.0 Billion

    • C.

      199 Million

    • D.

      4.5 Billion

    Correct Answer
    A. 2.7 Billion
    Explanation
    In 1994, the estimated number of Christmas cards sent was 2.7 billion. This means that a large number of people participated in the tradition of sending Christmas cards, indicating the popularity and significance of this practice during that time. The high number suggests that people were actively engaged in spreading holiday cheer and maintaining connections with loved ones through the exchange of cards.

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  • 14. 

    Which Food and Drug Store Chain had the highest gross sales (#1 overall with over 22 Billion in 1994)?

    • A.

      Safeway

    • B.

      Albertson's

    • C.

      American Stores

    • D.

      Kroger Co.

    Correct Answer
    D. Kroger Co.
    Explanation
    Kroger Co. had the highest gross sales in 1994, surpassing Safeway, Albertson's, and American Stores.

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  • 15. 

    In 1993 the Foot Locker store went to the bank with this much gross sales?

    • A.

      987 Million

    • B.

      1.9 Billion

    • C.

      665 Million

    • D.

      4.6 Billion

    Correct Answer
    B. 1.9 Billion
    Explanation
    In 1993, the Foot Locker store had a gross sales amounting to 1.9 billion dollars.

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