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Questions I

  1. How many stars were on American flags in World War Two?

  2. Sioux Falls and Deadwood are in which American state?
  3. What great construction is located near near Boulder City, Nevada?
  4. What is the Will Rogers Highway better known as?
  5. Which American city is home to the Liberty Bell?
  6. Who was the first female African-American secretary of state?
  7. Who was governor of Alaska from 2006 until 2009?
  8. Who was commander of the Alamo garrison at the Battle of the Alamo?
  9. The 1947 Roswell UFO incident happened in which U.S. state?
  10. In 1992, the Rodney King riots occurred in which American city?
  11. Bill Clinton served as governor of which American state?
  12. Harvard University is in which American state?
  13. Samuel Langhorne Clemens is better known by what name?
  14. In which month of 1941 did Japan launch a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor?
  15. Name the state capital of Louisiana?


  1. 48 stars (since Alaska and Hawaii were not yet U.S. states)

  2. South Dakota
  3. The Hoover Dam
  4. Route 66
  5. Philadelphia
  6. Condoleezza Rice
  7. Sarah Palin
  8. William B. Travis
  9. New Mexico
  10. Los Angeles
  11. Arkansas
  12. Massachusetts
  13. Mark Twain
  14. December
  15. Baton Rouge

USA Quiz Questions II

  1. What is the second most common language spoken in American homes?
  2. Ike Godsey's Store featured in which classic television series?
  3. What was the first name of Fleet Admiral Nimitz of which the supercarrier the U.S.S. Nimitz is named after?
  4. Which American state has the longest coastline?
  5. The Bank of America Plaza is the tallest building in a state capital and the tallest in the Southern United States - in which city is it located?
  6. Give the exact date of the The Declaration of Independence?

  7. Give the street address of the The White House?
  8. Topeka is the capital city of which state?
  9. Which American television series was based on the book Spencer's Mountain?
  10. Which four Presidents' heads are carved into the granite face of Mount Rushmore?
  11. How many American states start with the word 'New'?
  12. Whose head was exhibited at the 1878 Paris World's Fair?
  13. Who was the President of the Confederate States during the American Civil War?
  14. In which American state would you find the cities of Spokane and Tacoma?
  15. True or False. Alaska has a longer coastline than all the other states combined?


  1. Spanish
  2. The Waltons
  3. Chester
  4. Alaska
  5. Atlanta
  6. July 4, 1776
  7. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
  8. Kansas
  9. The Waltons
  10. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln
  11. 4 (New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, and New York)
  12. The Statue of Liberty's (it was built in France)
  13. Jefferson Davis
  14. Washington
  15. True

USA Quiz Questions III

  1. In which city was there a fire in 1871 which razed several square miles and left more than 100,000 homeless?
  2. What name is given to the natural region of tropical wetlands in the southern portion of Florida?
  3. Which river flows through the Grand Canyon?
  4. How many colonies declared independence in 1776?
  5. Which Californian city has the nickname 'Capital of Silicon Valley'?
  6. Which major political party is represented by the Donkey logo?
  7. The Hollywood Sign is located on which mountain in the Hollywood Hills?
  8. Which city is known for it's hilliness, cable cars and colourful Victorian houses?
  9. Which state has the second longest coastline?
  10. Who was commander of the Apollo 13 space mission?
  11. In which city would you fly from George Bush Intercontinental Airport?
  12. Which leader is widely regarded as second only to Geronimo in terms of the Apache tribe’s historical significance?


  1. Chicago

  2. The Everglades
  3. Colorado River
  4. 13 (also represented by 13 stripes on the American flag)
  5. San Jose
  6. The Democratic Party
  7. Mount Lee
  8. San Francisco
  9. Florida
  10. James Lovell
  11. Houston
  12. Cochise
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