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American Trivia


  1. Mount Elbert, the highest summit of the Rocky Mountains, is in which U.S. state?
  2. Which number Apollo mission was first to land men on the moon?
  3. Saint Paul is the capital of which U.S. state?
  4. Woodstock was a music festival held on Max Yasgur's dairy farm in 1969, in which American state?
  5. Which famous house designed by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright in 1935 can be visited in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania?

  6. Whose theme song is 'Real American'?
  7. Which president was the first to move into the White House, with his wife Abigail?
  8. Which country was the United States' top trading partner in 2021 based on export value?
  9. Nicknamed "the Commerce Comet", which baseball player who passed away in 1995 played his entire Major League Baseball career for the New York Yankees?
  10. Which president was shot by an assassin in 1881?
  11. "The Last of the Big Time Malphs" is an episode from which sitcom?
  12. The state capitals of Bismarck, North Dakota and Pierre, South Dakota both lie on which river?
  13. Who was the inventor of “gonzo” journalism?
  14. What's the name of the full-scale replica of Stonehenge built by artist Mark Cline which can be visited at Centreville, Virginia?
  15. The Song of Hiawatha is an 1855 epic poem featuring Native American characters; who wrote it?
  16. John McCain, United States senator from Arizona was a Zonian, which means he was born in which modern-day country?
  17. Which team won the Super Bowl for a record sixth time in 2009?
  18. Which is the largest estuary in the United States?
  19. Nighthawks, portraying four people in a downtown diner late at night, is a 1942 oil painting by which American artist?
  20. The Waltons series' finale revolves around a fictional party given on June 4, of which year?
  21. What is "Magic" Johnson's real first name?
  22. Which United States Navy World War II aircraft carrier was named after the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War?
  23. Evan Spiegal became the youngest billionaire in the world by developing which app?
  24. President Kennedy first publicly proposed which independent agency and program in 1960 as a means to improve America's global image and leadership?
  25. What term was given to describe the criminals who smuggled illegal alcohol during American Prohibition?
  26. What would you associate American Gutzon Borglum with?
  27. The Territory of Idaho, which existed from 1863 to 1890, covered all of present-day Idaho and which two other states?
  28. Ray Kroc is credited with the global expansion of what?
  29. In which which sport was Dale Earnhardt an American legend?
  30. Which well-known modern girl's name only became popular after a 1984 movie? (Hint: It's also the surname of a former president.)


  1. Colorado
  2. Apollo 11 (landed on July 20, 1969)
  3. Minnesota
  4. New York
  5. Fallingwater
  6. Hulk Hogan
  7. President John Adams
  8. Canada
  9. Mickey Mantle
  10. James Garfield
  11. Happy Days
  12. Missouri
  13. Hunter S. Thompson
  14. Foamhenge
  15. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  16. Panama (the Panama Canal Zone was an unincorporated territory of the USA from 1903 to 1979)
  17. Pittsburgh Steelers
  18. The Chesapeake Bay
  19. Edward Hopper
  20. 1946
  21. Earvin
  22. Yorktown, or USS Yorktown
  23. Snapchat
  24. The Peace Corps
  25. Bootleggers
  26. Mount Rushmore (American sculptor best known for his work on Mount Rushmore)
  27. Montana and Wyoming (all of present-day Montana, and almost all of present-day Wyoming)
  28. McDonalds
  29. Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR
  30. Madison (the movie was Splash)