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American Culture

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  • What is the most popular hot dog topping in the United States?
    mustard
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  • What is a jack o'lantern?
    It's a pumpkin you carve for Halloween.
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  • Which squish toy sells more than 100 million cans a year?
    Silly Putty
    Slime
    Plaster of Paris
    Play-doh
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  • How many fingers does Mickey Mouse have on each hand?
    4
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  • Americans eat 350 slices of which food every second?
    Pizza
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  • What's the name of the civil rights leader Americans celebrate on January 18th?
    Martin Luther King
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  • Which U.S. State gets less rainfall than all of the others?
    Hawaii
    Florida
    Nevada
    Alaska
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  • Which of these mountain ranges is the oldest in the United States?
    Appalachian Mountains
    White Mountains
    Sierra Nevada Mountains
    Rocky Mountains
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  • Name three of the five boroughs of New York City
    Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island
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  • Which U.S. State can some Russians see with a pair of binoculars?
    Alaska
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  • Which famous scientist used a special device to help him talk?
    Stephen Hawking
    Bill Nye
    Thomas Edison
    Albert Einstein
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  • Which Civil Rights activist refused to give up her seat on an Alabama bus in 1955?
    Rosa Parks
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  • Which holiday is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in November?
    Thanksgiving
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  • When is Independence Day celebrated?
    On July 4th
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  • How many stars are on the U.S. flag?
    50
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  • What do the red and white stripes on the American flag symbolize?
    The thirteen colonies that declared independence
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  • In the U.S., what is the most spoken language after English?
    Spanish
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  • The U.S. is the world’s largest producer of which of the following products?
    steel
    oil
    machinery
    cars
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  • What are “grits”?
    A type of grape for Californian wine
    A type of dessert from Philadelphia
    French Fries from the northeastern states of the U.S.
    A dish popular in the southern states of the U.S.
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  • What’s the most popular sport in the U.S.?
    (American) football
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  • Complete this sentence: “As American as...
    the hamburger
    Texas barbecue
    apple pie
    Coca Cola
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  • What do you call a room that has a sink, toilet and shower?
    a bathroom
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  • Which quarterback from the New England Patriots has won six Super Bowls?
    Tom Brady
    Joe Montana
    Brett Favre
    Dan Marino
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  • Your employer might match your tax-deferred deposits if you contribute money to what type of account?
    Savings account
    401k
    Checking account
    501c
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  • What TV show has been aired from Studio 8H at New York City's Rockefeller Plaza since 1975?
    The Tonight Show
    Friends
    Saturday Night Live
    The Simpsons
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  • Where is the Mall of America located?
    Minnesota
    Washington, D.C.
    Chicago
    New York
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  • What is the name of the nine-digit number issued to almost every U.S. citizen?
    social security number
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  • If someone asks for your John Hancock, what do you need to give them?
    your surname
    your signature
    your health insurance
    your passport
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  • What team does LeBron James play for?
    Toronto Raptors
    Golden State Warriors
    Boston Celtics
    Los Angeles Lakers
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  • What's the name of the campfire dessert that consists of marshmallow and chocolate melted between graham crackers?
    Whoopie pie
    Macaroon
    S'more
    Ding Dong
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  • Which Founding Father is featured on the 100 dollar bill?
    Benjamin Franklin
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  • What TV show follows a high school chemistry teacher who resorts to anything necessary to pay his medical bills?
    Breaking Bad
    Mad Men
    The Sopranos
    The Wire
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  • Where is Mount Rushmore located?
    Montana
    Washington
    South Dakota
    Washington, D.C.
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  • How many vacation days does the average employee get a year?
    15 days
    5 days
    20 days
    10 days
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  • Which of these common phrases best describes the goal of buying a new car?
    go back to square one
    beat around the bush
    break a leg
    get the most bang for your buck
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  • Which soccer player led the U.S. Women's National team to two FIFA World Cup victories?
    Carli Lloyd
    Mia Hamm
    Julie Ertz
    Alex Morgan
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  • Which condiment is most likely to come with an order of french fries?
    ketchup
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  • A student who is in their 11th year of school is known as a what?
    a junior
    a sophomore
    a senior
    a freshman
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  • What state is known as The Lone Star State?
    California
    Alaska
    Hawaii
    Texas
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  • Which of the following is commonly recited at the start of each school day?
    The Pledge of Allegiance
    The Star Spangled Banner
    America the Beautiful
    God Bless America
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  • Who is the dynamic duo that won three NBA championships from 2000 to 2002?
    Kobe and Shaq
    Stockton and Malone
    The Splash Brothers
    Jordan and Pippen
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  • What is the name of the popular "junk food" made of golden sponge cake and cream filling?
    Ding Dong
    whoopie pie
    Twinkie
    honey bun
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  • At a restaurant, how much money do people in the U.S. usually leave for a tip?
    50% of the bill
    30-40% of the bill
    5-10% of the bill
    15-20% of the bill
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  • Which of the following is not a U.S. federal holiday?
    Labor Day
    Thanksgiving
    New Year's Eve
    Memorial Day
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  • What is a "rain check"?
    A late payment
    A rescheduled appointment
    A day off from school
    $100
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  • Which NHL hockey legend is nicknamed "The Great One"?
    Mario Lemieux
    Wayne Gretzky
    Martin Brodeur
    Mark Messier
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  • Which city is known for sandwiches that consist of steak, cheese, onions and peppers?
    Boston
    Miami
    New York
    Philadelphia
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  • Who wrote "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer"?
    Charles Dickens
    Mark Twain
    Harper Lee
    John Steinbeck
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  • Which Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects the freedom of speech?
    Second Amendment
    First Amendment
    Ninth Amendment
    Third Amendment
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  • What year was the Declaration of Independence signed?
    1804
    1800
    1771
    1776
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  • Name two of the four states that begin with the letter "A"
    Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas
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  • True or False: Phoenix is the most populous state capital.
    True
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  • In the United States, Labor Day is celebrated on the __________ Monday in September.
    third
    second
    last
    first
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  • Memorial Day is celebrated on the ______ Monday of May.
    third
    last
    first
    fourth
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