American Landmarks Trivia QuizGeography Trivia Questions - Printable
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Which landmark is on the border between Canada and the United
a. The Mississippi
b. Yellow Stone Park
c. Niagara Falls
d. The Grand Canyon
Niagara Falls - The waterfall is 167 feet high.
Which of these Presidents is not on Mount Rushmore?
a. Abraham Lincoln
b. George Washington
c. Theodore Roosevelt
d. J. F. Kennedy
J. F. Kennedy - The fourth President is Thomas Jefferson.
Which famous landmark was painted with International Orange?
a. The Washington War Memorial
b. The Golden Gate Bridge
c. The Liberty Bell
d. The St. Louis Arch
The Golden Gate Bridge - The bridge was completed in 1937.
Which of these landmarks can only be visited by twenty people a
a. The Wave
b. Taos Pueblo
c. Kilauea Volcano
d. The Giant Forest
The Wave - In order to visit this delicate land formation, you have to have a permit and only twenty per
day are given out.
Which landmark is located at the base of the Sangre de Cristo
a. Green Valley Forest
b. Carlsbad Cavern
c. Clingmans Dome
d. Taos Pueblo
Taos Pueblo - This well-preserved pueblo was built more than six hundred years ago.
Which state would you have to visit if you wanted to see
Tennessee - From this vantage point, a person can overlook seven states.
Which incredible landmark plays the music for "Viva Las Vegas"
and "Singing in the Rain"?
a. Cloud Gale
b. River Walk
c. Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
d. The Fountain of Bellagio
The Fountain of Bellagio - The firm WET designed this incredible fountain.
Which modern landmark was given the nickname "The Bean"?
a. Stone Arch Bridge
b. The Cloud Gate
c. Carmel Mission
d. Boston Common
The Cloud Gate - This stainless steel sculpture was unveiled in 2004.
Which landmark was opened to cyclists and pedestrians in 1994?
a. Acoma Pueblo
b. Expedition Island
c. Stone Arch Bridge
d. The Statue of Liberty
Stone Arch Bridge - The Stone Arch Bridge was constructed in 1883.
In which state would you find Independence Rock?
c. New Mexico
Wyoming - This huge rock once served as a trail marker on the Oregon Trail.
What is the Lone Star, in Iowa?
a. A historical building
b. A tow boat
c. A waterfall
d. A bridge
A tow boat - The towboat is located in LeClaire.
What is the name of the world's first successful oil well?
a. Johnson Oil Well
b. Schmidt Oil Well
c. Ford Oil Well
d. Drake Oil Well
Drake Oil Well - This historic landmark is in Venango, Pennsylvania.
Where is the tallest lighthouse in the United States?
a. Bishop hill
c. Oak Park
Buxton - The Cape Hatteras Light Station is 208 feet tall.
Where is Lincoln Tomb?
b. Ellis Grove
Springfield - The Abraham Lincoln house is also in Springfield.
What is the name of the historical landmark where Rudyard
Kipling wrote the Jungle Book?
Naulakha - This home is in Vermont.
In which national park would you find the Ahwahnee?
a. Big Bend National Park
b. Olympic National Park
c. Yosemite National Park
d. Yellowstone National Park
Yosemite National Park - Gilbert Stanley designed this landmark.
In which state would you find Mammoth Cave?
Kentucky - Spelunkers have mapped 392 miles of passageways.
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