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How many states are there in the United States of America?
50 - A citizen of the United States is called an 'American'.
In which city would you find the "Eiffel Tower"?
a. New York
Paris - The iron lattice tower is named after the engineer Gustave Eiffel.
Nicknamed "The Maid of Orleans," Joan of Arc hailed from which country?
France - Joan of Arc was canonized as a Roman Catholic saint on May 16th, 1920.
Radio City Music Hall, the World's Largest Cinema, is located in which city?
a. New York
New York - Radio City Music Hall's nickname is the 'Showplace of the Nation'.
The largest monolith statue in the world, the "Great Sphinx of Giza" lies in which country?
Egypt - The Great Sphinx of Giza is a limestone statue of a mythical creature with a lion's body and a human head.
The Vikings hailed from which part of the world?
a. North America
Europe - Vikings were known for their advanced seafaring skills.
Where in the world is the city of Rome located?
Italy - Rome is the capital of Italy.
Which city was buried in meters of ash and pumice due to a volcanic eruption in AD79?
Pompeii - The eruption of Mount Vesuvius completely destroyed the city of Pompeii.
Which of these countries is located in Asia?
Japan - Japan is an island country in East Asia.
Napoleon Bonaparte ruled which nation as Emperor during the early 19th century?
France - Napoleon was Emperor of the French from 1804 until 1814 and again in 1815.
In which country would you find the Empire State Building?
c. United States
United States - The Empire State Building has been named as one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
How many faces are featured on the Mount Rushmore National Memorial sculpture?
4 - The sculpture depicts U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Reigning for 21 years, Cleopatra was a pharaoh of which people?
Egyptians - Cleopatra represented herself to her people as the reincarnation of the Egyptian goddess Isis.
Located in Elizabeth Tower, the Great Bell nicknamed "Big Ben" is located in which city?
London - Big Ben is one of the world's most famous tourist attractions.
A triumph for the Soviet Union, Yuri Gagarin was the first man to go where?
a. South Pole
b. Top of Mount Everest
d. Ocean Floor
Space - Yuri was awarded the title 'Hero of the Soviet Union', the nation's highest honor.
Who was the first President of the United States of America?
a. Thomas Jefferson
b. John Adams
c. George Washington
d. Abraham Lincoln
George Washington - George Washington is one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Forming part of the English coastline, complete the name of the famous landmark - "The White Cliffs of ___"?
Dover - The cliffs are composed mainly of white chalk.
In what US state would you find the "Grand Canyon"?
Arizona - The Grand Canyon is approximately 277 miles long.
Which of the following famous people invented the telephone?
a. Benjamin Franklin
b. Alexander Graham Bell
c. Albert Einstein
d. Thomas Edison
Alexander Graham Bell - Alexander was awarded the first U.S. patent for the telephone in 1876.
The largest hot desert in the world, on which continent would you find the "Sahara Desert"?
c. South American
Africa - The Sahara Desert is the world's third largest desert after Antarctica and the Arctic.
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