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U.S. General Knowledge #35

Answer these random questions with an American focus.
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Which U.S. state has the most reported Bigfoot sightings?
Washington
What baseball team broke a 108 year drought when it won the World Series in 2016?
Chicago Cubs
Which Sesame Street character lives in a garbage can?
Oscar the Grouch
To Republicans, what do the letters GOP stand for?
Grand Old Party
What was Ralph Emerson's middle name?
Waldo
What Native American tribe from the southwest is the namesake
of a U.S. military helicopter?
Apache
What are California Chrome, American Pharoah, and Smarty Jones?
Horses
What fictional family has a gigantic, ominous butler named Lurch?
The Addams Family
Where did George Washington's army spend a very cold winter in 1777-78?
Valley Forge
What is the luxury division of General Motors?
Cadillac
What did Massachusetts legalize in 2004, becoming the first state to do so?
Same-Sex Marriage
What popular sitcom had an unpopular spin-off called "Joey"?
Friends
What author wrote several thrillers featuring CIA analyst Jack Ryan?
Tom Clancy
What TV game show asked "what's behind door number 3"?
Let's Make a Deal
What is a perfect score on the SAT?
1600
Who (supposedly) performed an experiment in 1752 that involved flying a kite during a
lightning storm to capture electricity?
Ben Franklin
What TV character used his sword to carve a Z in his opponent's clothing?
Zorro
What is the best-selling brand of candy in America?
M&M's
What type of "monster" is the only venomous lizard found in the United States?
Gila Monster
Who says "Th-th-that's all folks"?
Porky Pig
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level 72
Dec 1, 2018
"Addams" didn't work.
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level ∞
Dec 1, 2018
Fixed
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level 77
Dec 23, 2018
oh dang it. I thought the question said TV game show host not TV game show. I tried Hall and Brady.
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level 72
Dec 23, 2018
Brady is definitely headed for the Hall.
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level 70
Dec 23, 2018
Missed three, including "Zorro", which I was subsequently surprised to see was most-guessed. Am I missing something here?
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level 79
Dec 23, 2018
Is the essay section not counted as part of the SAT score? 1600 was a perfect score back when I took it, but I thought that changed when they added the essay.
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level 68
Dec 23, 2018
They added a writing section in 2005, and a 2400 was a perfect score when I took it, but they got rid of the writing section recently, and the highest score is a 1600 again.
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level 79
Dec 23, 2018
Huh. Didn't know they got rid of the writing section. Thanks!
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level 37
Dec 23, 2018
Never realized a Cadillac was considered luxury... Shows how much I know.