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U.S. General Knowledge #39

Answer these random questions with an American focus.
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Last updatedJuly 4, 2019
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Some U.S. coins have a "D" imprinted on them. What does it stand for?
Denver
Who, allegedly, took an axe and gave her mother 40 whacks?
Lizzie Borden
What TV show made Ken Jennings and James Holzhauer famous?
Jeopardy!
What is Garfield's favorite food?
Lasagna
Who was elected as Senator from the state of New York in the year 2000?
Hillary Clinton
What is the only landlocked state that does not border any other landlocked state?
Vermont
What city is home to the musical groups Boyz II Men and the Roots?
Philadelphia
There are two state capitals whose name starts with a month of the year. Name either.
Juneau or Augusta
Who did actress Nancy Davis marry in 1952?
Ronald Reagan
Who was the King of England when the U.S. become independent? (Be specific)
George III
What do the letters FD stand for in FDNY?
Fire Department
What type of novels does Danielle Steele write?
Romance
What product did Orville Redenbacher sell?
Popcorn
Name one of the three authors of the Federalist Papers.
Alexander Hamilton /
James Madison /
John Jay
"Green circle" is the easiest grade of ski slope in North America.
What is the most difficult?
Double Black Diamond
What was Robert Bork prevented from joining when he was "Borked" in 1987?
U.S. Supreme Court
Who was Tom Sawyer's closest friend?
Huckleberry Finn
What was the first name of famous evangelists Graham and Sunday?
Billy
What is Alfred E. Neuman's catchphrase?
What, me Worry?
What Pennsylvania steel town is named after a place in the Bible?
Bethlehem
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level 79
Jun 28, 2019
What about Augusta, Maine?
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Jun 29, 2019
Wow, I am dumb. Fixed!
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level 76
Jul 1, 2019
Good one, found this more difficult than the others.
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level 34
Jul 2, 2019
Is this in a series of these? If not could you make a series?
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level 71
Jul 4, 2019
Might it be a good idea to also accept “SCOTUS” for the one about Bjork’s lost career?
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level ∞
Jul 4, 2019
Bjork, haha. But Scotus will work now.
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level 72
Jul 7, 2019
This is an A+ collection of questions.
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level 75
Jul 12, 2019
Must be a lot of skiers on this site. I am not counted among them.
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level 63
Jul 12, 2019
How come they don't rank lakes in order of difficulty for water skiiers? ;-)
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level 41
Jul 14, 2019
My boy James Holzhauer getting some Jetpunk representation!
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level 34
Jul 14, 2019
Eyyy that's right
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level 34
Jul 14, 2019
Can't believe only 55 got Jeopardy. Like if you don't know Holzhauer you've been living under a rock.