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U.S. General Knowledge #44

Answer these random questions with an American focus.
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What city only had about 15,000 residents when mobster Bugsy Siegel built the
Flamingo hotel there in the 1940s?
Las Vegas
Who was the last general to be elected President of the U.S.?
Dwight D. Eisenhower
What village in New York state is home to the Baseball Hall of Fame?
Cooperstown
Among Protestant denominations, which one has the most members in the U.S.?
Southern Baptist
What legendary "steel-driving man" died after racing, and beating,
a steam-powered hammer?
John Henry
In what city would you find the Watergate Hotel?
Washington, DC
What project had outposts in Oak Ridge TN, Richland WA, and Los Alamos NM?
The Manhattan Project
What is the last name of sibling actors Randy and Dennis?
Quaid
What country did the United States fight against in the War of 1812?
United Kingdom
What are the first five words to the "Star Spangled Banner"?
Oh Say Can You See
What controversial biofuel constitutes 9.9% of the U.S. gasoline supply (as of 2016)?
Ethanol
What must you do to a burrito to make it into a chimichanga?
Deep-Fry It
Who was John Adams's wife?
Abigail Adams
What does the H stand for in the title of the TV show M*A*S*H?
Hospital
16 is sweet. 8 is elite. What is 4?
Final
What famous "doctor" was born in 1904 as Theodor Geisel?
Dr. Seuss
Who said "honey, I forgot to duck" after he was hit by a would-be assassin's bullet in 1981?
Ronald Reagan
I say, I say, I say, what type of animal is Foghorn Leghorn?
Rooster
What gender-equality amendment nearly became the 27th amendment
to the Constitution in 1979?
Equal Rights Amendment
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Level 85
Feb 10, 2020
All I could think of was Mike Mulligan and his steam shovel...
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Level 78
Mar 20, 2020
I was so close on the last one..... never even heard of it before but I figured it had some such very obvious name.
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Level 77
Mar 20, 2020
Some states are trying to resurrect it again. It's been in the news lately here.
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Level 43
Mar 20, 2020
Got ERA. Just guessed randomly for John Henry
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Level 68
Mar 20, 2020
Cock should be accepted for Foghorn Leghorn. Yeah I know some people think it's a naughty word.
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Level 55
Mar 20, 2020
accept Canada for War of 1812.
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Level 46
Mar 20, 2020
Canada was not a country, nor did it have its own army. While Indigenous peoples of Canada did help the British army fight the Americans (and eventually burn down the White House), it would not really be accurate to say that Canada, a mere colony, was at war with the United States in the War of 1812.
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Level 65
Mar 20, 2020
Yeah, I am Canadian and I love the War of 1812, and it would be inaccurate to say "Canada" fought that war. Canadians, sure, but the nation involved was the UK.
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Level 62
Mar 22, 2020
Can you accept alcohol? I never thought I'd ask anyone that, most people would just snatch it out of your hands.