Statistics for U.S. Geography General Knowledge #1

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  • The average score is 12 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What did the United States buy from France in 1803?Louisiana Territory
87%
What type of animal is depicted on California's flag?Grizzly Bear
80%
What is the tallest type of tree in the U.S. (and also the world)?Coast Redwood
80%
What notable University is located in New Haven, Connecticut?Yale
79%
What volcano famously erupted on May 18, 1980?Mount St. Helens
71%
What U.S. territory in the Pacific was taken from Spain?Guam
70%
What state is the #1 producer of maple syrup?Vermont
69%
What is the capital of Puerto Rico?San Juan
69%
What mountain was officially known as Mount McKinley until 2015?Denali
68%
What pioneer trail started in Independence, Missouri and ended in the Willamette Valley?Oregon Trail
59%
In what National Park would you find Half Dome?Yosemite
58%
What canal connects the cities of Buffalo and Albany?Erie Canal
56%
Not counting the Great Lakes, what is the U.S. lake with the largest surface area?Great Salt Lake
54%
On what bay does St. Petersburg, Florida lie?Tampa Bay
50%
In what city is the U.S. Military Academy located?West Point
47%
What New Hampshire mountain is famous for having the highest wind speed
ever recorded in the U.S.?
Mount Washington
37%
What is the largest city on the Columbia river?Portland
35%
What city's Presidio was at one time a Spanish, Mexican, and U.S. fort - and is now a park?San Francisco
33%
What city in Rhode Island is famous for its many mansions built during the late 1800's?Newport
28%
What mountain range, starting with the letter B, can be found in western Massachusetts?The Berkshires
21%

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