Statistics for History of Hawaii

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  • This quiz has been taken 82 times
  • The average score is 12 of 20

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What U.S. President was born in Honolulu in 1961?Barack Obama
98%
What naval base was attacked by the Japanese airforce in 1941?Pearl Harbor
97%
What country annexed Hawaii in 1898?United States
95%
Who was the first European explorer to visit the Hawaiian islands?James Cook
95%
What worldwide popular sport is invented in Hawaii?Surfing
86%
What Hawaiian string instrumental was developed by Portuguese immigrants?Ukulele
83%
What type of natural disaster hit Hawaii in 1868?Earthquake
77%
In what year did Hawaii become a state?1959
75%
What group of people were the first to settle in the islands in 400 CE?Polynesians
63%
What name was given to the islands by the above?{Sandwich} Islands
57%
What is the name of the first hotel built in Waikiki?
(Has the namesake of a Disney princess)
{Moana} Hotel
48%
Who is the Hawaiian goddess of volcanoes?Pele
45%
On what mountain were two telescopes built in 1993 and 1996?Mauna Kea
42%
What unpopular billionaire ruffled feathers by buying $100 million of land in 2014?Mark Zuckerburg
40%
Who was the only queen regnant and the last monarch of the Kingdom of Hawaii?{Lili}ʻuokalani
40%
What "great" king united the Hawaiian islands in 1795?Kamehameha I
37%
What Japanese general is considered to be the mastermind behind that attack?Isoroku Yamamoto
34%
What singer was also known as Bruddah Iz?{Israel} Kamakawiwoʻole
31%
What Hawaiian entertainer sang "Tiny Bubbles"?Don Ho
31%
What singer was born in Honolulu as Peter Gene Hernandez?Bruno Mars
29%

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