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American Studies, ‘Living in America’ – Quiz on USA : No. 3

This is the 3rd quiz in my USA series. Hope you do enjoy this quiz on American Studies. Please leave your score and comments, afterwards. Thanks.

To complete my earlier quizzes on USA: American Studies – Quiz: 1 – click here! – and for American Studies – Quiz: 2 – click here! 

  • Question of

    Roughly, how many languages, are spoken in the United States (including indigenous Native American languages; and all immigrant languages)?

    • About 150 languages
    • About 200 languages
    • About 250 languages
    • About 300 languages
  • Question of

    Which regional area of the United States is known, as “the Left Coast”; because of its left-leaning political orientation, and affinity for social liberalism?

    • Florida; Louisiana and the Southern United States
    • California, Oregon and the Western United States
    • New-York, Connecticut and the North-Eastern United States
    • Virginia, Maryland and parts of the Eastern United States
  • Question of

    The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the free exercise of what?

    • The right to bear arms
    • Religion
    • Liberty
    • Freedom of speech
  • Question of

    Between 1900 to the 1960s; millions of African Americans moved out of the American South, to live in the American North. What was this movement called?

    • The Trail of Tears
    • The Reconstruction Period
    • The Great Migration
    • The New Deal
  • Question of

    What is the capital city of the US State of Florida (FL)?

    • Daytona
    • Miami
    • Tallahassee
    • Jacksonville
  • Question of

    Which groups of settlers to the US, developed the regional “New England” culture; around areas of the US North-East?

    • Irish, English and Scottish settlers who migrated to the US between 1717 and 1775.
    • English and Welsh Quakers settlers in Delaware Valley between 1675 and 1725; followed by German Lutheran settlers.
    • English Cavaliers and their English servants who migrated to the US between 1640 and 1675.
    • English Puritans from East Anglia who migrated to the US between 1629 and 1640.
  • Question of

    Spanish, is the second most commonly used language in the United States, behind English. How many native speakers of Spanish are there, in the United States?

    • Around 15 million
    • Around 20 million
    • Around 25 million
    • Around 30 million
  • Question of

    Which European country first colonized New York City’s Manhattan Island area; during USA’s colonial past?

    • France
    • Holland
    • Britain
    • Spain
  • Question of

    Which American musician wrote, sang and performed the song, ‘Living in America’?

    • Sam Cooke
    • Bruce Springsteen
    • James Brown
    • Bob Dylan
  • Question of

    Which years did the intense, deadly American Civil War start, and end?

    • 1861 – 1865
    • 1861 – 1866
    • 1862 – 1865
    • 1862 – 1866
  • Question of

    Which influential American author wrote; ‘The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn’ in 1885; a book which is still regarded as, one of the “Great American Novels”?

    • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Herman Melville
    • Mark Twain
    • Edgar Allan Poe
  • Question of

    During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, which famous American industrialist led the entire steel industry of the United States

    • J. P. Morgan
    • John D. Rockefeller
    • Andrew Carnegie
    • Cornelius Vanderbilt


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