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American Studies Quiz: Part 5

This is my 5th quiz in the USA series that provides you with information on everything you need to know about American culture – history, people, key events, geography, education, health, legislation, politics, entertainment, society and economy. Do enjoy this quiz on America, and please leave your score, upvote and comments, afterwards. Thanks.

To read my earlier four American Quizzes – click any of the following below:

The American Quiz: (Part 1) – ‘In God We Trust’ – 

The American Quiz: (Part 2) – ‘In Search of America’ – 

The American Quiz: (Part 3) – ‘Living in America’ –

The American Quiz: (Part 4) – ‘Born in the USA’ –

  • Which United States’ foreign policy, proclaimed (in 1823), that: “European countries could no longer colonize anywhere on the American continent”?

    • The Jackson Doctrine
    • The Jefferson Doctrine
    • The Lincoln Doctrine
    • The Monroe Doctrine
  • What is the capital city of the US State of Delaware (DE)?

    • Dover
    • Manchester
    • New London
    • Wilmington
  • Which state has the lowest percentage of non-religious people; (with as little as 6% of its residents, having no religious beliefs)?

    • Alabama
    • Virginia
    • Vermont
    • Connecticut
  • Which term, and image, is a national personification of the United States, and its government; and was first used during the War of 1812?

    • The White House
    • Uncle Sam
    • Columbia
    • Statue of Liberty
  • What the name given to the period in America that followed after the spectacular Wall Street Crash?

    • The Great Depression
    • The New Deal
    • The Reconstruction Period
    • The Roaring Twenties
  • During the founding of the United States; which religious group established the US region of Pennsylvania?

    • Catholics
    • Pilgrim Fathers
    • Puritans
    • Quakers
  • In 1830s, US Congress enforced treaties that removed many Native Americans nations from their lands in the US Southeast; for this to be occupied by white settlers; resulting in thousands of deaths. What were these relocations, commonly known as?

    • The Reconstruction Period
    • The Great Migration
    • The Trail of Tears
    • The Manifest Destiny
  • In which year was the US national anthem, the “Star Spangled Banner” written (during a war) to celebrate the American army’s success in repelling the British army at Baltimore?

    • 1776
    • 1814
    • 1830
    • 1863
  • What is the iconic feminine personification of the United States; popularised during the American Revolutionary War in 1776 – and is still used today?

    • Columbia
    • Uncle Sam
    • The White House
    • Statue of Liberty
  • Which state has the highest percentage of non-religious people; (with as many as 34% of its residents saying that they have no religious beliefs)?

    • California
    • New York
    • Vermont
    • Virginia

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