Free American Trivia Questions & Answers
Trivia questions with answers.
How much was the tax on tea when the colonists
held the Boston Tea Party in 1773?
What four states have active volcanoes?
According to Indian legend, Lake Itasca in
northwest Minnesota is named for I-tesk-ka, daughter of Hiawatha.
What is its other claim to fame?
Who was Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du
Which state was the first to outlaw slavery?
How much was black seamstress Rosa Parks fined
for refusing to give up her bus seat to a white man in the incident
that launched the Reverend Martin Luther King Jr.'s civil rights
What did the high-living gastronomical giant
Diamond Jim Brady buy when his doctor ordered him to get some
How did a postage stamp convince the U.S.
Congress to build a canal across Panama rather than the original
In June 1939 a New York city magistrate ruled
nose-thumbing legal with one reservation. What was it?
What two state flags include a confederate flag
in their design?
Where did the prefabricated Quonset hut get its
How did Manhattan get its name--and what does
Who were Robert Leroy Parker and Henry
Why did Benjamin Franklin call himself "perhaps
the loneliest man" attending the First Continental Congress in 1774?
How did San Francisco policeman save important
city records from the devastating fires sparked by the 21906
What city has the country's highest zip code
How many crisp new dollar bills to the pound?
In 1925 what did con man Arthur Ferguson
"lease" to a wealthy cattle rancher for 99 years at $100,000 a year?