2022 United States Trivia: 21 Big US Quiz Questions

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Daily trivia quiz for Jul. 4, 2022, on the United States, American politics, US cities and monuments, American history, and pop culture: The famous New York “Whitney” is a Museum for what? When was the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC, built? What was the United State’s longest war? What is the median age of US women giving birth? And who is the American Music Awards’ most-awarded artist ever?

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Daily Trivia for July 4th, 2022: 21 Multiple-choice general knowledge questions on the United States in the past year, American politics, the US Supreme Court, American history, culture, and more. No time-limit. How smart are you today?

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1. The famous New York “Whitney” is a Museum for what?

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2. In the US, which city is known as the Mile High City?

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3. Massachusetts was the first state on the East Coast to permit recreational cannabis sales. Which is the second?

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4. In the US, what is the top producing state of bee honey?

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5. What was the occasion for which Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (the American “Black national anthem”) was set to its familiar tune?

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6. When was the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC built?

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7. Where is the first US national monument dedicated to LGBTQ history?

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8. What was the United State’s longest war?

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9. Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture was written as a commemoration of what?

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10. How many mass shooting incidents did the US see on July 4th, 2022?

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11. How many firearms are there per 100 people in the US?

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12. What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

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13. What is the median age of US women giving birth?

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14. In the US, what is the landmark Roe v. Wade decision?

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15. When did lynching become a federal crime in the US?

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16. In the US, what is the Mann Act?

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17. Why did Twitter permanently suspend Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal account?

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18. Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first what?

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19. Who was the first woman to serve as the US Secretary of State?

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20. Who is the American Music Awards’ most-awarded artist ever?

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21. What’s the longest-running children’s animated series on American television?

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1. Which state did Joe Biden represent in the US senate before he became Obama’s Vice President?

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2. What is Beyonce Knowles-Carter’s middle name?

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3. Political activist Rosa Parks is best known for her refusal to sit in the back seat of a bus. Where did this happen?

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4. Which state did Kamala Harris represent in the US Senate?

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5. In Don McLean’s classic American Pie, the lyrics “the day the music died” refer to which event?

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6. Which major newspaper does Amazon mogul Jeff Bezos own?

Jeff Bezos

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7. In the US, what does MLB usually refer to?

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8. Who is the first Latina in the US Senate?

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9. When did lynching become a federal crime in the US?

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10. Which US comic book series holds the record for the most expensive interior page ever auctioned?

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11. Which movie series made Michael Winslow famous?

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12. What is the purpose of the Mt Rushmore monument?

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The United States Trivia Quiz Questions (2022)

Here’s a full list of the 21 trivia questions and multiple-choice answers on our 2022 US trivia quiz.

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What was the occasion for which Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing (the American “Black national anthem”) was set to its familiar tune?

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June 19th Emancipation Day’s 50th Anniversary.
The United States’ 110th Independence Day.
The anniversary of Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
Armistice Day in 1938.

In the US, what is the top producing state of bee honey?

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Wyoming.
North Dakota.
North Carolina.
Montana.

What was the United State's longest war?

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The Vietnam war.
The Afghanistan war.
The Gulf war.
The civil war.

In the US, what is the Mann Act?

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Work-hours regulations in private companies.
An anti-sex trafficking law.
An anti-drug trafficking law.
Prohibition of goods produced by children under fourteen.

Who is the American Music Awards' most-awarded artist ever?

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Michael Jackson.
Whitney Houston.
Taylor Swift.
Kenny Rogers.

Why did Twitter permanently suspend Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s personal account?

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For violation of its copyrights policy.
For violation of its privacy policy.
For violations of its hate speech policy.
For violations of its COVID-19 misinformation policy.

What’s the longest-running children’s animated series on American television?

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Adventure Time.
SpongeBob SquarePants.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Arthur.

Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first what?

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Supreme Court justice without Juris Doctor from Harvard or Yale.
Black female justice in the US Supreme Court.
Supreme Court justice without an Ivy League degree.
Supreme Court justice confirmed without a single vote from the Senate minority party.

Who was the first woman to serve as the US Secretary of State?

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Janet Reno.
Madeleine Albright.
Hillary Clinton.
Condoleezza Rice.

The famous New York "Whitney" is a Museum for what?

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American Art.
Modern Art.
Fine Arts.
Contemporary Art.

When did lynching become a federal crime in the US?

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In 1877.
In 1900.
In 1950.
In 2022.

Massachusetts was the first state on the East Coast to permit recreational cannabis sales. Which is the second?

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New Jersey.
New York.
Connecticut.
Virginia.

In the US, what is the landmark Roe v. Wade decision?

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A Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.
A Supreme Court case that legalized gun sales nationwide.
A California Supreme Court case that legalized cannabis sales statewide.
A California Supreme Court case that legalized homosexuality statewide.

What is the median age of US women giving birth?

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37.
30.
27.
20.

When was the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC built?

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1809.
1865.
1885.
1922.

What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

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7 million.
1 million.
500,000.
250,000.

How many firearms are there per 100 people in the US?

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39.1
52.8
62.1
120.5

Where is the first US national monument dedicated to LGBTQ history?

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San Francisco.
New York City.
Las Vegas.
Boston.

In the US, which city is known as the Mile High City?

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Seattle, Washington.
Chicago, Illinois.
Denver, Colorado.
Phoenix, Arizona.

Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture was written as a commemoration of what?

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Russia’s defeat of Napoleon’s army.
The Argentine War of Independence.
The Spanish War of Independence.
The 1812 war between the US and the British Empire.

How many mass shooting incidents did the US see on July 4th, 2022?

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1.
3.
5.
None.

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