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How Much Do You Really Know About America?

Take this trivia quiz to figure out just how much you know about America and how it became great.

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  1. Which was the first country?
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    United States of America
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    Sumer<br> Mesopo-tamia
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    Afghan-istan
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    Bhutan
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    Sumer

    Sumer (in Mesopotamia) is one of the oldest known nation-states.

    Sumer
  2. What was the first animal on earth?
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    Sponges
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    Apes & Gorillas
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    Comb Jelly
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    Great White Shark
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    Comb Jelly

    Earth's first animal was the ocean-drifting comb jelly, not the simple sponge, according to a new find that has shocked scientists who didn't imagine the earliest critter could be so complex. The mystery of the first animal denizen of the planet can only be inferred from fossils and by studying related animals today.

    Comb Jelly
  3. Who discovered electricity?
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    Nikola Tesla
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    Benjamin Franklin
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    Thomas Jefferson
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    Nobody
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    Benjamin Franklin

    Electricity is a form of energy and it occurs in nature, so it was not “invented.” As to who discovered it, many misconceptions abound. Some give credit to Benjamin Franklin for discovering electricity, but his experiments only helped establish the connection between lightning and electricity, nothing more.

    Benjamin Franklin
  4. Who invented the computer? 
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    Robert E. Kahn
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    Charles Babbage
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    Vint Cerf
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    Alexander Graham Bell
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    Charles Babbage

    Charles Babbage KH FRS was an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage originated the concept of a digital programmable computer.

    Charles Babbage
  5. Who invented the printer?
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    Chester Carlson
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    Johannes Guten-berg
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    Johann Carolus
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    Gilga-mesh
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    Chester Carlson

    Chester Floyd Carlson was an American physicist, inventor, and patent attorney born in Seattle, Washington.

    Chester Carlson
  6. And finally, who is the president?
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    George Wash-ington 
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    Hilary Clinton
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    Donald Trump
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    Barack Obama
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    Donald Trump

    Donald John Trump is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality.

    Donald Trump
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