Question: Through which national park does the Continental Divide not pass?
Answer: Yosemite National Park, in California, lies west of the Continental Divide.
Question: On what peninsula in Washington would you find the Olympic Mountains?
Answer: The majority of the Olympic Peninsula, between the Pacific Ocean and Puget Sound, is covered by the Olympic Mountains.
Question: Which U.S. president was the first to appear on television?
Answer: Appearing at the 1939 World’s Fair in New York City, Franklin D. Roosevelt became the first U.S. president to be televised.
Question: What automobile brand was named after Henry Ford’s only son?
Answer: Henry Ford named the ill-fated Edsel division after his only son, Edsel Ford.
Question: In what American state would you find Denali?
Answer: Denali is in Alaska. At 6,194 meters, it is the tallest mountain in North America.
Question: Which state seceded from Virginia in 1863?
Answer: West Virginia seceded from Virginia during the Civil War, in 1863.
Question: How many U.S. presidents are depicted on Mount Rushmore?
Answer: The faces of four U.S. presidents are carved into the granite of Mount Rushmore: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln. Each face is about 60 feet (18 metres) tall.
Question: Which states does the Natchez Trace Parkway join?
Answer: The Natchez Trace Parkway begins in Natchez, Mississippi, and ends near Nashville, Tennessee. It generally follows a trail once used by the Choctaw, Natchez, and Chickasaw.
Question: What is the capital of Illinois?
Answer: The capital of Illinois is Springfield, which is located along the Sangamon River in the central part of the state.
Question: Which war interrupted construction of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.?
Answer: Construction of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., began in 1848. It was interrupted by the Civil War. The monument was officially dedicated in 1885 and opened to the public in 1888.
Question: In which city would you find the Statue of Liberty?
Answer: The Statue of Liberty is located in New York City on Liberty Island, in New York Harbor.
Question: What is a nickname for people from Maine?
Answer: Residents of Maine are sometimes called Down-Easters.
Washington Monument. Washington Monument and fireworks, Washington DC. The Monument was built as an obelisk near the west end of the National Mall to commemorate the first U.S. president, General George Washington.

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