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United States MCQs : This section focuses on the "United States". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the United States skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.

Question 1

Which national park is located in Lake Superior?

A. Yellowstone National Park
B. Zion National Park
C. Isle Royale National Park,
D. Yosemite National Park

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Question 2

What is the longest tributary of the Mississippi River?

A. Arkansas River
B. Missouri River
C. Red River
D. Ohio River

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Question 3

Who was the first U.S. astronaut to travel in space?

A. Neil Armstrong
B. Buzz Aldrin
C. Jim Lovell
D. Alan B. Shepard, Jr.

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Question 4

In which American city is the Miss America Pageant held annually?

A. Kansas City
B. Atlantic City
C. New York City
D. Los Angeles

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Question 5

American writer Henry David Thoreau immortalized which pond in Massachusetts?

A. Walden Pond
B. Big Sandy Pond
C. Great Herring Pond
D. Long Pond

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Question 6

What was the first steam-operated railway in the United States to be chartered as a common carrier of freight and passengers?

A. Pennsylvania Railroad
B. Erie Railroad
C. Union Pacific Railroad
D. Baltimore and Ohio Railroad

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Question 7

In which state would you find the Everglades?

A. Texas
B. Alaska
C. Florida
D. Colorado

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Question 8

What is the smallest state by area in the United States?

A. Hawaii
B. Rhode island
C. Delaware
D. Connecticut

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Question 9

Which of these monuments is located in South Dakota?

A. Marine Corps War Memorial
B. Montezuma Castle National Monument
C. Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial
D. Mount Rushmore National Memorial

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Question 10

In which state will you find the natural park known as the Garden of the Gods?

A. Nevada
B. Missouri
C. Colorado
D. Wyoming

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Question 11

Which state's name comes from an Algonquian word meaning “land on the long tidal river"?

A. Arkansas
B. Connecticut
C. North Dakota
D. Mississippi

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Question 12

What is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States?

A. Yale University
B. College of William & Mary
C. Cornell University
D. Harvard University

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Question 13

How many colleges and universities make up the Ivy League?

A. 6
B. 8
C. 10
D. 12

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Question 14

Which university was founded as King’s College in 1754?

A. Princeton University
B. Columbia University
C. Brown University
D. Stanford University

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Question 15

Semper Fidelis is the motto of which military service?

A. The United States Marine Corps
B. The United States Coast Guard
C. The United States Air Force
D. The United States Navy

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Question 16

Which was the first state in U.S. to be carved from the Northwest Territory?

A. Ohio
B. Michigan
C. Illinois
D. Indiana

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Question 17

The name of which state is derived from a Shoshone phrase meaning "gem of the mountains"?

A. Nevada
B. Louisiana
C. Idaho
D. Alabama

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Question 18

What is the largest river that flows into the Pacific Ocean from North America?

A. Missouri River
B. Columbia River
C. Colorado River
D. Salmon River

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Question 19

Which American city's nickname is Iron City?

A. Pittsburgh
B. Chicago
C. Houston
D. Baltimore

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Question 20

Which was the first official national flag of America?

A. Stars and Stripes
B. Stars and Bars
C. Union Flag
D. Continental Colours

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Question 21

Which was the 50th state to join the United States?

A. Alaska
B. California
C. Texas
D. Hawaii

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Question 22

On which river is Washington, D.C., situated?

A. Cuyahoga River
B. Hudson River
C. Ohio River
D. Potomac River

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Question 23

In which year did the United States enter World War I?

A. 1917
B. 1914
C. 1919
D. 1918

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Question 24

Name the first national park established in the United States?

A. Rocky Mountain National Park
B. Yellowstone National Park
C. Sequoia National Park
D. Grand Teton National Park

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Question 25

In what year was the New York Stock Exchange created?

A. 1928
B. 1875
C. 1909
D. 1817

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Question 26

Who was the first American to orbit the Earth?

A. Virgil Grissom
B. Neil Armstrong
C. John Glenn
D. Donald Slayton

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Question 27

Which American state was the first to ratify the federal Constitution?

A. Delaware
B. New Jersey
C. Connecticut
D. Pennsylvania

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