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Famous Americans 2

How much do you know about the famous Americans of the United States?


 

Quiz ID:#20074
Fun:*** (2.86)
Difficulty:* (0.62)
Category:People
Created By:Carlos16

 



#1   Phineas T. Barnum created "the greatest show on earth" in the 1890s. What kind of show was it?





#2   The time was midnight, and the year was 1775. Who rode on horseback to warn that the Redcoats were coming?





#3   Levi Strauss and his partner invented pants that are worn in every country today. What were they?





#4   Geronimo was a great Native American leader. Was he a Navajo, an Arapaho, or an Apache?





#5   In 1882, what famous American inventor was responsible for the first electric lights coming on in New York City?





#6   In 1909, did Admiral Peary and Matthew Henson finally reach the North Pole or the South Pole?




#7   This tough-talking general led American forces in World War II. Was his name George Patton or John Pershing?




#8   What American astronomer proved that the universe is expanding? (Hint: A space telescope was named for him.)

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#9   What frontiersman from Tennessee became a hero at the old Texas mission called the Alamo?





#10   She led so many slaves to freedom that her people called her "Moses". What was her real name?





 

 



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