Top 10 America facts Selected as the most interesting among America related questions in America quiz Who built and lived in Teotihuacan, the most impressive pre-Columbian Mesoamerican city?It is not known. The city is ancient - its largest pyramid, the Pyramid of the Sun, was completed by AD 100. It predates most known cultures of Mesoamerica. The origin of its founders is uncertain, and its original name is also unknown. It housed a population of about 150,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in the world at that time. Created by: globalquiz.orgUNESCO World Heritage facts » What is the largest and most powerful bird of prey found in the Americas?Harpy eagle. Female harpy eagles typically weigh 6 to 9 kg (13 to 20 lb). An exceptionally large captive female, "Jezebel", weighed 12.3 kg (27 lb). The bald eagle, the national bird of the United States of America, weighs up to 6.3 kg (13.9 lb).Created by: Sumit Tamangbirds of prey facts » How is this tent house called?Tipi. The tipi was used by the nomadic tribes of the Great Plains, because it could be disassembled and packed away quickly when a tribe decided to move. Tipis are stereotypically associated with Native Americans in the United States in general, however Native Americans from places other than the Great Plains mostly used different types of dwellings. Created by: globalquiz.orgIndians facts » To which family of birds does the one on the picture belong?Heron. The boat-billed heron, colloquially known as the boatbill, is a member of the heron family, and was formerly thought to be in a monotypic family, Cochlearidae. It lives in mangrove swamps from Mexico south to Peru and Brazil. It is a nocturnal bird, and breeds semi-colonially in mangrove trees, laying 2–4 bluish white eggs in a twig nest.Created by: Ninjaibirds facts » Where was John Cabot from? (the discoverer of Newfoundland and Labrador)From Italy. John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto, Venetian: Zuan Chabotto) was a Venetian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England was the first European exploration of the mainland of North America. Created by: Tschukageographic discoveries facts » Which country of Central America is the most populous?Guatemala. With over 14 million inhabitants, Guatemala is almost twice as populous as Honduras (7.4M) and Nicaragua (5.7M), even though both Honduras and Nicaragua are larger by area. Created by: Cleodemographics facts » The oldest surviving movie was made...In 1888. Roundhay Garden Scene is an 1888 short silent actuality film recorded by French inventor Louis Le Prince. Shot at Oakwood Grange in Roundhay, Leeds in the north of England, it is believed to be the oldest surviving film in existence, as noted by the Guinness Book of Records. Created by: Tschukatrivia facts » Who created Scrabble?Alfred Butts . In 1938, American architect Alfred Mosher Butts created the game as a variation on an earlier word game he invented called Lexiko. In 1948, James Brunot bought the rights to manufacture the game in exchange for granting Butts a royalty on every unit sold. There are around 4,000 Scrabble clubs around the world .Created by: Tschukainventors facts » Al Capone was sentenced to 11 years in federal prison for what crime?Tax evasion. The federal authorities became intent on jailing Capone and prosecuted him in 1931 for tax evasion, which was at that time a federal crime and a novel strategy. During a highly publicized case, the judge admitted as evidence Capone's admissions of his . He was convicted and sentenced to 11 years in federal prison. Created by: Tschukacuriosities facts » What animal is that?Northern tamandua. The northern tamandua is an anteater occuring in tropical and subtropical forests from southern Mexico, through Central America, and to the edge of the northern Andes. Like other anteaters, they can communicate with each other by leaving scent marks with their anal scent glandsCreated by: Ninjaimammals facts » Play America quiz and see all the questions.