10 most difficult history of the United States riddles A list of ten (out of 33) history of the United States related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly History of the United States quiz Which of these fast food chains is the oldest?KFC-1930. McDonald's-1940. Dunkin 'Donuts-1950 Burger King-1954very hard 25% KFCKFC25%McDonald'sMcDonald's25%Dunkin’ DonutsDunkin’ Donuts33%Burger KingBurger King15%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1499 answers in 3 languages »brands riddles » Who is depicted on the U.S. ten-dollar bill?Alexander Hamilton. The obverse of the $10 bill features the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, who served as the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury.very hard 25% Alexander HamiltonAlexander Hamilton25%George WashingtonGeorge Washington26%Andrew JacksonAndrew Jackson15%Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson32%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 612 answers in 2 languages »currencies riddles » Who was the first immigrant to arrive at Ellis Island?Annie Moore. Ellis Island served as the United States' busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. Over 12 million immigrants passed through it during that time period. It has been estimated that close to 40 percent of all current U.S. citizens can trace at least one of their ancestors to Ellis Island.very hard 29% Jane DoeJane Doe17%Joan EllisJoan Ellis35%Annie MooreAnnie Moore29%Mary Todd LincolnMary Todd Lincoln18%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 117 answers in 2 languages »peoples riddles » This is a statue of a heroic dog, erected in 1925 in Central Park. What was the dog's name?Balto was a sled dog who led his team on the final leg of the 1925 serum run to Nome, in which diphtheria antitoxin was transported to combat an outbreak of the disease. After the mission's success, Balto and the Norwegian Gunnar Kaasen, who drove the sled, became celebrities.very hard 32% HachikoHachiko36%LaikaLaika19%BaltoBalto32%Rin Tin TinRin Tin Tin12%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 1484 answers in 2 languages »Alaska riddles » Which was the last of the contiguous states to become a U.S. state?Arizona is the place of the Apache resistance. It became a U.S. state on February 14, 1912. This resulted in the end to the territorial colonization of Continental North America. very hard 33% New YorkNew York16%TexasTexas21%ArizonaArizona33%North DakotaNorth Dakota28%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 5250 answers in 3 languages »Amerindians riddles » The picture above illustrates the capitulation of British army in Yorktown. Which side actually capitulates?Middle. In the center of the scene, American General Benjamin Lincoln appears mounted on a white horse. He extends his right hand toward the sword carried by the surrendering British officer, General Charles O'Hara, who heads the long line of troops that extends into the background. To the left, French officers appear standing and mounted beneath the white banner of the royal Bourbon family. On the right are American officers beneath the Stars and Stripesvery hard 33% leftleft41%middlemiddle33%rightright10%neitherneither13%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 1336 answers in 2 languages »flags riddles » Which tribe was Tecumseh the chief of?Shawnee. Tecumseh was a Native American Shawnee warrior and chief, who became the primary leader of a large, multi-tribal confederacy in the early years of the nineteenth century. He was among the most celebrated Indian leaders in history and was known as a strong and eloquent orator who promoted tribal unity.very hard 34% ApacheApache46%AztecAztec12%ShawneeShawnee34%MayansMayans6%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 2858 answers in 2 languages »Indians riddles » Who served as the U.S. Secretary of State under Presidents George Washington and John Adams?Timothy Pickering. President Washington appointed Pickering to the position of Postmaster General in 1791. After briefly serving as Secretary of War, he became the Secretary of State in 1795, and remained in that office after President Adams was inaugurated. President Adams dismissed him in 1800 due to Pickering's opposition to peace with France during the Quasi-War.very hard 34% John MarshallJohn Marshall12%Timothy PickeringTimothy Pickering34%James MadisonJames Madison12%Thomas JeffersonThomas Jefferson39%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 339 answers in 2 languages »politicians riddles » Who is the founder of KFC?Harland Sanders. KFC is an American fast food restaurant chain founded by Colonel Harland Sanders, an entrepreneur who began selling fried chicken from his roadside restaurant in Corbin, Kentucky during the Great Depression. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, it is the world's second-largest restaurant chain after McDonald's, with almost 20,000 locations globally in 123 countries and territories.very hard 35% Harland SandersHarland Sanders35%Kent FolingerKent Folinger38%Ray KrocRay Kroc12%John ChidseyJohn Chidsey14%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3154 answers in 3 languages »food riddles » What was special about the construction of the Empire State Building?It was built quickly and under budget. The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or 7 million man-hours. To this day, this is a record for a skyscraper of its height. Due to reduced costs during the Depression, the final costs totaled only $24.7 million instead of the estimated $43 million.very hard 39% it was built on a wooden frameit was built on a wooden frame13%it was built with no detailed plansit was built with no detailed plans22%it was built quickly and under budgetit was built quickly and under budget39%it was built top to bottomit was built top to bottom24%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 12968 answers in 2 languages »construction riddles » Play history of the United States quiz and see all the questions.