10 most difficult the United States riddles A list of ten (out of 26) the United States related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly The United States quiz Which large IT company doesn't have its headquarters in the Silicon Valley?IBM is a company based in New York. The history of IBM is longer than the history of Silicon Valley.very hard 25% IBMIBM25%AMDAMD25%GoogleGoogle28%AppleApple20%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3913 answers in 2 languages »California riddles » What city is the capital of New York state?Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles (240 km) north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census.very hard 25% RochesterRochester12%New YorkNew York49%ManhattanManhattan13%AlbanyAlbany25%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 3419 answers in 3 languages »maps riddles » Which team won the most of NBA championships?Boston Celtics. Celtics dominated the League in the '60s winning 8 titles in a row and missing only one season of 1966-67. Boston total score is 17 championships. Next comes LA Lakers (16), Chicago Bulls (6) and San Antonio Spurs (5).very hard 26% San Antonio SpursSan Antonio Spurs4%Chicago BullsChicago Bulls37%Boston CelticsBoston Celtics26%Los Angeles LakersLos Angeles Lakers32%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1467 answers in 3 languages »basketball riddles » Which European was the first to discover America?Bjarni Herjólfsson. Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.very hard 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson26%Marco PoloMarco Polo8%Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus47%Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 3120 answers in 2 languages »Peru riddles » Which brewery was founded by Fritz Maytag?Anchor Brewing Company. Frederick Louis "Fritz" Maytag III is the former owner of Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco. His revival of Anchor Steam beer inspired many other brewers to follow, and he is often considered the father of modern microbreweries.very hard 27% BudweiserBudweiser36%PaulanerPaulaner22%Anchor Brewing CompanyAnchor Brewing Company27%Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.13%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 794 answers in 2 languages »beer riddles » Who wrote the novel Forrest Gump, which was adapted into a film under the same name?Winston Groom is an American novelist and non-fiction writer. He is best known for his book Forrest Gump, which was adapted into a film by Robert Zemeckis in 1994. The film became a cultural phenomenon, and won six Academy Awards. very hard 34% Jeffrey ArcherJeffrey Archer15%Winston GroomWinston Groom34%Richards CurtisRichards Curtis17%the book was never finishedthe book was never finished32%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 5611 answers in 3 languages »movie riddles » What is the highest denomination US dollar banknote?100 000. This banknote is not in general circulation. it shows a portrait of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States, who held office from 1913 until 1921.very hard 35% 1 0001 00034%5 0005 00016%10 00010 00014%100 000100 00035%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 931 answers in 2 languages »currencies riddles » These are the ruins of Fort Elizabeth in Hawaii. Which country built it?Russia. The last remaining Russian fort on the Hawaiian islands was built in the early 19th century by the Russian-American Company as the result of an alliance with High Chief Kaumualiʻi. Nowadays it is a National Historic Landmark and is administered as the Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park.very hard 37% JapanJapan26%FranceFrance23%RussiaRussia37%PolandPoland12%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 889 answers in 3 languages »Hawaii riddles » Wo killed William McKinley? (the U.S. president)Leon Czolgosz. Leon Frank Czolgosz was an American anarchist and former steel worker who assassinated U.S. President William McKinley in September 1901. Czolgosz was executed just over seven weeks later.very hard 37% Chester GilletteChester Gillette8%Leon CzolgoszLeon Czolgosz37%Albert FishAlbert Fish15%killer wasn't identifiedkiller wasn't identified39%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 6070 answers in 5 languages »United States riddles » Which musician used the stage name Satchmo?Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo; Satch and Pops; was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz.very hard 39% Ray CharlesRay Charles16%Scott JoplinScott Joplin27%Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong39%Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra15%Created by: Tschuka. Statistics based on 8143 answers in 3 languages »music riddles » Play the United States quiz and see all the questions.