10 most difficult the United States riddlesThe United States quiz
What is the highest denomination US dollar banknote?
This banknote is not in general circulation. The president on it is Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the United States, who held office from 1913 until 1921.
Which brewery was founded by Fritz Maytag?
Anchor Brewing Company
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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.
Which team won the most NBA championships?
San Antonio Spurs
Los Angeles Lakers
The 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).
The largest collection of Christian holy relics outside the Vatican is located in?
St. Anthony’s houses the largest collection of Christian relics outside of the Vatican. The collection is comprised of around 5,000 relics, the majority of which are classified as first and second class relics. The collection includes everything from holy cloth to the entire skeleton of St. Demetrius.During the 1870s especially, his agents were able to collect hundreds upon hundreds of relics and ship them back to him in the United States. In 1880 he built St. Anthony’s as a home base for his rapidly growing collection of relics and then expanded it in 1892 to house even more.
Which European was the first to discover America?
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.
These are the ruins of Fort Elizabeth in Hawaii. Which country built it?
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.
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.
Which Indian state was previously a kingdom, ruled by Palden Thondup Namgyal and his American wife Hope Cooke, before its annexation to India in 1975?
The Kingdom of Sikkim was a hereditary monarchy from 1642 to 1975 in the Eastern Himalayas. It was ruled by Chogyals (kings) of the Namgyal dynasty. Its 12th and the last king was Palden Thondup Namgyal who married Hope Cooke, which brought worldwide media attention to Sikkim. In 1975, as the result of a referendum, Sikkim became a state of India and the monarchy was abolished.
How many feet are there in a yard?
The yard is an English unit of length, in both the British imperial and US customary systems of measurement, that comprises 3 feet or 36 inches. It is by international agreement in 1959 standardized as exactly 0.9144 meters.