General North American Trivia
Question: Ulysses S. Grant was a famous general in which war?
Answer: American Civil War
Question: Which of these men was an infamous outlaw?
Answer: Billy The Kid
Question: How many faces are carved into Mount Rushmore?
Question: Name the two largest countries in North America.
Answer: Canada and the USA
Question: How many states make up the USA?
Question: What is the collective name for the string of islands at the southern tip of Florida?
Answer: Florida Keys
Question: What does each star represent on the flag of the United States?
Answer: A State
Question: What color are taxis in New York City?
Question: Canadian leader Lester Pearson won the Nobel Peace prize for his mediation role in which conflict?
Question: What is the capital city of the United States?
Answer: Washington, D.C.
Question: What is the largest island in the United States?
Question: In the USA, what are the only mobile National Monuments?
Answer: The San Francisco Cable cars
Question: What was the former name of the Hawaiian Islands?
Answer: Sandwich Islands
Question: In 2009, how many of the 19 largest US banks failed the new 'stress tests' to test their robustness in a recession?
Question: Which of these Presidents was born in the 20th Century?
Answer: Bill Clinton
Question: What is the common name for the Presidential residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue?
Answer: The White House
Question: In which U.S. state was John F. Kennedy assassinated?
Question: The Pentagon building can be found in which country?
Question: Which bird is the symbol of the USA?
Answer: Bald Eagle
Question: In which direction do the stripes go on the American flag?
Question: Golden Gate Bridge is located in which of these US cities?
Answer: San Francisco
Question: In which city is the Empire State Building located?
Answer: New York
Question: In which street is the New York Stock Exchange?
Answer: Wall Street
Question: Which iconic Canadian landmark is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and features stunning red-colored cliffs?
Answer: Prince Edward Island National Park
Question: What is the name of the Canadian national park known for its turquoise-colored lakes?
Answer: Banff National Park
Question: Which famous Canadian waterfall is located in Ontario and shares its name with a city?
Answer: Niagara Falls
Question: Name the historic site in Quebec City that is the oldest walled city in North America.
Answer: Old Quebec (Vieux-Québec)
Question: Which Canadian city is home to the CN Tower, one of the tallest freestanding structures in the world?
Question: What is the name of the iconic red-colored railway that stretches across Canada?
Answer: Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR)
Question: Which Canadian island is known for its wild horses and is often called the "Galapagos of North America"?
Answer: Sable Island
Question: What is the name of the Canadian national park located in the Rocky Mountains, famous for its stunning turquoise-colored lake?
Answer: Moraine Lake (located in Banff National Park)
Question: Which leaf is featured on the Canadian flag?
Question: Who was the last Aztec emperor before the Spanish conquest of Mexico?
Answer: Montezuma II
Question: Which Mexican holiday celebrates the country's independence from Spain?
Answer: Mexican Independence Day (September 16)
Question: What is the national dish of Mexico, consisting of a tortilla filled with various ingredients?
Question: Which artist is known for his colorful paintings depicting Mexican culture, including "The Two Fridas"?
Answer: Frida Kahlo
Question: Which ancient civilization built the city of Teotihuacan in Mexico?
Answer: The Teotihuacan civilization
Question: Name the traditional Mexican dance characterized by vibrant costumes and rhythmic footwork.
Question: What is the name of the famous Mexican muralist known for his large-scale public artwork?
Answer: Diego Rivera
Question: Which Mexican holiday is dedicated to remembering and honoring deceased loved ones?
Answer: Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos)
Question: Which alcoholic beverage, made from the blue agave plant, is associated with Mexico?
Question: Name the traditional Mexican folk music genre that features the use of a guitar-like instrument called the mariachi.
Answer: Mariachi music
Caribbean Culture Trivia
Question: Which European country colonized many Caribbean islands, including Jamaica, Barbados, and Trinidad and Tobago?
Answer: England (United Kingdom)
Question: What is the predominant language spoken in most Caribbean countries?
Question: Name the musical genre that originated in Jamaica and became popular worldwide, characterized by its offbeat rhythm.
Question: Who is considered the national hero of Jamaica, known for his advocacy of black nationalism and Pan-Africanism?
Answer: Marcus Garvey
Question: Which Caribbean festival is celebrated with vibrant costumes, music, and dancing?
Question: What is the traditional Caribbean dish made with rice, beans, and various spices?
Answer: Rice and peas
Question: Which Caribbean sport, similar to cricket, is a popular pastime in countries like Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago?
Answer: West Indies cricket
Question: Name the Caribbean dance music genre that features steel drums as its primary instrument.
Question: Which Caribbean island is famous for its blue-colored liqueur made from bitter oranges?
Question: What is the traditional Caribbean instrument made from a hollowed-out gourd and played with a stick?
US Cities & Landmarks Trivia
Question: The city of Milwaukee is situated on the southwestern shore of which Great Lake?
Answer: Lake Michigan
Question: Which is the largest city in the state of Tennessee?
Question: Which city is nicknamed 'The Discovery City'?
Question: In which American city was John Lennon shot?
Answer: New York City
Question: Located in Nevada, what is the western gambling center of the USA?
Answer: Las Vegas
Question: Atlanta is the capital of which U.S state?
Question: In which bay is Alcatraz located?
Answer: San Francisco Bay
Question: Austin is the capital of which U.S state?
Question: Chicago is often referred to by which of these names?
Answer: The Windy City
North America Geography Trivia
Question: Lake Superior is on the border with the USA and which other country?
Question: The West Indies is located in which sea?
Question: Alberta is a province of which country?
Question: Minnesota is a state in which country?
Question: Missouri River flows into which other river?
Question: In which island is the New York borough of Brooklyn?
Answer: Long Island
Question: If you were standing on the Golden Gate Bridge, which country would you be in?
Question: In which country is the city of Calgary?
Question: Which of these major cities is furthest from the sea?
Answer: Denver, Colorado
Question: The United States naval base, Guantanamo Bay, is found on which island of the Greater Antilles?
Question: In which U.S state is the Everglades National Park?
Question: Which landmark is known as 'The Shrine of Democracy'?
Answer: Mount Rushmore
Question: What are a group of six states, on the northeast coast of the USA, known as collectively?
Answer: New England
Question: Which American city was once called New Amsterdam?
Answer: New York
Question: The Blue Ridge Mountains form part of which larger range?
Question: What is the name of the biggest Canyon in Arizona?
Question: What is the name of the small chain of islands located off the coast of Florida?
Answer: Florida Keys
Question: What is the name of the main street in Las Vegas?
Answer: The Strip
Question: What is the name of the New York Twin Towers site?
Answer: Ground Zero
Question: In which U.S. city will you find the Sears Tower?
US States & Capitals Trivia
Question: The city of Memphis is located above which river?
Question: Which of these men was not a member of the Founding Fathers of the United States?
Answer: Julius Caesar
Question: The exclusive place, The Hamptons, is located in which country?
Question: What US state is represented by the initials IA?
Question: In which U.S. state are the cities of Las Vegas and Reno located?
Question: What U.S. state receives the least sunshine?
Question: Jackson is the state capital of which U.S. state?
Question: What nickname is associated with the US State of South Dakota?
Answer: Mount Rushmore State
Question: Waikiki is a popular beach resort located in which American state?
Question: Chicago is the largest city of which U.S state?
Question: Oklahoma City is the capital and largest city of which U.S state?
North American History Trivia
Question: The First Transcontinental Railroad was built in which country?
Question: By area, what is the second largest country in the world?
Question: In which U.S. state is the city of Chicago located?
Question: Which city is closest to the Hoover Dam?
Answer: Las Vegas
Question: Saint Lucia is an island holiday destination in which sea?
Answer: The Caribbean Sea
Question: Which is the only Commonwealth country to have an Atlantic and Pacific coastline?
Question: The Battle of Gettysburg was fought during which war?
Answer: American Civil War
Miscellaneous North America Trivia
Question: Thomas Edison is famously associated with which invention?
Answer: Light Bulb
Question: What is the highest mountain in North America?
Answer: Mount McKinley
Question: Which of these cities is furthest from the sea?
Answer: Kansas City
Question: Which is the deepest land gorge in the world?
Answer: Grand Canyon
Question: In America, what became the 49th state to enter the union in 1959?
Question: In 1973, the USA backed a coup against which socialist state, killing its president Salvador Allende in the process?
Question: When did Elvis Presley's Graceland first open to the public?
Question: In which decade was America plunged into The Depression?
Question: In March 1897, what domain did the USA buy for two cents an acre?
Question: In 1983, Vanessa Williams became the first black woman to do what?
Answer: Win Miss America