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100

What was the fear of communism, both outside and within the U.S. know as?

The Red Scare 

100

The Indianapolis Colts came to Indiana in 1984. What city did they leave behind?

Baltimore

100

What is the capital of Peru?

Lima

100

What is the scientific study of behavior and mental processes?

psychology

100

In what year did the first World War begin?

1914

100

What two items are represented on a typical Production Possibilities Frontier?

guns and butter

100

What do you call a group of people that are related by marriage?

Family

100

What creation of Eli Whitney led to an economic boom in the South in the early to mid 1800s?

Cotton Gin

100

Which Constitutional Amendment officially ended slavery in America?

13th Amendment

100

How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

9

100

What former NBA superstar died along with his daughter in a helicopter crash on Jan 26, 2020?

Kobe Bryant

200

Who killed President John F. Kennedy

Lee Harvey Oswald 

200

What year did Indiana become a state?

1816

200

The Apennine Mountains make up the terrain of what peninsula country?

Italy

200

If you divide mental age by chronological age and multiply the result by 100, what is the result?

Intelligence quotient (IQ)

200

Who did Rome fight and defeat in the Punic Wars?

Carthage

200

What is the terms for an amount of money given by the government to encourage economic activity?

subsidy

200

What is the term for learning to participate in group life?

Socialization

200

Who was instrumental as a guide and interpreter during Lewis and Clark's journey to the Pacific?

Sacagawea 

200

Thanks to the Bessemer Process and Vertical Integration, Andrew Carnegie became one of the wealthiest men in America in which industry?

Steel

200

How many members are in the Indiana General Assembly?

150

200

Who is the current Vice President of the United States, breaking barriers for women and people of African-American/Asian heritage?

Kamala Harris

300

Who led the Montgomery Bus Boycott after the arrest of Rosa Parks?

Martin Luther King Jr.

300

What was the name of the Fort in Vincennes captured by George Rogers Clark that helped to open up western lands for settlers?

Fort Sackville

300

Because of their close proximity to a certain body of water, what are the countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania known as?

The Baltic States

300

What was bipolar disorder once called?

Manic depression

300

Who was the German monk who protested the Catholic Church with his Ninety-Five Thesis?

Martin Luther

300

What is the term for something that negatively or positively affects a third party?

externality

300

What class do most Americans consider themselves a part of?

Middle Class

300

What was the first established college in North America?

Harvard

300

Who was the president that used New Deal programs in an attempt to end the Great Depression?

Franklin Roosevelt

300

Who was the first President to ever face impeachment?

Andrew Johnson

300

What actor who played in the movies "Black Panther" and "42" died at the age of 43 from colon cancer?

Chadwick Boseman

400

Who was President of the U.S. during the Cuban Missile Crisis?

John F. Kennedy

400

The Ku Klux Klan had a large membership in Indiana in the early 1900s thanks in large part to what man?

David Curtis Stephenson

400

What is the name of the latitudinal line that marks the farthest point north at which the sun can be seen directly overhead at noon?

Tropic of Cancer

400

What is the opening in the colored part of the eye?

The pupil

400

The Allied powers intervened against Hitler's advancements after he invaded which country?

Poland

400

What is the formula for profit maximization?

MC=MR or Marginal Cost = Marginal Revenue

400

What perspective emphasizes the contributions of each part of society?

Functionalist

400

Colonists who were loyal to Britain during the American Revolution were known by two terms. One is Loyalists. What was the other?

Tories

400

During WWII, what group of Americans along the west coast were forced to give up their homes and businesses and live in internment camps?

Japanese-Americans

400

Who are the two United States Senators from Indiana currently?

Todd Young and Mike Braun

400

What city was struck by a massive explosion of ammonium nitrate that killed hundreds and injured tens of thousands of residents?

Beirut

500

Who was the first man to walk on the moon?

Astronaut Neil Armstrong 

500

Who was the only U.S. president elected from the state of Indiana?

Benjamin Harrison

500

What were the people of the highest social class in New Spain called because they were born in Spain?

Peninsulares

500

What are repetitive ritual behaviors often involving checking or cleaning called?

Compulsions

500

Under what plan did the United States offer a massive aid package after World War II to strengthen democratic governments in Europe by lending them economic assistance

Marshal Plan

500

What are the two tools of Fiscal Policy?

taxing and spending

500

Who is known as the Father of Sociology?

Auguste Comte

500

Which native tribe was instrumental in the eventual success of the Pilgrims?

Wampanoag 

500

Immigrants coming to America generally had to cross the Atlantic under the worst accommodations on the ship, which was known as what?

steerage

500

On what day are the Electoral College ballots counted in a joint session of Congress to officially elect the President of the United States?

January 6

500

What famous female Supreme Court justice passed away on September 18th of 2020?

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

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