Vocabulary
Trivia
Food
Geographical features and landscape
Famous people
100

How would you refer in English to a portable wooden or metal structure used for climbing up/down?

ladder

100

What's the difference between rubgy and American football?

Unlike in rugby, they use protective devices to avoid injuries in Americal football, such as helmets.

100

Name 3 things that Americans typically eat in Thanksgiving nowadays.

1) turkey
2) mashed potatoes
3) pumpkin pie
4) cranberry sauce
5) yams

100

Why is the Artist's Palette so colourful?

Its rocks have got a variety of colours since the ground there is composed of different type of minerals.

100

Who wrote 'The adventures of Tom Sawyer'?

Mark Twain

200

Name for a food container, normally made of metal, which is used to cooking purposes.

Pot

200

What happens before the Super Bowl and during the break as well?

Popular singers and musicians play there to entertain viewers.

200

Name 3 things that Americans typically eat on 4th of July now.

1) burgers
2) hot dogs
3) roasted corn
4) ice-cream
5) watermelon

200

Name the 3 different waterfalls to be found in Niagara falls.

- American

- Bridal Veil
- Canadian Horseshoe

200

Who invented and successfully tested the first plane model? When did that happen?

- The Wright brothers (Orville and Wilbur)
- 1903

300

Give a synonym for 'fraud' or 'fake'

Hoax

300
What is the 'Walk of fame'? In what American state is it located?

Place within Hollywood Boulevard where most of the worldwide known actors and actresses have got stars as a token of appreciation. In California.

300

What did Johnny Chapman plant all over the states?

Apple trees

300

What's the name of the biggest and most well-known sequoia in Redwood forests?

General Sherman

300

What's the genre Stephen king is mostly known for?

Horror stories (suspense/science-fiction/fantasy...)

400

Give a synonym for 'sweet potatoes'

yams

400

Specify the place and year in which Martin Luther King's speech took place.

Why was that place relevant?

- Lincoln Memorial (Washington DC), 1963.
- Because Abraham Lincoln was the one who abolished slavery 100 years before.

400
How come American food has always been portrayed as junk or trash food?

Because it's salty and greasy, with so much fat and processed ingredients on it.

400

The Death Valley is located in the Mojave desert. Being it so dry, how many metres below sea level can we find its lowest poing?

86

400

Name of the American astronaut who uttered "That's one small step for man but one giant leap for mankind"? When did this happen?

Neil Armstrong, 1969.

500

Give a synonym for 'sink' or 'tub'

Basin

500

Year when Thanksgiving became a national holiday.

1863

500

Name 3 American fast food chains.

KFC, MacDonald's, Pizza Hut, Subway, Burger King, Domino's, Taco Bell, Papa Johns, Popeyes, Five guys...

500

Who asked Americans to preserve the Grand Canyon of Colorado and wanted to turn it into a national park?

President Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt

500

Who was one of the youngest presidents of all times? Why was him important?

John Firzgerald Kennedy, because he brought hope to Americans and promised to end unemployment.

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