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100

What scandal caused President Nixon to resign?

Watergate Scandal

100

What school in Indiana did Larry Bird lead to the NCAA Basketball title game in 1979?

Indiana State University 

100

A narrow strip of land with water on both sides that connects two larger bodies of land is called what?

Isthmus 

100

Which body sense enables people to keep their balance?

Vestibular Sense

100

In what year did World War II end?

1945

100

What is the name of the federal healthcare program that primarily serves those ages 65 and over?

Medicare

100

Which type of status is earned or chosen?

Achieved

100

What was the cash crop of Jamestown?

Tabacco

100
What is the June 4, 1944 invasion of the beaches of Normandy, France best known as?

D-Day

100

How many cabinet departments are there in the United States Government?

15

100

This virus turned into a global pandemic causing a global death toll over 2.8 million.

Coronavirus, Covid, Covid19

200

Who was the first African American to play Major League Baseball?

Jackie Robinson

200

Which future president spent his teenage years growing up in Indiana?

Abraham Lincoln

200

What are the people of the lowest Indian caste called because they are considered unclean?

Untouchables

200

What ws the first modern intelligence test?

Stanford Binet Test

200

Which Macedonian king conquered the mighty Persian Empire and never lost a battle?

Alexander the Great

200

In which stage of production does profit maximization occur?

Stage 2 or Decreasing Returns

200

Which Pre-Industrial society has fewer than 50 people?

Hunting and Gathering

200

In 1831, who led the most famous and violent slave revolt, where nearly 60 people were killed before the rebellion ended?

Nat Turner

200

When European immigrants arrived in America, where were they processed before being allowed to enter the country?

Ellis Island

200

How many members are there in the United States House of Representatives?

435

200
What president faced a second set of impeachment trials in 2021?

Donald Trump

300

What fatal disease first appeared in 1981?

AIDS

300

Who was the great Shawnee warrior that William Henry Harrison referred to as an "uncommon genius?"

Tecumseh

300

The countries of Portugal, Spain, and Andorra are all located on what European peninsula?

Iberian Peninsula 

300

What is a false idea or belief that seems real?

Delusion

300

Who wrote the Wealth of Nations and argued for less government regulation in the economy?

Adam Smith

300

What is the term for a market structure dominated by a few firms?

Oligopoly

300

What is the most obvious aspect of culture?

Language

300

Name given to the forced march of around 16,000 Native Americans from the South to across the Mississippi River, where and estimated 4,000 natives died.

Trail of Tears

300

What was enacted in the South to allow white voters to vote without having to pay a poll ta or take a literacy test?

Grandfather Clause

300

Which amendment calls for the direct election of United States Senators?

17th

300

What British royal family member decided to step away from his role in the royal family in 2020?

Prince Harry

400

Who was the first American Astronaut to orbit the earth?

John Glenn

400

Which Indiana city is considered the "Limestone Capital of the World?"

Bedford

400

The Atacama Desert , where rain has never been recorded, is located on what continent?

South America

400

Who developed the theory of Defense Mechanisms?

Sigmund Freud

400

Who invented the cotton gin to remove seeds from cotton faster?

Eli Whitney

400

What is the term for how a change in prices affects supply and demand?

Elasticity

400

What are the ways in which a culture expresses universal traits?

Cultural Particulars

400

Who killed Alexander Hamilton in a dual?

Aaron Burr

400

Which battle in the Pacific will be the turning point for the U.S. during WWII, after which Japan was always on the defensive?

Battle of Midway

400

Who was the first female Justice to be appointed to the Supreme Court?

Sandra Day O'Connor

400

What doctor and director of U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has been in the news since the outbreak of Covid 19?

Dr. Fauci

500

Who assassinated Bobby Kennedy?

Sirhan Sirhan

500

Who was the first governor of the state of Indiana?

Jonathon Jennings 

500

What communist leader of China created economic changes in 1958 that he called the Great Leap Forward?

Mao Zedong

500

Which method of overcoming fears involves pairing a pleasing stimulus with a feared stimulus?

Counterconditioning

500

Along with Karl Marx who co-wrote the Communist Manifesto?

Friedrich Engels

500

What former Federal Reserve Chairman is the current Secretary of the Treasury?

Janet Yellen

500

Who coined the term sociological imagination in 1959?

C. Wright Mills

500

What were the women, mostly young, single women, who worked in the mills of the factory system during the early 1800s in Massachusetts known as?

Lowell Girls

500

Who was the young Quaker woman that led the National Woman's Party, and along with Carrie Chapman Catt, helped gain the right to vote for women with the passage of the 19th Amendment?

Alice Paul

500

Which state has a unicameral legislature?

Nebraska

500

This female justice was appointed to the Supreme Court by President Trump to fill the seat formerly help by Ruth Bader Ginsburg?

Amy Coney Barrett

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