U.S. Monuments and Landmarks Quiz - FamilyEducation

U.S. Monuments and Landmarks Quiz

Take this quiz to see how much you know about famous landmarks around the United States.

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Take this quiz to see how much you know about famous landmarks around the United States.

1. The heads of which Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore?

  • Adams, Taft, Eisenhower, Carter
  • Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Lincoln
  • Washington, Madison, Theodore Roosevelt, Kennedy
  • Washington, Lincoln, Nixon, Reagan

2. Which famous speech by President Abraham Lincoln is carved in the walls of the Lincoln Memorial?

  • Emancipation Proclamation
  • Gettysburg Address
  • Second Inaugural Address
  • First Inaugural Address

3. The 555-foot-tall Washington Monument is an example of which of the following types of structures?

  • A pentagon
  • An obelisk
  • A pyramid
  • A geodesic dome

4. New York City's Empire State Building, which was completed in 1931, was the world's tallest building until 1972. What building moved the Empire State Building to No. 2 on the list?

  • Chrysler Building
  • Taipei 101
  • Sears Tower
  • First tower of the World Trade Center

5. The female figure represented by the Statue of Liberty is holding what in her left hand?

  • A tablet
  • A torch
  • A baby
  • A scale

6. What type of bridge is San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge?

  • arch
  • suspension
  • beam
  • truss

7. What is the National Mall?

  • The official shopping center of the United States
  • The largest mall in the country
  • A large stretch of lawn in Washington, D.C.
  • A pond near the Potomac River

8. Where was the Liberty Bell cast (formed into its shape)?

  • England
  • Boston
  • France
  • Philadelphia

9. What is the address off the White House?

  • 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
  • 1600 Avenue of the Americas
  • 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue
  • 1500 Capitol Drive

10. Where is the Space Needle located?

  • New York City
  • Chicago
  • Seattle
  • Los Angeles

1. The heads of which Presidents are carved into Mount Rushmore?
Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, Lincoln

2. Which famous speech by President Abraham Lincoln is carved in the walls of the Lincoln Memorial?
Gettysburg Address

3. The 555-foot-tall Washington Monument is an example of which of the following types of structures?
An obelisk

4. New York City's Empire State Building, which was completed in 1931, was the world's tallest building until 1972. What building moved the Empire State Building to No. 2 on the list?
First tower of the World Trade Center

5. The female figure represented by the Statue of Liberty is holding what in her left hand?
A tablet

6. What type of bridge is San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge?
suspension

7. What is the National Mall?
A large stretch of lawn in Washington, D.C.

8. Where was the Liberty Bell cast (formed into its shape)?
England

9. What is the address off the White House?
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

10. Where is the Space Needle located?
Seattle

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