10 most difficult history of the United States riddles A list of ten (out of 16) history of the United States related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly History of the United States quiz Which was the last of the contiguous states to become a U.S. state?Arizona is the place of the Apache resistance. It became a U.S. state on February 14, 1912. This resulted in the end to the territorial colonization of Continental North America. very hard 32% New YorkNew York17%TexasTexas21%ArizonaArizona32%North DakotaNorth Dakota28%Created by: Sumit Tamang. Statistics based on 3968 answers in 2 languages »Amerindians riddles » What was special about the construction of the Empire State Building?It was built quickly and under budget. The Empire State Building took only one year and 45 days to build, or 7 million man-hours. To this day, this is a record for a skyscraper of its height. Due to reduced costs during the Depression, the final costs totaled only $24.7 million instead of the estimated $43 million.hard 40% it was built on a wooden frameit was built on a wooden frame13%it was built with no detailed plansit was built with no detailed plans22%it was built quickly and under budgetit was built quickly and under budget40%it was built top to bottomit was built top to bottom23%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 8517 answers in 2 languages »New York riddles » Which country other than USA named its capital after the president of the United States?Liberia was created in 1847 by freed slaves from the United States. They established a government modeled on that of the United States and named its capital city Monrovia after James Monroe, a prominent supporter of the colonization.hard 43% Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands26%LiberiaLiberia43%SomaliaSomalia11%PanamaPanama18%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 21973 answers in 4 languages »geography of West Africa riddles » What is the origin of the name of Pennsylvania?Name of the land owner. In 1681, Charles II granted a land charter to William Penn to repay a debt of £16,000 owed to William's father, Admiral William Penn. This was one of the largest land grants to an individual in history. William Penn wanted to name the land Sylvania and was embarrassed at the name Pennsylvania chosen by the king.hard 49% Indian tribeIndian tribe19%Name of the land ownerName of the land owner49%Latin name of a plantLatin name of a plant19%Similarity to TransylvaniaSimilarity to Transylvania12%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 14543 answers in 2 languages »history of North America riddles » How many battleships were lost (totally) in the Battle of Pearl Harbour?Two. All eight U.S. Navy battleships were damaged, with four being sunk. Of these eight damaged, two were raised, and with four repaired, six battleships returned to service later in the warhard 50% nonenone14%oneone14%twotwo50%sixsix20%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 15781 answers in 2 languages »sea battles riddles » Which US State was the last to introduce compulsory education?Mississippi, 1918. Compulsory education was not part of early American society, which relied instead on church-run private schools that mostly charged fees for tuition. Compulsory school attendance based on the Prussian model reached the American Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1852, and gradually spread other states until 1918. Mississippi was the last state to enact a compulsory attendance law.hard 51% Alabama, 1816Alabama, 181611%Arizona, 1848Arizona, 184811%Alaska, 1880Alaska, 188026%Mississippi, 1918Mississippi, 191851%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 5599 answers in 4 languages »history riddles » Rockefeller's Standard Oil used to be the most profitable company in the world. What happened to it?It was forcily split to several independent companies. In 1911, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled that Standard Oil must be dissolved under the Sherman Antitrust Act and split into 34 companies. Four of these companies were "Jersey Standard", which became Exxon, "Standard Oil of New York" which became Mobil, "Standard Oil of Ohio" which became SOHIO, "Standard Oil of Indiana" which became Amoco and "Standard Oil of California" which became the Chevron Corp.hard 53% it went bankruptit went bankrupt11%it was renamed Texacoit was renamed Texaco24%it was renamed Chevronit was renamed Chevron10%it was forcily split to several independent companiesit was forcily split to several independent companies53%Created by: Masahiro Yako. Statistics based on 6978 answers in 2 languages »companies riddles » How many families in the US history had a father and a son on the position of the president?Two. These families are Bush (George H.W. and George W.) and Adams (John and John Quincy).hard 54% nonenone8%oneone24%twotwo54%threethree12%Created by: Kasia. Statistics based on 12314 answers in 2 languages »Americans riddles » Where does the name of the Charleston dance come from?Charleston, South Carolina. The was named by composer James P. Johnson for the harbor city of Charleston. Johnson said he first heard the rhythm from Charleston dockworkers.hard 55% Charleston, South CarolinaCharleston, South Carolina55%Lord Edward CharlestonLord Edward Charleston22%Charles LindberghCharles Lindbergh9%Charleston Building, ChicagoCharleston Building, Chicago12%Created by: stig. Statistics based on 10266 answers in 2 languages »dance riddles » Who is the city of St. Louis named after?King of France. Louis IX (1214 – 1270) is the only canonised king of France, mostly due to his support and participation in the crusades. There are many places named after him, including the city of St. Louis, Missouri, and both the state and city of San Luis Potosí in Mexico. average 62% early Christian Martyrearly Christian Martyr18%king of Franceking of France62%translator of the Bibletranslator of the Bible5%founder of the Knights Templarfounder of the Knights Templar14%Created by: globalquiz.org. Statistics based on 20950 answers in 2 languages »saints riddles » Play history of the United States quiz and see all the questions.