10 most difficult the United States riddles A list of ten (out of 17) the United States related questions that are the most often answered incorrectly The United States quiz What city is the capital of New York state?Albany is the capital of the U.S. state of New York and the seat of Albany County. Roughly 150 miles (240 km) north of New York City, Albany developed on the west bank of the Hudson River, about 10 miles (16 km) south of its confluence with the Mohawk River. The population of the City of Albany was 97,856 according to the 2010 census.very hard 24% RochesterRochester11%New YorkNew York49%ManhattanManhattan13%AlbanyAlbany24%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 3179 answers in 2 languages »maps riddles » What is the highest face value of the US dollar?100 000. It is a banknote that does not exist in general circulation. There is a portrait of Woodrow Wilson - the 28th President of the United States who held this office in 1913-1921.very hard 24% 1 0001 00043%5 0005 00017%10 00010 00014%100 000100 00024%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 463 answers in 2 languages »currencies riddles » Which team won the most of NBA championships?Boston Celtics. Celtics dominated the League in the '60s winning 8 titles in a row and missing only one season of 1966-67. Boston total score is 17 championships. Next comes LA Lakers (16), Chicago Bulls (6) and San Antonio Spurs (5).very hard 25% San Antonio SpursSan Antonio Spurs4%Chicago BullsChicago Bulls37%Boston CelticsBoston Celtics25%Los Angeles LakersLos Angeles Lakers32%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 1424 answers in 2 languages »basketball riddles » Which large IT company doesn't have its headquarters in the Silicon Valley?IBM is a company based in New York. The history of IBM is longer than the history of Silicon Valley.very hard 25% IBMIBM25%AMDAMD25%GoogleGoogle28%AppleApple20%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 3795 answers in 2 languages »California riddles » Which European was the first to discover America?Bjarni Herjólfsson. Bjarni was heading to Greenland to visit his father in 986, when he drifted south and found himself near the coast of today Canada. Despite his crew eagerness, he refused to land and only attested the discovery of a land full of trees and hills.very hard 26% Bjarni HerjólfssonBjarni Herjólfsson26%Marco PoloMarco Polo8%Christopher ColumbusChristopher Columbus48%Amerigo VespucciAmerigo Vespucci17%Created by: smyru. Statistics based on 2909 answers in 2 languages »discoverers riddles » These are the ruins of Fort Elizabeth in Hawaii. Which country built it?Russia. The last remaining Russian fort on the Hawaiian islands was built in the early 19th century by the Russian-American Company as the result of an alliance with High Chief Kaumualiʻi. Nowadays it is a National Historic Landmark and is administered as the Russian Fort Elizabeth State Historical Park.very hard 28% JapanJapan31%FranceFrance25%RussiaRussia28%PolandPoland14%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 454 answers in 2 languages »Hawaii riddles » Which brewery was founded by Fritz Maytag?Anchor Brewing Company. Frederick Louis "Fritz" Maytag III is the former owner of Anchor Brewing Company in San Francisco. His revival of Anchor Steam beer inspired many other brewers to follow, and he is often considered the father of modern microbreweries.very hard 28% BudweiserBudweiser36%PaulanerPaulaner21%Anchor Brewing CompanyAnchor Brewing Company28%Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.13%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 707 answers in 2 languages »beer riddles » Wo killed William McKinley? (the U.S. president)Leon Czolgosz. Leon Frank Czolgosz was an American anarchist and former steel worker who assassinated U.S. President William McKinley in September 1901. Czolgosz was executed just over seven weeks later.very hard 35% Chester GilletteChester Gillette8%Leon CzolgoszLeon Czolgosz35%Albert FishAlbert Fish15%killer wasn't identifiedkiller wasn't identified40%Created by: Ninjai. Statistics based on 5631 answers in 4 languages »United States riddles » Which musician used the stage name Satchmo?Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo; Satch and Pops; was an American trumpeter, composer, singer and occasional actor who was one of the most influential figures in jazz. His career spanned five decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s, and different eras in the history of jazz.very hard 39% Ray CharlesRay Charles16%Scott JoplinScott Joplin27%Louis ArmstrongLouis Armstrong39%Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra15%Created by: Tschuka . Statistics based on 7757 answers in 2 languages »music riddles » Where is the main campus of the Columbia University?On Manhattan. The university was established as King's College by George II, and later renamed Columbia College in 1784 following the American Revolutionary War. hard 40% On The Canaveral SeashoreOn The Canaveral Seashore23%Near Niagara FallsNear Niagara Falls16%On ManhattanOn Manhattan40%Near The White HouseNear The White House19%Created by: Katarzyna Dąbrowska. Statistics based on 5930 answers in 2 languages »universities riddles » Play the United States quiz and see all the questions.