District of Columbia

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The capital of the United States is ...
Capital City, Washington
Washington, DC
Washington, Virginia
Washington, Maryland
The population of the District of Columbia is ...
Bordering states are?
Pennsylvania and Virginia
Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia
Maryland and Virginia
The name originated from?
Named after George Washington and Christopher Columbus
Named after the Washington River
Named after Washington monument
Named after the country of Columbia
Washington, DC belongs to which state?
District of Columbia
Is an independent entity, not belonging to any state
A geographic landmark of District of Columbia is?
Washington Monument
Lincoln Memorial
The Whitehouse
All of the above
A significant historic event was?
Burning of the Whitehouse by the British during the American Revolution
Was home of the Continental Congress during the American Revolution
Burning of the Whitehouse by the British during the War of 1812
George Washington was the first president to live in the Whitehouse
Which structure is 555 feet, 5-1/8 inches tall?
The Whitehouse
The Capital Building
The Washington Monument
None of the above
Which is the largest museum in Washington, D.C.?
The Lincoln Memorial
The Jefferson Memorial
The Holocaust Memorial
The Smithsonian
Which of the following statements is true?
The first president to live in the Whitehouse was John Adams
The Capital Building is home of the United States Congress
In the Lincoln Memorial is a 19 foot white marble statue of Abraham Lincoln
All of the above


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