Do You Know These Important Americans?

Do you know the facts about important public figures? From politicians to writers, test your knowledge about the significant people in American society, both past and present.
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Michelle Obama is a...
Lawyer
Doctor
Professor
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J.D. Salinger met which other author when he was in the army?
Fitzgerald
Hemingway
Vonnegut
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Along with her other accomplishments, this lady built a rollercoaster in her back yard. Who is she?
Katharine Hepburn
Amelia Earhart
Princess Diana
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Walt Disney holds the record for
Most Oscar nominations and awards
Most successful entrepreneur
Most enduring enterprise
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Babe Ruth was sent to...
Catholic reform school for his bad childhood behaviour
A school for gifted children
New Jersey to learn baseball as a boy
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Thomas Edison...
Had a university education
Had a high school education
Was homeschooled
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Thomas Paine opened an unsuccessful shop. What did he sell?
Shoes
Dresses
Corsets
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J.P. Morgan's uncle wrote
The 12 Days Of Christmas
Jingle Bells
Silent Night
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Steve Jobs was
Actually Canadian
Adopted at birth
A student of literature
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Mark Twain worked as a
Miner
Riverboat pilot
Printer
All of the above
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Einstein played the violin because he was inspired by...
Bach
Mozart
Rachmaninoff
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Andy Warhol suffered from...
Acrophobia
Demophobia
Hypochondria
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You could use some brushing up on your American figures. There are a lot, so choose a field that you like and get reading.

C+, Not Quite Familiar

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You know the big ones! You're familiar with the big figures, and you know their history. Good job!

B+, Getting There

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You're great when it comes to the greats! You know your stuff, which must mean you're driven and inspired by important American figures.

A+, Identity Master

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1
Michelle Obama is a...
Lawyer
Doctor
Professor
2
J.D. Salinger met which other author when he was in the army?
Fitzgerald
Hemingway
Vonnegut
3
Along with her other accomplishments, this lady built a rollercoaster in her back yard. Who is she?
Katharine Hepburn
Amelia Earhart
Princess Diana
4
Walt Disney holds the record for
Most Oscar nominations and awards
Most successful entrepreneur
Most enduring enterprise
5
Babe Ruth was sent to...
Catholic reform school for his bad childhood behaviour
A school for gifted children
New Jersey to learn baseball as a boy
6
Thomas Edison...
Had a university education
Had a high school education
Was homeschooled
7
Thomas Paine opened an unsuccessful shop. What did he sell?
Shoes
Dresses
Corsets
8
J.P. Morgan's uncle wrote
The 12 Days Of Christmas
Jingle Bells
Silent Night
9
Steve Jobs was
Actually Canadian
Adopted at birth
A student of literature
10
Mark Twain worked as a
Miner
Riverboat pilot
Printer
All of the above
11
Einstein played the violin because he was inspired by...
Bach
Mozart
Rachmaninoff
12
Andy Warhol suffered from...
Acrophobia
Demophobia
Hypochondria