How Well Do You Know The Nation’s Capital?

Washington DC is a vibrant and electric city full of politics, law, and of course amazing food. Do you think you know all there is to know about the Nation's capital? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What monument in D.C. is actually considered a failure in comparison to its lofty plans?
Washington Monument
Lincoln Memorial
Jefferson Monument
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Repainting the White House requires how many gallons of paint?
800
570
200
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Which monument, opened in 2004, is one of Washington DC’s newest?
WWII Memorial
WWI Memorial
Vietnam Memorial
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In what year was the White House burned?
1776
1814
1892
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What Burger place do most Washingtonians proudly believe is better than Five Guys?
Shake Shack
Smashburger
Just kidding... Five Guys is the favorite
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In addition to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who else is immortalized at the FDR Memorial?
His daughter
His son
His wife and dog
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What is the ratio of lawyers to residents in Washington DC?
1:5
1:19
1:100
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What is Washington, DC?
State
City
Federal District
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What sub genre of funk music originated in Washington, D.C, and is still popular today?
Jazz
Go-go
Two step
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Although it is a controversy as to which location is best, Baked & Wired is one of the most popular locations to acquire this Washington, D.C. favorite pastry:
Brownies
Cupcakes
Cookies
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In addition to President Obama, which other celebrity eats for free at Ben’s Chili Bowls?
Oprah Winfrey
Bill Gates
Bill Cosby
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Question 12/12

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What year was Washington DC founded?
1791
1801
1892
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Based on the results of this quiz, you are totally capitol cool! While you may not have correctly answered every question on this Washington DC centric quiz, you still demonstrated a strong aptitude for the nations capital. Well done!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Washington winning! Well done! When it comes to the nations capital, you know your stuff way better than the average American. From the history of DC to the current trends and cultural fads, you know it all!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Washington wise! There's not much that you don't know about Washington DC. Not only are you aware of local burger preferences but you also know the history behind this historic landmark. Well done!

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1
What monument in D.C. is actually considered a failure in comparison to its lofty plans?
Washington Monument
Lincoln Memorial
Jefferson Monument
2
Repainting the White House requires how many gallons of paint?
800
570
200
3
Which monument, opened in 2004, is one of Washington DC’s newest?
WWII Memorial
WWI Memorial
Vietnam Memorial
4
In what year was the White House burned?
1776
1814
1892
5
What Burger place do most Washingtonians proudly believe is better than Five Guys?
Shake Shack
Smashburger
Just kidding... Five Guys is the favorite
6
In addition to Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who else is immortalized at the FDR Memorial?
His daughter
His son
His wife and dog
7
What is the ratio of lawyers to residents in Washington DC?
1:5
1:19
1:100
8
What is Washington, DC?
State
City
Federal District
9
What sub genre of funk music originated in Washington, D.C, and is still popular today?
Jazz
Go-go
Two step
10
Although it is a controversy as to which location is best, Baked & Wired is one of the most popular locations to acquire this Washington, D.C. favorite pastry:
Brownies
Cupcakes
Cookies
11
In addition to President Obama, which other celebrity eats for free at Ben’s Chili Bowls?
Oprah Winfrey
Bill Gates
Bill Cosby
12
What year was Washington DC founded?
1791
1801
1892