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Saint Patrick's Day was originally associated with what color?

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Answer: Blue
More information: St. Patrick's blue is a lighter shade and can still be seen on ancient Irish flags and was used on armbands and flags by members of the Irish Army.

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What is the name for the Greek goddess of victory?

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Answer: Nike
More information: The Greek Goddess Nike was depicted as having wings, hence her other name "Winged Goddess".

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Which one of the seven ancient wonders of the world is still standing today?

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Answer: The Great Pyramid of Giza
More information: The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza pyramid complex. Historical analysis tells us that the Egyptians built the Giza Pyramids between 2589 and 2504 BC.

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Joseph Smith was the founder of what religion?

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Answer: Mormonism
More information: Mormonism is a religion that was founded in 1830. The people that belong to this religion are called Latter-day Saints, or Mormons.

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How many stripes are on the American flag?

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Answer: 13
More information: The 13 stripes represents the thirteen British colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain.

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Who was the 33rd president of the U.S.A?

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Answer: Harry S. Truman
More information: Harry S. Truman was the United States president from 1945 to 1953. He was actually voted in as Vice President, but when Roosevelt unexpectedly died, he had to take his place.

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Which President is on the United States 1,000 dollar bill?

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Answer: Grover Cleveland
More information: Grover Cleveland was the 22nd and 24th President of the United States. Before becoming the President, Cleveland was a Lawyer and a Democratic Politician.

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Who wrote the novel "To Kill a Mockingbird", published in 1960?

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Answer: Harper Lee
More information: Real name Nelle Harper Lee, published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. She was born in Monroeville, Alabama and lived out her whole life there. To date, 40 million copies of "To Kill a Mockingbird" have been sold.

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What French sculptor created the Statue of Liberty?

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Answer: Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
More information: The Statue of Liberty was made to express the friendship and shared values between France and the United States. The work was planned as a gift from the French to America on the one hundredth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.

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In what year was Queen Elizabeth II born?

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Answer: 1926
More information: Queen Elizabeth has been the Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, and Australia since February 6, 1952. She was born on April 21, 1926 at 2:40 A.M.



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