Quiz: Can You Answer The "Easiest" History Qs Ever Asked On Jeopardy!?

I’ll take History for $200, Alex!

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 Aug 01, 2021
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Question: 1/15Pick your answer!


Two weeks after 9/11, a CIA team entered this country to prep our invasion.
What is Israel?
What is Germany?
What is Afghanistan?

Question: 2/15Pick your answer!


When this federal standard went into effect in 1938, it was 25 cents per hour; today it’s $7.25
What is the cost of gas per gallon?
What is the price of living?
What is minimum wage?

Question: 3/15Pick your answer!


Indianapolis was laid out in a wheel pattern inspired by this other major city some 500 miles away.
What is Washington, D.C.?
What is Tampa, Florida?
What is Cincinnati, Ohio?

Question: 4/15Pick your answer!


After more than 150 years, he’s still the tallest president in U.S. history.
Who is Joe Biden?
Who is Abraham Lincoln?
Who is Bill Clinton?

Question: 5/15Pick your answer!


Published in 1783, his “American Spelling Book” preceded his famous dictionary by 45 years.
Who is Noah Webster?
Who is Jeff Bezos?
Who is Donald Trump?

Question: 6/15Pick your answer!


In 1945 scientists in this state witnessed the detonation of the world’s first atomic bomb.
What is New Mexico?
What is Washington D.C.?
What is Florida?

Question: 7/15Pick your answer!


Popular name of the Serviceman’s Readjustment Act of 1944
What is the G.I. Bill of Rights?
What is the House of Representatives?
What is the Declaration of Independence?

Question: 8/15Pick your answer!


This state’s Terry Branstad is the longest-serving governor in U.S. history
What is Iowa?
What is Hawaii?
What is New Jersey?

Question: 9/15Pick your answer!


In the first census, 1790, New York was America’s largest city & this was the most populous state
What is Florida?
What is Virginia?
What is California?

Question: 10/15Pick your answer!


A devastating earthquake & fire in this city in 1906 caused 3,000 deaths & $400 million in damages
What is Huntsville?
What is Nashville?
What is San Francisco?

Question: 11/15Pick your answer!


In the Missouri Compromise, Massachusetts gave up its Northern Territory to form this state
What is Idaho?
What is Maine?
What is Florida?

Question: 12/15Pick your answer!


Of 9 “wars” in which the U.S. has been actively involved, these 2 lasted the longest
What are the Vietnam and Revolutionary wars?
What are the Korean and Gulf wars?
What are the Vietnam and Korean wars?

Question: 13/15Pick your answer!


In his 1964 State of the Union address, Lyndon Johnson declared an “unconditional war on” this “in America”
What is women’s rights?
What is poverty?
What is the war on drugs?

Question: 14/15Pick your answer!


On June 5, 2012 Wisconsin made him the first governor in U.S. history to survive a recall vote
Who is Scott Walker?
Who is Arnold Schwarzenegger?
Who is Andrew Cuomo?

Question: 15/15Pick your answer!


This president vetoes more legislation than any other.
Who is Franklin D. Roosevelt?
Who is Bill Clinton?
Who is Abraham Lincoln?
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