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SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT THE U.S.A

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DONALD TRUMPDonald John Trump is the president of the United States of America since 2017. He is the 45th president

AMERICANS AND FOODThe U.S. is the fattest country in the world, with 40% of its population being obese. They eat 100 acres of pizza a day, the equivalent to the size of 57 football fields!(uscitytraveler, lostraveleros, elpais, convertworld)

FORTUNE COOKIES ARE NOT CHINESEFortune cookies were invented by a Japanese emigrant, Makoto Hagiwara, in San Francisco. The San Francisco factory has been operating since 1962, but it is endangered now because of the high renting prices.(Wikipedia, sf.curbed)

U.S FLAGTeenager 16-year-old Bob Heft was the designer of the current U.S. flag. It was part of a school project in his hometown in Ohio. He got a B- for his project, although he got a better grade when his flag was chosen officially to represent his country in 1958.(Wikipedia)

OFFICIAL LANGUAGEThe United States doesn´t have an official language, although 80% of the population speak English and 13% speak Spanish.(OKdiario)

MOB MUSEUMThere is a museum dedicated to the mob in Las Vegas. It opened in 2012 despite the opposition from Washington. As stated on its site, it `provides an eye-opening, authentic view of organized crime´s impact on the world´(Architecturelab, The Mob museum)

THE STATUE OF LIBERTYThe seven rays in The Statue of Liberty´s crown represent the seven continents. It has different `twins' around the world in Tokio, Buenos Aires, Paris...(molaviajar, Wikipedia)

TRISKAIDEKAPHOBIAThe North Carolina Stress Management Center and Phobia Institute states that between 17 and 21 million Americans suffer from triskaidekaphobia, that is, an irrational fear to number 13. So, a lot of hospitals, hotels, airlines... don´t use this number in their rooms or seats.(Magonia, Triskaidekaphobia.info)

Global Positioning SystemThe US Government is the owner of the GPS System. They can deny or permit access to the system. It was launched in 1973 and it became fully operational in 1995.(Comunidadudistrital, wikipedia)

OLDEST BAR IN AMERICAThe oldest tarvern in America is in Tappan, NY. It is called `The old 76 house´. It was built in 1668.Different menus and drinks are served for lunch and dinner.(okdiario, 76house)

ENERGYIt uses 18% of the world´s energy. 89% are fossil fuels.(eia.gov)

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QUESTION 1

Which place is it?

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Yosemite National Park

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Grand Canyon

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Monument Valley

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French

QUESTION 2

Which nationality is originally the Satute of Liberty?

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British

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Two

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Four

QUESTION 3

How many waterfalls are there in Niagara Falls?

Three

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QUESTION 4

Which monument is it?

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President Mountain

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Mount Washington

Mount Rushmore

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Which river can King Kong see from the Empire State Building?

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Thames river

QUESTION 5

West river

Hudson river

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