So you're an American? Let's see if you know these pop culture icons

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So you're an American? Let's see if you know these pop culture icons
Actors, singers, or politicians from the United States have become worldwide cultural icons. Test your knowledge of American culture and learn new facts with this quiz!

Who was the American President for the majority of the Second World War?

Theodore Roosevelt

Lyndon B. Johnson

Harry Truman

Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Which American musician was known for recording some of their live albums at prisons?

Johnny Cash

Dolly Parton

Michael Jackson

Elvis Presley

Who voiced the Joker in the Batman animated series?

Heath Ledger

Mark Hamill

Jack Nicholson

Jared Leto

Which baseball player is 'The Bambino' referring to?

Barry Bonds

Babe Ruth

Hank Aaron

Jackie Robinson

Who directed 'Jurassic Park'?

Quentin Tarantino

George Lucas

Wes Anderson

Steven Spielberg

Who was the first female American astronaut sent to space?

Jane Curtis

Anna Lee Fisher

Sally Ride

Mae Jemison

Who is this American musician, who was shot dead by his own father in 1984?

Jack White

James Brown

Jim Grahams

Marvin Gaye

Who played Chandler Bing in the US series Friends?

Matt LeBlanc

David Schwimmer

Brad Pitt

Matthew Perry

Which tennis player is the most successful American tennis player in men's Wimbledon history?

Bill Tilden

John McEnroe

Pete Sampras

Don Budge

Which American actor plays the lead role in 'American History X'?

Edward Norton

Matt Damon

Brad Pitt

George Clooney

Which American president has held office for the longest?

Franklin D. Roosevelt

Thomas Jefferson

John Adams

Abraham Lincoln

Which American singer first wrote and recorded 'Blue Suede Shoes'?

Bill Haley

Elvis Presley

Bill Robbins

Carl Perkins

Which American actress was the subject of an Andy Warhol pop art piece?

Doris Day

Elizabeth Taylor

Marilyn Monroe

Meryl Streep

What is the full name of 'Uncle Sam'?

Samuel Wilson

Samuel Yedlin

Samuel King

Samuel Smith

Who is considered to be the 'first lady of civil rights'?

Rachel Robinson

Bernice King

Rosa Parks

Michelle Obama

Which American actor player the main role in the films of the 'Dollars Trilogy'?

Lee Van Cleef

John Wayne

Clint Eastwood

John Wells

Who created the game of basketball?

William Morgan

Brian Liams

James Naismith

Jack Wright

Which brothers are responsible for inventing the airplane?

Smith

Green

Bright

Wright

What was the first American car company?

Tesla

Ford

Fiat Chrysler

General Motors

Who invented 'blue jeans'?

Ralph Lauren

Levi Strauss

Karl Lagerfeld

Coco Chanel

Barack Obama was born in which state?

Kansas

Hawaii

Arizona

New York

Abraham Lincoln was the __th President of the United States?

16

15

17

14

Which American musician has won the Nobel Prize in Literature?

Louis Armstrong

Elvis Presley

Aaron Copland

Bob Dylan

Which US soccer player has the most international appearances?

Landon Donovan

Cobi Jones

Michael Bradley

Clint Dempsey

Which Founding Father is the subject of a Broadway musical biopic that premiered in 2015?

John Jay

James Madison

Alexander Hamilton

George Washington

Which director holds the record for the most Academy Awards for Best Director?

Frank Capra

William Wyler

Clint Eastwood

John Ford

Which singer originally sang 'The Wonder of You'?

Ronnie Hilton

Ray Peterson

Baker Knight

Elvis Presley

Who is the Italian credited with the 'discovery' of America?

Leonardo Da Vinci

Vincenzo Lamela

Bruno de Tallio

Christopher Columbus

In which year did John F. Kennedy die?

1963

1964

1962

1961

Who wrote 'Of Mice and Men'?

Mark Twain

Daniel Defoe

F. Scott Fitzgerald

John Steinbeck

Who is credited for writing the lyrics to 'The Star-Spangled Banner'?

John Stafford Smith

Woodrow Wilson

Robert Ross

Francis Scott Key

Which athlete has played in the most NFL games?

Morten Andersen

George Blanda

Jeff Feagles

Gary Anderson

Who is the creator of 'The Simpsons'?

Matt Groening

William Hanna

Joe Ruby

Joseph Barbera

What was the name of the man responsible for founding the Hershey Chocolate Company?

Michael Buck

Stephen S. Hershey

Milton S. Hershey

John Shearer

Who is the top selling American musician of all-time?

Garth Brooks

Michael Jackson

The Eagles

Elvis Presley

Which actress holds the record for the most Academy Awards for Best Actress?

Ingrid Bergman

Katharine Hepburn

Bette Davis

Jane Fonda

In which year did George Washington become the first President of the United States?

1789

1799

1779

1809

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You seem to like popular culture. Or you are just interested in America and everything related to this country. In any case, you are quite familiar with the key personalities of its culture. However, our test has taught you something new! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Pop culture adept

You seem to be a real fan of popular culture. Or you are just interested in America and everything related to this country. In any case, you are perfectly familiar with the key personalities of its culture and know even little-known faces. However, our test could teach you something new! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Who was the American President for the majority of the Second World War?
Which American musician was known for recording some of their live albums at prisons?
Who voiced the Joker in the Batman animated series?
Which baseball player is 'The Bambino' referring to?
Who directed 'Jurassic Park'?
Who was the first female American astronaut sent to space?
Who is this American musician, who was shot dead by his own father in 1984?
Who played Chandler Bing in the US series Friends?
Which tennis player is the most successful American tennis player in men's Wimbledon history?
Which American actor plays the lead role in 'American History X'?
Which American president has held office for the longest?
Which American singer first wrote and recorded 'Blue Suede Shoes'?
Which American actress was the subject of an Andy Warhol pop art piece?
What is the full name of 'Uncle Sam'?
Who is considered to be the 'first lady of civil rights'?
Which American actor player the main role in the films of the 'Dollars Trilogy'?
Who created the game of basketball?
Which brothers are responsible for inventing the airplane?
What was the first American car company?
Who invented 'blue jeans'?
Barack Obama was born in which state?
Abraham Lincoln was the __th President of the United States?
Which American musician has won the Nobel Prize in Literature?
Which US soccer player has the most international appearances?
Which Founding Father is the subject of a Broadway musical biopic that premiered in 2015?
Which director holds the record for the most Academy Awards for Best Director?
Which singer originally sang 'The Wonder of You'?
Who is the Italian credited with the 'discovery' of America?
In which year did John F. Kennedy die?
Who wrote 'Of Mice and Men'?
Who is credited for writing the lyrics to 'The Star-Spangled Banner'?
Which athlete has played in the most NFL games?
Who is the creator of 'The Simpsons'?
What was the name of the man responsible for founding the Hershey Chocolate Company?
Who is the top selling American musician of all-time?
Which actress holds the record for the most Academy Awards for Best Actress?
In which year did George Washington become the first President of the United States?

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