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What state was admitted to the Union on January 4, 1896?Utah
95.5%
What network of secret routes and safe houses was used by escaped slaves to find freedom in the North?Underground Railroad
95.1%
What airline had two of its planes, Flight 175 and Flight 93, hijacked during the 9/11 attacks?United Airlines
95.1%
Although his birth name was Hiram, by what first name was President Grant commonly called?Ulysses
92.3%
What university, founded in 1882, was known as the State Normal School at Los Angeles until 1919?UCLA
88.5%
What instrument was introduced to the Hawaiian islands by Portuguese immigrants?Ukulele
88.1%
In 2011, President Obama ordered the deployment of 100 military advisers to what country to combat the Lord's Resistance Army?Uganda
85.9%
What abolitionist novel was published in 1852 by Harriet Beecher Stowe?Uncle Tom's Cabin
83.9%
What statistic was at an all-time post-WWII high, at 10.8%, in 1982?Unemployment
83.3%
What term was used to refer to the United States during the Civil War?Union
81.7%
Hint Answer % Correct
What nickname was given to anarchist and murderer Ted Kaczynski?Unabomber
81%
What Baltimore Colts quarterback in the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s was also known as 'The Golden Arm'?Johnny Unitas
72.3%
Robert Owen bought the town of New Harmony, Indiana, in 1825 with the intent of turning it into what type of community?Utopia
66.8%
What type of plane was flying reconnaissance over Soviet airspace when it was shot down in 1960?U-2
58%
Having only one legislative chamber, Nebraska is the only state with what type of legislature?Unicameral
55.5%
What newspaper has the 3rd largest circulation in the United States?USA Today
55%
What New York city was dubbed 'the city that God forgot' due to 20th century political corruption and organized crime?Utica
54.9%
What organization has declared Independence Hall and the Statue of Liberty to be two of the 23 World Heritage sites in the U.S.?UNESCO
54.7%
Winning in 1970, 1971, 1978, and 1987, who is one of only three people to have won the Indy 500 four times?Al Unser
45.7%
What novelist and poet wrote the 1960 book 'Rabbit, Run'?John Updike
45%

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