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In 1997, Which state had the highest percentage of people below the poverty line?
Colorado had only 8.2% of it's population below the poverty line.
Mississippi
New Mexico
New York
Colorado
On Average in 1997, what state paid the highest premium for an insured vehicle?
New Jersery had the highest average car insurance, averaging $1,126 per year.
North Dakota
California
New Jersery
Massachusetts
In what year did the price of a U.S. Stamp increase from $0.22 to $0.25?
In 1988 the price of a one ounce stamp increased from $0.22 to $0.25.
1988
1991
1980
1974
In 1998, What was the least populated state in the U.S.?
Wyoming has the lowest population with only 481,000 people.
North Dakota
Wyoming
Alaska
Rhode Island
In 1996, what U.S. daily newspaper had the largest circulation in the country?
The Wall Street Journal had the largest circulation with 1,783,532.
The L.A. Times
USA Today
the New York Times
The
Wall Street Journal
List in order the largest state to the smallest state in terms of land mass.
Alaska is the largest state, by more than two times the size of the second largest state.
Alaska, Texas, California, Montana
Which Dr. Suess book had sold the most cpoies by the end of 1995?
Green Eggs and Ham (1960) was Suess' best selling book, followed by The Cat in The Hat.
1 fish, 2 fish, Red fish Blue fish
Oh, The Places You'll Go
The Cat in the Hat
Green Eggs and Ham
In 1997, Approximately hao many miles of road existed in the U.S.?
Almost 4million miles of road exist in the United States.
11,294,293miles
3,944,597miles
27,393,301miles
1,292,290miles
In 1997, approximately how many handguns were detected by airline passenger screening?
1,905 handguns were busted in 1997.
324,000
1,905
91,930
28
How many pounds of beef did the average American eat in 1997?
The average American ate 63.8 pounds of beef in 1997.
63.8lbs
110.4lbs
27.0lbs
245.1lbs
How many pounds of cottage cheese did the average American eat in 1997?
Only 2.7 pounds.
34.0lbs
15.7lbs
2.7lbs
8.8lbs
What is the literacyrate of Americans age 15 and over having completed 5 or more years of schooling(1991)?
97.9% of Americans are literate
99.6%
81.4%
90.1%
97.9%
What state has the largest number of students enrolled in 2 and 4-year colleges?
California has almost double the number of students as the next closest state,Texas.
Texas
Massachusetts
California
New York
In 1997, What state had the highest murder rate in the country?
Lousiana had the highest murder rate, with 15.7 murdered out of every 100,000 people. If Washington D.C was a state it would win with 56.9 of every 100,000
North Dakota
Colorado
Mississippi
Lousiana
What is the northern-most state in the U.S. excluding Alaska?
Minnesota has a small region that is the highest north.
Maine
Minnesota
Michigan
Washington
What are the three U.S. Virgin Islands?
St.Croix, St.Thomas, and St. Johns are the three Virgin Islands.
St.Lucia, Barbados, St.Thomas
Key West, Key North,Key South
St.Croix, St.Thomas, St. John
Barbados, Bahamas, Bermuda
In 1990, what state used the highest percentage of public transportation in order to get to work? This state also has the longest average commute time to work.
New York is the easy winner.24.8% of New Yorkers use public transportation to get to work.
Illinois
New Jersery
California
New York
In 1993, how many speeding tickets were given out on U.S. highways?
Over 6 million speeding tickets were handed out in 1993
6,433,000
234,000
182,000
97,000
Since 1936, which U.S. President has won the largest landslide victory in the elections(in terms of electoral votes)
In the 1984 elections, Ronald Reagan beat Mondale by a count of 525-13 electoral votes
Bill Clinton
John F. Kennedy
Ronald Resgan
F,D Roosevelt