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Fun Facts about US

Posted in Quizzies by dearestfriend on April 2, 2007

Shopping is the most popular domestic trip activity by American travelers?
There are almost two million women veterans in the US?
The average American woman weighs 140 pounds?
The average clothing size for women in America is size 14?
The White House in Washington DC has 132 rooms?
There are 125 drinking fountains in Central Park, New York?
In 1913 over one million cars where registered in the US?
The former vice-president Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones were roommates at Harvard?
In average over 60000 people fly over the US every hour?
Route 20 is the longest highway in the US?
The ZIP code 12345 is assigned to a company in Schenectady, New York – General Electric?
The highest city in the United States is Leadville, Colorado(10,200 feet)?
90% of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants?
Americans throw away 44 million newspapers every day?
During a lifetime an American Man will spend about 3,500 hours shaving?
Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of their birthplace?
Alaska has no borders to any other state?
The worlds longest cave system is the Mammoth Cave in Kentucky?
When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions weight loss is one of the most common in the US?
Lake Tahoe is the highest alpine Lake in the US?
San Francisco has no cemeteries?
Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii is the most active volcano on Earth?
Hawaii has the largest number of introduced plants in the world?
The first dollar coin in the US was the silver dollar in 1794?
Dollar bills are mostly made from cloths?
Since 1928 the picture of Benjamin Franklin has appeared on every $100 bill?
The Chinook salmon is the state fish of Oregon?
New York City has 722 miles of subway track?
New York was once called Mahatta by local Indians?
New York has the largest population of Jewish people outside of Israel?
Delaware was the first State in the U.S?
Tennessee is the birthplace of miniature golf?
The first jukebox in the world was located in San Francisco in 1899?
75% of all raisins eaten by people in the U.S. are eaten at breakfast?
Americans throw away about 5 million bicycles each year?
Americans eat about 35000 tons of pasta every year?
Some people living in Canada are automatically citizens of the U.S.?
Americans eat so much cereal each year that a chain of empty boxes would stretch all the way to the moon and back to earth?
Americans save less than one percent of their incomes?
Americans consume 17 billion quarts of popcorn annually?
Kansas City has more fountains than Rome?
Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors?
75% of all immigrants who come to US are settled in California, New Jersey, Florida, New York, Illinois and Texas?
Over 20% of the population of California are born in other countries?
Americans eat 18 acres of pizza each day?


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