Washington D.C. In 5 Questions

Date: March 2014

HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW WASHINGTON, D.C., WHICH BECOMES A STORYBOOK CITY BURSTING WITH CHERRY BLOSSOMS THESE DAYS WHEN SPRING IS AT ITS PRETTIEST?

Washington D.C. In 5 Questions
Washington D.C. In 5 Questions

01_ When does the Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival, one of the world’s most vibrant springtime events, end this year?

  1. April 3
  2. April 13
  3. April 23
  4. April 30

02_ The cherry trees that grow all over the city and leave you breathless with awe at every other step were sent to D.C. in 1912 as a symbol of friendship. From which country did these trees whose pink and white blossoms adorn the city come?

  1. Canada
  2. Mexico
  3. Argentina
  4. Japan

03_ What is the name of the world-famous building in Washington, D.C., where the U.S. President has his office and residence?

  1. The Mall
  2. The Capitol
  3. The Senate
  4. The White House

04_ For which U.S. president was the 170-meter obelisk known as The Monument erected?

  1. George Washington
  2. Abraham Lincoln
  3. John F. Kennedy
  4. Ronald Reagan

05_  Which of the following is not one of the museums in Washington, D.C., which is known as a city of museums?

  1. The Museum of American History
  2. The Hermitage Museum
  3. The National Gallery of Art
  4. The Air and Space Museum

ANSWERS

  1. b April 13
  2. d Japan
  3. d The White House
  4. a George Washington
  5. b The Hermitage Museum