New York and Chicago might have skyscrapers, but those buildings cower in importance before the magnificent Washington Monument and the Capitol Building. The memorials to Abraham Lincoln, WWII, Vietnam, and Korea remind us of the great sacrifices America has made in the name of freedom and democracy. And let's not forget the great restaurants, museums and exciting nightlife! Take our quiz and discover just how much a fun a trip to Washington D.C. can be.
How many people visit D.C. each year?
Which two states donated land for the city?
Maryland and Virginia
Virginia and Delaware
Maryland and Pennsylvania
How large is Washington D.C.?
68 square miles
100 square miles
168 square miles
How are the names of D.C. streets running north to south organized?
by names of states
Streets that run diagonally are all named after what?
Approximately how many people live in D.C.?
How would residents describe the weather patterns in D.C.?
How much will a one-way taxi ride from BWI airport cost you?
Where does D.C. rank in terms of traffic?
How do D.C.'s residents refer to the light-rail system?
The majority of tourist attractions are in which quadrant of D.C.?
Which of these festivals attracts more than one million visitors to D.C. every year?
National Cherry Blossom Festival
Washington D.C. Film Festival
Presidential Inauguration Ball
How many columns does the Lincoln Memorial have?
Which of these famous speeches is inscribed on the wall of the Lincoln Memorial?
The Gettysburg Address
The First Inaugural Address
The Emancipation Proclamation
What is the name of the D.C. museum devoted to flight and space exploration?
The Air and Space Museum
The NASA Museum
The Wright Brothers' Memorial
How many paintings by Leonardo da Vinci are housed at the National Art Gallery?
How tall is the Washington Monument?
Including the National Zoo, how many Smithsonian Museums are there?
What is the name of Washington D.C.'s football team?