Questions and Answers about the United States

With a partner, practice asking and answering these questions about the United States. For each one, “Q” means question, and “A” means answer. Take turns asking and answering the questions.

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1. Q: How many states are in the United States?
A: There are fifty states.

2. Q: Who is the president of the United States?
A: Barack Obama is the president of the United States.

3. Q: Who was the first president of the United States?
A: George Washington was the first president of the United States.

4. Q: What ocean is on the west coast of the United States?
A: The Pacific Ocean is on the west coast of the United States.

5. Q: What ocean is on the east coast of the United States?
A: The Atlantic Ocean is on the east coast of the United States.

6. Q: What is the capital of the United States?
A: Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States.

7. Q: How many stars are there on the American flag?
A: There are fifty stars on the American flag.

8. Q: How many stripes are there on the American flag?
A: There are thirteen stripes on the American flag.

9. Q: When do we celebrate Independence Day in the United States?
A: We celebrate Independence Day in the United States on July 4th.

10. Q: What is the name of the national anthem?
A: The name of the national anthem is “The Star-Spangled Banner.”

Your Turn

Now, work with your partner to write 5 more questions and answers about the United States. Use complete sentences in your answers.

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