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How much do you know about America's landmarks? Take the quiz.

America is a vast country with too many landmarks and attractions for one person to see, ranging from the sublimely beautiful Grand Canyon to a Stonehenge replica made from junk cars. Does your knowledge reach from the majesty of America's purple mountains and across its amber waves of grain to its fruited plains?

- Staff writer

1. The Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington D.C. was the tallest structure in the world upon its completion in 1885. It remained so until which building was completed?

The tip of the monument is a 100-ounce piece of aluminum, the largest ever cast at the time. Until two years later, when the Hall–Héroult process made the metal much easier and cheaper to work with, the price of aluminum was comparable to that of silver.

The tip of the monument is a 100-ounce piece of aluminum, the largest ever cast at the time. Until two years later, when the Hall–Héroult process made the metal much easier and cheaper to work with, the price of aluminum was comparable to that of silver.

The tip of the monument is a 100-ounce piece of aluminum, the largest ever cast at the time. Until two years later, when the Hall–Héroult process made the metal much easier and cheaper to work with, the price of aluminum was comparable to that of silver.

The tip of the monument is a 100-ounce piece of aluminum, the largest ever cast at the time. Until two years later, when the Hall–Héroult process made the metal much easier and cheaper to work with, the price of aluminum was comparable to that of silver.

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The Cologne Cathederal

 

The Eiffel Tower

 

The Chrysler Building

 

The Cathédrale Notre Dame

 
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