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US travel quiz: how well do you know America?

What’s the address of the White House, where was Jaws set, and which is the longest river in the US? Find out in our quiz, which includes a devilishly difficult question from the American ambassador to London

You really should know the name of this building, but what’s its address?

1 Washington Street

742 Evergreen Terrace

1600 Pennsylvania Ave

10 Downing Street

Where would you find this attraction?

Tennessee

New England

Florida

California

In which state is this sign?

Ohio

Nevada

Arizona

New Mexico

Where is this statue located?

Seattle

New York

San Francisco

Chicago

Which is the largest state in the US?

Alaska

Texas

Utah

California

What is the longest river in the US?

Missouri

Ohio River

Rio Grande

Mississippi

What’s the highest mountain in the US?

Mount Elbert

Capitol Peak

Mount McKinley

Mount Rainier

Atlanta provides many of the filming locations for which popular dystopian TV show?

The Leftovers

Grimm

Bewitched

The Walking Dead

One of Michael Douglas’s early acting roles was as a cop patrolling the mean streets of which US city?

Spokane

Los Angeles

San Francisco

Detroit

The film Jaws was set in a fictional beach resort in which part of America?

New England

Florida

The west coast

Hawaii

In which city was Starbucks founded?

Portland

New York

San Francisco

Seattle

Where would you be most likely to tuck into a bowl of Gumbo?

Utah

Louisiana

Texas

North Carolina

The Pabst Brewing Company, now based in LA, was originally established in …?

Idaho

Nebraska

Maine

Milwaukee

Which four US states have the word commonwealth in their official title?

New England, New York, Virginia, Georgia

Kentucky, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Virginia

Texas, California, New Mexico, Arizona

Kentucky, Massachusetts, Virginia, New England

4 and above.

C’mon kid! You can do better than that. Try again after watching some more TV

8 and above.

Good job! You’re in an excellent “state” of mind

11 and above.

Woah there cowboy! You’re so smart you’re making us look stupid

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Sadiq Khan’s Tooting: a food and drink street tour

The south London neighbourhood is buzzing with new restaurants opening amid a host of established Asian favourites. As the community celebrates Diwali, local MP Sadiq Khan takes us on a foodie tour of this vibrant area
Missed your Tooting favourite or want to nominate a street to feature? Add a tip in the comments below

The sweep of gentrification down the Northern line has reached Tooting and there is much talk of a cluster of trendy new restaurants and bars, particularly around Tooting Broadway. The Chicken Shop, run by the Soho House crowd, has generated the most excitement, but the revamped Castle pub, the Little Bar on Mitcham Road, Honest Burgers on the High Street and Tota are also always busy.

So far these newcomers have only added to the character of the area. Tooting is not the new Shoreditch – as some (estate agents?) have optmistically dubbed it. The neighbourhood seems that rare thing: a community that has retained its independent spirit and character. This is no clone town; the High Street is dominated by Indian and Pakistani shops and restaurants that continue to thrive, and tonight the neighbourhood will be abuzz with families celebrating the Hindu festival of Diwali.

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