If there's one thing to know about America, it's that it's not even 250 years old. The first Chinese dynasties ruled thousands of years ago; ditto for Greek, Roman and Egyptian Empires. Japan was founded in 660 BC and England was founded in 1066, so take American custom with a grain of salt. Most of our tradition is naturally derived from European ancestors, so we had to tweak a few things to set ourselves apart. Instead of using the Imperial System or Celsius Scale, we decided to use the metric system and Fahrenheit scale. They're still European inventions, but we use them, and that's what makes America America.
Everything from our meal portions to our language seems lawless to an outsider, and deservedly so. We have a fraction of the history of every other country, and our culture looks exactly like a brand new culture is supposed to look like: fast-food, touchdowns, Oscar speeches, iPhone releases, hip-hop, money and war. But underneath it all, there is a method to the madness. If there wasn't, Hollywood wouldn't be leading the world in entertainment, Silicon Valley wouldn't be leading the world in technology and Wall Street wouldn't be leading the world in finance. But if you're American, you already know that. Put your skills to the test and see if you can answer these questions that only Americans know.