Quiz: Inside the Pentagon

Test your knowledge of the headquarters of the Defense Department.

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  1. On what date was ground broken for construction of the Pentagon?
  2. About how many miles of corridor are there inside the Pentagon?
  3. Approximately how many square feet of office space is inside the Pentagon?
  4. True or false: Six different ZIP codes are currently assigned to the Pentagon by the U.S. Postal Service.
  5. About how many employees work inside the Pentagon?
  6. Why was the Pentagon built with twice the needed number of bathrooms?
  7. True or false: The Pentagon Memorial contains 184 statues representing victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks.
  8. What location within the Pentagon was allegedly targeted during the Cold War by the Soviets, who thought it was a secret meeting place or bunker?
  9. Which of these landmarks is closest geographically to the Pentagon?
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