Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Idaho Trivia

I had a request for the Idaho Trivia game I made for last summer's Family Olympics in Boise.  Quiz yourself and see how you would have done! (Questions were current as of July 2015.)


1) What is the capital of Idaho?

A. Albany
B. Boise
C. Concord
D. Dover


2) What food is mentioned on the Idaho license plate?

A. Peaches
B. Beef Wellington
C. Eskimo pie
D. Potatoes


3) What is the primary color of Idaho's state flag?

A. Blue
B. White
C. Pink
D. Tie-dye


4) What is Idaho's nickname?

A. The Nice State, because the people are nice
B. The Aloha State, because Hawaiian is spoken widely in Idaho
C. The Gem State, because Idaho produces 72 types of precious and semi-precious stones
D. The Blank State, because no one could think of a good nickname at the time


5) What is the state dance of Idaho?

A. Square dance
B. Rain dance
C. Chicken dance
D. Disco


6) What is Idaho's state fruit?

A. Bananas
B. Tomatoes
C. Feijoa
D. Wild huckleberry


7) How many cities in Idaho have over a million people?

A. Seven
B. Three
C. None
D. All


8) How does Idaho rank among the US states in size?

A. 3rd largest
B. 14th largest
C. 25th largest
D. 38th largest


9) Idaho became the 43rd state in what year?

A. 1812
B. 1850
C. 1890
D. 1930


10. What is the state bird of Idaho?

A. Desert wren
B. Mountain bluebird
C. River chickadee
D. Tundra roadrunner


11. Idaho has 3,100 miles of ____________, which is more than any other state.

A. Rivers
B. Sidewalks
C. Roller coaster tracks
D. Collapsed mines


12. Idaho is the #1 producer of potatoes in the US. For what other product does Idaho hold the title of #1 producer?

A. Corn
B. Cut flowers
C. Milk
D. Trout


13. What is the official demonym for Idaho? (name for people from Idaho)

A. Idahoan
B. Idahoite
C. Idahoer
D. Idahoensian


14. What furry mammal shares a name with the governor of Idaho?

A. Bunny
B. Squirrel
C. Otter
D. Kangaroo Rat


15. At 23%, what is the most common religion practiced in Idaho?

A. Catholic
B. Mainstream Protestant
C. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)
D. Voodoo


.....................


OK, ready for the answers?


1) What is the capital of Idaho?
B. Boise


2) What food is mentioned on the Idaho license plate?
D. Potatoes


3) What is the primary color of Idaho's state flag?
A. Blue


4) What is Idaho's nickname?
C. The Gem State, because Idaho produces 72 types of precious and semi-precious stones


5) What is the state dance of Idaho?
A. Square dance


6) What is Idaho's state fruit?
D. Wild huckleberry


7) How many cities in Idaho have over a million people?
C. None (The entire state is 1.5 million. Boise has approximately 200,000.)


8) How does Idaho rank among the US states in size?
B. 14th largest


9) Idaho became the 43rd state in what year?
C. 1890


10. What is the state bird of Idaho?
B. Mountain bluebird


11. Idaho has 3,100 miles of ____________, which is more than any other state.
A. Rivers


12. Idaho is the #1 producer of potatoes in the US. For what other product does Idaho hold the title of #1 producer?
D. Trout


13. What is the official demonym for Idaho? (name for people from Idaho)
A. Idahoan


14. What furry mammal shares a name with the governor of Idaho?
C. Otter


15. At 23%, what is the most common religion practiced in Idaho?
C. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons)


How'd you do? 

2 comments:

  1. I got 11 right. Thank you for making it multiple choice or I probably would have gotten 11 wrong...

    ReplyDelete