How Well Do You Know About US National Forests?

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How Well Do You Know About US National Forests? - Quiz

Are you from the US and love to study wildlife? How well do you know about US national forests? Play this quiz if you want to test yourself on how much you really know about the US national forests. There are many national forests in the United States, and there are so many facts that revolve around them. These questions will give you an opportunity to learn some trivia and interesting facts about these forests. So, prepare yourself, and let's go!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Tongass National Forest is in

    • A.

      Mexico

    • B.

      California

    • C.

      Alaska

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Alaska
    Explanation
    Tongass National Forest is located in Alaska. This is evident from the fact that Alaska is the only option among Mexico, California, and None of these that is a state and not a country. Additionally, Tongass National Forest is known to be the largest national forest in the United States, covering most of Southeast Alaska. Therefore, Alaska is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    Gifford Pinchot National Forest is in

    • A.

      Alaska

    • B.

      Washington

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Washington
    Explanation
    Gifford Pinchot National Forest is located in Washington. This forest is named after Gifford Pinchot, who was the first Chief of the United States Forest Service. It is situated in the state of Washington and covers a vast area of land, offering various recreational activities such as hiking, camping, and fishing. The forest is known for its diverse ecosystems, including old-growth forests, rivers, and mountains, making it a popular destination for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers.

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  • 3. 

    Bridger-Teton National Forest is in

    • A.

      Georgia

    • B.

      Hawaii

    • C.

      Wyoming

    • D.

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    C. Wyoming
    Explanation
    Bridger-Teton National Forest is located in Wyoming.

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  • 4. 

    Coconino National Forest is in

    • A.

      Arizona

    • B.

      Washington

    • C.

      North Carolina

    • D.

      Mexico

    Correct Answer
    A. Arizona
    Explanation
    Coconino National Forest is located in Arizona. This forest is one of the most diverse in the United States and encompasses nearly 1.9 million acres of land. It is known for its stunning landscapes, including the red rocks of Sedona, the San Francisco Peaks, and the ponderosa pine forests. Arizona is home to a wide range of ecosystems, and Coconino National Forest showcases the beauty and diversity of the state's natural environment.

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  • 5. 

    The vast Bridger-Teton National Forest has ________ of federally protected wilderness.

    • A.

      0.5 million acres 

    • B.

      0.8 million acres 

    • C.

      1 million acres 

    • D.

      1.2 million acres 

    Correct Answer
    D. 1.2 million acres 
    Explanation
    The vast Bridger-Teton National Forest has 1.2 million acres of federally protected wilderness.

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  • 6. 

    This national forest has an area of more than 1.25 million acres and is found in Dakota.

    • A.

      White Mountain National Forest

    • B.

      Coconino National Forest

    • C.

      Black Hills National Forest

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    C. Black Hills National Forest
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Black Hills National Forest. This national forest is located in Dakota and covers an area of over 1.25 million acres. The other options, White Mountain National Forest and Coconino National Forest, do not match the given description.

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  • 7. 

    When did the Dixie National Forest become a National Forest?

    • A.

      1878

    • B.

      1890

    • C.

      1901

    • D.

      1907

    Correct Answer
    D. 1907
    Explanation
    In 1907, the Dixie National Forest became a National Forest.

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  • 8. 

    In which of these National forests is 14,179 feet high Mount Shasta located?

    • A.

      Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests

    • B.

      Shasta-Trinity National Forest

    • C.

      Superior National Forest

    • D.

      None of these

    Correct Answer
    B. Shasta-Trinity National Forest
    Explanation
    Mount Shasta, which is 14,179 feet high, is located in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest.

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  • 9. 

    When was the first national forest established?

    • A.

      1891

    • B.

      1892

    • C.

      1893

    • D.

      1894

    Correct Answer
    A. 1891
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1891. This is the year when the first national forest was established.

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  • 10. 

    Over 200 species of birds can be found in __________, and mammals like elk, pronghorn, black bears, and mountain lions.

    • A.

      Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests

    • B.

      Black Hills National Forest

    • C.

      Superior National Forest

    • D.

      Coconino National Forest

    Correct Answer
    B. Black Hills National Forest
    Explanation
    Over 200 species of birds can be found in the Black Hills National Forest, and mammals like elk, pronghorn, black bears, and mountain lions.

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