What Do You Know About Idaho?

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What Do You Know About Idaho? - Quiz

Idaho is one of the lesser-known states in the United States of America. Idaho the Gem State is known for a couple of things. Challenge yourself with this quiz to discover them.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Idaho shares a boarder with which Canadian province?

    • A.

      Ontario

    • B.

      British Columbia

    • C.

      New Brunswick

    • D.

      Saskatchewan

    Correct Answer
    B. British Columbia
    Explanation
    Idaho shares a border with British Columbia. British Columbia is a province located on the westernmost part of Canada, and it shares a border with the US state of Idaho. This border is formed by the Rocky Mountains, and it is one of the several international borders that Canada shares with the United States.

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  • 2. 

    The term Idaho was derived from which language?

    • A.

      Nahuatl

    • B.

      Pipil

    • C.

      Cahuilla

    • D.

      Shoshoni

    Correct Answer
    D. Shoshoni
    Explanation
    The term "Idaho" was derived from the Shoshoni language. The Shoshoni people are Native Americans who traditionally lived in the western United States, including parts of what is now Idaho. The name "Idaho" has been said to mean "gem of the mountains" or "gem of the mountains" in the Shoshoni language. This name was popularized when Congress created the Idaho Territory in 1863, and eventually became the official name of the state when it was admitted to the Union in 1890.

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  • 3. 

    One of the suggested meanings of Idaho is..

    • A.

      Gem of the ocean

    • B.

      Gem of the lands

    • C.

      Gem of the islands

    • D.

      Gem of the mountains

    Correct Answer
    D. Gem of the mountains
    Explanation
    Idaho is known as the "Gem State" due to its rich natural resources and scenic beauty. The state is home to numerous mountain ranges, including the Rocky Mountains, which are known for their majestic peaks and stunning landscapes. Therefore, "Gem of the mountains" is an appropriate description for Idaho, as it highlights the state's association with its mountainous regions and the preciousness of its natural resources.

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  • 4. 

    In Idaho, law forbids a citizen to give another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than...

    • A.

      50 lbs

    • B.

      40 lbs

    • C.

      30 lbs

    • D.

      20 lbs

    Correct Answer
    A. 50 lbs
    Explanation
    In Idaho, there is a law that prohibits a citizen from giving another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 lbs. This law is likely in place to prevent excessive consumption of unhealthy foods and to promote healthier eating habits. By limiting the weight of the candy box, the law aims to discourage the excessive intake of sugary treats, which can have negative effects on an individual's health.

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  • 5. 

    The city of Grace is most famous for what?

    • A.

      Certified seed cocoa

    • B.

      Certified seed tomatoes

    • C.

      Certified seed potatoes

    • D.

      Certified seed marshmallows

    Correct Answer
    C. Certified seed potatoes
    Explanation
    The city of Grace is most famous for its production of certified seed potatoes. This means that the city specializes in cultivating and distributing high-quality potato seeds that are certified for their genetic purity and disease-free status. This certification ensures that farmers can rely on these seeds to produce healthy and productive potato crops. The city's expertise and reputation in this field have made it renowned for its certified seed potatoes.

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  • 6. 

    What is someone from Idaho called?

    • A.

      Idaho person

    • B.

      Idahosan

    • C.

      Idahosian

    • D.

      Idahoan

    Correct Answer
    D. Idahoan
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Idahoan." This term refers to a person from Idaho. It is derived from the name of the state, Idaho, with the suffix "-an" added to indicate a person from that place.

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  • 7. 

    How much snowfall does Idaho get per year?

    • A.

      45 in

    • B.

      44 in

    • C.

      35 in

    • D.

      34 in

    Correct Answer
    B. 44 in
    Explanation
    Idaho receives an average snowfall of 44 inches per year.

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  • 8. 

    Which is the telephone area code for Idaho?

    • A.

      200

    • B.

      204

    • C.

      208

    • D.

      212

    Correct Answer
    C. 208
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 208. This area code is assigned to the state of Idaho. Area codes are used to identify specific geographic regions for telephone calls. In this case, 208 is the area code specifically designated for Idaho, indicating that any phone number starting with this code is located within the state.

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  • 9. 

    The Dworshak Reservoir is how many miles long?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      45

    • C.

      40

    • D.

      35

    Correct Answer
    A. 50
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 50 because the question asks for the length of the Dworshak Reservoir, and out of the given options, 50 is the only measurement that represents a length. The other options are shorter distances, so they can be eliminated as the correct answer.

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  • 10. 

    How many square miles is the area?

    • A.

      81,000+

    • B.

      82,000+

    • C.

      83,000+

    • D.

      84,000+

    Correct Answer
    C. 83,000+
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 83,000+ because the question is asking for the number of square miles in the area. Since the answer choices are given in increments of 1,000, it can be inferred that the area is at least 83,000 square miles. The "+" sign indicates that the area is likely slightly larger than 83,000 square miles, but the exact value is not specified.

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