What Do You Know About Hoover Dam? Trivia Facts Quiz

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What Do You Know About Hoover Dam? Trivia Facts Quiz

What do you know about Hoover Dam? Hoover Dam is a concrete arch-gravity dam in the Black Canyon of the Colorado River, which is on the border between the United States Nevada and Arizona. It was constructed during the great depression, as President Franklin Roosevelt dedicated it in September 1935. Take this quiz and see how much you know about Hoover Dam.


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  • 1. 
    What river is the Hoover Dam on?
    • A. 

      Colorado

    • B. 

      Snake

    • C. 

      Green

    • D. 

      Gila

  • 2. 
    Is this statement true or false, the Hoover Dam was build in 1935?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Fill in the gap: In 2010 Lake Mead was only_____ full and global warming could reduce it further.
  • 4. 
    Tick which of the statements below are correct:
    • A. 

      The dam creates 2 million kw of energy

    • B. 

      It took 6 million pounds of concrete to build the dam

    • C. 

      The dam is on the New Mexico border

    • D. 

      The dam is 221 metres tall

  • 5. 
    How tall is the dam? 
    • A. 

      512

    • B. 

      256

    • C. 

      221

    • D. 

      2024

  • 6. 
    What border is the Hoover Dam on?
  • 7. 
    The reservoir supplies water for 8 million people in Nevada, California and Arizona 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Which major city is near the Hoover Dam?
    • A. 

      Las Vegas

    • B. 

      New York

    • C. 

      Los Angeles

    • D. 

      Chicago