Kansas Quiz

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Kansas Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The state of Kansas is located in which region?
    • A. 

      Northwest

    • B. 

      Northeast

    • C. 

      West

    • D. 

      Great Plains

  • 2. 
    What 34th U.S. President hailed from Abilene, KS?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Dwight D. Eisenhower

    • C. 

      Theodore Roosevelt

    • D. 

      Richard Nixon

  • 3. 
    What Kansas government building is called "Cedar Crest"?
    • A. 

      City Hall

    • B. 

      Governor's Mansion

    • C. 

      Capital Building

    • D. 

      County Courthouse

  • 4. 
    What did the state of Kansas rename in honor of the heroic nurse Clara Barton?
    • A. 

      Fort Barton

    • B. 

      Barton County

    • C. 

      Barton Lake

    • D. 

      Barton River

  • 5. 
    What river's name changes pronunciation only when it passes through Kansas?
    • A. 

      Missouri

    • B. 

      Neosho

    • C. 

      Solomon

    • D. 

      Arkansas

  • 6. 
    From which Kansas town is salt mined, processed and shipped?
    • A. 

      Hutchison

    • B. 

      Wichita

    • C. 

      Derby

    • D. 

      Topeka

  • 7. 
    With a land area of 81,823 square miles, where does Kansas rank among the 50 states?
    • A. 

      44th

    • B. 

      47th

    • C. 

      15th

    • D. 

      3rd

  • 8. 
    What is the state bird and state tree of Kansas?
    • A. 

      Mockingbird And Pecan

    • B. 

      Willow Ptarmigan And Sitka Spruce

    • C. 

      Eastern Goldfinch And Oak

    • D. 

      Western Meadowlark And Cottonwood

  • 9. 
    Which of these was an early capital of the state of Kansas?
    • A. 

      Manhattan

    • B. 

      Sterling

    • C. 

      Lecompton

    • D. 

      Wichita

  • 10. 
    Where was Kansas native Amelia Earhart born?
    • A. 

      Atchison

    • B. 

      Concordia

    • C. 

      Wellington

    • D. 

      Wichita

  • 11. 
    Which Kansas native came up with over 300 uses for the peanut?
    • A. 

      Booker T. Washington

    • B. 

      George Washington Carver

    • C. 

      Sylvester Graham

    • D. 

      John Deere

  • 12. 
    What was Iowa known for on the Oregon Trail?
    • A. 

      Free Food

    • B. 

      An Abundance Of Stops

    • C. 

      Large Buffalo Herds

    • D. 

      No Reported Indian Attacks

  • 13. 
    Who was the first explorer to reach Kansas in 1541 while looking for gold?
    • A. 

      Daniel Boone

    • B. 

      Hernando De Soto

    • C. 

      Francisco Coronado

    • D. 

      Meriwether Lewis

  • 14. 
    Which river is 460 miles long, arises in Morris County, Kansas and enters the Arkansas in Oklahoma?
    • A. 

      The Neosho

    • B. 

      The Platte

    • C. 

      The Pearl

    • D. 

      The Republican

  • 15. 
    When did Kansas achieve statehood in the USA?
    • A. 

      February 14, 1859

    • B. 

      January 29, 1861

    • C. 

      August 21, 1880

    • D. 

      March 15, 1820

  • 16. 
    Why did Kansan Sylvester Graham create the graham cracker in the 1800's?
    • A. 

      To Promote Good Nutrition

    • B. 

      It Was An Accident

    • C. 

      To Get Rid Of Surplus Wheat

    • D. 

      For A Travel Food