Missouri Quiz: Trivia Facts And Questions!

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Missouri Quiz: Trivia Facts And Questions!

Missouri quiz: trivia facts and questions! Missouri is one of the Midwestern states in America and was named after a tribe of Indians called Missouri. The region is known for its beer brewing and barbeque culture. Did you know that this state has over six thousand caves? Do you think you know much about the state and what can be found there? This quiz is a perfect way to test your knowledge.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What song became Missouri's state song under an act adopted by the General Assembly in 1949?
    • A. 

      Cotton-Eyed Joe

    • B. 

      Over The Hills And Far Away

    • C. 

      Walkin' To Missouri

    • D. 

      The Missouri Waltz

  • 2. 
    Founded as early as 1735, what is the name of Missouri's oldest community?
    • A. 

      Richland

    • B. 

      Saint Genevieve

    • C. 

      Saint Peters

    • D. 

      Salem

  • 3. 
    What famous author of the "Little House" books lived in Missouri as an adult?
    • A. 

      Janet Dailey

    • B. 

      Rose O'Neill

    • C. 

      William Burroughs

    • D. 

      Laura Ingalls Wilder

  • 4. 
    Missouri is known by which state nickname?
    • A. 

      Hawkeye State

    • B. 

      Buckeye State

    • C. 

      River State

    • D. 

      Show Me State

  • 5. 
    The capital of Missouri is named for which president?
    • A. 

      George Washington

    • B. 

      John Adams

    • C. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    • D. 

      Abraham Lincoln

  • 6. 
    Missouri is separated from Illinois by which river?
    • A. 

      Mississippi River

    • B. 

      Hudson River

    • C. 

      Missouri River

    • D. 

      Ohio River

  • 7. 
    What stringed instrument is the official state instrument of Missouri?
    • A. 

      Banjo

    • B. 

      Cello

    • C. 

      Guitar

    • D. 

      Fiddle

  • 8. 
    In 1811 New Madrid, Missouri was devastated by what disaster, the worst of its type in U.S. history?
    • A. 

      Wildfire

    • B. 

      Earthquake

    • C. 

      Hurricane

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 9. 
    The territory of Missouri was part of what legendary land purchase?
    • A. 

      Western Expansion Purchase

    • B. 

      Manifest Destiny

    • C. 

      Seward's Folly

    • D. 

      Louisiana Purchase

  • 10. 
    The Missouri Compromise admitted Missouri to the United States under what condition?
    • A. 

      It Had No Representatives

    • B. 

      It Paid Extra Taxes

    • C. 

      It Banned Alcohol

    • D. 

      It Was A Slave State

  • 11. 
    Missouri was the eastern starting point for which famous pioneer trackway?
    • A. 

      Trail Of Tears

    • B. 

      Oregon Trail

    • C. 

      Appalachian Trail

    • D. 

      Continental Divide

  • 12. 
    Which unlikely city is partly located in Missouri?
    • A. 

      Iowa City

    • B. 

      Oklahoma City

    • C. 

      Arkansas City

    • D. 

      Kansas City

  • 13. 
    What was the name of the first Monster Truck, created by Missouri native Bob Chandler?
    • A. 

      Bigfoot

    • B. 

      Crusher

    • C. 

      Truckosaurus

    • D. 

      Goliath

  • 14. 
    The first public university founded west of the Mississippi River is located in which Missouri town?
    • A. 

      St. Joseph

    • B. 

      Jefferson City

    • C. 

      Branson

    • D. 

      Columbia

  • 15. 
    A museum in Branson, Missouri is dedicated to the famous wreck of which ship?
    • A. 

      Titanic

    • B. 

      Andrea Doria

    • C. 

      Lusitania

    • D. 

      Bismarck