Trivia On Mississippi

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Mississippi Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In which state is the Magnolia both the state flower and state tree?
    • A. 

      Tennessee

    • B. 

      Mississippi

    • C. 

      North Carolina

    • D. 

      Louisiana

  • 2. 
    Borden's Condensed Milk was first canned in what Mississippi town?
    • A. 

      Liberty

    • B. 

      Lottville

    • C. 

      Longtown

    • D. 

      Laconia

  • 3. 
    What famous musician was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, on January 8, 1935?
    • A. 

      Elvis Presley

    • B. 

      Mary Wilson

    • C. 

      Ike Turner

    • D. 

      Jerry Lee Lewis

  • 4. 
    Delivering mail in Southeast Vicksburg, Mississippi, who was the first female U.S. mail carrier?
    • A. 

      Mamie Thomas

    • B. 

      Jane Thomas

    • C. 

      Lisa Thomas

    • D. 

      Wilma Thomas

  • 5. 
    In 1871, what town of Mississippi became the first town in the U.S to erect a Confederate monument?
    • A. 

      Liberty

    • B. 

      West Lincoln

    • C. 

      Lexington

    • D. 

      Hamilton

  • 6. 
    Leontyne Price, a native of Laurel, Mississippi, performed with what opera company?
    • A. 

      Lyric Opera Of Chicago

    • B. 

      Opera National De Paris

    • C. 

      Metropolitan Opera

    • D. 

      La Scala

  • 7. 
    Located in Greenwood, Mississippi, what is the largest Bible-binding plant in the nation?
    • A. 

      Decker Bookbinding

    • B. 

      Norris Bookbinding

    • C. 

      Harris Bookbinding

    • D. 

      Martin Bookbinding

  • 8. 
    What is the oldest game in America, played by the Choctaw Indians of Mississippi?
    • A. 

      Rockball

    • B. 

      Stickball

    • C. 

      Dirtball

    • D. 

      Kickball

  • 9. 
    What are the state bird and state tree of Mississippi?
    • A. 

      Rhode Island Red And Red Maple

    • B. 

      Chickadee And American Elm

    • C. 

      Mockingbird And Magnolia

    • D. 

      Cardinal And Dogwood

  • 10. 
    What city is located near the highest point in Mississippi, also the site of a Civil War engagement?
    • A. 

      Vicksburg

    • B. 

      Tupelo

    • C. 

      Iuka

    • D. 

      Natchez

  • 11. 
    The name "Mississippi" is from an Indian word meaning what?
    • A. 

      Slow Moving Waters

    • B. 

      Long Winding River

    • C. 

      Great Rains

    • D. 

      Father Of Waters

  • 12. 
    With a land area of 46,914 square miles, where does Mississippi rank among the 50 states?
    • A. 

      8th

    • B. 

      32nd

    • C. 

      2nd

    • D. 

      18th

  • 13. 
    When did Mississippi achieve statehood in the U.S.?
    • A. 

      May 29, 1790

    • B. 

      December 10, 1817

    • C. 

      January 26, 1837

    • D. 

      November 16, 1807

  • 14. 
    Edwards, Mississippi is home to the world's largest plantation of which of these crops?
    • A. 

      Cotton

    • B. 

      Peanuts

    • C. 

      Tobacco

    • D. 

      Cactus

  • 15. 
    William Grant Still of Woodville, Mississippi composed what symphony?
    • A. 

      Canadian

    • B. 

      French

    • C. 

      European

    • D. 

      Afro-American