Trivia On Missouri

19 Questions

Settings
Please wait...
Trivia On Missouri

How well do you know about Missouri? Find out by taking this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which Missouri city was the convergence of the Santa Fe and Oregon Trails?
    • A. 

      Jefferson City

    • B. 

      Independence

    • C. 

      St. Charles

    • D. 

      Branson

  • 2. 
    The state capital of Missouri was originally in which city?
    • A. 

      Branson

    • B. 

      St. Louis

    • C. 

      St. Charles

    • D. 

      Columbia

  • 3. 
    What rock was adopted as Missouri's official state rock in 1967?
    • A. 

      Mozarkite

    • B. 

      Halite

    • C. 

      Marble

    • D. 

      Obsidian

  • 4. 
    Who made the world's first successful parachute jump from an airplane in St. Louis, Missouri?
    • A. 

      Captain Jake

    • B. 

      Captain Berry

    • C. 

      Captain Williams

    • D. 

      Captain Luke

  • 5. 
    Named after the Missouri Indian tribe, what does "Missouri" mean?
    • A. 

      Town Of The Broken Canoes

    • B. 

      Town Of The Large Canoes

    • C. 

      Town Of The Wood Canoes

    • D. 

      Town Of The Small Canoes

  • 6. 
    Missouri Day occurs on the third Wednesday of which month?
    • A. 

      April

    • B. 

      October

    • C. 

      November

    • D. 

      August

  • 7. 
    Products with which legendary food icon started in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1889?
    • A. 

      Colonel Sanders

    • B. 

      Uncle Ben

    • C. 

      Mrs. Butterworth

    • D. 

      Aunt Jemima

  • 8. 
    Missouri is bordered by how many states?
    • A. 

      Eight

    • B. 

      Seven

    • C. 

      Six

    • D. 

      Nine

  • 9. 
    In 1967, Missouri adopted what as its state rock?
    • A. 

      Mozarkite

    • B. 

      Limestone

    • C. 

      Slate

    • D. 

      Granite

  • 10. 
    Which monument in Lexington, Missouri celebrates the women who conquered the West?
    • A. 

      Wagon Women

    • B. 

      Frontier Females

    • C. 

      Ladies Of The Plains

    • D. 

      Madonna Of The Trail

  • 11. 
    Missouri derives its name from what type of boat?
    • A. 

      Canoe

    • B. 

      Steam Ship

    • C. 

      Sailboat

    • D. 

      Kayak

  • 12. 
    The Missouri River 340 kayak race starts in Kansas City and ends where?
    • A. 

      St. Charles

    • B. 

      St. Louis

    • C. 

      New Madrid

    • D. 

      Jefferson City

  • 13. 
    A museum in St. Joseph, Missouri is dedicated to what silent-film actress and dancer?
    • A. 

      Louise Brooks

    • B. 

      Sally Rand

    • C. 

      Greta Garbo

    • D. 

      Mary Pickford

  • 14. 
    Auguste Chouteau, the man who founded St. Louis, worked at what trade?
    • A. 

      Fur Trader

    • B. 

      Lawyer

    • C. 

      Banker

    • D. 

      Lumberjack

  • 15. 
    A bronze statue of what goddess of grain sits atop the lantern of Missouri's capitol dome?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Ceres

    • C. 

      Minerva

    • D. 

      Vesta

  • 16. 
    St. Louis, Missouri was known by which nickname prior to the construction of the Gateway Arch?
    • A. 

      The River City

    • B. 

      The King City

    • C. 

      The Emperor City

    • D. 

      The Mound City

  • 17. 
    The first state capitol building in Jefferson City, Missouri was destroyed in 1837 by what event?
    • A. 

      Earthquake

    • B. 

      Flood

    • C. 

      Fire

    • D. 

      Tornado

  • 18. 
    What Missouri city was established by Louis Blanchette as a trading post in 1769?
    • A. 

      St. Louis

    • B. 

      New Madrid

    • C. 

      St. Charles

    • D. 

      Jefferson City

  • 19. 
    Missouri has a 185-mile bicycle trail that leads from near St. Louis to where?
    • A. 

      Sedalia

    • B. 

      Perryville

    • C. 

      Sullivan

    • D. 

      Columbia