Yellowstone National Park Trivia 3

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  • 1. 
    Name the 2 most common causes of death to tourists in Yellowstone National Park?
    • A. 

      Heart attacks/strokes and traffic accidents

    • B. 

      Drowning and Hypothermia

    • C. 

      Bears and Wolves

    • D. 

      Hiking Accidents and Food Poisoning

  • 2. 
    The longest undamned river in America, whose waters pass thru the Yellowstone National Park?
    • A. 

      The Snake River

    • B. 

      The Gallatin River

    • C. 

      The Madison River

    • D. 

      The Yellowstone River

    • E. 

      The Firehole River

  • 3. 
    Name the national park directly south of Yellowstone National Park?
    • A. 

      Jackson Lake National Park

    • B. 

      Grand Teton National Park

    • C. 

      John D. Rockefeller National Park

    • D. 

      Jackson Valley National Park

  • 4. 
    Name the only Indian tribe known to have lived within the boundaries of Yellowstone all year long?
    • A. 

      The Arapaho Tribe

    • B. 

      The Crow Tribe

    • C. 

      The Nez Perce Tribe

    • D. 

      The Sheepeater Tribe

    • E. 

      The Shoshone Tribe

  • 5. 
    Name Yellowstone's shortest watercourse at 145 yards?
    • A. 

      The Boiling River

    • B. 

      The Heart River

    • C. 

      The Lewis River

    • D. 

      The Little Lamar River

    • E. 

      The Tiny River

  • 6. 
    Yellowstone Lake has an underwater geyser about 20 feet below the surface that can be seen from the shore of West Thumb. About every 25 minutes the submerged geyser erupts.  An underwater video camera revealed that cutthroat trout in the area, feed on crustacean and aquatic insects churned up by the eruptions. Name this odd feature?
    • A. 

      The Fish Feeder

    • B. 

      The Lake Lunch Counter

    • C. 

      The Trout Drive-Thru Diner

    • D. 

      The Trout Jacuzzi

  • 7. 
    Name the strange 1963 occurrence that took place approximately 1 mile west of Douglas Knob?
    • A. 

      The crash of a B-47 bomber after a mid-air collision with another plane

    • B. 

      An earthquake that creating the Firehole River to flow upstream

    • C. 

      Lightning strike of the Bunsen Ranger Tower which caused the tower to glow for 3 days

    • D. 

      The practical joke of park employees placing a sign on the Black River Bridge telling visitors to beware of Black River Trolls

  • 8. 
    The men of Civil War General Philip Sheridan were known to use the Old Faithful geyser, one of the most famous attractions in the park, for what?
    • A. 

      Heat their tents

    • B. 

      Clean their Laundry

    • C. 

      Bathing

    • D. 

      Cook their food

    • E. 

      Put out fires

  • 9. 
    Name the public program funded by the U.S. government, that help build several national parks, including Yellowstone National Park?
    • A. 

      Civilian Conservation Corps

    • B. 

      Civil Work Administration

    • C. 

      National Pride and Park Corp

    • D. 

      Peace Corps

    • E. 

      Work Progress Administration

  • 10. 
    According to the National Park Service, what animal hurts more people than bears do every year in Yellowstone National Park?
    • A. 

      Elk

    • B. 

      Moose

    • C. 

      Bison

    • D. 

      Vultures

    • E. 

      Wolves