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Do You Know Your Idaho History?

You might think you know your Idaho history, but how much do you really know when it comes to this amazing state? Take these 10 state trivia quiz questions and put your knowledge of Idaho to the test!
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Idaho was admitted to the union on July 3 1890 as which state?
30th
15th
43rd

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Which were the two most prominent Native American tribes in Idaho?
Nez Perce and Shoshone
Apache and Creek
Navajo and Sioux

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Prior to 1846 Idaho, as part of the Oregon Country, was claimed by both the United States and which country?
France
Great Britain
Spain

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Which natural resource discovered on the Clearwater River brought a large number of people to Idaho after 1860?
Gold
Potatoes
Silver

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Which explorers put Idaho territory "on the map"?
Lewis and Clark
Columbus and Bridger
Polo and Vespucci

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Which famous route brought settlers to Idaho?
The Trail of Tears
The Oregon Trail
Route 66

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During the Gold Rush of the 1800's which minority group comprised 1/4 of Idaho's total population?
Irish
Mexicans
Chinese

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Which famous performer attempted a nationally publicized stunt in Twin Falls Idaho, involving the Snake River?
Evel Knievel
Harry Houdini
David Blaine

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Who founded Idaho's first permanent settlement, Franklin?
Irish explorers
Spanish explorers
Mormon explorers

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Idaho became a major __________ state in the early 1900s.
Logging
Tobacco
Textile

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In 1874, the first ___________ was built in Franklin, Idaho.
House
Railroad
Bank

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Which university was founded in 1901?
Idaho State University
Brigham Young University
University of Boise

C+, Idaho Average

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Uh-oh, when it comes to Idaho, your knowledge is average at best. Hey, there's nothing wrong with being average. It means you know just as much as your peers and maybe a little more. What really matters is that you gave this quiz your all and likely walked away having learned something new. There’s no failure in that friend!

B+, Idaho Enigmatic

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You might not know Idaho as well as a true citizen, but you know way more than the average American. Your knowledge is as deep and unique as you are. Keep up the good work!

A+, Idaho Expert

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Whoa, go you! When it comes to the state of Idaho, you know your facts like only a true Idahoan usually can. From the history to the pop culture, there’s nothing about this state that you don’t know and love. We’re impressed by your deep and vast knowledge on all things America. Keep it up!
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1
Idaho was admitted to the union on July 3 1890 as which state?
30th
15th
43rd
2
Which were the two most prominent Native American tribes in Idaho?
Nez Perce and Shoshone
Apache and Creek
Navajo and Sioux
3
Prior to 1846 Idaho, as part of the Oregon Country, was claimed by both the United States and which country?
France
Great Britain
Spain
4
Which natural resource discovered on the Clearwater River brought a large number of people to Idaho after 1860?
Gold
Potatoes
Silver
5
Which explorers put Idaho territory "on the map"?
Lewis and Clark
Columbus and Bridger
Polo and Vespucci
6
Which famous route brought settlers to Idaho?
The Trail of Tears
The Oregon Trail
Route 66
7
During the Gold Rush of the 1800's which minority group comprised 1/4 of Idaho's total population?
Irish
Mexicans
Chinese
8
Which famous performer attempted a nationally publicized stunt in Twin Falls Idaho, involving the Snake River?
Evel Knievel
Harry Houdini
David Blaine
9
Who founded Idaho's first permanent settlement, Franklin?
Irish explorers
Spanish explorers
Mormon explorers
10
Idaho became a major __________ state in the early 1900s.
Logging
Tobacco
Textile
11
In 1874, the first ___________ was built in Franklin, Idaho.
House
Railroad
Bank
12
Which university was founded in 1901?
Idaho State University
Brigham Young University
University of Boise

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