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State of Minnesota

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State of Minnesota game quiz
"This is mixed bag of questions about the State of Minnesota. Good luck."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. How many lakes, larger than ten acres each, are there in the state of Minnesota
    13,783
    10,068
    11,842
    12,673


2. Many of Minnesota lakes have the same name. Which of these is one of the most common names for a Minnesota lake?
    Long Lake
    Washington Lake
    Mountain Lake
    Veronica Lake


3. How many recreational boats per capita are owned by Minnesotans?
    One per 4 persons
    One per 8 persons
    One per 10 persons
    One per 6 persons


4. Which Native American Tribe moved into and temporarily took control of the lakes and woods of northern Minnesota in the 1800's?
    Ojibwa
    Cheyenne
    Sioux
    Arapaho


5. What is the third largest industry in Minnesota?
    Computer Technology and Service
    Health Care and Medical Equipment
    Printing and Publishing
    Computer Services


6. What is the largest open-pit mine in the World?
    Hull-Rust
    Vermillion
    Mesabi
    Cuyuna


7. What is the name of the only National Park located in the State of Minnesota?
    Answer: (three words)


8. What Minnesota river runs north and empties into Lake Winnipeg in Canada?
    Answer: (5 Words)


9. Water skiing was invented in Minnesota in 1922. On what lake did a young man first try out his new invention?
    Lake Calhoun
    Lake Minnetonka
    Lake Pepin
    Lake Mille Lacs


10. What European country is the largest contributor of foreign born immigrants to the State of Minnesota?
    Sweden
    Finland
    Norway
    Germany


11. There are two National Monuments in Minnesota. What is the name of the National Monument located in the northeastern corner of Minnesota?
    Answer: (two words)


12. What is the origin of the Minnesota River?
    Gull Lake
    Lake Mille Lacs
    Big Stone Lake
    Lake Minnetonka


13. Who first discovered the origin of the Mississippi River?
    George Catlin
    Joseph Nicollet
    Father Hennepin
    Henry Schoolcraft


14. In what city is the Mall of America Located?
    Minneapolis
    Edina
    Richfield
    Bloomington


15. What was the name of the poem written by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow that brought fame to Minnehaha Falls in South Minneapolis?
    Answer: (Three Words)


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