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Quiz about Along the Mississippi
Quiz about Along the Mississippi

Along the Mississippi Trivia Quiz


Here's a hidden words quiz that is themed to the Mississippi River.

A multiple-choice quiz by bernie73. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
bernie73
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
412,106
Updated
Mar 25 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
8 / 10
Plays
166
Last 3 plays: wjames (9/10), AndyB123456789 (6/10), bmrsnr (10/10).
Question 1 of 10
1. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

When she asked me about the insurance, I replied, "Miss, our insurance is up to date."

Answer: (River (8 letters))
Question 2 of 10
2. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

When I asked him what was his team, "boats and planes" was his reply.

Answer: (Transportation (9 or 10 letters))
Question 3 of 10
3. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

He does not believe it as can be seen from his response.

Answer: (Lake (6 letters))
Question 4 of 10
4. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

According to my uncle, men should be heard and not seen.

Answer: (Author (7 letters))
Question 5 of 10
5. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

He should just urge one person to help him.

Answer: (Fish (8 letters))
Question 6 of 10
6. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

I don't know if the Rock is landing at the airport.

Answer: (Small city (2 words, 10 letters))
Question 7 of 10
7. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

Her only hope was to win the last race of the day.

Answer: (Bird (5 letters))
Question 8 of 10
8. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

Finally fed up, I said "Oh, Iona, why won't you change your mind?"

Answer: (State (4 letters))
Question 9 of 10
9. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

Want to know about the symbol for gold, I asked him "Ag?" "No," Liam replied, "Silver."

Answer: (Tree (8 letterss))
Question 10 of 10
10. Find the hidden word in this sentence:

The radio was broadcasting the results of the election.

Answer: (State (4 letters))

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Find the hidden word in this sentence: When she asked me about the insurance, I replied, "Miss, our insurance is up to date."

Answer: missouri

When she asked me about the insurance, I replied, "MISS, OUR Insurance is up to date."

A significant river in its own right, the Missouri is the largest (2,341 miles) tributary of the Mississippi (2,340 miles) River. A significant part of the journey of the Lewis and Clark Expedition took place on the Missouri. Five US states have part of their border formed by the Missouri River. The Missouri flows into the Mississippi slightly north of St. Louis, Missouri.
2. Find the hidden word in this sentence: When I asked him what was his team, "boats and planes" was his reply.

Answer: steamboat

When I asked him what was hiS TEAM, "BOATs and planes" was his reply.

While the Mississippi River was not where the first steamboat voyage occurred, there is a strong connection between steamboats and the Mississippi. The first commercial steamboat was developed by Robert Fulton in 1807. One of the most famous steamboat pilots was Mark Twain, who will (in a sense) appear later in this quiz.
3. Find the hidden word in this sentence: He does not believe it as can be seen from his response.

Answer: itasca

He does not believe IT AS CAn be seen from his response.

Lake Itasca, a small lake in northern Minnesota, is the start point of the Mississippi River. It has an area of a bit under two square miles and was about 20-30 feet deep. The name is taken from the Latin phrase "veritas caput" ("true head").
4. Find the hidden word in this sentence: According to my uncle, men should be heard and not seen.

Answer: clemens

According to my unCLE, MEN Should be heard and not seen.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835-1910) is probably better known as Mark Twain. Several of Twain's books had strong connections with the Mississippi including "Tom Sawyer" (1876), "Life on the Mississippi" (1883), and "Huckleberry Finn" (1884). His pen name ("Mark Twain") was a term used by steamboat pilots on the river. It referred to a depth of two fathoms on the river.
5. Find the hidden word in this sentence: He should just urge one person to help him.

Answer: sturgeon

He should juST URGE ONe person to help him.

The Gulf Sturgeon is largest type of fish in the Mississippi River. The fish live in rivers for the first two years and then tend to migrate between the river and the Gulf of Mexico. Molluscs make up much of the diet of sturgeons. The fish are known for leaping out of the water in the summer months.
6. Find the hidden word in this sentence: I don't know if the Rock is landing at the airport.

Answer: rock island

I don't know if the ROCK IS LANDing at the airport.

Rock Island, IL, is one of the so-called "Quad Cities", along with Moline and East Moline, IL, and Davenport and Dubuque, IA. One of the first railroad bridges to cross the Mississippi River was in Rock Island. The Rock Island Independents (1907-1926) were a charter member of the National Football League.
7. Find the hidden word in this sentence: Her only hope was to win the last race of the day.

Answer: heron

HER ONly hope was to win the last race of the day.

The heron can be found in many wetland areas along the lower Mississippi River. Their broad, aquatic diet is made up of mostly animal life. Herons often hunt by staying still until their prey comes within their range A typical heron nest has between three and seven eggs.
8. Find the hidden word in this sentence: Finally fed up, I said "Oh, Iona, why won't you change your mind?"

Answer: ohio

Finally fed up, I said "OH, IOna, why won't you change your mind?"

Another important tributary of the Mississippi River, the Ohio River flows for 981 miles from Pittsburgh, PA, to near Cairo, IL. The river flows through or along six different states. The Ohio River itself is formed by the confluence of the Monongahela and Allegheny Rivers.
9. Find the hidden word in this sentence: Want to know about the symbol for gold, I asked him "Ag?" "No," Liam replied, "Silver."

Answer: magnolia

Want to know about the symbol for gold, I asked hiM "AG?" "NO," LIAm replied, "Silver."

The magnolia is the state flower for Mississippi and Louisiana. Magnolia flowers are edible and have a somewhat spicy flavor. Magnolias are also tasty to the larvae of the giant leopard moth. The wood of the magnolia is also harvested on occasion. The magnolia is named for French botanist Pierre Magnol.
10. Find the hidden word in this sentence: The radio was broadcasting the results of the election.

Answer: iowa

The radIO WAs broadcasting the results of the election.

The state of Iowa has its eastern boundary along the banks of the Mississippi River and its western boundary along the banks of the Missouri River. With a capital of Des Moines, Iowa has a size of about 56,000 square miles. Iowa is one of the first states to cast its votes during the Presidential Primaries every four years.
Source: Author bernie73

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