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Quiz about Iowa How much do you know
Quiz about Iowa How much do you know

Iowa. How much do you know? Trivia Quiz


This quiz will test your knowledge on Iowa history and Iowa today. See how much

A multiple-choice quiz by Historykid12. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
Historykid12
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
164,502
Updated
Sep 18 23
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
827
Last 3 plays: Guest 165 (7/10), Guest 207 (8/10), Guest 66 (8/10).
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Scroll down to the bottom for the answer key.
1. Iowa was the first state to have a caucus. A caucus is a meeting where a political group discuss who they think should be the leader.

True
False

2. Herbert Hoover was born in Iowa, but when his parents died he moved in with his uncle. Where did his uncle live? Hint

New York
Virginia
Oregon
Washington

3. What part of Iowa was first settled? Hint

Southwest
East
Northeast
Southeast

4. What part of Iowa was last settled? Hint

Central
Southeast
Northeast
Northwest

5. How many counties are in Iowa? Hint

100
63
98
99

6. What state came into the Union as a slave state so that Iowa could come into the Union as a free state? Hint

Alabama
Florida
Texas
Missouri

7. There are two states that border Iowa to the west. What are those two states? Hint

Nebraska & North Dakota
Missouri & Illinois
North Dakota & South Dakota
Nebraska & South Dakota

8. What college in Iowa is located in Ames?

Answer: (Three Words,Two Words or Three letters)
9. What is the University of Iowa's mascot called?

Answer: (Two Words or One Word)
10. What is the trophy that the Iowa Hawkeyes and he Iowa State Cyclones are playing for when they play each other in football?

Answer: (Do not use the words the or trophy in your answer.)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Iowa was the first state to have a caucus. A caucus is a meeting where a political group discuss who they think should be the leader.

Answer: true

Iowa was the first state to have a caucus. New Hampshire was next but they call it a primary.
2. Herbert Hoover was born in Iowa, but when his parents died he moved in with his uncle. Where did his uncle live?

Answer: Oregon

Herbert Hoover went to Oregon without his brothers or sisters.
3. What part of Iowa was first settled?

Answer: Southeast

Lee county was first settled.
4. What part of Iowa was last settled?

Answer: Northwest

Iowa [and the rest of the US] was settled east to west.
5. How many counties are in Iowa?

Answer: 99

Polk is the biggest in population of all 99 counties.
6. What state came into the Union as a slave state so that Iowa could come into the Union as a free state?

Answer: Texas

At the time, no state could come into the Union as a free state unless another state came in as a slave state. Or the other way around.
7. There are two states that border Iowa to the west. What are those two states?

Answer: Nebraska & South Dakota

Nebraska and Illinois are just two of the six states that border Iowa.
8. What college in Iowa is located in Ames?

Answer: Iowa State University

The ISU Cyclones's mascot is called Cy.
9. What is the University of Iowa's mascot called?

Answer: Herky Hawkeye

In football herky is a big Hawk wearing a football helmet.
10. What is the trophy that the Iowa Hawkeyes and he Iowa State Cyclones are playing for when they play each other in football?

Answer: Cyhawk

The Cy-Hawk trophy was won by Iowa for 15 years straight then by ISU for five years straight then Iowa again.
Source: Author Historykid12

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