Great Land of Alaska

Easy Trivia Quiz

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  1. What is the capital of Alaska?
    Anchorage
    Willow
    Juneau
    Seward
  2. What is the largest city (population) in Alaska?
    Anchorage
    Fairbanks
    Juneau
    Seward
  3. Where is the city of Seward located?
    Alaska Peninsula
    Kenai Peninsula
    Kodiak Island
    Seward Peninsula
  4. What is the name of the tallest mountain on the North American continent, found in Alaska?
    Bona
    Denali / McKinley
    Foraker
    St. Elias
  5. How high is the peak of the mountain from the previous question?
    19,470 feet / 5,934 meters
    20,320 feet / 6,194 meters
    21,200 feet / 6,462 meters
    21,965 feet / 6,695 meters
  6. What is the name of the mountain range that Denali Park is in?
    Alaska Range
    Brooks Range
    St. Elias Range
    Talkeetna Mountains
  7. What is the name of the island chain that stretches across the top of the Pacific Ocean from southwestern Alaska to Russia?
    Aleutian Islands
    Kodiak Islands
    Pribilof Islands
    St. Lawrence Islands
  8. What is the name of the Anchorage lake that is home to the world's largest and busiest seaplane base?
    Campbell Lake
    Cheney Lake
    Lake Hood
    Sand Lake
  9. What is the name of the valley northeast of Anchorage that is famous for its giant vegetables?
    Arctic Valley
    Eagle River Valley
    Knik Valley
    Matanuska Valley
  10. What is the popular glacier located about 45 minutes southeast of Anchorage?
    Knik Glacier
    Matanuska Glacier
    Portage Glacier
    Twentymile Glacier
  11. What is the largest city in the interior?
    Denali
    Fairbanks
    Livengood
    Nenana
  12. What body of water separates Alaska from Russia?
    Beaufort Sea
    Bering Strait
    Chukchi Sea
    Norton Sound
  13. The largest omnivorous land mammal in the world lives in Alaska. What is this animal?
    Black Bear
    Brown / Grizzly Bear
    Polar Bear
    Wolverine
  14. What are the two largest mountain ranges in Alaska? (Select 2)
    Alaska Range
    Brooks Range
    Chugach Range
    St. Elias Range
  15. The largest member of the deer family lives in Alaska. What is it?
    Caribou
    Elk
    Moose
    Sitka Black-Tailed Deer
  16. What body of water borders Northern Alaska?
    Arctic Ocean
    Bering Sea
    Chukchi Sea
    Gulf of Alaska
  17. In what Alaskan body of water are some of the world's highest tides found?
    Bristol Bay
    Cook Inlet
    Kachemak Bay
    Resurrection Bay
  18. How high can the tides from the previous question be?
    25-30 feet / 7.5-9 meters
    30-35 feet / 9-10.5 meters
    35-40 feet / 10.5-12 meters
    40-45 feet / 12-13.5 meters
  19. Approximately how many miles does Alaska span from east to west?
    1,000 miles
    1,500 miles
    2,400 miles
    3,600 miles
  20. Approximately how many miles of shoreline does Alaska have?
    15,000 miles
    24,000 miles
    34,000 miles
    36,000 miles
  21. What body of water borders Anchorage on the north?
    Cook Inlet
    Knik Arm
    Resurrection Bay
    Turnagain Arm
  22. What body of water borders Anchorage on the south?
    Cook Inlet
    Knik Arm
    Resurrection Bay
    Turnagain Arm
  23. What body of water borders Anchorage on the west?
    Cook Inlet
    Knik Arm
    Resurrection Bay
    Turnagain Arm
  24. What mountain range borders Anchorage on the east?
    Alaska Range
    Chugach Mountains
    Kenai Mountains
    Talkeetna Mountains
  25. What mountain can be seen from both Anchorage and Fairbanks on a clear day?
    Denali / McKinley
    Iliamna
    Redoubt
    Susitna

EASY TRIVIA QUIZ ANSWERS

  1. What is the capital of Alaska?
    Juneau
  2. What is the largest city (population) in Alaska?
    Anchorage
  3. Where is the city of Seward located?
    Kenai Peninsula
  4. What is the name of the tallest mountain on the North American continent, found in Alaska?
    Denali / McKinley
  5. How high is the peak of the mountain from the previous question?
    20,320 feet / 6,194 meters
  6. What is the name of the mountain range that Denali Park is in?
    Alaska Range
  7. What is the name of the island chain that stretches across the top of the Pacific Ocean from southwestern Alaska to Russia?
    Aleutian Islands
  8. What is the name of the Anchorage lake that is home to the world's largest and busiest seaplane base?
    Lake Hood
  9. What is the name of the valley northeast of Anchorage that is famous for its giant vegetables?
    Matanuska Valley
  10. What is the popular glacier located about 45 minutes southeast of Anchorage?
    Portage Glacier
  11. What is the largest city in the interior?
    Fairbanks
  12. What body of water separates Alaska from Russia?
    Bering Strait
  13. The largest omnivorous land mammal in the world lives in Alaska. What is this animal?
    Brown / Grizzly Bear
  14. What are the two largest mountain ranges in Alaska? (Select 2)
    Alaska Range and Brooks Range
  15. The largest member of the deer family lives in Alaska. What is it?
    Moose
  16. What body of water borders Northern Alaska?
    Arctic Ocean
  17. In what Alaskan body of water are some of the world's highest tides found?
    Cook Inlet
  18. How high can the tides from the previous question be?
    35-40 feet / 10.5-12 meters
  19. Approximately how many miles does Alaska span from east to west?
    2,400 miles
  20. Approximately how many miles of shoreline does Alaska have?
    34,000 miles
  21. What body of water borders Anchorage on the north?
    Knik Arm
  22. What body of water borders Anchorage on the south?
    Turnagain Arm
  23. What body of water borders Anchorage on the west?
    Cook Inlet
  24. What mountain range borders Anchorage on the east?
    Chugach Mountains
  25. What mountain can be seen from both Anchorage and Fairbanks on a clear day?
    Denali / McKinley

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