Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (02-21-2024)

Question 1: In which state is Yosemite National Park?

  • California
  • Ohio
  • Texas

Correct Answer: California

Fact: Visitors flock to California to explore the natural wonders within Yosemite's boundaries. Yosemite National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, spanning over 1,187 square miles, best known for its towering granite cliffs, iconic waterfalls, and giant sequoia trees.

Question 2: Who took the first-known color photograph of the Yosemite ‘firefall’ in 1973?

  • Carleton Watkins
  • Frans Lanting
  • Galen Rowell

Correct Answer: Galen Rowell

Fact: Wilderness photographer and climber Galen Rowell captured the natural Yosemite firefall in all its flame-hued glory for National Geographic in February 1973. The photograph, 'Last Light on Horsetail Fall,' became perhaps the most-recognized image of the natural phenomenon.

Question 3: Which is the highest peak in Yosemite National Park?

  • Mount Dana
  • Mount Whitney
  • Mount Lyell

Correct Answer: Mount Lyell

Fact: Named after the Scottish geologist Sir Charles Lyell, Mount Lyell is part of the Cathedral Range in the central Sierra Nevada. It is the highest peak in Yosemite National Park, with an elevation of 13,114 feet.

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