Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (10-11-2023)

Question 1: In which state can you find Mount Sopris?

  • Colorado
  • California
  • Arizona

Correct Answer: Colorado

Fact: Twin-peaked Mount Sopris, which towers over the town of Carbondale, Colorado, is part of the famed Rocky Mountain range. The chain of mountains and its surroundings are celebrated in John Denver's 'Rocky Mountain High,' one of Colorado's two state songs.

Question 2: What are the names of the two distinct summits of Mount Sopris?

  • East Sopris and West Sopris
  • Tall Sopris and Short Sopris
  • North Sopris and South Sopris

Correct Answer: East Sopris and West Sopris

Fact: East Sopris and West Sopris are nearly one-half mile apart, yet both have the same elevation, 12,965 feet. These dual peaks attract hikers to the demanding trails of the picturesque Roaring Fork Valley.

Question 3: What continental feature are the Rocky Mountains a part of?

  • Plate boundary
  • Craton
  • Continental divide

Correct Answer: Continental divide

Fact: The Continental Divide of the Americas is a massive mountain ridge that runs north to south in western North America. It separates the river systems on the continent. East of the ridge, the water flows toward the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, while to the west, it flows toward the Pacific Ocean.

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