Question 1: What is the capital of Alaska?
Correct Answer: Juneau
Fact: Juneau was designated as Alaska's capital in 1906, before Alaska was a state. For a state capital, it is unusually remote with no roads connecting it to the rest of Alaska. Visitors must fly in or get there by boat.
Question 2: What is Alaska’s state motto?
- Liberty and Prosperity
- United in Pride and Hope
- North to the Future
Correct Answer: North to the Future
Fact: 'North to the Future' became Alaska's motto in 1967, commemorating the Alaska Purchase Centennial. It was crafted by Richard Peter, a newsman from Juneau, with the intention of symbolizing Alaska as a land of opportunities and potential.
Question 3: What is Alaska’s nickname?
- The Last Frontier
- Hermit Kingdom
- Land of the Thunderbolt
Correct Answer: The Last Frontier
Fact: Its official nickname refers to Alaska's distance from the other 49 states and to its wild and untamed environment.