Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (10-9-2023)

Question 1: What is an image carved into a rock surface called?

  • Petroglyph
  • Hieroglyph
  • Lithograph

Correct Answer: Petroglyph

Fact: The petroglyphs shown here are found in McKee Spring, said to boast some of the area's finest large human-like designs. The carvings were made by the Fremont people and similar ones showing figures, animals, and geometric shapes can be found across Dinosaur National Monument.

Question 2: Where is Dinosaur National Monument?

  • Colorado and Utah
  • Kansas
  • Arizona and New Mexico

Correct Answer: Colorado and Utah

Fact: Dinosaur National Monument is a protected area on the border of Colorado and Utah. The Colorado side provides access to the monument's deep canyons along the Green and Yampa Rivers. The Utah side contains the site of the dinosaur quarry, where more than 1,500 fossils are lodged in the cliffside.

Question 3: What food has traditionally been a staple crop of North American Indigenous people?

  • Beets
  • Corn
  • Cabbage

Correct Answer: Corn

Fact: A traditional dish that people may enjoy on Indigenous Peoples' Day is 'Three Sisters Stew.' The meal is named after the 'Three Sisters' crops of corn, beans, and squash, which were vital staples in the diets of many Indigenous tribes in North America.

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