Question 1: Where is Death Valley National Park?
Correct Answer: California
Fact: Death Valley National Park sits on California's border with Nevada and is a remarkable desert expanse known for its extremes. Pictured here is Badwater Basin, a vast saltwater flat that is the lowest point in North America, at 282 feet below sea level. The accumulated salts make the water here undrinkable, hence the name.
Question 2: What is the highest point in Death Valley National Park?
- Mount Whitney
- Telescope Peak
- Grapevine Peak
Correct Answer: Telescope Peak
Fact: At 11,049 feet, Telescope Peak is the highest point in the Panamint Range within Death Valley National Park, offering a panoramic view of the surrounding desert.
Question 3: Which California park is home to the largest tree on Earth?
- Yosemite National Park
- Joshua Tree National Park
- Sequoia National Park
Correct Answer: Sequoia National Park
Fact: The General Sherman tree is in California's Sequoia National Park. Celebrated as the world's largest living tree, it contains more wood in its trunk than any other tree on Earth. It's estimated to be around 2,200 years old.