Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (11-22-2023)

Question 1: Which of these rivers flows through Grand Teton National Park?

  • Missouri River
  • Colorado River
  • Snake River

Correct Answer: Snake River

Fact: The 1,078-mile Snake River starts in Yellowstone National Park and flows south, winding through Grand Teton National Park and carrying snowmelt from the mountains west towards the Pacific.

Question 2: Which animal appears on the state flag of Wyoming?

  • North American beaver
  • Western meadowlark
  • Bison

Correct Answer: Bison

Fact: The Wyoming flag features the white silhouette of a bison with Wyoming's state seal on it, against a blue background. The most important bison herd in the US is preserved at Yellowstone National Park, where these iconic animals have lived since prehistoric times.

Question 3: Gneiss, found in the Teton Range, is what type of rock?

  • Metamorphic
  • Igneous
  • Sedimentary

Correct Answer: Metamorphic

Fact: Metamorphic rocks are formed when existing rock is subject to heat, pressure, or chemically active fluids over long periods of time. Much of the Teton Range is made up of gneiss estimated to be about 2.7 billion years old, which formed when two tectonic plates collided.

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