Question 1: Where is the Hoh Rain Forest?
Correct Answer: Washington
Fact: The Hoh Rain Forest sits within Washington's Olympic Mountains. Unlike the neighboring Cascade Mountains, many of which are volcanic in origin, the Olympic Mountains were made from oceanic crust and seamounts that were scrunched up against up the North America plate 10-20 million years ago, to put it succinctly.
Question 2: What is Washington’s nickname?
- Sunset State
- Evergreen State
- Orca State
Correct Answer: Evergreen State
Fact: Washington State is commonly referred to as the 'Evergreen State.' The nickname was created by C. T. Conover, a Seattle realtor and historian who was inspired by the abundant evergreen forests in the western half of the state.
Question 3: The small town of Forks, near the Hoh Rain Forest, is the setting for what book?
- The Mortal Instruments
Correct Answer: Twilight
Fact: Teenager Bella Swan is transplanted from Phoenix to the drizzly town of Forks, WA, in Stephenie Meyer's bestselling novel. The real-life town has a population of under 4,000 people, and seemingly no werewolves or glittering vampires.