Daily Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers (12-18-2023)

Question 1: Where is Capitol Reef National Park?

  • Utah
  • Colorado
  • Arizona

Correct Answer: Utah

Fact: Utah is home to five national parks, known as the 'Mighty Five,' including Arches, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef. Utah also boasts the Great Salt Lake, the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere, and the Wasatch Range, known for skiing and other outdoor activities.

Question 2: Which river runs through Capitol Reef National Park?

  • Red River
  • Fremont River
  • Snake River

Correct Answer: Fremont River

Fact: The Fremont River contributes to the region's fertile soil and helps to sustain a variety of plant and animal life. It also served as a lifeline for early settlers who established the pioneer community of Fruita, now a ghost town inside Capital Reef National Park.

Question 3: Which president designated Capitol Reef as a national monument?

  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • Richard Nixon
  • John F. Kennedy

Correct Answer: Franklin D. Roosevelt

Fact: The Capitol Reef National Monument was created in 1937 by President Roosevelt, to protect its unique geological features and history. The act to establish it as a national park was signed into law by President Nixon on December 18, 1971.

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