National Park Quiz

Test your knowledge of National Parks from Hawaii to Maine, and read about the U.S. National Park System

Quiz

Test your knowledge of National Parks from Hawaii to Maine, and read about the U.S. National Park System

1. What California national park, with a desert climate, is home to more than 1,000 species of plants, with more than 50 being endemics, meaning they are not found anywhere else in the world?

  • Mojave National Park.
  • Death Valley National Park.
  • Bryce Canyon National Park.
  • Katmai National Park.

2. Which of the following animals do not live in the Everglades National Park?

  • Manatees.
  • Crocodiles.
  • Bison.
  • Panthers.

3. What National Park has a 73-mile long wilderness coast?

  • Olympic National Park.
  • Biscayne National Park.
  • Channel Islands National Park
  • Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

4. The Colorado River, which on average is 4,000 feet its entire 277 mile-length, runs through what National Park?

  • Glacier Bay National Park.
  • The Grand Canyon National Park.
  • Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
  • Big Bend National Park.

5. What volcano in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been continuously erupting since 1983?

  • Mauna Loa Volcano.
  • Krakatau Volcano.
  • Kilauea Volcano.
  • Mount Saint Helens.

6. What National Park was established in 1929 and again in 1950?

  • Yosemite National Park.
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Mesa Verde National Park.
  • Grand Teton National Park.

7. What national park preserves over 2,000 natural sandstone arches and other unusual rock formations?

  • Canyonlands National Park.
  • Crater Lake National Park.
  • Arches National Park.
  • Great Basin National Park.

8. What Alaskan mountain located in Denali National Park reaches 20,320 feet?

  • Mount Spurr.
  • Mount Foraker.
  • Mount Bona.
  • Mount McKinley.

9. What National Park in California is named after a tree who is a member of the lily family and whose Latin name is Yucca brevifolia?

  • Joshua Tree National Park.
  • Sequoia National Park.
  • Redwood National Park.
  • Petrified Forest.

10. In 2005, a dinosaur footprint was found in what national park?

  • The Great Smokey Mountain National Park.
  • Zion National Park.
  • Denali National Park.
  • Badlands National Park.

Your Results:

1. What California national park, with a desert climate, is home to more than 1,000 species of plants, with more than 50 being endemics, meaning they are not found anywhere else in the world?
Death Valley National Park.

2. Which of the following animals do not live in the Everglades National Park?
Bison.

3. What National Park has a 73-mile long wilderness coast?
Olympic National Park.

4. The Colorado River, which on average is 4,000 feet its entire 277 mile-length, runs through what National Park?
The Grand Canyon National Park.

5. What volcano in the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park has been continuously erupting since 1983?
Kilauea Volcano.

6. What National Park was established in 1929 and again in 1950?
Grand Teton National Park.

7. What national park preserves over 2,000 natural sandstone arches and other unusual rock formations?
Arches National Park.

8. What Alaskan mountain located in Denali National Park reaches 20,320 feet?
Mount McKinley.

9. What National Park in California is named after a tree who is a member of the lily family and whose Latin name is Yucca brevifolia?
Joshua Tree National Park.

10. In 2005, a dinosaur footprint was found in what national park?
Denali National Park.

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