I Dunno Idaho by bdunn02

Champion(s):

KaufmanK


Runner(s)-Up:

WangS


Quiz Description

Drove through Idaho a couple times over the holidays. Now there's this quiz.

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Questions:

Continuously since 1956, Idaho's standard car license plates have born what two-word phrase, in reference to the renown of one of its principle agricultural products?

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Famous Potatoes

Though born in Oklahoma, as a child Joe and his family moved to the Boise area in 1909. There, he would eventually found a chain of supermarkets that he would grow to over 600 stores before stepping down as chairman. The company has since been merged with Safeway and is now majority owned by Cerberus Capital Management. What was Joe's last name?

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Albertson

What panhandle city's name translates to "Heart of an Awl", purportedly due to the shrewdness of tribal traders in the area?

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Coeur d'Alene

After legal delays (in part due to safety concerns) and three-and-a-half years of construction, what dam was completed in 1975 and built to control spring runoff along the Snake River Plain in eastern Idaho?

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Teton Dam

Prior to playing his final season with the Kansas City Royals, Payette, Idaho-born Baseball Hall-of-Fame member Harmon Killebrew played for the Minnesota Twins and what "other" team?

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Washington Senators

Utah:Beehive::Idaho:_____. Fill in the blank.

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Gem

How many national parks are located in whole or in part within the state of Idaho? (By "national park", the question refers only to the 59 so-designated "national parks", excluding military parks, national monuments, etc.)

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1 (This was edited from 0; Yellowstone really shouldn't go that far west. Have already emailed my senator on the matter.) (edited at 4:51 pm, January 2, 2018 (CST))

In 1980, the chamber of commerce for a city in Idaho, also home to the state's third-highest enrollment four-year public university, offered its city as an alternative host for the Summer Olympics of that year. Name the city in Idaho.

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Moscow

Complete this Idaho-specific sequential list: 15, 84, 86, ___, 184.

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90

There kind of aren't that many famous Idahoans. One of them, though, is artist Gutzon Borglum, who was born in St. Charles, Ida. (though he died in Chicago, Ill.). What is Borglum's most famous work?

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Mt. Rushmore (National Memorial)

The city of Preston, Idaho, which now hosts an annual tetherball competition, is arguably best known as the setting for what quirky 2004 low-budget hit comedy?

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Napoleon Dynamite

According to a long-lived myth, the border between Idaho and Montana was originally supposed to follow the continental divide, but instead now follows a given mountain range due to surveyor error. Along what mountain range, a sub-range of the Rockies named for the edible herb Lewisia rediviva (sugar would help get it down), does the Idaho-Montana border lie?

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Bitterroot Range