Are you ready to put your knowledge of the largest and most rugged state to the test? This Alaska trivia quiz will challenge you on everything from geography to wildlife and history. From the snowy peaks of Denali to the icy waters of the Bering Sea, Alaska is a land of extremes and unique culture. With questions covering a wide range of topics, you’ll have the chance to prove just how much you know about the Last Frontier. So, grab a warm parka and get ready to explore with this fun and informative Alaska trivia quiz!
How big is Alaska compared to the lower 48 states?
If you combined the next largest states - Montana, California, and Texas they'd still be smaller than Alaska.
When did Alaska become a state?
Alaska was the 49th state in the United States.
What is the largest forest in Alaska?
The Tongass is the also the largest forest in the entire United States at just shy of 17 million acres.
What is the highest mountain in Alaska?
Also known as Mount McKinley, Denali is also the highest mountain in North America.
How many people in Alaska speak English as their primary language?
What is the state sport of Alaska?
Dog sledding, or mushing to become the official state sport in 1972.
What is the northernmost city in Alaska?
Barrow is the northernmost city in the United States. It has a population of roughly 4,000 people.
What is Alaska's state flower?
The Forget-Me-Not was the official flower before Alaska had even become one of the United States.
What is Alaska's capital?
Juneau largely became the capital because of it's location, which is close to British Columbia and Washington state.
How many earthquake aftershocks, on average, does Alaska experience each year?
How old was the individual who designed the flag that represents Alaska?
What is the longest river in Alaska?
The Yukon river is nearly three times longer than the next longest river in Alaska, the Kuskokwim River.
What is the state tree of Alaska?
The Sitka spruce is the largest type of spruce, and can grow to over 300 feet high.
How many seas surround the Alaska coastline?
The 3 surrounding seas are the Bering Sea, Chukchi Sea, and the Beaufort Sea.
Who did the United States buy Alaska from?
Alaska was bought in 1867 for 7.2 million dollars.
Which city in Alaska has the highest population?
Anchorage has nearly 300,000 residents, which is about 8x as many as Fairbanks, the second most populated city.
How many volancoes does Alaska have?
Alaska has just over 130 volcanoes. In total over 50 have been active since being tracked in the mid 1700's.
What is the state bird of Alaska?
The Willow Ptarmigan is known for it's great camouflage.