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The Grand Canyon Quiz tests your knowledge of the Natural Wonder with regard to its geographic, historical and other qualities. The Grand Canyon Quiz questions are carefully crafted so you can gauge how much you know about this popular travel destination.
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1. In what year did the Grand Canyon become a national monument?
a.1900
b.1908
c.1902
d.1922
2. What is the total acreage of the Grand Canyon?
a.1.2 million acres
b.2 million acres
c.800,000 acres
d.500,000 acres

3. How many different Indian tribes live within the borders of the Grand Canyon?
a.2
b.1
c.None
d.5
4. What Spanish explorer "discovered" the Grand Canyon in 1540?
a.Hernan Cortes
b.Garcia Lopez de Cardenas
c.Juan de la Cosa
d.Vasco Nunez de Balboa
5. What about Grand Canyon rattlesnakes makes them unique?
a.They are non-venomous
b.They can jump from rock to rock
c.They are a pinkish color
d.Their rattles don't rattle
6. What river runs through the Grand Canyon?
a.Colorado River
b.Rio Grande River
c.Desert River
d.Missouri River
7. There are three ways to get to the Colorado River while you are within the Grand Canyon's boundaries. Which is NOT an acceptable option?
a.Ride a mule
b.Hike
c.Ride a helicopter
d.Raft into the Grand Canyon upriver of the Colorado River
8. What is the name of the lodge you'll find at the bottom of the Grand Canyon?
a.Colorado River Inn
b.Phantom Ranch
c.Base Camp
d.Canyon Country Inn
9. At the Grand Canyon, the time zone is mountain, and it never changes for daylight savings time.
a.True
b.False
10. What is the average width of the Grand Canyon?
a.5 miles
b.8 miles
c.10 miles
d.12 miles
11. What plant do you most often see in the Grand Canyon?
a.Yucca plant
b.Tombstone flower
c.Desert Rose
d.Cactus
12. Which U.S. President often visited the Grand Canyon and was a vocal advocate for its preservation?
a.Ronald Reagan
b.Theodore Roosevelt
c.Jimmy Carter
d.John F. Kennedy
13. The Grand Canyon is located entirely in Arizona.
a.True
b.False
14. How many visitors visited the Grand Canyon in 2004?
a.2.1 million
b.1.8 million
c.6.5 million
d.4.3 million
15. For what two reasons are novice hikers often rescued from the Grand Canyon?
a.Exhaustion
b.Broken bones
c.Bug and rattlesnake bites
d.Dehydration
16. How many Grand Canyons are?
a.1
b.2
c.3
d.6
17. How many river miles long is the Grand Canyon?
a.277
b.88
c.447
d.143
18. On average, how many people fall over the edge a year?
a.1
b.4
c.6
d.10
19. How much is grand canyon wide?
a.46 km
b.47 km
c.48 km
d.6 to 24 km wide
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What others think about Grand Canyon
By: paul turner on Apr 14, 2013
  the colours of the grand canyon are what impressed me most.
By: Shuhrmann on Jun 18, 2009
  If we were to fill the grand canyon with trash at the current rate americans fill land fills, we would fill it to the brim in 300 years but taking into account the compaction and decomposition of trash it would take about 400 years.
By: Lindsay on May 10, 2009
  Rafting is the best way to go! And drink lots of water!
By: ariel on Feb 10, 2009
  a beautiful place to visit.
By: kv on Jul 25, 2008
  a great place
  

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