America the Beautiful: How Much Do You Know About US National Parks?

1. Which national park gets the most visitors?

  • Seaworld
  • All national parks receive roughly the same amount of visitors
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

2. What was the first national park established in the US?

  • Central Park
  • The Alamo
  • Yellowstone National Park

3. Which states has the most national parks?

  • Alaska and California
  • Deleware and Nebraska
  • Rhode Island and Mississippi

4. Which president signed the law establishing the national park system?

  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Barack Obama
  • Woodrow Wilson

5. How many national parks are there in America?

  • 28
  • 4
  • 20,000

6. What did Theodore Roosevelt call "the one great sight which every American should see."

  • Hawaii
  • Grand Canyon
  • The Capitol Building

7. What is "Old Faithful"

  • A geyser
  • A waterfall
  • An underwater cave

8. What's the smallest national park?

  • Hot Springs
  • Acadia National Park
  • Central Park

9. How many people visit national parks each year?

  • About 279,000,000
  • About 2,000
  • About 79,000,000

10. What is NOT shown on the arrowhead symbol for national parks?

  • A bison
  • A mountain
  • A car

11. The oldest national park in the U.S., founded in 1872, is...?

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park

12. Which national park in the U.S. has the highest point of elevation?

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Denali National Park
  • The Grand Canyon

13. When was the National Park Service established?

  • November 9, 1777
  • August 25, 1916
  • April 29, 1999

14. The highest waterfall in the U.S. can be found in which national park?

  • Acadia National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Yosemite National Park

15. What is the only state in the U.S. without a National Park Service site?

  • Montana
  • Delaware
  • California

16. What is the largest national park in the U.S.?

  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska
  • Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park in Montana
  • Yellowstone National Park in Montana

17. Which national park has the lowest elevation in the U.S.?

  • Denali National Park in Alaska
  • Death Valley National Park in California
  • Sequoia National Park in California

18. What is the total number of acres in the national park system?

  • 1 million acres
  • 50,000 acres
  • 83 million acres

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

1. Which national park gets the most visitors?

  • Seaworld
  • All national parks receive roughly the same amount of visitors
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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The correct answer is:
Yellowstone National Park

2. What was the first national park established in the US?

  • Central Park
  • The Alamo
  • Yellowstone National Park

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Alaska and California

3. Which states has the most national parks?

  • Alaska and California
  • Deleware and Nebraska
  • Rhode Island and Mississippi

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Woodrow Wilson

4. Which president signed the law establishing the national park system?

  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Barack Obama
  • Woodrow Wilson

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28

5. How many national parks are there in America?

  • 28
  • 4
  • 20,000

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The correct answer is:
Grand Canyon

6. What did Theodore Roosevelt call "the one great sight which every American should see."

  • Hawaii
  • Grand Canyon
  • The Capitol Building

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A geyser

7. What is "Old Faithful"

  • A geyser
  • A waterfall
  • An underwater cave

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The correct answer is:
Hot Springs

8. What's the smallest national park?

  • Hot Springs
  • Acadia National Park
  • Central Park

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About 279,000,000

9. How many people visit national parks each year?

  • About 279,000,000
  • About 2,000
  • About 79,000,000

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The correct answer is:
A car

10. What is NOT shown on the arrowhead symbol for national parks?

  • A bison
  • A mountain
  • A car

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The correct answer is:
Yellowstone National Park

11. The oldest national park in the U.S., founded in 1872, is...?

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park

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The correct answer is:
Denali National Park

12. Which national park in the U.S. has the highest point of elevation?

  • Yosemite National Park
  • Denali National Park
  • The Grand Canyon

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August 25, 1916

13. When was the National Park Service established?

  • November 9, 1777
  • August 25, 1916
  • April 29, 1999

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The correct answer is:
Yosemite National Park

14. The highest waterfall in the U.S. can be found in which national park?

  • Acadia National Park
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Yosemite National Park

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The correct answer is:
Delaware

15. What is the only state in the U.S. without a National Park Service site?

  • Montana
  • Delaware
  • California

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The correct answer is:
Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska

16. What is the largest national park in the U.S.?

  • Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve in Alaska
  • Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park in Montana
  • Yellowstone National Park in Montana

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The correct answer is:
Death Valley National Park in California

17. Which national park has the lowest elevation in the U.S.?

  • Denali National Park in Alaska
  • Death Valley National Park in California
  • Sequoia National Park in California

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The correct answer is:
83 million acres

18. What is the total number of acres in the national park system?

  • 1 million acres
  • 50,000 acres
  • 83 million acres

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