Massachusetts Trivia

In our 3rd grade class, we are learning about our great state of Massachusetts! I hope you enjoy this interactive quiz about famous people, places and things of our great state of Massachusetts!

Do you think you know everything about Massachusetts? Do you feel prepared to take this quiz? I hope you have fun learning about our great state! In just a few minutes you will find out just how good you are at Massachusetts Trivia!

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1. What is our State Dog?
German Shepard
Boston Terrier
Poodle
Golden Retriever
2. What is our State Cat?
Tabby Cat
Calico
Burmese
Manx
3. What is our State Tree?
Oak
Maple
Sassafras
American Elm
4. What is our State Insect?
Beetle
Ladybug
Mosquito
Butterfly
5. What is our State Fish?
Salmon
Cod
Herring
Bass
6. What is our State Muffin?
Blueberry
Chocolate Chip
Raisin
Corn
7. What is our State Beverage?
Coca-Cola
Orange Juice
Tea
Cranberry Juice
8. What is our State Bird?
Chickadee
Robin
Blue Jay
Crow
9. What is our State Flower?
Rose
Tulip
Mayflower
Chrysanthemum
10. Who was the English Explorer who named our state?
Christopher Columbus
William Bradford
Captain John Smith
John Winthrop
11. What does the name Massachusett mean?
"Home of the Mayflower"
"People who live near the big hill."
"People who ride on the Mass Pike."
"People who love Massachusetts!"
12. What is the number one food crop in our state?
corn
cranberry
blueberry
apples
13. What are the main minerals found in Massachusetts?
sand, gravel, and crushed stone
copper
limestone
granite
14. What is the soil like in the eastern part of Massachusetts?
rich and excellent for farming
rocky and poor for farming
like a desert
flat
15. What is the soil like as you head to the western part of Massachusetts? (The Pioneer Valley)
rich and excellent for farming
rocky and poor for farming
like a desert
flat
16. Which state is not part of New England?
Rhode Island
Vermont
Maine
New York
New Hampshire
Connecticut
17. What is the name of the mountain range located in Massachusetts?
Rocky Mountains
Grand Canyon
Taconic Mountains
Mt. Washington
18. What is the most popular time to visit the Berkshires?
Spring
Summer
Winter
Fall
19. What is the largest mountain in Massachusetts?
Mt. Washington
Mt. Greylock
Mt. Everest
Mt. Olympia
20. What is the capital of Massachusetts?
Foxboro
Worcester
Boston
Plymouth
21. What is the second most populated city in Massachusetts?
Worcester
Boston
Plymouth
Foxboro
22. Name two islands off the coast of Massachusetts.
Martha's Vineyard & Pawtucket
Martha Stewart & Nantucket
Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket
Ellis Island & Manhattan
23. Which is not a true statement about the Quabin Reservoir?
-it is the largest reservoir in Massachusetts
-it is man-made
-before it was a reservoir, people lived there
-people enjoy swimming in the reservoir
24. What town is known for the world’s greatest whaling ports?
Boston
New Bedford
Plymouth
Salem
25. What town is known for celebrating the first Thanksgiving?
Boston
New Bedford
Plymouth
Salem
26. What town is known for inventing the game of basketball?
Boston
Worcester
Springfield
Salem
27. What town is known for having one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades?
Plymouth
Foxboro
Springfield
Holyoke
28. What town is known for having one of the largest St. Patrick’s Day parades?
Plymouth
Foxboro
Springfield
Holyoke
29. What is the name of Major League Baseball’s oldest ballpark?
Boston Common
Fenway Park
Booth Playgound
Yankee Stadium
30. What town is home to one of the largest Portuguese feasts in the world?
Boston
Plymouth
New Bedford
Salem
31. Name the company in Massachusetts that is famous for making the Valentine Heart Candies sold all around America.
Hersheys
NECCO
M & Ms
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
32. He was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence.
John Hancock
Benjamin Franklin
John Adams
Thomas Jefferson
33. A famous children's author and illustrator from Springfield, MA.
Arnold Lobel
Curious George
Dr. Seuss
Arthur
34. America's second president.
George Washington
John Adams
Benjamin Franklin
Thomas Jefferson
35. In the late 1700's many women in this town were accused of being witches.
Boston
Springfield
Salem
Worcester
36. What are monadnocks?
They are the largest trees in Massachusetts.
They are mountains made of rocks scattered here and there
They are the smallest ponds in Massachusetts.
They are a place where people would dock their boats.
37. During the Revolutionary War, she dressed up as a soldier and fought against the British.
Sally Ride
Betsy Ross
Molly Pilgrim
Deborah Samson

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