Main Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
Maine is both the northernmost and easternmost portion of
A: New England.
What is Maine's largest town by population?
Maine is the number one exporter of what
A: Low-bush blueberries.
Where was the first European settlement in Maine in 1604,
by the French?
A: Saint Croix Island.
Maine is the only US state whose name has exactly one what?
Who established the first English settlement in Maine?
A: The Plymouth Company in 1607.
What is Maine's State fish?
A: Land-locked salmon.
Before 1820 Maine was part of the what?
A: Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Based in Maine, the Jackson Laboratory is the world's
largest supplier of what?
A: Genetically purebred mice.
On what date was Main admitted to the Union as the 23rd
A: On March 15, 1820.
What is the State flower?
A: White Pinecone and Tassel.
What is the smallest town in Maine by population?
A: Frye Island, a resort town .
What is the State bird?
A: Black-capped Chickadee.
Of all the US states, Maine has the highest percentage of
A: French Americans.
Where was the Strong Wood Products plant, the largest
toothpick manufacturing plant in the United States which produced 20 million
toothpicks a day, located?
A: In Strong, Maine.
Where does Maine rank in population in relation to the
other US states?
A: It's the 41st most populous.
What is Maine's State fossil?
A: Pertica Quadrifaria.
What is Maine's State cat?
A: Maine Coon.
As far as crime rates go, many people think Maine is the
A: Safest state in the U.S.
Maine is the northernmost state in New England and Main is
also the what?
A: The largest.
Maine is the only state to border exactly one other state.
What is the state that it borders?
A: New Hampshire .
What is the State gemstone?
What is the easternmost city in the United States and
located in Maine?
A: Eastport .
What is Maine's smallest city by population?
A: Eastport .
What is Maine's most northern point?
A: Estcourt Station.
In Maine, what is the largest lake located entirely in New
A: Moosehead Lake.
What is Maine's State herb?
Mount Katahdin is the northern terminus of the what?
A: Appalachian Trail.
Machias Seal Island and North Rock, off Maine's easternmost
point, are claimed by both the U.S. and what other country?
What was the population of Maine on July 1, 2013?
A: was 1,328,30.
What is the State insect?
A: European honey bee
Main is home to the Old Sow, the largest "what" in the
A: Tidal whirlpool.
As far as population goes, Maine has the lowest population
density of any U.S. state where?
A: East of the Mississippi River.
How much of Maine's land is covered by
What is Maine's State mammal?
Maine has the highest percentage of
people that speak what
language while at home?
What is the State dessert?
A: Blueberry pie .
How many miles of coastline does Maine have?
A: Almost 230 miles.
What is the State soft drink?
What is the largest municipality in Maine by population?
A: The city of Portland .
What is is the easternmost piece of land in the contiguous
48 United States?
A: West Quoddy Head.
Maine's geomorphology was shaped primarily by "what" at the
end of the last ice age?
A: Heavy glacial activity.
Somes Sound in Maine is the only "what" on the eastern
What is the State song?
A: State of Maine Song.
Bubble Rock, a "glacial erratic", is a large boulder
perched on the edge of what mountain in Acadia National Park.?
A: Bubble Mountain .
Maine's record all
time high temperature is what?
A: 105 °F, set in July 1911, at North Bridgton.
What is the average number of
tornadoes in Maine, per year?
A: Less than 2.
What is the record low temperature for Maine?
A: −50 °F, at Big Black River, in January
The French established a Jesuit mission on Penobscot Bay in
Where did the French establish a Jesuit Mission in 1613?
A: On Mount Desert Island.
What is the State tree?
A: Eastern White Pine.
What was Maine's original capital before it was moved to
Augusta in 1832?
How many navy ships have been named "USS Maine" in honor of
Where is the mean population center of Maine?
A: Kennebec County.
What are Maine's two largest airports?
A: The Portland International Jetport in Portland, and the Bangor International
Airport in Bangor.
How many counties does Main have?
What is Maine's State berry?
A: Wild Blueberry.