New Hampshire Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers
New Hampshire was named after what?
A: The southern English county of Hampshire.
Dublin's Juvenile Library, established in 1822, was the
A: Free public library.
How many private high schools are located in New Hampshire?
A: There are at least 30.
What state borders New Hampshire to the south?
Where does New Hampshire rank with the rest of the states
A: It's the 5th smallest.
Where was the movie "Live Free or Die" filmed?
A: In Claremont.
New Hampshire was the first of the British North American
colonies to do what?
A: Break away from Great Britain in January 1776.
New Hampshire was one of the original 13 states that
A: The United States of America.
In 1908, who was it that organized the country's first
credit union in Manchester?
A: Monsignor Pierre Hevey.
How many of New Hampshire's households use fuel oil for
A: Over half.
New Hampshire was the first state of the Union to have its
A: State constitution.
The only Revolutionary war battle fought in New Hampshire
was the what?
A: Raid on Fort William and Mary, December 14, 1774, in Portsmouth Harbor.
The New Hampshire primary is the first primary in the what?
A: U.S. presidential election cycle.
What city is the state capital of New Hampshire?
The Peterborough Town Library was the first public library
in the world to be supported with what?
A: Public funds.
Which city is the largest in New Hampshire?
The states license plates carry the state motto which is
A: Live Free or Die.
What is New Hampshire's nickname?
A: The Granite State.
What state borders New Hampshire to the west?
New Hampshire, of all the coastal states, has the shortest
A: Ocean coastline, with a length of 18 miles .
Mount Washington in New Hampshire is the site of the
second-highest what ever recorded ?
A: Wind speed.
What river forms New Hampshire's only significant ocean
port where it enters the Atlantic ocean?
A: The Piscataqua river.
In The Sopranos episode, "Live Free or Die", who hides out
for a while in New Hampshire?
A: Vito Spatafore.
The Piscataqua and what other river form the southern
border with Maine?
A: The Salmon Falls River .
How many public high schools does New Hampshire have?
A: More than 80.
What is the largest lake in New Hampshire?
A: Lake Winnipesaukee, which covers 71 square miles.
New Hampshire has the highest percentage of "what" in the
A: Timberland area .
New Hampshire's The highest recorded temperature ever in
New Hampshire was what temperature?
A: 106 °F in Nashua on July 4, 1911.
What is the lowest ever recorded temperature for New
A: −47 °F atop Mount Washington on January 29, 1934.
How many tornadoes does New Hampshire average each year?
The 1755 Cape Ann Earthquake, estimated magnitude 5.5-6.0,
also What earthquake shook most or all of New Hampshire in 1755?
A: The Cape Ann Earthquake.
Hilton's Point, what is now Dover, was the first what in
A: Permanent Settlement.
Located near Portsmouth, the Seabrook Station Nuclear Power
Plant provides New Hampshire with about what percentage of its
A: About 30 percent.
New Hampshire's residential electricity use is low compared
with the national average, because demand for air conditioning is low few
households use electricity as their primary energy source for what?
A: Home heating.
Of the many county fairs New Hampshire is home to, which is
A: The Hopkinton State Fair, in Contoocook.
Which New Hampshire institution of higher learning is said
to be the inspiration for the film
A: Dartmouth College.
Where was the film Jumanji with
Robin Williams filmed?
A: In Keene.
On TV's West Wing, Josiah Bartlet, President of the U. S.
was depicted as a two-term what?
A: New Hampshire governor.
In what year did the state's legislature approve the
nation's first modern state lottery?