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Oregon Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Trivia quiz questions about the state of Oregon.


Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers About Oregon

Portland has more what than any other city in the world?
A: Breweries .

What body of water  borders Oregon on its west?
A: The Pacific Ocean.

There is a fungus growing under the Malheur National Forest of eastern Oregon that is believed to be the biggest single organism on the planet. What type of fungus is it?
A: Armillaria solidipes .

In 2005, Oregon ranked third where among U.S. states in wineries with how many?
A: 303.

What state borders Oregon in the north?
A: Washington.

How deep is Oregon's  Crater Lake, the deepest lake in the U.S.?
A:  1,943 feet .

Which U.S. State shares Oregon's southern border?
A:  California.


How many community colleges does Oregon have?
A: 17.

On what date did Oregon become the 33rd state in the Union?
A: On February 14, 1859.

What city was Oregon's capital from 1848 until 1852, when the capital was moved to Salem?
A: Oregon City.

Where does Oregon rank in size compared to the rest of the states?
A:  9th largest.

Where does Oregon rank in population when comparing it to the other states?
A: It's the 27th most populous state.

What is the capital of Oregon?
A: Salem.

How much of Oregon's land is held by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management?
A:  Almost half.


What is the largest city in Oregon?
A:  Portland.

What has the highest elevation in the state of Oregon?
A:  Mount Hood At 11,249 feet.

What is Oregon's only National park named?
A:  Crater Lake National Park.

Oregon Ducks quarterback Joey Harrington once distributed "ORYGUN" stickers to the media as a reminder of how to do what?
A: Pronounce the name of his home state. Oregon.

For how many years have humans lived in the area that is now Oregon?
A: For at least 15,000 years.

What is the lowest ever recorded temperature in Oregon?
A:  −54 °F at Seneca on February 10, 1933.

In what year did Oregon become a U.S. State?
A: In 1859.


Where does Oregon rank in craft breweries per capita?
A: 2nd nationally.

The oldest evidence of habitation in Oregon has been found at Fort Rock Cave and the Paisley Caves what county in Oregon?
A: Lake County.

Luther Cressman, an archaeologist, has found that the material from Fort Rock is from how many years ago?
A:  13,200.

Who were the first Europeans to visit Oregon?
A:  Spanish explorers led by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo in 1543.

The Lewis and Clark Expedition traveled through Oregon looking for the what?
A:  Northwest Passage.

In 1811, Who was the first European to navigate the entire Columbia River?
A: David Thompson, of the North West Company.

The state's only land-grant university,  Oregon State University is located where?
A: In Corvallis.

Also in 1811, John Jacob Astor financed the establishment of Fort Astoria at the mouth of the Columbia River  which was the first what in Oregon?
A: Permanent European settlement.


When was Oregon admitted to the Union?
A: On February 14, 1859.

Oregon's  industrial expansion began in earnest following the 1933–1937 construction of what ?
A: The Bonneville Dam on the Columbia River.

Oregon became the first U.S. state to legalize what in 1994?
A:  Physician-assisted suicide.

How long is the state of Oregon?
A: 295 miles north to south at longest distance.

How many miles wide is Oregon?
A: 395 miles east to west at its widest point.

How big is Oregon in square miles?
A:  98,381.

Mill Ends Park in Portland is the smallest park in the world at how many square inches?
A:  452 square inches.


At the end of the Oregon Trail lies Oregon City, which was the Oregon Territory's first what?
A: Incorporated city.

What is the highest temperature that Oregon has ever recorded?
A:  119 °F at Pendleton on August 10, 1898.

What percentage of the state of Oregon is covered in forest?
A:  46%.

There are two packs of gray wolves living in what part of the state?
A: South-central.

Oregon produces 95% of what kind of nuts produced in the United States?
A:  Hazelnuts.

The Oregon University System supports how many public universities?
A: Seven  and one affiliate.

The University of Oregon is the state's most selective and highest nationally ranked university according to what publication?
A:  U.S. News & World Report.

What are the two professional sports teams  that Oregon is home to?
A:  Portland: Portland Trail Blazers of the NBA and the Portland Timbers of MLS.

Where do the Portland Timbers play?
A:  Providence Park, just west of downtown Portland.

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