Utah Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
Utah became the 45th state admitted to the Union on what
A: January 4, 1896.
Where does Utah rank in size in comparison with the other
A: It's the 13th-largest.
Utah is bordered by what US State to the east?
What state borders Utah to the northeast?
What state borders Utah to the north?
To the south what state borders Utah?
Utah is bordered on the west by what state?
Religiously speaking, Utah, of all the states, is the most
Roughly what percent of the states citizens are
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has its
world headquarters in what city?
A: Salt Lake City.
According to the Census Bureau, as of 2013, Utah is the
second "what" in the United States?
A: Fastest-growing state.
What Spaniard explored what is now Utah in 1540?
A: Francisco Vásquez de Coronado.
Trappers and fur traders explored some of Utah in the early
19th century and the city of Provo, Utah was named for one of those men. What
was the man's name?
A: Étienne Provost.
Who was the city of Ogden, Utah named after?
A: Peter Skene Ogden, a Canadian explorer.
In late 1824, who became the first white man to lay eyes on
the Great Salt Lake?
A: Jim Bridger.
After the death of Joseph Smith in 1844, who became the
leader of the Mormons in Nauvoo, Illinois?
A: Brigham Young.
Brigham Young brought the first band of Mormon pioneers to
the Salt Lake Valley on what date?
A: July 24, 1847.
Due to their polygamous practices, members of the Mormon
Church were viewed as what?
On May 10, 1869, what was completed at Promontory Summit,
north of the Great Salt Lake?
A: The First Transcontinental Railroad.
In the 1890 Manifesto, what did the Mormon Church do?
A: Banned polygamy.
When Utah again applied for statehood, one of the
conditions was that a ban on polygamy be written into the what?
A: Sate constitution.
Utah has become world-renowned for its winter sport of
How big is Utah in square miles?
Colorado and Wyoming and Utah are the only states that
have only what for boundaries?
A: Lines of latitude and longitude.
What is the highest point in the state of Utah?
A: Kings Peak, at 13,528.
A famous attraction in western Utah is Notch Peak, the
tallest what in North America?
A: Limestone cliff.
What is the most popular tourist destination within
A: Dinosaur National Monument near Vernal.
What is the lowest point in the state of Utah, at 2,000
A: Beaverdam Wash .
In Utah, winter inversions give Salt Lake City some of the
worst wintertime what in the nation?
What is the record high temperature in Utah?
A: 118 °F, recorded south of St. George on July 4, 2007.
What is Utah's record low temperature?
A: −69 °F, recorded at Peter Sinks on February 1, 1985.
On average, how many days of thunderstorm activity does
Utah have per annum?
A: About 40.
Tornadoes are rare in Utah, with an average of about how
many tornadoes per year hitting Utah?
According to the Census Bureau the population of Utah was
how many people on July 1, 2013?
Where does the state of Utah rank in comparison to the
other states in teenage pregnancy?
Which county in Utah county has the lowest percentage of
A: Grand County, at 26.5%.
Which county has the highest percentage of Mormons?
A: Morgan County, at 86.1%.
In October 2010, where was Utah ranked in Forbes' list of
"Best States For Business"?
A: Number one.
In 2011, for a fifth year in a row, Deer Valley was ranked
the top ski resort in North America by the readers of what magazine?
A: Ski Magazine.
What are the two main interstate highways in Utah?
A: I-15 and I-80 .
What is Utah's only International Airport?
A: Salt Lake City International Airport.
In what year did Utah grant full voting rights to women?
A: In 1870, 26 years before becoming a state.
In 1887 the initial Edmunds-Tucker Act was passed by
Congress , and of the provisions of the Act was the repeal of what?
A: Women's suffrage.
Hawaii and Utah are the only two states to make all forms
of what illegal?
In Utah, where do the Jazz play?
A: Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City.
Salt Lake City hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics, which
eventually became among the most successful in history from what standpoint?
A: A marketing and financial standpoint.
Where was the Donny & Marie Show filmed?
A: At the former Osmond Studios in Orem.