State Quiz - South Dakota

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of South Dakota?
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Last updated: September 10, 2020
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First submittedJuly 30, 2015
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Capital city
Most populous city
Sioux Falls
Mountain with four Presidents
carved in its face
Mount Rushmore
Area that had a gold rush
Black Hills
Lakota warrior; subject of a gigantic
uncompleted sculpture
Crazy Horse
Drug store advertised for hundreds
of miles in every direction
Wall Drug
Mitchell is home to this "palace"
Corn Palace
River that divides the state in two
"Bury my heart" at this Native American
massacre site
Wounded Knee
Type of rodent that "kisses"
Prairie Dog
What are Ponderosas and
Pine Trees
National parks
Wind Cave
These people rally at Sturgis
Frontier mining town;
subject of an HBO series
Biggest city in Western S.D.
Rapid City
Last name of Wild Bill
Former NBC news anchor
who grew up in S.D.
Tom Brokaw
Official sport - yeehaw!
State animal (hint: a canine)
Level 88
Jul 30, 2015
Sioux City is in Iowa. The biggest city in South Dakota is Sioux Falls.
Level ∞
Jul 31, 2015
D'oh! Fixed.
Level 63
Dec 25, 2015
OK quiz, but too centered on the western part of the state and tourist activities.
Level 83
Mar 6, 2017
I grew up in northeastern South Dakota, and let's face it, most of the things that would be on a quiz like this are in the western part of the state.
Level 23
Apr 28, 2017
there isn't much to talk about other than the things in the western part of the state
Level 75
Dec 25, 2015
Nothing on Laura Ingalls Wilder or DeSmet?
Level 45
Mar 16, 2021
I was thinking the same thing! Probably one of the most famous people from South Dakota
Level 64
Jun 11, 2016
Finally a famous quiz about my home state! Would love to see a biggest cities quiz too!
Level 89
Mar 2, 2021
Here's that quiz.
Level 73
Jan 12, 2018
Harley riders? Motorcyclists? Bikers? Tried 'em all...Sturgis is a blast, can't wait to ride the 2000 one-way miles to go back again.
Level 73
Jan 12, 2018
Maybe I missed 'bikers' but I swear I typed it in
Level 89
Aug 2, 2018
Bikers works, but only plural.
Level 89
Nov 15, 2020
Yeah, I think a much better question would be "City that hosts a famous motorcycle rally," or something similar with Sturgis as the answer.
Level 71
Mar 2, 2021
Disagree. I know about the motorcycle rally, but couldn't name the city it takes place in if I tried. I actually thought it was in Sioux Falls before taking this quiz :P
Level 89
Mar 2, 2021
The motorcycle rally is called "Sturgis" ;)
Level 85
Sep 10, 2020
Is South Dakota famous for its lodgepole pines?
Level 84
Sep 10, 2020
Cresting a hill in Custer State Park and slowly driving through a herd of a hundred bison was spectacular. I'd have to agree with Roger Miller. Rollerskating in that setting did not seem like a good idea.
Level 54
Jan 17, 2021
Idea for the next badge english county trivia or canadian providence trivia.
Level 33
Jan 20, 2021
Got 19/20 cause i thought a damn groundhog and prairie dog were the same thing
Level 67
Mar 2, 2021
One of my favorite bits of trivia is that South Dakota is the only state whose state name and capital name have no letters in common.
Level 84
Dec 9, 2022
I did not know that!
Level 67
Aug 17, 2021
I tried everything. Motorcylists. Motorcycle riders. Motorcycle gangs. Cyclists.
Level 87
Dec 12, 2022
Motorcyclists worked for me
Level 56
Mar 26, 2022
I've been to 40 US States and this was among my favorites! 20/20
Level 65
Dec 10, 2022
20/20 - A great state! Very enjoyable quiz.
Level 87
Dec 12, 2022
Nice mix of questions!
Level 26
Jan 18, 2023
You should accept “losers” and “dorks” for the Sturgis question.
Level 71
Jan 27, 2023
Why was this quiz reset?