Statistics for History of Missouri

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  • This quiz has been taken 60 times
  • The average score is 10 of 20

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
Who is the only US president from Missouri?Harry S. Truman
88%
Who where the famous explorers that headed west from St. Louis in 1804?Lewis and Clark
85%
Who is the author of "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn?"Mark Twain
80%
In 1967, the Kansas City Chiefs lost to the Green Bay Packers in the first of what yearly contest?The Super Bowl
78%
What monument, completed in 1965, is also known as "The Gateway to the West?"The Gateway Arch
75%
What two major international events were held in St. Louis in 1904?Louisiana Purchase Exposition
70%
1904 Summer Olympics
68%
Which Missouri city was hit by a tornado on May 22nd, 2011, resulting in 158 deaths and $2.8 billion in damage?Joplin
63%
What Kentuckian, famous for being a frontiersman and opening the Cumberland Road, died at his his home in Missouri in 1820?Daniel Boone
58%
In what city did widespread riots take place after the shooting of Michael Brown by a local police officer in 2014?Ferguson
50%
Which American botanist, from Diamond, Missouri, taught at the Tuskegee Institute?George Washington Carver
50%
Which Missouri city was the eastern terminus for the Pony Express?Saint Joseph
50%
Which Missouri city is considered to be the starting point for both the Oregon Trail and the Santa Fe Trail?Independence
45%
What fault line caused an earthquake so large it rang bells in Boston in 1812?New Madrid Fault
43%
What was the name of the Negro League baseball team that Jackie Robinson played for?Kansas City Monarchs
35%
What state institution opened in 1841, making it the first of its kind west of the Mississippi River?The University of Missouri
23%
Which group of Missouri Bushwhackers is responsible for burning Lawrence, Kansas in 1863?Quantrill's Raiders
15%
Which Missouri governor ran an unsuccessful secessionist movement during the Civil War?Claiborne Jackson
13%
Kansas City, founded in 1838, is named after which Native American tribe?Kaw or Kanza
13%
Which Missouri Senator do some (incorrectly) claim was President of the United States for a single day?David Rice Atchison
10%

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