Indiana Trivia

How well do you know the state of Indiana?
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Last updated: February 3, 2013
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Capital of Indiana
A person from Indiana is called a...
In what year did Indiana become a state?
Who is the current governor?
Mike Pence
What is the Indiana state tree?
yellow poplar
The state flower?
The state bird?
What is the official state song?
On the Banks of the Wabash
Which famous motor race is held in Indiana's capital city?
The Indianapolis 500
Which Indiana town receives millions of letters at Christmastime?
Santa Claus
What is the Indiana state motto?
The Crossroads of America
Southern Indiana has one of the world's richest deposits of what sedimentary rock?
Fort Wayne was built in 1794 at a Miami village after what famous battle?
The Battle of Fallen Timbers
Which Indiana city was once known as the "Circus Capital of America"?
Indiana's first newspaper, "The Indiana Gazette", was first published in which city?
Amelia Earhart was once a professor at which Indiana college?
Purdue University
In Madison County, 1824, nine Native Americans were slaughtered by seven white settlers. This event came to be known as what?
Fall Creek Massacre
The main station of the underground railroad was in Indiana, in whose home?
Levi Coffin
The world's first peacetime train robbery was committed in which Indiana city?
And what was the name of the gang who robbed the train?
The Reno Brothers
Which famous actor, star of "East of Eden", was born in Marion, Indiana?
James Dean
Which notorious singing group hails from Gary, Indiana?
The Jackson 5
Which singer/songwriter, who wrote "Small Town", is from Seymour, Indiana?
John Cougar Mellencamp
Which famous poet was born in Greenfield, Indiana?
James Whitcomb Riley
One Indianapolis-born author mentions famous Indiana figures in his book "Cat's Cradle". Who was this author?
Kurt Vonnegut
Who is the only Miss Indiana to win the Miss America pageant?
Katie Stam
Indiana produces 90% of the world's supply of which popular snack?
Level 60
Jul 9, 2017
The Governor is Eric Holcomb. Mike Pence is the Vice President of the United States now.
Level 65
Jun 6, 2021
Tulip tree is the state tree.
Level 43
Mar 2, 2022
This quiz must be old. I missed Eric Holcomb as our governor because it still lists Mike Pence as our governor.