Nevada State : Trivia

Just a set of trivia questions about Nevada State. I actually made this as part of my learning process about American states. Locals will find it easy, newbies less so.
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Last updated: December 29, 2014
First submittedDecember 27, 2014
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State Capital
Carson City
Largest City
Las Vegas
State's population (to nearest million)
3,000,000
Nearly three quarters of Nevada's population lives in ___ County
Clark
What is the largest city in Nevada outside of this county?
Reno
Nevada gets its name from the Spanish word for ____
Snowfall
Nevada's official nickname is the ___ state
Silver
The United States gained the territory during the ___-____ War
Mexican-American
Nevada then remained part of ___ Territory until it became a state in 1861
Utah
___ ___, a lode of silver ore that sparked a silver rush to the area
Comstock Lode
Nevada is the only state where ___ is partly legal
Prostitution
Much of Nevada is located within the ___ Basin
Great
The southern third of Nevada (including the largest city) is within the ___ Desert
Mojave
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___ Peak, highest point in Nevada
Boundary
___ ___, deepest lake in the United States on Nevada's western border
Lake Tahoe
State that borders Nevada to the west
California
State that borders Nevada to the east
Utah
___ Dam, world famous dam on Nevada's south-east border
Hoover
On which river was this dam built?
Colorado
State that borders Nevada to the south-east
Arizona
State that borders Nevada to the north-west
Oregon
State that borders Nevada to the north-east
Idaho
The Nevada ___ ___ are the team that represent Nevada in college sport
Wolf Pack
In which city is the University Of Nevada?
Reno
___ International Airport is the busiest airport in Nevada, located in Las Vegas
McCarran
Former tennis world number one from Las Vegas, Nevada
Andre Agassi
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