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History of Colorado

Can you answer these questions from the history of Colorado?
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Who wrote Colorado's official state song, "Rocky Mountain High"?
John Denver
What leutinant first discovered a famous "peak" in Central Colorado in 1806?
Zebulon Pike
In what city did the 1999 Colorado school shooting incident take place?
Columbine
What did Colorado legalize in 2012 - becoming the first state to do so?
Recreational Marijuana
What attracted hundreds of new settlers in the 1800s?
Gold
Colorado gained statehood four weeks after what World's Fair - which gave
Colorado's nickname?
Centennial Exposition
What child beauty queen was murdered in 1996?
JonBenét Ramsey
What tycoon founded Colorado's best-selling brand of beer?
Adolph Coors
What Serbian scientist set up an experimental station in Colorado Springs in 1899?
Nikola Tesla
What three Indian tribes fought against the federal government in the Colorado War
between 1864–1865? (name any)
Cheyenne |
Arapaho | Sioux
What did Colorado become the first state to decriminalize in 1967?
Abortion
What pop rock band was formed in 2002 by Ryan Tedder as lead singer?
OneRepublic
What event did Colorado turn down in 1976 because of the cost and pollution?
Winter Olympics
The first exhibition of what "American sport" was held in Deer Trail in 1869?
Rodeo
What animated TV show was created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone?
South Park
During the screening of what Christopher Nolan movie did James Holmes in
2012 mass murder 12 people in Aurora?
The Dark Knight Rises
What type of dinosaur's fossils, with tiny arms, was first found near Golden in 1874?
Tyrannosaurus
What type of three-horned dinosaur's fossils was also first found near Denver in 1887?
Triceratops
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Level 65
Jan 22, 2024
Should allow partial credit for 'Batman'.