Statistics for History of Colorado

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QuestionAnswer% Correct
What did Colorado legalize in 2012 - becoming the first state to do so?Recreational Marijuana
98%
What attracted hundreds of new settlers in the 1800s?Gold
94%
What event did Colorado turn down in 1976 because of the cost and pollution?Winter Olympics
85%
In what city did the 1999 Colorado school shooting incident take place?Columbine
83%
What animated TV show was created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone?South Park
79%
Who wrote Colorado's official state song, "Rocky Mountain High"?John Denver
78%
What type of dinosaur's fossils, with tiny arms, was first found near Golden in 1874?Tyrannosaurus
76%
What type of three-horned dinosaur's fossils was also first found near Denver in 1887?Triceratops
69%
What tycoon founded Colorado's best-selling brand of beer?Adolph Coors
64%
What Serbian scientist set up an experimental station in Colorado Springs in 1899?Nikola Tesla
63%
What leutinant first discovered a famous "peak" in Central Colorado in 1806?Zebulon {Pike}
62%
What three Indian tribes fought against the federal government in the Colorado War
between 1864–1865? (name any)
Cheyenne |
Arapaho | Sioux
60%
What child beauty queen was murdered in 1996?JonBenét Ramsey
51%
Colorado gained statehood four weeks after what World's Fair - which gave
Colorado's nickname?
{Centennial} Exposition
44%
During the screening of what Christopher Nolan movie did James Holmes in
2012 mass murder 12 people in Aurora?
The Dark Knight Rises
41%
What did Colorado become the first state to decriminalize in 1967?Abortion
28%
What pop rock band was formed in 2002 by Ryan Tedder as lead singer?OneRepublic
25%
The first exhibition of what "American sport" was held in Deer Trail in 1869?Rodeo
17%

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