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Arizona Trivia

Name these things associated with the state of Arizona.
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First submittedJuly 6, 2015
Last updatedJuly 11, 2015
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Famous canyon
Grand Canyon
River that travels through that canyon
Colorado
Capital city
Phoenix
Second-biggest city
Tucson
Biggest city in Northern Arizona
Flagstaff
Resort town famous
for "vortexes" of spiritual energy
Sedona
Bridge from England that was
brought to Arizona
London Bridge
What is a diamondback?
(Not related to baseball)
Rattlesnake
National Park of fossilized trees
Petrified Forest
Blue-green gemstone
Turquoise
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Largest Native American tribe
Navajo
Geronimo's tribe
Apache
What is a saguaro?
Cactus
What is a haboob?
Dust Storm
Name for a "shoestring" necktie
Bolo Tie
Road where you can "get your kicks"
Route 66
2008 Presidential nominee
John McCain
What was discovered in 1930
at Lowell Observatory
Pluto
Chicano leader who organized
farm workers
Cesar Chavez
Town where Wyatt Earp
had a shootout
Tombstone
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level 72
Jul 8, 2015
Interesting (and sad) that although Cesar Chavez's birthday is a state holiday in California, Colorado and Texas, it is not one in Arizona.
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level 70
Oct 14, 2015
That's because Arizona likes to make laws that are exclusive and prohibitive rather than laws that help people.
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level 49
Jul 23, 2017
SB 1070 lives!
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level 77
Jul 10, 2015
Any chance sand storm could also be accepted?
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level ∞
Jul 11, 2015
Okay
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level 64
Oct 15, 2015
I've always referred to those ties as Bolero Ties and Google seems to agree its a valid term.
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level 62
Oct 15, 2015
Nope. It's a bolo tie. Just because the term shows up in your search results doesn't mean it's valid - that's just the engine spitting it back at you. Bolero is a musical piece by Maurice Ravel - not related.
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level 49
Apr 14, 2016
Correct. No one in Arizona wears a bolero tie. But then very few wears bolos.
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level 58
Oct 20, 2015
Bolero is also a kind of jacket, similar to a shrug, with a cropped back.
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level 40
Nov 13, 2015
There's a little brewery west of Phoenix that makes a beer called Haboob Black IPA. So I tried "beer" first to see if it accept it
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level 72
Jul 29, 2018
Goldwater was another famous Presidential candidate.
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level 79
Mar 20, 2019
Very true, but there aren't too many of us left who remember him and the question does ask for the 2008 nominee not 1964 - I think that was the correct year for him.