State Quiz - Colorado

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of Colorado?
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Last updated: September 4, 2020
First submittedOctober 13, 2013
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Capital of Colorado
Denver
Nickname of the above
The Mile High City
Official state song
Rocky Mountain High
Second-largest city
Colorado Springs
Name one of the two Stephen King books that were set primarily in Colorado
The Shining / Misery
State flower, or the site of an infamous 1999 school shooting incident
Columbine
The other state, besides Colorado, that is nearly a perfect rectangle on maps
Wyoming
Highest mountain in Colorado
Mount Elbert
Movie about two morons who traveled to Colorado to return a briefcase
Dumb & Dumber
Summit at 14,114 foot that can be visited by car or rail
Pike's Peak
Name the famous ski resorts starting
with these letters
A
Aspen
B
Breckenridge
T
Telluride
V
Vail
Colorado's state nickname? (Hint: 1876)
The Centennial State
Best-selling brand of beer that is brewed in Colorado
Coors
City home to the University of Colorado
Boulder
In 2012, Colorado became the first state in the U.S. to legalize ...
Recreational Marijuana
Animated TV show created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone
South Park
The state of Colorado is named for a ...
River
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Level 87
Oct 13, 2013
Welcome to the Motherland!
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Level 79
Dec 3, 2013
Misery was also set in Colorado.
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Level 50
Dec 3, 2013
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Level ∞
Dec 4, 2013
Thanks, that one will work now.
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Level 44
Apr 1, 2014
Being that Stephen King lived in Boulder, Colorado, there are many books he chose to set in that state, including: The Stand, The Colorado Kid, Doctor Sleep, The Shining, Misery ... to name a few.
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Level 38
Dec 7, 2013
Much of King's novel The Stand was set in Boulder, CO.
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Level 72
Sep 6, 2020
I’ll have to check my copy to see if it’s really “most”. It’s a good time to re-read The Stand anyway, what with COVID-19 and all.
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Level 68
Nov 28, 2015
Wow, there are some morbid answers in this one...
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Level 83
Nov 8, 2018
Fun fact: the northern border of Colorado is about 21 miles shorter than the southern border
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Level 82
Nov 9, 2018
It's a round world.
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Level 72
Nov 12, 2018
Woo hoo! My home! I would have had to hang my head in shame if I hadn't gotten 100%.
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Level 69
Dec 28, 2018
Why doesn't it accept "devil's lettuce"?
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Level 38
Dec 28, 2018
I totally agree. Some other possible answers from Monk, the TV show: Monk: Okay, what's back there? Let me guess. Fields of reefer. You know what I mean: Ditchweed. Boo. The old Ali Baba. Magic Dragon. Bambalachi. Yellow Submarine. Black Bart. Doctor Giggles. Kentucky Blue. You know what I'm talking about. I'm talking about Railroad Weed! That's right. The Devil's Parsley. Skunk, Splim, Splam, Mooster. Side Salad.
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Level 79
Dec 28, 2018
I fell in love with Colorado at a young age when we would take my grandmother to visit her brother there each summer, and we'd explore all around the state until she was ready to go home. Such an awesome place.
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Level 63
Feb 28, 2020
I moved to Boulder, Colorado 9 years ago and I am still impressed by some things
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Level 72
Sep 6, 2020
I promise you won’t stop being impressed, even after 20 or 30 or 40 years!
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Level 47
May 25, 2020
Kept trying Beaver Creek for ski resort with B until I realized this is part of Vail. *facepalm*
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Level 83
Sep 4, 2020
I confused myself on the "highest mountain" question by trying to put in "Elbrus", then thinking "no, Elbrus isn't in Colorado, it's in Georgia... wait..."
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Level 77
Sep 4, 2020
The peak is fully in Russia, more than 10 km from Georgia.
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Level 78
Sep 5, 2020
Mt. Elbert....I bet all the other mountains made fun of him in Jr. High.