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Colorado Trivia

Answer these questions having to do with the state of Colorado.
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Last updated: November 8, 2018
First submittedOctober 13, 2013
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What is the capital of Colorado?
Denver
What is the nickname of the above?
The Mile High City
What is the official state song, written by John Denver?
Rocky Mountain High
What city is home to the University of Colorado?
Boulder
In what city would you find the U.S. Air Force Academy?
Colorado Springs
What is the name of Colorado's NFL team?
Denver Broncos
What is the best-selling brand of beer that is brewed in Colorado?
Coors
What did Colorado legalize in 2012, becoming the first state to do so?
Recreational Marijuana
What 14,114 foot summit can be visited by car or rail?
Pike's Peak
What is the highest mountain in Colorado?
Mount Elbert
Name one of the two Stephen King books that were set primarily in Colorado
The Shining or Misery
What child beauty queen was murdered in 1996?
JonBenét Ramsey
What is both the name of Colorado's state flower and an infamous
1999 school shooting incident?
Columbine
What movie was about two morons who traveled to Colorado to
return a briefcase?
Dumb & Dumber
What is Colorado's state nickname? (Hint: 1876)
The Centennial State
On the map of the U.S., two states appear to be perfect rectangles.
One is Colorado. What is the other one?
Wyoming
Name the most famous ski resorts that start with each of these letters
A
Aspen
B
Breckenridge
T
Telluride
V
Vail
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level 85
Oct 13, 2013
Welcome to the Motherland!
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level 76
Dec 3, 2013
Misery was also set in Colorado.
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level 48
Dec 3, 2013
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Dec 4, 2013
Thanks, that one will work now.
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level 34
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 66
Jul 10, 2014
The Colorado Kid is set in Maine. The Stand covers many states.
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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 68
Nov 28, 2015
Wow, there are some morbid answers in this one...
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level 81
Nov 8, 2018
Fun fact: the northern border of Colorado is about 21 miles shorter than the southern border
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level 83
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 77
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 57
Feb 28, 2020
I moved to Boulder, Colorado 9 years ago and I am still impressed by some things
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