U.S. State General Knowledge #3 - Alaska

Guess the following facts about Alaska, USA
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Politics
Capital
Juneau
Abbreviation
AK
Official nickname
The Last Frontier
U.S. Senator for Alaska (R)
Lisa Murkowski
Dan Sullivan
Governor (I)
Bill Walker
He is the longest-serving House member
Don Young
"Hockey Mom" nominated as
John McCain's VP in 2008
Sarah Palin
State motto
North to the Future
Alaska is administratively divided into ...
Boroughs
 
 
Geography
Highest mountain
Denali
Old name of this mountain
Mount McKinley
Range where ^ is located
Alaska Range
Neighboring country
Canada
Longest river
Yukon River
Largest lake
Iliamna Lake
Biggest island
Kodiak Island
Long island chain in the Ring of Fire
Aleutian Islands
 
 
The Five Biggest Cities
294,356
Anchorage
32,094
Juneau
31,644
Fairbanks
10,151
Wasilla
8,689
Sitka
 
 
Other Fun Stuff about Alaska
Northernmost city in the United States
Barrow
Annual long-distance sled dog race run
Iditarod Trail
Sled Dog Race
City where ^ ends
Nome
Ranking of the 50 states (area)
1st
Ranking of the 50 states (population)
48th
It is the only state in which you
can regularly see these natural lights
Northern Lights
History
These native people inhabit Alaska
for more than 500 years
Inuit
The Americans bought Alaska
from whom in 1867?
the Russians
In 1896, miners in Klondike
discovered this rare element
Gold
This husky led the final leg
of the 1925 serum run to Nome
Balto
Year of admission to the Union
1959
In 1964, the Good Friday ___ happened
Earthquake
Ship that spilled crude oil in 1989
Exxon Valdez
 
 
Bordering Bodies of Water
Arctic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Beaufort Sea
Bering Sea
Gulf of Alaska
 
 
Wildlife of Alaska
Bears
Black Bear
Brown Bear
Polar Bear
Other word: Reindeer
Caribou
Other word: Buffalo
Bison
Other word: Killer whale
Orca
National animal of the United States
Bald Eagle
 
 
Famous Alaskans
He led the Philadelphia Phillies
to the World Series in 1993
Curt Schilling
This cowboy and gambler
built a saloon in Nome
Wyatt Earp
A military stay in Alaska influenced
this painter (The Joy of Painting) a lot
Bob Ross
Founder and critic of Wikipedia
Larry Sanger
The town of Talkeetna had this type
of mayor from 1997 to 2017
a Feline Mayor
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Level 80
Jan 17, 2017
I don't think moose is another name for elk. Wapiti is another name for elk.
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Level 72
Jan 17, 2017
Okay