Maine Trivia

General trivia about the state of Maine.
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What is Maine's state capitol?
Augusta
Approximately 90% of the nation's supply is caught off Maine's coast.
lobster
Name the Animal Planet reality series that follows Maine game wardens on the job.
North Woods Law
15 year old Chester Greenwood invented what type of winter wear in 1873?
earmuffs
This Maine restaurant chain is known for it's slogan "Eat Dessert First"?
Governor's
Which National Park covers much of Mount Desert Island?
Acadia National Park
What is the state animal?
moose
What is the state bird?
chickadee
What Bangor, Maine business has "the sharpest pencil in town"?
Webb's RV Center
What type of racing takes place at Scarborough Downs and Bangor Raceway?
harness racing
Name the only interstate highway in Maine, not counting 3-digit extensions.
I-95
Maine produces and exports the lowbush variety of this fruit.
blueberries
Maine Distilleries LLC creates which two types of spirits under the brand name Cold River using Maine grown potatoes?
vodka and gin
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Known by Mainers as simply "The County" it is the state's largest and most northern county.
Aroostook
Near Freeport, Maine there is an unusual geological attraction, what is it?
The Desert of Maine
This Maine comedian shares a name with a well known musical artist (now deceased).
Bob Marley
Name the famous author that sets many of his stories in his home state of Maine.
Stephen King
A section of Portland, Maine known for it's restaraunts, bars and nightlife.
The Old Port
The inventor of the first portable fully automatic machine gun was born in Sangerville, Maine. What was his name?
Hiram Maxim
Now known worlwide for their quality apparel and outdoor gear, this company was founded in 1912 in Freeport, Maine.
L.L.Bean
Located on the west bank of the Penobscot River in Prospect, Maine this historic attraction is sometimes confused for a more famous place that shares it's name.
Fort Knox
What is the only state that borders Maine?
New Hampshire
What is the official state treat of Maine?
Whoopie Pie
Baxter State Park is known for this Mountain, which is the Northern end of the Appalachian Trail.
Mount Katahdin
This truck stop restaurant is a favorite late night destination after the bars close in Bangor, Maine.
Dysart's
Name the shipyard founded in 1884 and located on the Kennebec River that has supplied many ships to the U.S. Navy.
Bath Iron Works
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Level 67
Jul 2, 2017
Please accept lobstah for lobster and mosquito as the state bird.
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Level 81
Sep 10, 2020
^^ Southern Maine resident....
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Level 40
Mar 29, 2018
Capital's Mispelled
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Level 81
Jun 21, 2018
BIW doesn't work? That's pretty much all it's called outside of official documents.