Tacoma, Washington Trivia Quiz

Can You Get an A on This Quiz about Tacoma, Washington?

  1. 1) What is the meaning of the city’s name ‘Tacoma’?

    • Warrior Tribe
    • Mother of Waters
    • Mount Rainier
    • Pacific Northwest
  2. 2) Which body of water does Tacoma overlook?

    • Lake Washington
    • Hood Canal
    • Puget Sound
    • Strait of Juan de Fuca
  3. 3) What is the state bird of Washington?

    • Steller’s Jay
    • Willow Goldfinch
    • American Goldfinch
    • Bald Eagle
  4. 4) What is the tallest peak near Tacoma?

    • Mount Baker
    • Mount Rainier
    • Mount St. Helens
    • Mount Adams
  5. 5) What is the nickname of Washington?

    • The Evergreen State
    • The Evergreen State
    • The Chinook State
    • The Rainy State
  6. 6) Which acclaimed author, known for her novel “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” was born in Tacoma?

    • Maria Semple
    • Cheryl Strayed
    • Ruth Ozeki
    • Kristin Hannah
  7. 7) What is the name of the major healthcare center in Tacoma?

    • Allenmore Hospital
    • MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
    • St. Joseph Medical Center
    • Madigan Army Medical Center
  8. 8) Which minor league baseball team is associated with the city of Tacoma?

    • Tacoma Rainiers
    • Tacoma Totems
    • Tacoma Giants
    • Tacoma Tigers
  9. 9) What is the name of the wildlife refuge near Tacoma, known for its preservation of coastal habitats?

    • Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
    • Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
    • Squaxin Island Tribal Wildlife Refuge
    • McAllister Creek Ecological Reserve
  10. 10) Which famous American musician, known for his role in the band Pearl Jam, was born and raised in Tacoma?

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