Maryland Trivia Quiz

How Well Do You Know Maryland?

  1. 1) What is the capital city of Maryland?

    • Baltimore
    • Annapolis
    • Frederick
    • Columbia
  2. 2) Which bay forms a major portion of the coastline of Maryland?

    • Chesapeake Bay
    • Long Island Sound
    • Delmarva Bay
    • Albemarle Sound
  3. 3) What is the state bird of Maryland?

    • Baltimore Oriole
    • Baltimore Oriole
    • Eastern Bluebird
    • Peregrine Falcon
  4. 4) Which museum and research complex, located in Maryland, is known for its extensive collection of space artifacts?

    • Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
    • National Gallery of Art
    • National Museum of Natural History
    • National Museum of American History
  5. 5) What is the nickname of Maryland?

    • The Granite State
    • The Old Line State
    • The Bluegrass State
    • The Peach State
  6. 6) Which famous fort in Maryland is known for its role in the War of 1812 and for inspiring the writing of the national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner”?

    • Fort Washington
    • Fort McHenry
    • Fort Frederick
    • Fort Howard
  7. 7) Which famous American abolitionist, orator, and author was born into slavery in Maryland?

    • Frederick Douglass
    • Frederick Douglass
    • Harriet Tubman
    • Sojourner Truth
  8. 8) What is the highest point in Maryland, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains?

    • Eagle Rock
    • Backbone Mountain
    • Evelen Mountain
    • Catoctin Mountain
  9. 9) Which famous American author wrote “The Pit and the Pendulum,” “The Tell-Tale Heart,” and “The Raven,” and lived in Maryland for a significant time?

    • Nathaniel Hawthorne
    • Herman Melville
    • Edgar Allan Poe
    • Henry David Thoreau
  10. 10) What is the state crustacean of Maryland?

    • Blue Crab
    • Lobster
    • Shrimp
    • Crawfish

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