New Mexico Trivia Quiz

Can You Pass This Test about New Mexico?

  1. 1) What is the capital city of New Mexico?

    • Las Cruces
    • Santa Fe
    • Roswell
    • Santa Fe
  2. 2) Which river, the longest in the state, flows through New Mexico?

    • Pecos River
    • Rio Grande
    • Gila River
    • Rio Grande
  3. 3) What is the state bird of New Mexico?

    • Western Meadowlark
    • Mourning Dove
    • Greater Roadrunner
    • American Goldfinch
  4. 4) Which national park, known for its ancient cliff dwellings, is located in New Mexico?

    • Petrified Forest National Park
    • Bandelier National Monument
    • Carlsbad Caverns National Park
    • White Sands National Monument
  5. 5) What is the nickname of New Mexico?

    • The Land of Enchantment
    • The Sunshine State
    • The Grand Canyon State
    • The Lone Star State
  6. 6) Which national forest, encompassing over 1 million acres, is located in northern New Mexico?

    • Lincoln National Forest
    • Gila National Forest
    • Santa Fe National Forest
    • Carson National Forest
  7. 7) What is the largest city in New Mexico?

    • Albuquerque
    • Santa Fe
    • Albuquerque
    • Las Cruces
  8. 8) Which spacecraft, known for the first manned lunar landing, was built in New Mexico?

    • Gemini
    • Mercury
    • Apollo
    • Space Shuttle
  9. 9) What is the highest point in New Mexico, located in Colfax County?

    • Wheeler Peak
    • Mount Walter
    • North Truchas Peak
    • Santa Fe Baldy
  10. 10) Which famous artist, known for his depictions of the American Southwest, lived and painted in New Mexico?

    • Vincent van Gogh
    • Pablo Picasso
    • Georgia O’Keeffe
    • Claude Monet

You’re a New Mexico expert! Keep shining like the Greater Roadrunner!

Not bad, but keep exploring The Land of Enchantment! There’s more to discover!

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