South Dakota Trivia Quiz

Can You Pass This Test about South Dakota?

  1. 1) What is the capital city of South Dakota?

    • Rapid City
    • Pierre
    • Sioux Falls
    • Aberdeen
  2. 2) Which river forms the eastern boundary of South Dakota?

    • Missouri River
    • Big Sioux River
    • Cheyenne River
    • James River
  3. 3) What is the state bird of South Dakota?

    • Western Meadowlark
    • Mourning Dove
    • Red-winged Blackbird
    • Ring-necked Pheasant
  4. 4) Which monument, an iconic symbol of the American West, is located in South Dakota?

    • Mount Rushmore
    • Crazy Horse Memorial
    • Jewel Cave National Monument
    • Badlands National Park
  5. 5) What is the nickname of South Dakota?

    • The Sunflower State
    • The Silver State
    • The Mount Rushmore State
    • The Treasure State
  6. 6) Which national park, known for its spectacular cave formations, is located in South Dakota?

    • Yellowstone National Park
    • Wind Cave National Park
    • Badlands National Park
    • Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  7. 7) What is the largest city in South Dakota?

    • Rapid City
    • Aberdeen
    • Sioux Falls
    • Brookings
  8. 8) Which professional basketball team is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota?

    • Sioux Falls Skyforce
    • Rapid City Thrillers
    • Sioux Falls Skyforce
    • Aberdeen Alleycats
  9. 9) What is the highest point in South Dakota, located in the Black Hills?

    • Harney Peak
    • Black Elk Peak
    • Bear Butte
    • Terry Peak
  10. 10) Which famous American author and poet lived and worked in South Dakota, drawing inspiration from the local landscape?

    • Laura Ingalls Wilder
    • F. Scott Fitzgerald
    • Ernest Hemingway
    • Willa Cather

You’re a South Dakota trivia whiz! Keep shining like the Ring-necked Pheasant!

Not bad, but keep exploring The Mount Rushmore State! There’s more to discover!

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