The Adventures of Mo – Travel Trivia Questions
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Chapters # 1 – 10
Which state’s motto is: “North to the Future”?
In which state can you visit Elliott Bay?
More than 1,000 years ago, Anasazi Indians lived in this state. What does Anasazi mean?
Ancient People, New Mexico.
More than 100 years ago, people moved from Europe to California to mine gold. When they couldn’t find any, they moved here and became sheepherders. What’s the name of this state?
Why did people known as the Basques come to California more than 100 years ago?
To mine gold.
In which state can you find a city named Ketchum?
What is the name of the place that asks visitors to be quiet because scientists are sleeping?
Kitt Peak National Observatory.
Elvis is the name of a 77 million year-old dinosaur. Where does he live?
What was the first state to grant women the right to vote?
Native Americans in the United States often host ceremonies that involve feasting, singing and dancing. What are these ceremonies called?
There’s a big river that flows through the city of Bend, Oregon. What is its name?
The country’s first cyber-security center was built here. It’s code-named Bumblehive. What state is it in?
What is the name of the islands off the southern coast of Florida?
Mo and Finchy spend nearly two days traveling from Utah to another state. This state has a pair of cities known as the “Twin Cities, one of which is named Saint Paul. What state are they visiting?
Chapters # 11 – 20
Helium Centennial Time Columns is a time capsule stuffed with information about how people lived in 1968. One of the items is a passbook for a bank account opened in 1968. How much money was put into the account?
Mt Rushmore National Monument took 14 years to complete. The faces of four US presidents are carved into the side of a mountain. Who are they?
George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
In the 1800s, dozens of shipwrecks happened between Alaska and these US islands. What’s the name of these islands?
Farallon Islands or Devil’s Teeth, California.
Chapters # 21 – 30
A city named Ogden and the Great Salt Lake can be found in the same state. Which state?
Chapters # 31 – 40
The last time the Liberty Bell rang was more than 150 years ago. What musical note did the bell strike when it rang?
Every summer, 550 glass floats or balls (made by a local artist) are hidden on this island. If you find one, you get to keep it! What is the name of this island?
Block Island, Rhode Island.
A museum displays a table made out of 14,000 jellybeans. What’s the name of this museum?
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! NJ.
Chapters # 41 – 50
What animals live on Morgan Island? There are thousands of them! And people aren’t allowed to visit.
Is the Moon’s surface gravity as powerful as Planet Earth’s surface gravity? (Gravity is the force that keeps everyone and everything on the ground.)
No, the Moon has six times LESS gravity than the Earth, i.e. the Moon’s surface gravity is 1/6th as powerful as the Earth’s surface gravity.
What is the second smallest planet in our solar system?
Mercury is the smallest, followed by Mars, which also has two moons.
What is the fastest spinning planet in our solar system?
Jupiter, which has 67 moons.
How many humans will be allowed to ride in the first spaceship to Mars?
Four humans. Every two years, a new crew of four astronauts would arrive, enabling the previous crew to return to Earth.
Mo and Finchy meet rays at the world’s largest aquarium. Where are they?
The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, which houses more than 100,000 sea creatures.
Are sand tiger sharks the most dangerous type of shark in the ocean?
Sand tiger sharks look ferocious, but they are docile or non-aggressive. They have a mouthful of sharp teeth that protrude in all directions, even when their mouths are shut. They typically attack humans only when bothered.
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