How Much Do You Know About South Dakota?

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What is the capital of South Dakota?
Sturgis
Sioux Falls
Pierre
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An internationally known motorcycle rally takes place each year in what city?
Sturgis
Rapid City
Sioux Falls
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What famous newscaster was originally from South Dakota?
Walter Cronkite
Tom Brokaw
Bryant Gumbel
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When was Mount Rushmore completed?
1941
1932
1925
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How many years did it take to complete Mount Rushmore?
5
14
23
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When was Badlands National Park created?
1921
1956
1978
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Question 7/12

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In addition to Mount Rushmore, South Dakota is home to another massive sculpture, which hasn't been completed. What Native American does this sculpture honor?
Tecumseh
Crazy Horse
Chief Joseph
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Question 8/12

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What South Dakota site, famous for the discovery of gold, is considered sacred by the Sioux peoples?
Black Hills
Sioux Falls
Sage Creek Wilderness
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Question 9/12

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What was the original Dakota Territorial capital?
Pierre
Philip
Yankton
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Question 10/12

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What was the first permanent American settlement in what would become South Dakota?
Fort Pierre
Belle Fourche
Brookings
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Question 11/12

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What is the state motto?
Freedom From Injustice
Under God, the People Rule
Charity And Hard Work
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Question 12/12

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More than 1500 of these, known as "tatanka" to the Sioux, call Custer State Park home:
Camels
Bison
Mountain lions
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1
What is the capital of South Dakota?
Sturgis
Sioux Falls
Pierre
2
An internationally known motorcycle rally takes place each year in what city?
Sturgis
Rapid City
Sioux Falls
3
What famous newscaster was originally from South Dakota?
Walter Cronkite
Tom Brokaw
Bryant Gumbel
4
When was Mount Rushmore completed?
1941
1932
1925
5
How many years did it take to complete Mount Rushmore?
5
14
23
6
When was Badlands National Park created?
1921
1956
1978
7
In addition to Mount Rushmore, South Dakota is home to another massive sculpture, which hasn't been completed. What Native American does this sculpture honor?
Tecumseh
Crazy Horse
Chief Joseph
8
What South Dakota site, famous for the discovery of gold, is considered sacred by the Sioux peoples?
Black Hills
Sioux Falls
Sage Creek Wilderness
9
What was the original Dakota Territorial capital?
Pierre
Philip
Yankton
10
What was the first permanent American settlement in what would become South Dakota?
Fort Pierre
Belle Fourche
Brookings
11
What is the state motto?
Freedom From Injustice
Under God, the People Rule
Charity And Hard Work
12
More than 1500 of these, known as "tatanka" to the Sioux, call Custer State Park home:
Camels
Bison
Mountain lions