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TEST YOUR CANYON KNOWLEDGE

TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE OF
THE GRAND CANYON

BEGINNING TEST

Objective: answer 7 questions correctly to advance to the Intermediate Test.
 


1. What is the highest point in the Grand Canyon?

Mount Hayden
Point Imperial
Mather Point
Zoroaster Temple

2. In what decade did the Grand Canyon become a national park?

1890-1899
1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929

3. Who was the architect for the Santa Fe Railroad and many of the structures in the Grand Canyon?

Ada Bass
Mary Jane Colter
Buckey O'Neill
Ralph Cameron

4. What is the name of the lodging facility at the bottom of the Grand Canyon?

Grandview Hotel
Phantom Ranch
Bright Angel Lodge
Maswik Lodge

5. What is the primary river flowing through the Grand Canyon.

Colorado River
Little Colorado River
Virgin River
Green River

6. What Indian Tribe is best known for their blue-green waterfalls in western Grand Canyon?

Navajo
Apache
Hualapai
Havasupai

7. Who was called the Hermit of the Grand Canyon?

Seth Tanner
Ralph Cameron
Louis Boucher
William Bass

8. Who are best known for being pioneer photographers and explorers at the Grand Canyon?

Kolb brothers
Babbit brothers
William and Ada Bass
Buckey and Pauline O'Neill

9. What are the two primary trails into the Canyon from the south rim?

Tanner and New Hance
Grandview and Hermit
Drippings Springs and Waldron
Bright Angel and South Kaibab

10. What is the name of the black foot and mule bridge over the Colorado River?

Kaibab suspension bridge
Silver suspension bridge
Rust's Tram
Bass Cable Tramway

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