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Learning About the U.S. State of Arizona

Arizona became the 48th state to join the Union in 1912. It is the state known for being home to the Grand Canyon, which is visited by millions of tourists each year. The state’s name comes from arizonac the combination of two Papago Indian words meaning “place of young spring”. Arizona is a state with a dry climate and has many cactus plants. The sandstone monoliths of Monument Valley have been filmed as a breathtaking backdrop for many classic Westerns.

  • Does the name of the state come from two Papago Indian words?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Is Arizona home to the Grand Canyon?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Have many classic Westerns been filmed in Monument Valley?

    • Yes
    • No
  • What is Arizona’s capital?

    • Phoenix
    • Flagstaff
    • Tucson
  • What is the state’s nickname?

    • Desert State
    • The Grand Canyon State
    • Cactus State
  • What is the state song?

    • Arizona
    • My Arizona
    • The Arizona Marching Song
  • What is the state flower?

    • Daisies
    • Saguaro
    • Wild cacti
  • What is the state bird?

    • Swallow
    • Cactus wren
    • woodpecker
  • What is the state tree?

    • Palo verde tree
    • Desert brush
    • Giant fir
  • What is the state animal?

    • Lemur
    • Ring tail cat
    • Raccoon
  • What is the state fish?

    • Cutthroat trout
    • trout
    • Apache trout

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