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Learning About the U.S. State of Wyoming

Wyoming got its name from the Algonquin words meaning “land of vast plains”. The territory started growing one the Union Pacific Railroad reached the town of Cheyenne. This is the 44th state to join the Union. Wyoming was the first state to grant voting rights to women and the first to elect a woman governor. Within the state, you’ll find small farming and ranching towns. Many people come to enjoy the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks.

  • Question of

    Does the name Wyoming mean land of the vast plains?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Did the population begin to grow when the Union Pacific Railroad reached Cheyenne?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Does the state have two national parks?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    Was Wyoming the first state to grant voting rights to women?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Question of

    What is the state’s nickname?

    • Vast Plains State
    • The Equality State
    • Prairie State
  • Question of

    What is the state’s capital?

    • Cheyenne
    • Jackson
    • Casper
  • Question of

    What is the state song?

    • My Wyoming
    • Wyoming
    • Home to Wyoming
  • Question of

    What is the state flower?

    • Peony
    • Red carnation
    • Indian paintbrush
  • Question of

    What is the state bird?

    • Western meadowlark
    • Thrush
    • Woodpecker
  • Question of

    What is the state tree?

    • Cottonwood
    • Willow
    • Oak
  • Question of

    What is the state animal?

    • Timber wolf
    • Mule
    • Bison
  • Question of

    What is the state fish?

    • Haddock
    • Whale
    • Cutthroat trout

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