70+ Las Vegas Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Las Vegas is a renowned tourist destination receiving 42 million visitors annually. The city has plenty of casinos, luxury hotels, and amazing nightlife. It is also ideal for shopping, dining at high-quality restaurants, and visiting a range of attractions.

Las Vegas Trivia Questions and Answers – 2022 – 2023

Las Vegas is famously known as the best place to elope. The city goes down in history as the top destination for planned weddings. The city records about 120,000 weddings a year, equating to an average of 300 weddings per day.

Interestingly, Astronauts consider Las Vegas as the brightest spot on earth thanks to its numerous lights.

Here are a few things you probably didn’t know about Las Vegas. Take the quiz to find out!


1. Las Vegas lies at the corners of the Great Basin, Sonoran, and which other desert?



2. In what year was the city of Las Vegas founded?



3. What does the term ‘Las Vegas’ mean in Spanish?

The meadows


4. Who opened the first hotel in Las Vegas?

Bugsy Siegel


5. What was the profession of John Fremont, the man who first mapped out the Las Vegas Valley

Military cartographer


6. How many people visited Las Vegas in 2005?

38.6 million


7. What hotel stands at the site of the first auction that sold land and property in Las Vegas?

The Plaza


8. How long is the Las Vegas Strip?

Four miles


9. A hotel stands at the site of the first auction that sold land and property in Las Vegas: after the auction, and as the young city began to grow, what was the part of the city that initially was home to the bars, brothels, and gambling halls?

Block 16


10. What was the first motel and casino built on the strip?

El Rancho


11. How many feet high does the XScream Thrill ride rise?

800 feet


12. When was gambling legalized in Nevada?



13. Which of these celebrity chefs has a restaurant in Las Vegas?


14. What was the real name of Bugsy Siegel, the famous mobster who created the ‘Fabulous Flamingo’ in 1946?



15. What is the safety situation in Vegas?

Generally safe


16. Who was the eccentric billionaire that purchased the Desert Inn in 1966?

Howard Hughes


17. How many people live in Las Vegas?

1.8 million


18. Steve Wynn is famous for building what mega-resort in 1989, which many consider being the start of the theme-resort building revolution?

The Mirage


19. On average, how many days a year are sunny in Las Vegas?



20. Who built Caesar’s Palace and Circus?

Jay Sarno


21. During what months are flash floods common?

June and July


22. What hotel was, when finished, actually the fourth-biggest pyramid in the world?

Luxor Las Vegas


23. What hotel had the slogan ‘Enter the Night’ on its once famous neon sign?

The Stardust


24. From the airport, how much could you expect to pay a taxi to get to the Stratosphere Hotel?



25. This hotel was renamed the ‘Castaways’. It was then imploded as the ‘Castaways’. What was the name before ‘Castaways’?



26. What hotel used to be named ‘The International’?

Las Vegas Hilton


27. What is the rule unique to Vegas about turning right?

You can turn right on a red.


28. The Binion family, owners of ‘Binion’s Horseshoe,’ took over what downtown hotel, enlarging the Horseshoe to an entire city block?

The Mint


29. What is the best way to get into the city from the airport?



30. How much does the monorail cost?

$5 per ticket


31. What downtown hotel is owned by MGM Mirage, owners of the Mirage, MGM Grand, Bellagio and New York?

Golden Nugget


32. At which hotel is Tutankhamun’s tomb and museum located?

Luxor Hotel


33. How many gallons is the saltwater aquarium at the Silverton Hotel?



34. The strip is technically not in Las Vegas. It is in an unincorporated part of Clark County called _________ ?



35. Where is the best place to stand to view the erupting volcano at the Mirage hotel?

On the Strip side of the pond


36. Which hotel was featured at the end of Oceans Eleven?



37. In the 2001 remake of ‘Ocean’s 11,’ Danny and his pals rob three casinos. How many were robbed in the original film, featuring the Rat Pack?



38. What creature would you be surprised to find at the Wildlife Habitat?



39. Today, most of the signs in Vegas do not use neon. This is because neon can ONLY emit what color?



40. About how big is Bellagio’s lake?

8 acres


41. Do you need a blood test to get married in Vegas?



42. The 2001 merger of MGM and Mirage Resorts gave them ownership of about what percent of the guest rooms on the Las Vegas strip?

25 percent


43. Which mogul built resorts like Treasure Island, Bellagio, Encore and even one named after himself?

Steve Wynn


44. The main drag of Las Vegas Boulevard is commonly called the ____.



45. The Vegas climate is arid, but that’s because it’s located in ____

Mojave Island


46. Unfortunately, whose show at The Mirage ended after a tiger bit one of them on the neck?

Sigfried & Roy


47. This Princess of Pop launched her “Piece of Me” residency at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in 2013.


48. Who shattered Vegas concert attendance records thanks to 58 consecutive sold-out shows at what was later called the Las Vegas Hilton?


49. This “Titanic” singer’s fans have enjoyed her on-and-off residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace since 2003.

Celine Dion


50. Have no fear if you’ve never been to Venice, Italy because this hotel offers gondola rides along its version of the city’s Grand Canal!

The Venetian


51. Which resort did 2002 cast of MTV’s “The Real World: Las Vegas” call home?

The Palms


52. Called “Mr. Showmanship”, this piano man earned $300,000 a week when he headlined the Las Vegas Hilton in 1972.



53. What language is the name ‘Las Vegas’?

Spanish language


54. What kind of food is consumed in Las Vegas more than anywhere else in the country?



55. Las Vegas hosts more weddings than any other city in the country. True or false



56. Around how many people visit Las Vegas each year?

42 million visitors a year


57. Nevada Day is in November. True or false?

False, it is in October


58. What is Nevada known as?

The Silver State


59. Name the neon cowboy sign for which Las Vegas is famous.

Vegas Vic


60. The Golden Gate Hotel and Casino is the oldest casino in the city. True or false?



61. In which county is Las Vegas located?

Clark County


62. What is the nickname for Las Vegas?

Sin City


63. The valley is home to 5 cities. True or false?

False. There are three cities.


64. How many Paiute Indian Reservations are there in the city?



65. What is the name of an infamous restaurant in Vegas that is known for its unhealthy food and ‘diseased’ name?

Heart Attack Grill


66. The Las Vegas strip is the brightest place on Earth when looked at from outer space.

True. This is due to the concentration of lights on its hotels and casinos.


67. What kind of bronze animal is outside of the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas?

Bronze lion


68. What building in Las Vegas is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the nation?

The Stratosphere Tower


69. What hotel in Las Vegas was the most expensive hotel and casino in the world when it first opened?

MGM Grand


70. In some Asian cultures, this number is bad luck. Because of this, some hotels in Las Vegas have no floors of this number.

13th floor


71. ‘The Strip’ is technically on what street?

Las Vegas Boulevard


72. What wedding chapel in Vegas was frequented by Britney Spears, Judy Garland, and Michael Jordan?

Little White Wedding Chapel


73. Which card game is believed to be the most popular in Vegas casinos?


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