Arkansas is America’s 29th largest state and is located in the Southeastern part of the U.S. The state is bordered by Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Louisiana.
It is largely forested with 11.8 billion trees. Research shows that as of 2010, there were 18,720,000 acres of forestland in Arkansas. This makes up 56% of the total area of the state.
Arkansas Facts Trivia Questions and Answers
The next time you’re watching a movie that moves you to tears for its storyline coupled with perfect soundtracks, you got Freeman Owens to thank. This Pine Bluff native was the first person to successfully add sound to film.
Arkansas is indeed home to famous talented folks (e.g., Maya Angelou, Johnny Cash, John Grisham e.t.c.) at the forefront of driving the nation’s economy. While Maybelline company has its headquarters in New York, its factory based in Little Rock has been selling MakeUp products every second.
Learn more about the state by taking up the following Arkansas trivia questions and answers.
1. What is the capital of Arkansas?
2. Where does Arkansas rank compared to the rest of the states in size?
3. What is Arkansas’ state flower?
4. Where does Arkansas rank compared to the rest of the States in population?
5. What is Arkansas’ State Beverage?
6. Arkansas borders what state to the south?
7. Can you tell the established date of Arkansas?
8. What is Arkansas’ all-time record high temperature?
9. Can you tell Arkansas’ state motto?
10. What city in Arkansas has the most people?
11. What is Arkansas’ state Rock?
12. What is the official Arkansas state nickname?
13. What is Arkansas’ state fossil?
14. What is the predominant religion?
15. The name Arkansas is derived from the same root as the name for what other state?
16. Can you tell what is Arkansas’ highest point?
17. The pronunciation of Arkansas with the final “s” being silent was made official in 1881, by the state legislature, after a dispute arose between Arkansas’s what?
18. What is the all-time record low temperature in Arkansas?
19. Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, was born in ___________?
20. The legislature passed a non-binding resolution in 2007 declaring the possessive form of the state’s name to be what?
21. Name Arkansas’ state Land mammal?
22. The Mississippi River forms most of Arkansas’s what?
23. What is Arkansas State American Folk Dance?
24. Arkansas, like most other Southern states, is part of the what?
25. Arkansas is known as _______ US state?
26. Where is the highest point in Arkansas at 2,753 feet?
27. What is known as the longest river in Arkansas?
28. The Mississippi River has major tributaries that include the Arkansas River, the White River, and what?
29. What is the all-time record high temperature for Arkansas?
30. Arkansas’ rank _________ as compared to the other states in population?
31. What State Park near Murfreesboro is the world’s only diamond-bearing area where the public can dig for diamonds?
32. Arkansas have ________ counties?
33. Arkansas has a dozen Wilderness Areas for outdoor recreation and are open to hunting, fishing, hiking, and camping totaling how many acres?
34. What is Arkansas’ state insect?
35. A US Forest Service survey found that 18,720,000acres or 56% of Arkansas’s total land area is what?
36. Name Arkansas’ state Musical Instrument?
37. In Little Rock, Arkansas in July, high temperatures average around 93 °F with lows around what?
38. Arkansas borders _______ US State to the west?
39. How many Fortune 500 companies are based in Arkansas, including Walmart?
40. The name Arkansas means ___________?
41. Arkansas is the only US State that produces ______________?
42. Between 40 and 60 inches per year of “what” are typical throughout the state?
43. Arkansas has ________ miles of railroad track?
44. Before the arrival of the white man, Arkansas was inhabited by what tribes?
45. What is Arkansas population?
46. What famous explorer visited the state in 1541?
47. Who was elected Arkansas’ governor in 1966?
48. In 2012, what percentage of the state’s population was white?
49. Name a U.S. President who was born in Arkansas?
50. Napoleon Bonaparte sold Louisiana to the US in the year 1803, which included Arkansas, in a purchase known today as the what?
51. When did State Agricultural and Mechanical College change its name to Arkansas State University?
52. On what date was the Territory of Arkansas organized?
53. Who founded Arkansas Post?
54. When Arkansas applied for statehood, what issue was raised in Washington DC?
55. What did Arkansas vote to do when the Gulf states seceded from the Union in early 1861?
56. Who is this quote attributed to? “…the men are of the real half-horse, half-alligator breed such as grows nowhere else on the face of the universal earth.
57. What do the three stars, below the word “ARKANSAS” on the Arkansas State flag, represent?
58. Arkansas seceded after President Lincoln demanded Arkansas troops be sent to where?
59. In what land region are the Arkansas Boston Mountains found?
60. Battles early in the Civil war that took place included the Battle of Cane Hill, Battle of Pea Ridge, and what other battle?
61. Which famous baseball player was born in Lucas, Arkansas?
62. Who did President Dwight D. Eisenhower send, in September 1957, to Little Rock Arkansas?
63. Where was Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States, born?
64. What is the official state bird of Arkansas?
65. How many total years did Bill Clinton serve as Governor of Arkansas?
66. Arkansas’s capital city has been Little Rock since 1821 when it replaced what?
67. What is the motto of Arkansas?
68. During the Civil War when the Union armies threatened the city in 1862 the state capitol was moved to Hot Springs and later where?
69. Arkansas has how many cities with populations above 50,000?
70. Arkansas played in the SEC Championship Game in which three seasons?
71. How many people did Arkansas have according to the United States Census Bureau estimates on July 1, 2012?
72. What year did Arkansas play in its only BCS Bowl Game?
73. European Americans are found mainly in the northwestern Ozarks and the central part of the state while African Americans live mainly in what parts of the state?
74. In which year did Arkansas beat LSU in triple overtime by a score of 50-48?
75. What percentage of the population is employed in the agricultural sector in the state?
76. The all-time leading Arkansas quarterback with regards to career passing yards is:
77. What is the most popular museum, with 604,000 visitors in 2012 in its first year?
78. WR Cobi Hamilton broke the single-game receiving yards record (303 yards) for Arkansas against which team:
79. What is one of the oldest sports in Arkansas?
80. Which individual was NOT a member of the 1964 Arkansas Razorbacks national championship team?
81. In 1915 the state created what to regulate and enforce hunting?
82. Where did legendary Arkansas coach and AD Frank Broyles play college football as a student-athlete?
83. When did the University of Arkansas first field a football team?
84. Frank Broyles coached for a single season as head coach of what school prior to becoming Arkansas’ head coach?
85. Arkansans when compared with the rest of the US, have a high incidence of premature death, infant mortality, cardiovascular deaths, and what?
86. In Arkansas’ first season in the SEC, head coach Jack Crowe was fired after Arkansas lost the first game of the season to what team?
87. Arkansas is typically ranked as one of the least healthy states to live in because of high obesity, smoking, and what?
88. Which Arkansas head coach is credited with the most wins behind Frank Broyles?