90+ Vermont Trivia Questions and Answers

Vermont, a North Eastern State, is one of the most incredible places rich in maple syrup and ice cream; even the New York residents agree with this. Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the whole of the United States. With the sugar maple tree as the state tree, Vermont produced over 1.5 million gallons of maple syrup in 2021.

Vermont Facts Trivia Questions and Answers

Not only are the state’s views stunning with diverse geography, but the residents of Vermont were also voted the fifth happiest in the US in 2013. There are absolutely no skyscrapers in the whole of the state. You won’t spot any billboards as you explore the state because they have been banned.

Surprisingly, the State capital of Vermont, Montpelier, is the smallest capital city in the whole United States.

Read on to discover more about Vermont State, the only US state capital without a Mcdonalds’.

1. Where does the state of Vermont rank in so far as size in an area with the rest of the states?

It is the 6th smallest.


2. In 1791, Vermont became the 14th state to join the Union and the first after the original what?

13 Colonies


3. What is the Vermont State warm water fish?

Walleye Pike


4. Vermont was the first independent state to do what in regard to slavery?

Partially abolish slavery


5. Of the 50 United States, where does Vermont rank for the population?

It’s the 2nd least populous state


6. What is the Vermont State cold water fish?

Brook Trout


7. Vermont is the only New England state that does not border what?

The Atlantic Ocean


8. Vermont is the leading producer of what kind of sweet natural product in the United States?

Maple syrup


9. What is the Vermont State Pie?

Apple pie


10. What is the Vermont State butterfly?

Monarch Butterfly


11. What is the state capital of Vermont?



12. How much of Vermont’s western border is formed by Lake Champlain?



13. With a population of 7,855, Montpelier has the smallest population of any in the nation?

State capital


14. Vermont is bordered by what State to the south?



15. What city in Vermont has the largest population?



16. What U.S. State borders Vermont to the east across the Connecticut River?

New Hampshire


17. Vermont borders what state to the west?

New York


18. How big is the state of Vermont in square miles?



19. What is the Vermont State Tree?

Sugar maple


20. Where does Vermont rank with the other states in size?

It’s the 45th-largest state.


21. Which Canadian province borders  Vermont to the north?


22. What is the Vermont State rock?

Granite, marble, and slate


23. Vermont was originally inhabited by what two major Native American Indian tribes?

The Abenaki and the Iroquois.


24. Vermont is the only state in the Union that does not have any buildings taller than what?

124 feet


25. The Vermont Republic was founded in 1777 during the Revolutionary War, and lasted for how long?

Fourteen years.


26. What lake is the sixth-largest body of fresh water in the United States and separates Vermont from New York?

Lake Champlain


27. The state of Vermont is one of four states to have been a what in its past?

Sovereign state


28. How long is Vermont from North to South?

159 miles


29. How wide is Vermont from east to west at its widest?

89 miles


30. In Vermont, slavery was fully banned by state law on November 25, 1858, less than three years before the what?


31. What is the Vermont State Mammal?

Morgan horse


32. What is the Vermont State Fossil?

White Whale (Beluga Whale).


33. How many US federal border crossings are there between Canada and Vermont?



34. On July 7, 1777, the Battle of Hubbardton was the only “what” that took place in present-day Vermont?

Revolutionary battle


35. Where does Vermont rank as far as cold temperatures compared to the other states?

It is the seventh coldest state.


36. For how many years did Vermont govern itself as a sovereign entity based in the eastern town of Windsor?

For 14 years


37. What is the highest recorded temperature in the state of Vermont?

105 °F at Vernon, on July 4, 1911.


38. In the 1860 elections, Vermont voted for who was US President and provided him the biggest margin of victory of any state?


39. What is the Vermont State Beverage?



40. During the Civil War, how many troops did Vermont provide for the war effort?



41. What is the lowest recorded temperature ever for Vermont?

−50 °F at Bloomfield, on December 30, 1933


42. Of the 34,000 men that Vermont provided the military during the Civil War, how many were killed or mortally wounded in action or died of disease?



43. How much sunshine does Vermont get per year?

Between 2,000 and 2,400 hours


44. In Vermont, women were first permitted to vote in what elections?

The elections of December 18, 1880.


45. Vermont is home to only one species of venomous snake. What kind of snake is it?

The Eastern timber rattlesnake.


46. In July 2000 what was the state of Vermont the first state to introduce?

Civil unions


47. What disease killed an estimated two-thirds of all cave-wintering bats in Vermont from 2008 to 2010?

White-nose syndrome


48. Vermont became the first state to legislate same-sex marriage, unforced by court challenge or ruling in what year?

In 2009


49. What is the Vermont State Flower?

Red clover

50. What is the Vermont State Fruit?



51. Who was the first European to see Vermont?



52. As of 2012, Vermont is the least religious state in the Union with only what percentage of the people considering themselves “very religious”?



53. On July 30, 1609, The French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, claimed Vermont as part of what?

New France


54. The first two leaders of the Mormon church were both born in Vermont. What are their names?

Joseph Smith, Jr. and Brigham Young


55. In 1666, French settlers established Fort Lamotte which became the first “what”  in Vermont?

European settlement


56. What is the Vermont State Song?

These Green Mountains.


57. What type of farming is the primary source of agricultural income in the state of Vermont?

Dairy farming


58. What is Vermont’s state nickname?

The Green Mountain State


59. In 2001 Vermont produced 275,000 gallons of maple syrup, and by 2009 the production was how much?

920,000 gallons


60. What Vermont town is famous for its cheese?



61. As of the year 2007, how many wineries were there in Vermont?

There were 14 wineries.


62. In which Vermont city is Fletcher Allen Hospital located?



63. In 2011, how much money did the state of Vermont earn in taxes and fees from tourism?

$274 million


64. It is rumored that there is a sea monster living in one of Vermont’s lakes. What is his name?



65. How many visits were there to Vermont by skiers and snowboarders in the period of  2009–2010?

There were 4,125,082 visits.


66. Does Vermont have the smallest population of any U.S. state east of the Mississippi River, true or false?



67. Where was the first marble quarry in America located?

On Mount Aeolus overlooking East Dorset.


68. What year was Vermont admitted into the union?



69. From what three countries did the granite industry attract skilled stonecutters in the late 19th century?

Italy, Scotland, and Ireland.


70. What famous Vermont hero was commander of “The Green Mountain Boys” from 1770-1775?

Ethan Allen


71. What is the largest airport in the state of Vermont?

Burlington International Airport.


72. Located in Brookfield, VT, this historical site contains many antique artifacts, and is believed to be haunted.

The Marvin Newton House


73. In which Vermont town was the northernmost battle of the American Civil War fought?

St. Albans


74. Vermont zip codes begin with what two numbers?



75. What is the state gem of Vermont?

Grossular Garnet


76. What is the state amphibian of Vermont?

Northern Leopard Frog


77. What is the state motto of Vermont?

Freedom and Unity


78. What is Vermont’s official winter sport?

Skiing and Snowboarding


79. Which president was born in Vermont?

Calvin Coolidge


80. When did the British elect, Fort Dummer?



81. When did the French settle on Isle de Motte?



82. The famous Marx brothers; Groucho Marx, Chicho Marx, and Harpo Marx, vacationed during the summer on a lake near Rutland, Vermont.



83. Name a Notable and Famous Vermonters?

Trey Anastasio – Guitarist of Vermont band Phish


84. Name some of the movies partially filmed in Vermont?

“Ethan Fromme”, “The Man With A Plan”, “The Spitfire Grill”, Beetlejuice”, “Where The Rivers Flow North”, “Baby Boom” – with Diane Keaton.


85. Name the Vermonter who printed his own version of the Bible?

Ethan Allen


86. Name the landscape of Vermont?

The Taconic Range in the southwest, the White Mountains in the northeast and the Green Mountain in the central region of the state.


87. Vermont is ranked at what number in terms of population in the Us?



88. Name the 4 US states that do not allow billboard advertisement?

Vermont, Hawaii, Maine, Alaska


89. Where in Vermont was president Calvin Coolidge born?

Plymouth on 4th July, 1872


90. Who in Vermont invented the game of snow golf?

Rudyard Kipling


91. Which color did Rudyard Kipling paint his golf balls to easily find them in the snow?



92. Montpelier, Vermont is the only U.S. capital without a?



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