How Well Do You Know South Dakota?
What is the capital of South Dakota?
- Despite being one of the least populous state capitals in the U.S., Pierre is indeed the capital of South Dakota.
Which famous U.S. landmark is located in South Dakota?
- Mount Rushmore. This iconic monument, featuring the faces of four U.S. presidents, is nestled in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
What is the state bird of South Dakota?
- The Ring-necked Pheasant, known for its colorful plumage, is the official state bird of South Dakota.
What is the largest city in South Dakota?
- With a population surpassing 200,000, Sioux Falls is the largest city in the state.
In which South Dakota city was Wild Bill Hickok shot?
- The legendary gunslinger was shot during a poker game in Deadwood, South Dakota, in 1876.
What natural formation is South Dakota named after?
- The state takes its name from the Dakota (Sioux) tribe and the word 'Dakota' means 'friends' or 'allies.'
Which famous annual motorcycle rally is held in South Dakota?
- The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally is right. Every August, the city of Sturgis hosts one of the world's oldest and largest motorcycle gatherings.
What is the state flower of South Dakota?
- The Pasque Flower, also known as the May Day Flower, is the official state flower of South Dakota.
Which U.S. President was born in South Dakota?
- None of the above. To date, no U.S. President has been born in South Dakota.
Which Indigenous tribe is associated with South Dakota?
- The Sioux tribe, including the Dakota, Lakota, and Nakota, have a long history in South Dakota.