Let’s Talk About: Washington State History


Time for a test. Give yourself a pat on the back for each one you know (answers at the bottom):

1. Washington is the _____ largest state in the nation.

2. The highest point in Washington is ________ with elevation of _______.

3. Where is the geographical center of Washington?

4. Washington ranks _____ in the nation for population.

5. The coldest temperature ever recorded in Washington was ______ on _______ at ___________.

6. The hottest temperature was ________  on ______ at _________.

7.  Washington became a U.S. Territory in _______.

8. Washington became the ______st state on _______.

9. Washington’s state motto is ______ which means ____.

10. Washington contains _______ counties.

11. Washington’s official state name is the ________.

12. Washington’s state flower is the _______ and state tree is ______. 

1. 12th largest / 2. Mt. Rainier, 14,411′ / 3. Ten miles SW of Wenatchee / 4. 18th / 5. -48, 30 Dec 1968, Winthrop / 6. 118 on 5 Aug 1961, Ice Harbor Dam / 7. 1853 / 8. 11 Nov 1889 / 9. 39 counties / 10. Alki, meaning “by and by” / 11. Evergreen State / 12. Pacific Rhododendron/ Western Hemlock

One comment on “Let’s Talk About: Washington State History

  1. My goodness! Basic facts but some are so surprising!

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