Archives For New Mexico

NM Trivia, Part 9

April 22, 2015 — Leave a comment

silver cityHere’s the NM trivia question for this week:

What mineral made Silver City prosper?

A – Silver

B – Gold

C – Aluminum

D – Calcium

E – Copper

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NM Trivia, Part 8

April 15, 2015 — Leave a comment

mesillaHere’s the NM trivia question for this week:

A riot occurred in the streets of Mesilla in 1871, killing nine men and wounding 50 others. What two groups fought in this conflict?

A – Hatfields & McCoys

B – Cowboys & Sheep-herders

C – Ranchers & Townfolk

D – Republicans & Democrats

E – Red Chile fans vs. Green Chile fans

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NM Trivia, Part 7

April 8, 2015 — Leave a comment

4 state mtnHere’s the NM trivia question for this week:

From the top of what mountain near Raton can you see over four states?

A – Raton Big Mountain

B – I Spy Mountain

C – Capulin Mountain

D – Bruce King Peak

E – Ojo Mountain

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NM Trivia, Part 6

April 1, 2015 — Leave a comment

MountainsHere’s the NM trivia question for this week:

In the Fourth of July Canyon in the Manzano Mountains, what rare (for New Mexico) trees are found?

A – Pinon Pine

B – Pecan trees

C – Maple trees

D – Cottonwood trees

E – Elm trees

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A BIT OF TRIVIA

February 25, 2015 — Leave a comment

new mexico1So here’s the trivia question of the day. See how you do.

What state names were seriously considered, other than “New Mexico,” when proposals for statehood were made? Was it:

  1. Lincoln
  2. Jefferson
  3. Montezuma
  4. Jordan
  5. New Desert, OR
  6. Painted Wasteland

Give us your best guess below, in the comments section, and who knows – you may win a major award for the correct answer.