25 New Hampshire Trivia Quiz Questions & Answers

How well do you know this state? Test your knowledge with our New Hampshire Trivia Quiz!

New Hampshire is a lovely New England destination known for its mountains, maple syrup, and shortest ocean coastline but there is more to this east coast state so we’ve created quiz questions on general knowledge, geography, history, culture and landmarks.

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Note: As with all of our geography quizzes, there are five rounds, each with five questions, making this quiz out of 25 points.

We’ve also included fun New Hampshire trivia so you can impress your friends with new facts.

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Why not test yourself with our Maine Quiz, Vermont Quiz, or 50 States Quiz too?

Free New Hampshire Trivia Quiz Questions

New Hampshire Quiz General Knowledge Questions 

1. What is the two letter state code for New Hampshire?

  • NA
  • NH
  • NE
  • NW

2. What is New Hampshire’s nickname?

  • The Granite State
  • The Mountain State
  • The Plaid State
  • The Free Thinking State

3. What is the area code for New Hampshire?

  • 601
  • 603
  • 802
  • 804

4. What is New Hampshire’s state flower?

  • Painted trillium
  • Purple lilac
  • American bellflower
  • Bluebell bellflower

5. What do you call people from New Hampshire?

  • New Hamps
  • New Hampshiries
  • New Hampshies
  • New Hampshirites

New Hampshire Geography Questions 

1. Which destination is next to New Hampshire on its east?

  • Maine
  • Vermont
  • Canada
  • Massachusetts

You may also like our Maine and Vermont Quizzes.

2. What is the most populated city in New Hampshire?

  • Concord
  • Nashua
  • Derry
  • Manchester

3. Which location is closest to the Canadian border?

  • Gorham
  • Littleton
  • Conway
  • Woodstock

4. How many national parks does New Hampshire have?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

5. Which mountain is not located in New Hampshire?

  • Washington
  • Monadnock
  • Lafayette
  • Mansfield

Bonus points if you can order them to be height, starting with the tallest peak!

New Hampshire History Questions

1. Which Indigenous people are connected to land in New Hampshire?

  • Abenaki
  • Yuki
  • Chinook
  • Navajo

2. New Hampshire joined the US in 1788 but what position was it?

  • Sixth
  • Seventh
  • Eighth
  • Ninth

3. What city was the first capital city of New Hampshire?

  • Concord
  • Portsmouth
  • Exeter
  • Manchester

4. What year did the Old Man of the Mountain collapse?

  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004

5. What was legalized in 2007 in New Hampshire?

  • Marijuana
  • Same sex marriage
  • Lobster hunting while scuba diving
  • No smoking in public places

New Hampshire Culture Questions

1. Who has not been Governor of New Hampshire?

  • Chris Sununu
  • John Bell
  • Maggie Hassan
  • Michael Sununu

2. Where was American singer and actress Mandy Moore born in New Hampshire?

  • Nashua
  • Keene
  • Derry
  • Rochester

Are you a Mandy Moore fan? If so, check out our This Is Us Quiz too!

You may also like our fun TV quizzes!

3. ‘The New Hampshire boys, Steve and Joe, They’re gonna lead on’ are lyrics from which song?

  • New Hampshire by Sonic Youth
  • Farm in New Hampshire by Robert Blake
  • New Hampshire Girls by The NH Love Song Warriors
  • Granite State of Mind by SuperSecretProject

Try our challenging music quizzes which feature decades such as 60s and 70s!

4. New Hampshire’s Alan Shepard was the first American to travel into space in what year?

  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1965
  • 1961

5. Where is the annual UFO festival held?

  • Exeter
  • Jackson
  • Milford
  • Manchester

New Hampshire Landmark Quiz Questions

1. The White Mountains cover how much of the state?

  • A quarter
  • A half
  • Three quarters
  • The White Mountains are in Vermont

2. What is the name of the popular highway drive in New Hampshire?

  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Highway 100
  • Kancamagus

3. What do Bath, Cornish and Waterloo have in common?

  • Covered bridges
  • Town names
  • Slopes
  • Waterfalls

4. What is located on the top of Ossipee Mountain?

  • Diana’s Bath
  • Castle in the Clouds
  • Canterbury Shaker Village
  • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

5. What kind of bridge is the Honeymoon Bridge?

  • Cantilever
  • Arch
  • Covered
  • Suspension

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New Hampshire Quiz General Knowledge Answers 

1. What is the two letter state code for New Hampshire?

  • NA
  • NH
  • NE
  • NW

2. What is New Hampshire’s nickname?

  • The Granite State
  • The Mountain State
  • The Plaid State
  • The Free Thinking State

3. What is the area code for New Hampshire?

  • 601
  • 603
  • 802
  • 804

4. What is New Hampshire’s state flower?

  • Painted trillium
  • Purple lilac
  • American bellflower
  • Bluebell bellflower

New Hampshire Trivia: The state flower in New Hampshire is Syringa vulgaris, purple lilac.

However, the other three flowers also grow in the state.

5. What do you call people from New Hampshire?

  • New Hamps
  • New Hampshiries
  • New Hampshies
  • New Hampshirites

New Hampshire Geography Answers 

1. Which destination is next to New Hampshire on its east?

  • Maine
  • Vermont
  • Canada
  • Massachusetts

You may also like our Maine and Vermont Quizzes.

2. What is the most populated city in New Hampshire?

  • Concord
  • Nashua
  • Derry
  • Manchester

3. Which location is closest to the Canadian border?

  • Gorham
  • Littleton
  • Conway
  • Woodstock

4. How many national parks does New Hampshire have?

  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3

New Hampshire Trivia: New Hampshire doesn’t have any National Parks but it does have the national historic park, Saint-Gaudens.

5. Which mountain is not located in New Hampshire?

  • Washington (6,288.3 ft)
  • Monadnock (3170 ft)
  • Lafayette (5,249 ft)
  • Mansfield (4,395 ft)

Did you get the order by height correct?

New Hampshire Trivia: Washington, Monadnock and Lafayette are all located in New Hampshire.

Mansfield can be found in Vermont.

New Hampshire History Answers

1. Which Indigenous people are connected to land in New Hampshire?

  • Abenaki
  • Yuki
  • Chinook
  • Navajo

2. New Hampshire joined the US in 1788 but what position was it?

  • Sixth
  • Seventh
  • Eighth
  • Ninth

3. What city was the first capital city of New Hampshire?

  • Concord
  • Portsmouth
  • Exeter
  • Manchester

New Hampshire Trivia: Concord is the current capital of New Hampshire, Portsmouth was the very first.

4. What year did the Old Man of the Mountain collapse?

  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004

5. What was legalized in 2007 in New Hampshire?

  • Marijuana
  • Same sex marriage
  • Lobster hunting while scuba diving
  • No smoking in public places

New Hampshire Culture Answers

1. Who has not been Governor of New Hampshire?

  • Chris Sununu
  • John Bell
  • Maggie Hassan
  • Michael Sununu

2. Where was American singer and actress Mandy Moore born in New Hampshire?

  • Nashua
  • Keene
  • Derry
  • Rochester

Are you a Mandy Moore fan? If so, check out our This Is Us Quiz too!

You may also like our fun TV quizzes!

3. ‘The New Hampshire boys, Steve and Joe, They’re gonna lead on’ are lyrics from which song?

  • New Hampshire by Sonic Youth
  • Farm in New Hampshire by Robert Blake
  • New Hampshire Girls by The NH Love Song Warriors
  • Granite State of Mind by SuperSecretProject

Whoah, that was a difficult question to put together.

Try our challenging music quizzes which feature decades such as 60s and 70s!

4. New Hampshire’s Alan Shepard was the first American to travel into space in what year?

  • 1971
  • 1970
  • 1965
  • 1961

New Hampshire Trivia: Shepard became the first American in space during a suborbital flight aboard his Mercury capsule named Freedom 7 on May 5, 1961.

5. Where is the annual UFO festival held?

  • Exeter
  • Jackson
  • Milford
  • Manchester

New Hampshire Landmark Quiz Answers

1. The White Mountains cover how much of the state?

  • A quarter
  • A half
  • Three quarters
  • The White Mountains are in Vermont

New Hampshire Trivia: The White Mountains cover a half of New Hampshire and this is where many of the popular tourist towns such as North Conway, Lincoln and Littleton are located.

2. What is the name of the popular highway drive in New Hampshire?

  • Blue Ridge Parkway
  • Going-to-the-Sun Road
  • Highway 100
  • Kancamagus

3. What do Bath, Cornish and Waterloo have in common?

  • Covered bridges
  • Town names
  • Slopes
  • Waterfalls

4. What is located on the top of Ossipee Mountain?

  • Diana’s Bath
  • Castle in the Clouds
  • Canterbury Shaker Village
  • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

5. What kind of bridge is the Honeymoon Bridge?

  • Cantilever
  • Arch
  • Covered
  • Suspension

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