Vermont Trivia Trivia Quiz: History, Culture & More

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

Vermont is a dreamy New England destination known for its landscape, nature and easy way of life 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 Vermont trivia so you can impress your friends with new facts.

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

Free Vermont Trivia Quiz Questions

Vermont Quiz General Knowledge Knowledge Questions 

1. What is the two letter state code for Vermont?

  • VE
  • VI
  • VR
  • VT

2. What is the area code for Vermont?

  • 603
  • 802
  • 807
  • 857

3. Which mountain is not located in Vermont?

  • Bear Mountain
  • Mount Mansfield
  • Mount Washington
  • Bread Loaf Mountain

Bonus points if you can list the mountains starting with the highest peak.

4. What is Vermont’s nickname?

  • The Maple Syrup State
  • The Apple Cider State
  • The Green Mountain State
  • The Snow State

5. What is Vermont’s state animal?

  • Morgan horse
  • Eurasian moose
  • Eastern coyote
  • Champlain perch

Vermont Geography Questions 

1. Which states are Vermont sandwiched between?

  • Maine and Massachusetts 
  • New York and New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire and Maine 
  • Massachusetts and Rhode Island

You may also like our Maine Quiz, New Hampshire Quiz, and our NYC Quiz!

2. What city in Vermont has the smallest population?

  • Barre 
  • Burlington
  • Montpelier
  • Vergennes

3. Which location is closest to the Canadian border?

  • Newport
  • St Johnsbury
  • Stowe
  • Williston

4. How many covered bridges does Vermont have? Closest number to…

  • 50
  • 100
  • 150
  • 200

Covered bridges are sooo New England, just like Gilmore Girls!

If you are a fan of the hit TV show, test your knowledge with our GG Quiz.

5. Which of the following rivers does not run through Vermont?

  • Connecticut
  • Deerfield River
  • Mettawee 
  • Champlain

Vermont History Quiz

1. Vermont joined the US in 1791 but what position was it?

  • Thirteenth state
  • Fourteenth state
  • Fifteenth state
  • Sixteenth state

2. In what year did the Von Trapp family open the doors to their Austrian-style lodge in Stowe?

  • 1947
  • 1950
  • 1952
  • 1961

3. One of the oldest minor league stadiums in the US is located in VT. What is its name?

  • Millennium Park
  • Centennial Field
  • Sesquicentenary Ground
  • Quinquecentenary Land

4. Where does Vermont’s African American Heritage Trail start?

  • Grafton
  • Manchester
  • Killington
  • South Burlington

5. What was legalized in Vermont in 2004?

  • Marijuana
  • Same sex marriage
  • Buying alcohol on a Sunday
  • No smoking in public places

Vermont Culture Questions

1. What did Vermont’s Senator, Bernie Sanders famously have at the 2021 inauguration?

  • Maple syrup creemee
  • Cute mittens
  • A continuous cough
  • Vermont Lake Monsters glove

2. According to its tourism slogan, “VT Begins Here”, where does VT begin?

  • Bennington
  • Brattleboro
  • Burlington
  • Barre

3. Which of the following poets is buried in Vermont?

  • Robert Frost
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Walt Whitman

4. What is the Long Trail?

  • The oldest long-distance trail in the US
  • The newest long-distance road trip in the US
  • The longest river in the US
  • The biggest snow mobile route in the US

5. What is not Montpelier’s claim to fame?

  • Smallest state capital in the whole of the US
  • You won’t find a McDonalds
  • There is a haunted statue
  • Home to the Flavor Graveyard

Landmarks in Vermont Questions

1. What lesser-known landmark is located at St Johnsbury?

  • Dog Chapel
  • Cat Cavern
  • Horse Tower
  • Moose River

2. Where would you find Mount Equinox Skyline?

  • Manchester
  • Montpelier
  • Essex
  • Saint Albans

3. What is the name of the deepest gorge in Vermont?

  • Quechee
  • Ottauquechee
  • Oneadalote
  • Mozodepowadso

4. What is the Hildene?

  • An estate
  • A beach
  • A park
  • A mountain

5. What is Killington also known as?

  • The Beast of The East
  • The Big Bad Boy
  • The Monster Mountain
  • The Soul of the Green Mountains

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Vermont Knowledge Answers 

1. What is the two letter state code for Vermont?

  • VE
  • VI
  • VR
  • VT

2. What is the area code for Vermont?

  • 603
  • 802
  • 807
  • 857

Vermont Trivia: 802 is the area code for Vermont and has been used as a marketing slogan for the state too.

3. Which mountain is not located in Vermont?

Bonus points if you can list the mountains starting with the highest peak.

  • Bear Mountain (3,295 ft)
  • Mount Mansfield (4,393)
  • Mount Washington (6,288.2 ft)
  • Bread Loaf Mountain (3,835 ft)

Mount Washington is located in New Hampshire.

Vermont Trivia: Mount Mansfield is the tallest peak in Vermont and it was originally called Mozdebiwajo (Moosehead Mountain) by the Abenaki tribe.

4. What is Vermont’s nickname?

  • The Maple Syrup State
  • The Apple Cider State
  • The Green Mountain State
  • The Snow State

Vermont Trivia: While Vermont is known for tapping maple syrup, its apples and apple cider and nice dumps of snow, its nickname is the The Green Mountain State after the lush region.

5. What is Vermont’s state animal?

  • Morgan horse
  • Eurasian moose
  • Eastern coyote
  • Champlain perch

Vermont Geography Answers 

1. Which states are Vermont sandwiched between?

  • Maine and Massachusetts 
  • New York and New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire and Maine 
  • Massachusetts and Rhode Island

You may also like our Maine Quiz and our NYC Quiz!

2. What city in Vermont has the smallest population?

  • Barre 
  • Burlington
  • Montpelier
  • Vergennes

3. Which location is closest to the Canadian border?

  • Newport
  • St Johnsbury
  • Stowe
  • Williston

4. How many covered bridges does Vermont have? Closest number to…

  • 50
  • 100
  • 150
  • 200

Vermont Trivia: Everyone loves a New England covered bridge and Vermont has just over 100 of them which pleases photographers!

Some of the most photographed are Quechee Covered Bridge, The West Dummerston Covered Bridge, and Henry Covered Bridge.

Next check out our Gilmore Girls Quiz for more New England dreaming!

If you are a fan of the hit TV show, test your knowledge with our GG Quiz.

5. Which of the following rivers does not run through Vermont?

  • Connecticut
  • Deerfield River
  • Mettawee 
  • Champlain

Vermont Trivia: Champlain isn’t a river, a stunning lake by Champlain Islands at Burlington!

Vermont History Answers

1. Vermont joined the US in 1791 but what position was it?

  • Thirteenth
  • Fourteenth
  • Fifteenth
  • Sixteenth

Vermont Trivia: Vermont, which was also sometimes known as the New Hampshire Grants, was not one of the original Thirteen Colonies

2. In what year did the Von Trapp family open the doors to their Austrian-style lodge in Stowe?

  • 1947
  • 1950
  • 1952
  • 1961

Vermont Trivia: The Von Trapps from The Sound of Music fame are a real family who moved to the states to escape Nazi occupied Austria.

They toured as singers in the early 1940s and settled on a farm surrounded by mountains in Stowe.

In 1950, guests were invited to stay at the lodge and today, you can still book a room at the Trapp Family Lodge!

It has a brewery and bier hall too.

3. One of the oldest minor league stadiums in the US is located in VT. What is its name?

  • Millennium Park
  • Centennial Field
  • Sesquicentenary Ground
  • Quinquecentenary Land

Vermont Trivia: Centennial Field is the name of the the University of Vermont’s baseball stadium in Burlington.

It is home to the Vermont Lake Monsters.

4. Where does Vermont’s African American Heritage Trail start?

  • Grafton
  • Manchester
  • Killington
  • South Burlington

Vermont Trivia: Vermont’s African American Heritage Trail starts in Grafton which was the ‘Journey’s End’ for Alec Turner, an enslaved person, and his family.

5. What was legalized in Vermont in 2004?

  • Marijuana
  • Same sex marriage
  • Buying alcohol on a Sunday
  • No smoking in public places

Vermont Culture Answers

1. What did Vermont’s Senator, Bernie Sanders famously have at the 2021 inauguration?

  • Maple syrup creemee
  • Cute mittens
  • A continuous cough
  • Vermont Lake Monsters glove

Vermont Trivia: You can buy your own mittens here.

They are made out of recycled tops so each pair is unique.

2. According to its tourism slogan, “VT Begins Here”, where does VT begin?

  • Bennington
  • Brattleboro
  • Burlington
  • Barre

3. Which of the following poets is buried in Vermont?

  • Robert Frost
  • Phillis Wheatley
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Walt Whitman

Vermont Trivia: Frost’s gravesite is in Old Bennington and you can learn more about the poet at the literary landmark, The Robert Frost Stone House Museum which is close to his burial place.

4. What is the Long Trail?

  • The oldest long-distance trail in the US
  • The newest long-distance road trip in the US
  • The longest river in the US
  • The biggest snow mobile route in the US

Vermont Trivia: The Long Trail Vermont is 272 miles and it follows the main ridge of the Green Mountains from the Massachusetts-Vermont line to the Canadian border. 

5. What is not Montpelier’s claim to fame?

  • Smallest state capital in the whole of the US
  • You won’t find a McDonalds
  • There is a haunted statue
  • Home to the Flavor Graveyard

Vermont Trivia: You’ll find Ben & Jerry’s Flavor Graveyard at their factory just outside of Stowe.

The haunted statue is Black Agnes in Greenmount Cemetery and as the story goes, you should avoid sitting on its lap at midnight…

Landmarks in Vermont Answers

1. What lesser-known landmarks is located at St Johnsbury?

  • Dog Chapel
  • Cat Cavern
  • Horse Tower
  • Moose River

Vermont Trivia: Dog Chapel is created by artist Stephen Huneck and is located on Dog Mountain in St. Johnsbury.

It offers space for people to mourn the loss of dogs which have passed.

I’m not crying, you’re crying.

2. Where would you find Mount Equinox Skyline?

  • Manchester
  • Montpelier
  • Essex
  • Saint Albans

Vermont Trivia: Mount Equinox Skyline is said to be the longest privately owned, paved toll road in the US.

3. What is the name of the deepest gorge in Vermont?

  • Quechee
  • Ottauquechee
  • Oneadalote
  • Mozodepowadso

Vermont Trivia: Quechee Gorge is 165 feet deep and is located in Quechee State Park.

The river that runs through it is the Ottauquechee River.

4. What is the Hildene?

  • An estate
  • A beach
  • A park
  • A mountain

Vermont Trivia: Hildene, the Lincoln Family Home is the former summer home of Robert Todd Lincoln, the son of Abraham Lincoln.

Visitors can tour the grounds.

5. What is Killington also known as?

  • The Beast of The East
  • The Big Bad Boy
  • The Monster Mountain
  • The Soul of the Green Mountains

Vermont Trivia: As well as The Beast of the East, Killington also goes by the Heart of the Green Mountains.

This is where thousands of snow sports fans ski and board every winter.


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