25 Wisconsin Trivia Quiz Questions & Answers

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

Whether you’re a local who has spent your life in the Badger State or a tourist who passed through on your way to explore what else this beautiful place has to offer, Wisconsin will have something that can satisfy every wanderlust.

From majestic lakes and pristine forests to amazing breweries and savory cheese curds- this gorgeous state is packed with remarkable activities and breathtaking attractions.

So test your knowledge about the state and take our fun Wisconsin Trivia Quiz- from general topics to the place’s landmarks and cultures. 

You’ll find our Wisconsin questions and answers at the bottom of this guide to check how you did- as well as instructions to remind you how to play the game

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

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Free Wisconsin Trivia Quiz Questions

Wisconsin Quiz General Knowledge Questions

1. What is the two-letter state code for Wisconsin?

  • WI
  • WS
  • WC
  • WN

2. What is Wisconsin’s state nickname?

  • The Badger State
  • The Dairy State
  • The Cheese State
  • The Beer State

3. What is the Wisconsin state bird?

  • Blue Jay
  • Cardinal
  • American Robin
  • Thrush

4. What are people from Wisconsin called?

  • Wisconsiners
  • Wisconsinites
  • Wisconsinies
  • Sconers

5. What is the official state beverage of Wisconsin?

  • Beer
  • Brandy
  • Milk
  • Sprecher’s Root Beer

Wisconsin Quiz Geography Questions  

1. Which of the Great Lakes makes up the East Border of Wisconsin?

  • Lake Huron
  • Lake Erie
  • Lake Michigan
  • Lake Ontario 

2. Which of these Wisconsin cities is closest to Chicago, Illinois?

  • Racine
  • Milwaukee
  • Madison
  • Green Bay

Bonus points if you can order by distance starting from Chicago, IL.

You may also like to take our Illinois Trivia quiz.

3. What is Wisconsin’s most populated city?

  • Kenosha
  • Milwaukee
  • Madison
  • Green Bay

4. How many lakes can be found in the state of Wisconsin?

  • 2,000
  • 10,000
  • 500
  • 15,000

5. What is the highest point in Wisconsin?

  • Timm’s Hill
  • Rib Mountain
  • Lookout Mountain
  • Harrison Hills

Wisconsin Quiz History Questions

1. In what year was Wisconsin founded?

  • 1800
  • 1790
  • 1890
  • 1848

2. Which of the following indigenous groups were not present in Wisconsin?

  • The Menominee
  • Potawatomi
  • Ho-Chunk
  • Mojave

3. What sweet treat was first consumed in Wisconsin in 1881?

  • Ice Cream Sundae
  • Popsicle
  • Blueberry Pie
  • Carrot Cake

4. Which city served as the childhood home of the world’s most famous magician Harry Houdini?

  • Milwaukee
  • Madison
  • Appleton
  • Green Bay

5. Who was the first governor of Wisconsin?

  • Nelson Dewey
  • Arthur MacArthur
  • George Peck
  • Walter Kohler 

Wisconsin Quiz Culture Questions

1. Which legendary SNL cast member is from Wisconsin?

  • Chris Rock
  • Will Ferrell
  • Chris Farley
  • Adam Sandler

2. Which of these TV Shows is set in Wisconsin?

  • That 70’s Show
  • Parks and Rec
  • The Office
  • Martin

Want to play some TV show quizzes? Try our 90s cartoons quiz or 90s TV show quiz.

3. Which famous guitar player and designer is from Wisconsin?

  • Slash
  • Les Paul
  • Jimmi Hendrix
  • Carlos Santana

Want to test your knowledge of the music scene then and now? Try our fun 60s music quiz, 70s song quiz, 90s music quiz or 2000s music quiz

4. Which Wisconsin sports team has won the most championships in their respective sport?

  • Milwaukee Bucks
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Wisconsin Badgers Football

5. How many waterparks are in Wisconsin Dells, the Waterpark Capital of the World?

  •  5
  • 10
  • 15
  • 20 

Wisconsin Quiz Landmark Questions

1. Which City is the historic Hoan Bridge located in?

  • Madison
  • Milwaukee
  • Green Bay
  • Lake Geneva

2. Which famous vehicle manufacturer houses their iconic museum in Milwaukee?

  • Chevrolet
  • Indian Motorcycles
  • Harley Davidson
  • Ford Motor Company

3. Which State park features iconic rock formations and amazing hiking terrain around its namesake lake?

  • Devil’s Lake State Park
  • Chippewa River State Park
  • Badger State Park
  • Aztalan State Park

4. The NFL Superbowl trophy is named after which coach that earned all of his success at the historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

  • John Madden
  • Bear Bryant
  • Vince Lombardi
  • Lou Holtz

5. Which Wisconsin museum is known for its Wingspan architecture?

  • Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Madison Science Center
  • Milwaukee Museum of Natural History
  • Milwaukee Art Museum

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Wisconsin Quiz General Knowledge Answers

1. What is the two-letter state code for Wisconsin?

  • WI
  • WS
  • WC
  • WN

2. What is Wisconsin’s state nickname?

  • The Badger State
  • The Dairy State
  • The Cheese State
  •   The Beer State

3. What is the Wisconsin State bird?

  • Blue Jay
  • Cardinal
  • American Robin
  • Thrush

4. What are people from Wisconsin called?

  • Wisconsiners
  • Wisconsinites
  • Wisconsinies
  • Sconers

5. What is the official state beverage of Wisconsin?

  • Beer
  • Brandy
  • Milk
  • Sprecher’s Root Beer

Wisconsin Quiz Geography Answers  

1. Which of the Great Lakes makes up the East Border of Wisconsin?

  • Lake Huron
  •  Lake Erie
  • Lake Michigan
  • Lake Ontario 

2. Which of these Wisconsin cities is closest to Chicago, Illinois?

  • Racine (76.7 Miles)
  • Milwaukee (92.4 Miles)
  • Madison (147.3 Miles)
  • Green Bay (206.6 Miles)

3. What is Wisconsin’s most populated city?

  • Kenosha
  • Milwaukee
  • Madison
  • Green Bay

Wisconsin Trivia: Milwaukee has double the amount of people as the second most populated city, Madison.

4. How many lakes can be found in the state of Wisconsin?

  • 2,000
  • 10,000
  • 500
  • 15,000

5. What is the highest point in Wisconsin?

  • Timm’s Hill
  • Rib Mountain
  • Lookout Mountain
  • Harrison Hills

Wisconsin Quiz History Answers

1. In what year was Wisconsin founded?

  • 1800
  • 1790
  • 1890
  • 1848

Wisconsin Trivia: Wisconsin is the 30th state in the union!

2. Which of the following indigenous groups were not present in Wisconsin?

  • The Menominee
  • Potawatomi
  • Ho-Chunk
  • Mojave

3. What sweet treat was first consumed in Wisconsin in 1881?

  • Ice Cream Sundae
  • Popsicle
  • Blueberry Pie
  • Carrot Cake

4. Which city served as the childhood home of the world’s most famous magician Harry Houdini?

  • Milwaukee
  • Madison
  • Appleton
  • Green Bay

Wisconsin Trivia: The city even has a museum dedicated to Houdini’s tricks. 

5. Who was the first governor of Wisconsin?

  • Nelson Dewey
  • Arthur MacArthur
  • George Peck
  • Walter Kohler 

Wisconsin Quiz Culture Answers

1. Which legendary SNL cast member is from Wisconsin?

  • Chris Rock
  • Will Ferrell
  • Chris Farley
  • Adam Sandler

Wisconsin Trivia: Farley was born in Madison and attended Marquette University in Milwaukee.

2. Which of these TV Shows is set in Wisconsin?

  • That 70’s Show
  • Parks and Rec
  • The Office
  • Martin

Wisconsin Trivia: That 70’s Show is set in a fictional suburb of Green Bay called Point Place. The sequel series, That 90’s Show, released in January of 2023 is also set in Point Place.

3. Which famous guitar player and designer is from Wisconsin?

  • Slash
  • Les Paul
  • Jimmi Hendrix
  • Carlos Santana

Wisconsin Trivia: Waukesha native Les Paul invented the solid-body electric guitar that made rock n roll music possible.

4. Which Wisconsin sports team has won the most championships in their respective sport?

  • Milwaukee Bucks
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • Green Bay Packers
  • Wisconsin Badgers Football

Wisconsin Trivia: The Green Bay Packers have the most championships in the league with 9 pre-Superbowl championships and 4 Superbowl wins.

5. How many waterparks are in Wisconsin Dells, the Waterpark Capital of the World?

  •  5
  • 10
  • 15
  • 20 

Wisconsin Trivia: The Wisconsin Dells features indoor and outdoor waterparks and attracts visitors all year long.

Wisconsin Quiz Landmark Answers

1. Which City is the Historic Hoan Bridge Located in?

  • Madison
  • Milwaukee
  • Green Bay
  • Lake Geneva

Wisconsin Trivia: The Hoan Bridge is a Milwaukee icon that crosses an inlet of Lake Michigan and is often illuminated with special lights for holidays, awareness days, and local achievements.

2. Which famous vehicle manufacturer houses their iconic museum in Milwaukee?

  • Chevrolet
  • Indian Motorcycles
  • Harley Davidson
  • Ford Motor Company

Wisconsin Trivia: Harley Davidson was founded in Wisconsin and is still manufactured in the state.

3. Which state park features iconic rock formations and amazing hiking terrain around its namesake lake?

  • Devil’s Lake State Park
  • Chippewa River State Park
  • Badger State Park
  • Aztalan State Park

Wisconsin Trivia: Wisconsin is home to 66 state parks.

4. The NFL Superbowl trophy is named after which Coach that earned all of his success at the historic Lambeau Field in Green Bay.

  • John Madden
  • Bear Bryant
  • Vince Lombardi
  • Lou Holtz

5. Which Wisconsin museum is known for its Wingspan architecture?

  • Milwaukee Public Museum
  • Madison Science Center
  • Milwaukee Museum of Natural History
  • Milwaukee Art Museum

Wisconsin Trivia: The famous wings are called the Burke Brise Soliel and feature a moveable structure of 72 steel fins. The structure weighs 90 tons and has a 217-foot wingspan.


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