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Nevada Fun Facts

What is the capital city of Nevada? Carson City
What city in Nevada has the greatest population? Las Vegas
What is the primary color of the Nevada state flag? Blue
What is the meaning of the Spanish word that "Nevada" comes from? Snow-capped
What is the name of the only active United States Air Force base in Nevada? Nellis Air Force Base
What mountain range inspired the name of the state of Nevada? The Sierra Nevada mountain range
What is Nevada's nickname? The Silver State
What is the name of Nevada's highest point? Boundary Peak
How many states in the Unites States are bigger than Nevada in terms of area? Only 6!
What Nevada city came into existence because of the construction of the Hoover Dam? Boulder City, NV
Who was the Hoover Dam named after? President Herbert Hoover
What is the name of Nevada's state song? "Home Means Nevada"
What is the tallest freestanding observation tower in the United States called and where is it located? Stratosphere Tower in Las Vegas, NV
What caused many towns to spring up in Nevada in the 19th century? The mining industry
What is Nevada's present economy based on? The tourism industry
Created by: cms2000vegas