1). What happened in Idaho in 1935 that involved peas?
A. The governor declared martial law and called out the national guard to break a pea picker strike.
B. Calvin Lamborn “invented” sugar snap peas
C. Peas were declared Idaho’s state vegetable
D. “Pea Picker” Tennessee Ernie Ford was born near Idaho City
E. All of the above
2). Which of the following is a billionaire born in Blackfoot?
A. J.R. Simplot
B. Frank VanderSloot
C. John Huntsman, Sr.
D. Joe Albertson
E. John Huntsman, Jr.
3). Idaho place names expert Lalia Boone was born where?
A. Firth, Idaho
B. Tehuacana, Texas.
C. Elk City, Idaho
D. Bastrop, Texas
E. Rigby, Idaho
4). What happened to 500 tons of ice near Driggs in 1929?
A. It broke off from a glacier on the Idaho side of the Tetons
B. It melted in a fire
C. It was stolen during the night
D. It was used to make ice sculptures
E. It was shipped to Chicago by mistake because of clerk’s error
5) Which of the following is UNTRUE about Cletus Leo Schwitters?
A. He sometimes went by the name Clete Lee
B. He worked as an announcer on KIDO radio
C. He sometimes went by the name Byron Keith
D. He was born in Boise, Idaho
E. He starred in a movie with Orson Welles
How did you do?
5 right—Why aren’t you writing this blog?
4 right—A true Idaho native, no matter where you’re from.
3 right—Good! Treat yourself to some French fries.
2 right—Okay! Eat more potatoes!
1 right—Meh. You need to read more blog posts.
0 right—Really, you should reconsider your recent relocation.