1). Why were starlings introduced to the U.S.?
A. To drive less desirable birds from their nesting sites
B. So that everyone could enjoy their murmurations
C. Because they were mentioned in a Shakespeare play
D. Someone thought they would make a great game bird
E. So they could pick biting insects off of cattle
2). How big were cougars in Idaho according to Governor C.F. Bottolfsen?
A. 10 feet, nose to tail
B. 12 feet, nose to tail
C. 15 feet, nose to tail
D. 20 feet, nose to tail
E. 22 feet, nose to tail
3). Who was the Blue Lady of Boise?
A. A shopkeeper with methemoglobinemia
B. A singer known best for her mournful renditions
C. The wife of a Boise mayor who always dressed in blue
D. Trick question: It’s a rock formation near Castle Rock
E. An alleged ghost
4). Who was Gobo Fango?
A. A vaudeville entertainer popular in North Idaho
B. It was the stage name of actor George Waldron
C. A Black sheepherder killed by a local rancher
D. The companion dog of “Idaho Bill”
E. That was the pseudonym of a frequent writer of letters to the editor
5) What nationality was Jesus Urquides?
A. Probably Mexican
B. Probably Spanish
C. Probably Basque
D. Probably Costa Rican
E. Probably Hawaiian
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.