1). What does the word “spud” mean?
A. It’s an acronym for Society for the Prevention of an Unwholesome Diet.
B. No one has a clue.
C. It was originally the name for a digging instrument something like a trowel.
D. It is a Shoshone word meaning “many eyes.”
E. It was an alternate name for the “possible” bag carried by trappers.
2). What was the town of Mesa, Idaho known for?
A. At one time it had the largest apple production in the U.S.
B. Wyatt Earp owned a saloon there.
C. It was established atop a flat-topped butte in eastern Idaho.
D. It was just a honky tonk above Mesa Falls, but it had a post office.
E. It was the original name of Arco.
3). Which of the following movies were shot, at least in part, in Idaho?
A. Breakfast of Champions.
B. I Met Him in Paris.
C. How to Marry a Millionaire.
D. Bus Stop.
E. All of them.
4). Which of these is true about Dr. Ephraim Smith?
A. He was a dentist.
B. He was elected as the first mayor of Boise.
C. He never served as the mayor of Boise.
D. He had an impressive head of hair and beard.
E. All of the above.
5) Which of the following are false about Champagne Creek?
A. It was originally called Era Creek.
B. It was named Champagne because of its natural effervescence.
C. It disappears into the lavas not far from Craters of the Moon National Monument.
D. It was named after a man named Champagne.
E. None of the above.
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.