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21 Ohio Trivia Questions For True Buckeyes Only

Were you born and raised in Ohio? Did you grow up knowing the answer to the joke “what’s round on the outside and hi in the middle?” Do you think you have the answers to all of these Ohio-themed trivia questions? 

Well, here’s your chance to prove yourself a true Buckeye! From Ohio history to geography, there’s a lot to know about this great midwest state. If you’re a Cleveland Browns fan, a yearly pass holder at Cedar Point, or you visit the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame every other month, you might have a chance at passing this Ohio quiz! 

Be careful though – some of these Ohio questions and answers are as unforgiving as winter in Ohio. Take a crack at these questions and prove your knowledge of the Heart of it All and the birthplace of presidents, Ohio. 

Can’t get enough state-themed trivia? Check out Indiana trivia, Georgia trivia, or Massachusetts trivia. If you are still looking for more, try our geography quiz to really test your global knowledge!

What Ohio city is called the rubber capital of the world?

Akron

Dayton

Cincinnati

Canton

Which of these states borders Ohio?

Florida

Kentucky

New Mexico

Iowa

The Ohio River is formed at the confluence of which rivers?

Allegheny And Monongahela

Tennessee And Susquehanna

Wabash And Cumberland

Mississippi And Missouri

Who became a US Senator from Ohio in 2007?

Drew Carey

John Glenn

Mike Braun

Sherrod Brown

What Ohio city is home to the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

Kettering

Fostoria

Canton

Cleveland

Which queen was Marietta, Ohio’s first permanent settlement, named after?

Maria Teresa

Mary, Queen Of Scots

Mary Tudor

Marie Antoinette

What is the Iroquois Indian meaning of “Ohio”?

Good River

Many Mountains

Flatland

Hill Country

What is the longest river that lies entirely within the state of Ohio?

Muskingum River

Scioto River

Ohio River

Great Miami River

Which of these states borders Ohio?

South Dakota

Oklahoma

Wyoming

Michigan

Which Union general and US President was born in Ohio?

George McClellan

Joseph Hooker

Ambrose Burnside

Ulysses S. Grant

Which hall of fame is located in Cleveland, Ohio?

Basketball

Rock And Roll

Trumpet

Baseball

The state of Ohio is located in which region of the US?

Midwest

Great Plains

Northeast

South

What are the state bird and state tree of Ohio?

Eastern Goldfinch And Oak

Cardinal And Buckeye

Mockingbird And Sabal Palmetto

Willow Ptarmigan And Sitka Spruce

What is the name of SR 70 that runs through Springfield, Ohio?

Harding Road

E. Cecil Street

Poop Road

N. Limestone Street

Which two European countries both claimed the Ohio Territory as theirs?

France And Spain

Italy And Spain

France And England

England And Germany

Which Ohio city boasts America’s first traffic light?

Baltimore

Memphis

Boise

Cleveland

Which Ohio city was the first to use police cars?

Sandusky

Toledo

Akron

Cincinnati

Which city is the capital of Ohio?

Dayton

Cleveland

Toledo

Columbus

In what city is the main campus of the Ohio State University?

Cincinnati

Columbus

Dayton

Springfield

What is Ohio’s state motto?

Without Water, Nothing Is Possible

Impossible Things Happen Everyday

With Land, All Things Are Possible

With God, All Things Are Possible

Who is the man from Dayton, Ohio, that invented the cash register in 1879?

James J. Ritty

Benjamin Harrison

Thomas Edison

Ermal Fraze

The Ohio River links Ohio with what body of water?

Gulf Of Mexico

Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Mississippi River

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