70 Florida Trivia Questions And Answers

Welcome to our Florida Trivia! This collection of fascinating facts and figures is designed to test your knowledge about the Sunshine State, the third most populous and southeasternmost U.S. state. We have curated a diverse range of questions covering geography, history, culture, sports, and much more. Do you know the state bird, or the location of the oldest city? How about the origin of famous bands, or the state’s biggest annual events? Even if you’ve lived in Florida your entire life, you’re sure to learn something new. Whether you’re a seasoned Floridian, a recent transplant, or simply someone interested in learning more about this unique state, we invite you to test your knowledge with these trivia questions. Enjoy!

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1. What is the state bird of Florida?

2. In what year did Florida become a U.S. state?

3. What is the state flower of Florida?

4. Which city is known as the ‘Venice of America’ due to its expansive canal system?

5. What is the largest lake in Florida?

6. Which National Park in Florida is the largest subtropical wilderness in the United States?

7. Which Spanish explorer is credited with discovering Florida?

8. What is the state animal of Florida?

9. What Florida city is known as the ‘Shark Tooth Capital of the World’?

10. What is the highest natural point in Florida?

11. Which is the southernmost city in the continental U.S.?

12. What unique animal species is only found in Florida?

13. What fruit is Florida the largest producer of in the United States?

14. Which famous author lived and wrote in Key West?

15. Which famous American inventor had a winter estate in Fort Myers?

16. What is the largest city by area in the continental U.S.?

17. What Florida city is home to the oldest continuously occupied European-established settlement in the continental U.S.?

18. What are the colors of the state flag of Florida?

19. Which famed aviator’s transatlantic flight originated in Florida?

20. Which Florida city is known as the ‘Theme Park Capital of the World’?

21. What is the state gem of Florida?

22. What river is the longest in Florida?

23. Which 1970s band originated from Gainesville, Florida?

24. In what city is the University of Florida located?

25. Which famous golfer’s sports drink was first developed at the University of Florida?

26. What is the name of the NFL team based in Miami?

27. What is the state song of Florida?

28. What is the state butterfly of Florida?

29. What Florida city is known as the ‘Sponge Capital of the World’?

30. In which Florida city was the band Lynyrd Skynyrd formed?

31. What famous automobile race is held annually in Daytona Beach?

32. Which Florida city is known for its annual ‘Gasparilla Pirate Festival’?

33. Which famous children’s author lived and wrote in Coral Gables?

34. What Florida city is the southern terminus of I-95?

35. What reptile is found in all 67 Florida counties?

36. What is the state shell of Florida?

37. What major league baseball team calls Tampa Bay home?

38. What is the name of the famous coral castle located in Homestead, Florida?

39. In which Florida city is the Ringling Museum of Art located?

40. What is the name of the large air force base located near Panama City?

41. What is the state tree of Florida?

42. What popular sandwich was first created in Key West?

43. What river separates Florida from Georgia?

44. What is the official state reptile of Florida?

45. Which Florida city is known as the ‘Gateway to the Everglades’?

46. Which city in Florida has the most skyscrapers?

47. What ocean is Florida closest to?

48. What is the state saltwater mammal of Florida?

49. Which city in Florida is known for its large Cuban-American population?

50. What is the name of the 150-mile-long coral cay archipelago off the coast of Florida?

51. What is the only major city in the United States that was founded by a woman?

52. What is the state beverage of Florida?

53. What is the name of the world’s largest single-site collection of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture?

54. What is the name of the oldest wooden schoolhouse in the United States, found in St. Augustine?

55. What U.S. space launch facility is located on Merritt Island in Florida?

56. What body of water separates Florida from Cuba?

57. What is the name of the art deco historic district in Miami?

58. Which famous rock band was formed in Tallahassee in the late 1990s?

59. What is the state stone of Florida?

60. What Florida town is known as the ‘Bass Capital of the World’?

61. Which Florida city is the ‘Horse Capital of the World’?

62. What is the name of the NBA team based in Miami?

63. What is the state freshwater fish of Florida?

64. Which Spanish explorer is said to have searched Florida for the Fountain of Youth?

65. Which U.S. astronaut, the first to orbit the Earth, was launched from Cape Canaveral?

66. What is the state pie of Florida?

67. What Florida city is known as the ‘Citrus Capital of the World’?

68. Which famous pop star was born in Pensacola, Florida?

69. What body of water is created by the confluence of the Kissimmee River and Lake Okeechobee?

70. What famous children’s toy company has a headquarters in Winter Haven, Florida?

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