- Test your knowledge of Arizona geography with this short quiz, originally published in Marshall Trimble’s Official Arizona Trivia. Don’t scroll down too quickly. The answers are posted shortly below the questions. When you’re finished, leave a comment with your score. Did any answers surprise you?
- Q: Is There Quicksand in Arizona? A: Yes, there is quicksand in Arizona. Not a lot, I suppose, because we’re so dry, but it is not at all unusual to find quicksand along the banks of an Arizona stream or at a place where water might be flowing underground.
- The damming of Arizona’s great rivers has made them a mere shadow of their old turbulent days. But still those irreverent rivers are plenty capable of kicking off their hobbles and running wild as a spring colt. Personally, my favorite is the Gila. Its Spanish name translates roughly as “a steady going to or coming from ...