The Ultimate Amazing Corn Mazes Quiz
by Staff
There's something about a maze that captures the interest and provides a challenge similar to that of solving any puzzle. Although many different materials can be used, the most popular mazes in the United States are corn mazes. Take this quiz and find your way around some maize mazes.

Where were mazes first documented?

  • Greece
  • Rome
  • Egypt

What makes an ideal natural maze material?

  • bales of hay
  • shrubbery
  • corn

How did Sever and Sharon Peterson first hear about mazes?

  • Wikipedia
  • British exchange student
  • Guinness Book of World Records

When did they open their first corn maze?

  • 1971
  • 1978
  • 1987

What is the special attraction of their maze?

  • different theme every year
  • biggest in the United States
  • tallest corn

Where is Sever's Farm located?

  • Kansas
  • Arkansas
  • Minnesota

What helps you get your bearings?

  • blue ribbons
  • six pictures of Sever
  • agricultural clues

What is the claim to fame of the Fritzler Maze?

  • Halloween themes
  • most intricate in the U.S.
  • largest in Colorado

When was the Fritzler Maze built?

  • 2000
  • 1990
  • 1980

What area does this maze cover?

  • 25 acres
  • 20 acres
  • 15 acres

How long does it take to make your way along the two miles of walking paths?

  • one hour
  • two hours
  • three hours

What happens if you get totally lost?

  • There are guide stations along the way.
  • Visitors are equipped with a special balloon to attract help.
  • An aerial spotter can identify lost visitors and guide them.

What country-western singer was honored with a theme?

  • Chris Kristofferson
  • Dolly Parton
  • Chris le Doux

Why did the Skellys decide to create a corn maze?

  • It was difficult to market their corn.
  • It was to subsidize their income from farming.
  • They had worked at a maze as students.

How long are the twisting, turning pathways of the Impossible Corn Maze?

  • 3 miles (4.8 kilometers)
  • 4 miles (6.4 kilometers)
  • 5 miles (8 kilometers)

What was the extent of the corn crops of the Skellys' farm?

  • had been main source of income
  • was a secondary crop
  • did not grow corn crops

Where is the Skellys' farm?

  • Milwaukee
  • Wisconsin
  • Arkansas

What is the claim to fame of the Cherry Crest Adventure Farm?

  • most eclectic variety of themes
  • most visited maze in the U.S.
  • most dynamic and interactive corn maze in the world

How can a maze be a spectator sport?

  • bird's-eye-view bridge lookouts allow people to watch
  • closed-circuit television feeds are broadcast to the visitors' center
  • helicopter rides over the mazes give excellent views of the maze walkers

Why was the Richardson Farm featured on the TV game show Jeopardy in 2009?

  • oldest corn maze in the United States
  • world's largest corn maze
  • all their mazes feature American Presidents