Quiz: New Mexico Family Vacations
by Staff
New Mexico offers a unique blend of ancient and modern cultures, fabulous food and diverse landscapes to explore. You and your family can hike and bike, sample New Mexico's cuisine and explore museums and monuments. Learn all about the attractions New Mexico has to offer through our fun quiz.

From what material is the Taos Pueblo in northern New Mexico constructed?

  • brick
  • adobe
  • wood

Carlsbad Caverns in southeastern New Mexico contains 113 what?

  • caves
  • ancient burial grounds
  • archeological excavation sites

How can you explore Carlsbad Caverns?

  • guided tours
  • portable audio guides
  • both of the above

What is the name of the largest room in the Carlsbad Caverns cave complex?

  • the Large Room
  • the Big Room
  • the Giant Room

Which winged creature swarms out of the cave's entrance at Carlsbad Caverns on summer evenings?

  • crows
  • bats
  • butterflies

The International Balloon Festival is held in which New Mexico city?

  • Albuquerque
  • Santa Fe
  • Las Cruces

How many distinct cultures are present in Santa Fe, New Mexico?

  • two
  • three
  • four

What is the center of Santa Fe known as?

  • Plaza
  • Palace
  • Center

What Native American artists display in the Plaza in the center of Santa Fe?

  • pottery
  • leatherwork
  • both of the above

What Santa Fe snack specialty is loved by kids and adults alike?

  • Frito Pie
  • Frito Omelet
  • Frito Cake

Which Santa Fe museum is a children's favorite?

  • Museum of International Folk Art
  • Museum of International Costume Art
  • Museum of International Toy Art

When was the San Gabriel Mission established?

  • 1500
  • 1600
  • 1700

Which church in Santa Fe is considered to be the oldest church in operation in the United States?

  • San Miguel Mission
  • Mission of San Esteban del Rey
  • Mission of San Jose

Acoma Pueblo in New Mexico is the ________ continuously inhabited city in the United States.

  • oldest
  • largest
  • smallest

What do residents of Roswell claim to have seen on July 4, 1947?

  • tornado
  • nuclear explosion
  • unidentified flying object