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Connecticut Trivia

Quiz Questions

  1. What is the capital city of Connecticut?
  2. Connecticut is one of the six states that make up which region?
  3. What sort of vessels are designed and built for the U.S. Navy at Groton, Connecticut?
  4. Bristol, Connecticut is home to which sports television network?
  5. In 1873, Samuel Clemens built a home next door to which other famous author?

  6. What is the nickname of the state of Connecticut?
  7. Which Ivy League university is located in New Haven, Connecticut?
  8. Which American author wrote the novel 'A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court'?
  9. New London is a Connecticut seaport city located at the outlet of which river?
  10. Can you give the name of the world's first nuclear powered submarine which was named Connecticut's State Ship in 1983?
  11. Connecticut is bordered by which small state to the east?
  12. Located on the Long Island Sound, name the largest city in Connecticut by population?
  13. Danbury is the centre of which clothes industry?
  14. Where would you find three grapevines?
  15. The female often bites off the male's head, however can you name the state insect of Connecticut?


  1. Hartford
  2. New England
  3. Submarines
  4. ESPN
  5. Harriet Beecher Stowe (Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) moved his family to Hartford, Connecticut, next door to Stowe)
  6. The Constitution State
  7. Yale University
  8. Mark Twain
  9. Thames River
  10. The USS Nautilus
  11. Rhode Island
  12. Bridgeport
  13. Hat industry
  14. The flag of the state of Connecticut
  15. European Praying Mantis