25 Cool Trivia Facts You Should Know About Branson

Think you know everything there is to know about Branson, Missouri? Challenge your knowledge by answering these 25 cool trivia facts about Branson.

Put yourself to the test on all things "Branson" by playing our quick and fun trivia game with your family!

1. What year did Silver Dollar City introduce the World’s tallest, steepest, and fastest spinning roller coaster, Time Traveler?

  1. 2016
  2. 2018
  3. 2010
  4. 2019

2. Name the Ozarks first distillery since prohibition:

  1. White Mule
  2. Missouri Ridge
  3. Copper Run
  4. Ozark Distillery and Brewery

3. What year did Presleys’ Country Jubilee build their theater?

  1. 1962
  2. 1989
  3. 1950
  4. 1967

4. How many appointed guests’ rooms offer endless luxury at the Chateau on the Lake?

  1. 301
  2. 250
  3. 360
  4. 212

5. What was Branson’s first show?

  1. The Baldknobbers
  2. SIX
  3. Clay Cooper
  4. Presley’s Country Jubilee

6. How many guests have visited the Titanic Museum since it opened in 2006?

  1. 4.4 million
  2. 8.9 million
  3. 6.2 million
  4. 2.2 million

7. Branson is surrounded by 3 pristine lakes. Which ones are they?

  1. Bull Shoals, Lake Taneycomo, and Table Rock Lake
  2. Lake of the Ozarks, Bull Shoals, and Table Rock Lake
  3. Table Rock Lake, Lake Taneycomo, and Stockton Lake
  4. Stockton Lake, Lake Taneycomo, Table Rock Lake

8. What show features 5 brothers and 1 sister that have been playing together for 27 years?

  1. The Baldknobbers
  2. The Hughes
  3. Presleys’ Country Jubilee
  4. The Haygoods

9. The Branson Ferris Wheel moved from Chicago’s Navy Pier to Branson Track Family Fun Parks in what year?

  1. 2017
  2. 2016
  3. 2015
  4. 2018

10. How much did it cost to build Silver Dollar City’s roller coaster, Time Traveler?  

  1. $26 million dollars
  2. $34 million dollars
  3. $22 million dollars
  4. $38 million dollars

11. How many lights does it take to light the Branson Ferris Wheel?

  1. Over 122,000
  2. Over 160,000
  3. Over 144,000
  4. Over 150,000

12. How many golf courses does Branson have including Tiger Wood's new Payne’s Valley course?

  1. 12
  2. 15
  3. 10
  4. 9

13. In 1991 Branson was featured on what CBS television news show?

  1. 60 Minutes
  2. 20/20
  3. Good Morning America
  4. CBS Evening News

14. How many theatre seats are there in Branson?

  1. Over 50,000
  2. Over 70,000
  3. Over 60,000
  4. Over 40,000

15. How many different items can you purchase at Dick’s 5 & 10?

  1. 300,000
  2. 150,000
  3. 420,000
  4. 170,000

16. What year did the Branson airport open?

  1. 2010
  2. 2006
  3. 2007
  4. 2009

17. The newest restaurant to open at the Branson Landing in 2019 was:

  1. Paula Dean’s Family Kitchen
  2. Guy Fieri
  3. Andy B’s
  4. Black Oak Grill

18. What famous television show from the 1960’s filmed 5 episodes at Silver Dollar City?

  1. Gunsmoke
  2. The Beverly Hillbillies
  3. The Twilight Zone
  4. Leave It To Beaver

19. The two-mile Table Rock Lakeshore Trail connects the Dewey Short Visitor Center to what attraction on the water?

  1. Showboat Branson Belle
  2. Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline
  3. Showboat Belle
  4. Mainstreet Lake Marina

20. How many family members perform in the “World’s Largest Performing Family Show,” The Hughes?

  1. 25
  2. 30
  3. 20
  4. 40

21. The Branson Scenic Railway is a heritage railroad located next door to the Hilton Convention Hotel and operates a special Christmas tour called what?

  1. The Christmas Express
  2. The Branson Express
  3. Ozark Mountain Express
  4. The Polar Express

22. The Branson Landing Fountain Water Cannons at Branson Landing shoot 120-foot geysers every hour. How many water cannons are there?

  1. 15
  2. 13
  3. 20
  4. 17

23. Fritz’s Adventure opened America’s first famous attraction in 2018:

  1. Aerodium Outdoor Flying Adventure
  2. Aerodium Outdoor Adventure
  3. Aerodium Adventure
  4. Outdoor Flying Adventure

24. Which novel written about the Ozarks has become the fourth most widely read book in publishing history?

  1. The Shepherd in the Hills written in 1907
  2. The Shepherd of the Hills written in 1907
  3. The Shepherd Hills written in 1907
  4. Shepherd and Hills written in 1907

25. Name the show that features real brothers who perform the entire show with their vocal talents only:

  1. Six Brothers
  2. Acapella Angels
  3. Voices of Branson
  4. SIX

 

ANSWERS: 1: B, 2: C, 3: D, 4: A, 5: A, 6: C, 7: A, 8: D, 9: B, 10: A, 11: C, 12: C, 13: A, 14: C, 15: A, 16: B, 17: A, 18: B, 19: A, 20: B, 21: D, 22: A, 23: A, 24: B, 25: D

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