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Pageant Trivia: How’s Your Pageant Knowledge?

Mar 22, 2013

From famous beauty pageant contestants to the Miss America pageant, how much do you know about beauty pageants? Take our beauty pageant quiz to find out!

  1. What year was the first Miss America pageant held?
  2. In what year did the Miss America Organization found the platform concept, which requires each contestant to choose an issue which she cares about and is relevant to our society?
  3. True or False – The Miss Universe beauty pageant was founded in 1952 by Pacific Mills, a California clothing company.
  4. What year was the Miss America pageant broadcast live for the first time?
  5. What famous actress was crowned Miss Teen All America 1985 and Miss Ohio-USA 1986?
  6. True or False – The Miss World pageant took place in the United States one time in 1989.
  7. Who was the first woman with a disability to become Miss America? (*Hint* This beauty queen was crowned in 1994.)
  8. Which famous news anchor was crowned America’s Junior Miss in 1963?
  9. Looking fantastic in her beauty pageant dress, who was the first African American woman to be crowned Miss America?
  10. True or False – In 2000, state and local Miss America contestants dedicated 571,177 hours to volunteering.

Take your time answering the questions, and then check below to see how well you did.

Pageant Trivia Answers

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