Quiz: How Much Do You Know About US State Capitals?
How Much Do You Know About US State Capitals?
By: Maria Trimarchi
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About This Quiz

The United States has fifty state capitals and each has its own unique flavor, tradition and style. From small to large, these state capitals captivate the imagination, have historic achievements and will broaden your horizons. Think you know a ton about the U.S. capitals? Let's see how much you really know!

Do you know which state capital's residents are called Pierrites? Or, which state capital is located at the geographic center of its state? While every state capital is unique, some have popular local traditions that are only experienced in that state. For example, do you know which capital drops a giant lighted potato on New Years instead of a traditional lighted ball?

The capital of some states is often considered the biggest city with the best representation of the people, but history has something else to say about this. Do you know which state capitals are not the biggest cities in their states? Or can you name the five state capitals California has had in the past, before its current state capital? Yes, you read that right: California has had six different capitals throughout its history. 

So, if you think your topic on Friday quiz night is State Capitals, then you need to take this quiz to see if you really have what it takes!

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