Quiz: Test your knowledge of the fifty nifty United States
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Test your knowledge of the fifty nifty United States
By: Staff Writer
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About This Quiz

Whether it's "California Love" or "Sweet Home Alabama," there's a lot to sing about the United States. There's also a lot to remember! Each state has its own distinct history, culture, and personality. From the first state in 1787 to the last in 1959, test your knowledge on the fifty nifty United States.

What we now know as the United States is not what it once was. The official states got their start in 1776 at the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. What started out as the original 13 colonies would come to grow into the third largest country in the world. The very first ratification of the Constitution led to Delaware being known as "The First State." While many states are recognized for their nicknames, there are tons of other facts that go into each one.

Many states are known for their major landmarks like the Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore, and the Golden Gate Bridge. States like Kansas are remembered as the backdrop for famous films while Utah is the home of a concentrated religious population. All these facts play a role in shaping the view of each state. From your chocolate dreams in Pennsylvania to the Tennessee delicacy, is your United States knowledge enough to lead you through this quiz? Let's find out!

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How does Delaware compare in size to the other states?
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What famous movie is set in Kansas?
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What's the most delicious destination in Pennsylvania?
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Who is the famous novelist that comes from Alabama?
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What's the capital of Montana?
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Iowa is the nation's top producer of which two crops?
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What's the capital of Alaska?
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What's the state fruit of New Jersey?
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What's the state bird of Arizona?
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What Mississippi state flower is also the state tree?
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What's the state flower of Arkansas?
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California's famous attraction, Disneyland, was built on a field of what?
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What is the meaning of the word "Colorado"?
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When did Connecticut receive its statehood?
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What's the state bird of Florida?
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What pretty symbol is on Hawaiian license plates?​
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What famous Golden Age of Hollywood actress is from Idaho?
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What is the state flower of Illinois?
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Which of these is a real city in Indiana?
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What famous fighter is from Kentucky?
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What's the state bird of Louisiana?
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Maine is considered to be the setting for what children's book?
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What's the state flower of Massachusetts?
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What was the failed tourist destination of Michigan?
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What famous rock star is from Minnesota?
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Missouri is the home of what food invention​?
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What's the state gem of Nebraska?
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What is the one destination in Nevada that is NOT appropriate for spring breakers?
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What's the state sport of New Hampshire?
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What is the state tie of New Mexico?
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What's the state bird of New York?
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What's the state vegetable of North Carolina?
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In what region of the country is Ohio?
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What's the state game bird of South Carolina?
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What is the capital of South Dakota?
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What delicacy is produced in Tennessee?
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Washington is the world's largest producer of which organic produce?
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West Virginia specializes in what kid's toy?
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Wisconsin boasts the country's largest waterpark, named what?
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What is the name of the United States' first national park, located in Wyoming?
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