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More State Names
USA - Names & Symbols
"Here's more useless trivia on the origins of state names. My apologies to any Native Americans out there. I've used the word Indian because it was shorter to type."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which states were named for a King and his Queen?
Georgia and the Carolinas
Georgia and Virginia
The Carolinas and Maryland
Louisiana and Florida
What state name was first rejected by another state because it was not an Indian word?
Which state name is the name of an Indian tribe but is not an Indian word?
What two states share their name with 21st century countries?
New Mexico and California
New Mexico and Texas
New Mexico and Georgia
New Mexico and Hawaii
What state is named for the people who were forced to live there?
What state is named for a mythical paradise from a Spanish romance?
The longest official state name belongs to which state?
What state names come from Indian words meaning 'friends or allies'?
Tennessee and the Dakotas
Texas and the Dakotas
Tennessee and Kansas
Arkansas and Nebraska
Which name is not from the French?
The name of this western state comes from an Indian word of a tribe that originally lived on the east coast.
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Compiled Jun 28 12