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1. My adopted home, a Commonwealth, has a capital that was also the capital of an independent nation for about four years. Which city is this?
2. My not-so-adopted home is a Commonwealth. It was also home to an independent nation. In fact, more than one city in my commonwealth has staked claim to being the nation's capital. This capital city, however, has not, but it enjoys a wonderful view of the mighty Susquehanna River. Which one is it?
3. The word "cheeseburger" was trademarked by Louis Ballast, who operated the Humpty Dumpty Barrel Drive-In in which Western state capital?
4. The southern state that I live in is called the Peach State. It is the home of many different attractions that tons of people visit. The Falcons play in which city?
5. Dzántik'i Héeni, which means "Base of the Flounders River", is the Tlingit name for which state capital? (Tlingit is the name of a Native American people who live in that area).
6. The village Lohman's Landing, a trading post in the wilderness located on the northern edge of the Ozark Plateau, became which US state capital in 1821? It was named after a president.
7. My nickname is Music City, USA. Vanderbilt University is located here. I share my name with a TV show.
8. I share my name with a US president's last name. Did you know Georgia O'Keeffe is from here? The Midwest state I am located in is known as the Dairy State. Which capital city am I?
9. A US president's last name is the same as mine. Did you know Hillary Swank and Lindsey Shaw are from here? I am sometimes referred to as the Star City. Which Midwestern capital am I?
10. Did you know Mark Twain spent several years in this city working as a correspondent? I am an independent city. I was founded in the boom days of silver mining. I am named after a famous explorer. Which Western capital am I?
Source: Author LGH12
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