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Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 1
Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 1

50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 1 Quiz


Let's see how well you know all 50 States and their capitals. I am going to go in order of statehood not alphabetical to make it tricky. All you have to do is match the capital to the state. Good luck.

A matching quiz by mashfan105. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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mashfan105
Time
5 mins
Type
Match Quiz
Quiz #
389,382
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Very Easy
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10 / 10
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1. Dover is the capital, Wilmington is the largest city, Joe Biden is one of my chief citizens, and Caesar Rodney cast the vote for independence and statehood.   
  South Carolina
2. I am known as "The Birthplace of Democracy". If you want to see "where it happened" come to Philadelphia. Pittsburgh is (or was) home of the steel mills and the coal mines and part of me is on Lake Erie. Harrisburg is my capital and six states border me.   
  New Jersey
3. I am known as the Garden State but don't get me wrong, I am no Garden of Eden. I have the worst crime rate in the nation. Five battles in the Revolution were fought here and George Washington crossed the river to my capital of Trenton in 1776. I became a state the night The Constitution was ratified and my representatives almost got lost looking for Independence Hall when they went to sign the Declaration of Independence. Atlantic City is where all the crime is. Just don't leave the Boardwalk and don't forget your Monopoly board.   
  Virginia
4. This state is a hotbed for civil rights both good and bad. The KKK was founded here and so was their rivals Black Lives Matter and Black Panthers. It is known as the Peach State and has the largest population in the South. Atlanta is the capital and is the headquarters of Coke, everyone's favorite drink, and the Olympics were held here in 96. The state women's suffrage movement was started here in Savannah in 1866 and the Girl Scouts were also founded here in 1912.   
  Connecticut
5. This state has more gun shops than industry and is home of all eight gun manufactures except Browning. It is known as the Constitution State because its founding father Roger Sherman was on all the committees to pass the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Hartford is the capital. Many inventions were made here from tires, flying disk and guns. Clown School is located here and for a time so was the circus because PT Barnum came from here.   
  Maryland
6. This state has been at the front of the Revolution since the first battles were fought here. One might say that the capital Boston has more history in it than people, and it is home to the Big Dig. Half the population is Democratic and they are known to be radicals ever since John Adams started the Revolution.   
  New Hampshire
7. This state is #7 of the Colonies. The capital Annapolis is home to the Naval School. Baltimore is known as the murder capital of America and is home of Fort McHenry where the National Anthem was written. DC is a stone's throw away across the Potomac.  
  Georgia
8. This state is called the Palmetto State and is the oldest in the South. The capital is Columbia but the largest city Charleston is where the history is and is home of the US Naval Museum.   
  Pennsylvania
9. This state won independence by fighting in the Revolution. The nickname Granite State is more then a nickname all the granite in the nation used to make national monuments and tombstones comes from here. Old Man Mountain is the state symbol. The capital is Concord.   
  Massachusetts
10. This state has more Civil War battlefields then the rest of the nation. The capital Richmond was the headquarters and capital of the Confederacy from 1862 until the end of the war in 1865. DC is a stone's throw away across the Potomac. Norfolk is where the ships are made and Jamestown is where the state was founded. If you want to learn about history and life in Colonial America come here.   
  Delaware





Select each answer

1. Dover is the capital, Wilmington is the largest city, Joe Biden is one of my chief citizens, and Caesar Rodney cast the vote for independence and statehood.
2. I am known as "The Birthplace of Democracy". If you want to see "where it happened" come to Philadelphia. Pittsburgh is (or was) home of the steel mills and the coal mines and part of me is on Lake Erie. Harrisburg is my capital and six states border me.
3. I am known as the Garden State but don't get me wrong, I am no Garden of Eden. I have the worst crime rate in the nation. Five battles in the Revolution were fought here and George Washington crossed the river to my capital of Trenton in 1776. I became a state the night The Constitution was ratified and my representatives almost got lost looking for Independence Hall when they went to sign the Declaration of Independence. Atlantic City is where all the crime is. Just don't leave the Boardwalk and don't forget your Monopoly board.
4. This state is a hotbed for civil rights both good and bad. The KKK was founded here and so was their rivals Black Lives Matter and Black Panthers. It is known as the Peach State and has the largest population in the South. Atlanta is the capital and is the headquarters of Coke, everyone's favorite drink, and the Olympics were held here in 96. The state women's suffrage movement was started here in Savannah in 1866 and the Girl Scouts were also founded here in 1912.
5. This state has more gun shops than industry and is home of all eight gun manufactures except Browning. It is known as the Constitution State because its founding father Roger Sherman was on all the committees to pass the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Hartford is the capital. Many inventions were made here from tires, flying disk and guns. Clown School is located here and for a time so was the circus because PT Barnum came from here.
6. This state has been at the front of the Revolution since the first battles were fought here. One might say that the capital Boston has more history in it than people, and it is home to the Big Dig. Half the population is Democratic and they are known to be radicals ever since John Adams started the Revolution.
7. This state is #7 of the Colonies. The capital Annapolis is home to the Naval School. Baltimore is known as the murder capital of America and is home of Fort McHenry where the National Anthem was written. DC is a stone's throw away across the Potomac.
8. This state is called the Palmetto State and is the oldest in the South. The capital is Columbia but the largest city Charleston is where the history is and is home of the US Naval Museum.
9. This state won independence by fighting in the Revolution. The nickname Granite State is more then a nickname all the granite in the nation used to make national monuments and tombstones comes from here. Old Man Mountain is the state symbol. The capital is Concord.
10. This state has more Civil War battlefields then the rest of the nation. The capital Richmond was the headquarters and capital of the Confederacy from 1862 until the end of the war in 1865. DC is a stone's throw away across the Potomac. Norfolk is where the ships are made and Jamestown is where the state was founded. If you want to learn about history and life in Colonial America come here.

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Dover is the capital, Wilmington is the largest city, Joe Biden is one of my chief citizens, and Caesar Rodney cast the vote for independence and statehood.

Answer: Delaware

Greetings from Delaware, the First State. Delaware became a state on December 7th, 1787 and was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence, The Constitution, The Bill of Rights, and first to acquire statehood.
2. I am known as "The Birthplace of Democracy". If you want to see "where it happened" come to Philadelphia. Pittsburgh is (or was) home of the steel mills and the coal mines and part of me is on Lake Erie. Harrisburg is my capital and six states border me.

Answer: Pennsylvania

Every document of the new democracy was written at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania mines more coal than the east coast and is home of the rail landmark Horseshoe Curve. About 1.5% of the population is Amish, and the state also is historically closely associated with the Quakers.

It was founded by William Penn, a Quaker, and he established freedom of worship in the colony from the outset.
3. I am known as the Garden State but don't get me wrong, I am no Garden of Eden. I have the worst crime rate in the nation. Five battles in the Revolution were fought here and George Washington crossed the river to my capital of Trenton in 1776. I became a state the night The Constitution was ratified and my representatives almost got lost looking for Independence Hall when they went to sign the Declaration of Independence. Atlantic City is where all the crime is. Just don't leave the Boardwalk and don't forget your Monopoly board.

Answer: New Jersey

New Jersey does have a crime problem. George Washington liberated Trenton in 1776 by crossing the Delaware, and Atlantic City is the home of the Monopoly Board.
4. This state is a hotbed for civil rights both good and bad. The KKK was founded here and so was their rivals Black Lives Matter and Black Panthers. It is known as the Peach State and has the largest population in the South. Atlanta is the capital and is the headquarters of Coke, everyone's favorite drink, and the Olympics were held here in 96. The state women's suffrage movement was started here in Savannah in 1866 and the Girl Scouts were also founded here in 1912.

Answer: Georgia

Georgia is a mixed state and a key center for civil rights. Georgia has seen it all from the rise of the KKK, the birth of Martin Luther King, and the Women's Suffrage Movement. If you read "Gone With The Wind" you should know Margaret Mitchell who wrote it, set in Atlanta while the town was under siege by Sherman when he torched the city.

The Girl Scouts was founded in Savannah in 1912 by Juliette Gordon Low and held their first camp out the following year. Atlanta, the capital, was where Coke was invented and where its world headquarters is located.

In 1996 the Olympics were hosted here and since then many world organizations are located here. The CDC is located in Atlanta along with other institutions to make sure the world stays safe. Georgia grows half of the US supply of peaches giving it it's nickname and grows a quarter of the nuts and onions which the world loves.
5. This state has more gun shops than industry and is home of all eight gun manufactures except Browning. It is known as the Constitution State because its founding father Roger Sherman was on all the committees to pass the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Hartford is the capital. Many inventions were made here from tires, flying disk and guns. Clown School is located here and for a time so was the circus because PT Barnum came from here.

Answer: Connecticut

Connecticut is noted for the inventions made there in the Industrial Revolution. Sam Colt invented the revolving pistol here, Winchester invented the repeating rifle, Eli Whitney invented the Cotton Gin, Charles Goodyear invented vulcanized rubber giving us tires, Ezra Warner invented the can opener, George C. Blickensderfer invented the Typewriter, David Bushnell built the first sub and true to its inventor Electric Boat made the first nuclear one too over in Groton, and at Yale the Frisbee was invented.

It is called the Constitution State because it created the first one called the Fundamental Order. If you have seen a Connecticut quarter there is a tree on it. Legend states the Connecticut constitution was hidden in it to protect it from the British who raided Hartford in 1639.
6. This state has been at the front of the Revolution since the first battles were fought here. One might say that the capital Boston has more history in it than people, and it is home to the Big Dig. Half the population is Democratic and they are known to be radicals ever since John Adams started the Revolution.

Answer: Massachusetts

Massachusetts was the second colony, settled in 1620, when the Mayflower came over. Boston is rich in history since this city was the heart of the Revolution. The Red Sox don't need to be haunted by the Bambino anymore; they beat the Yankees in 2004 breaking the curse. John Adams, his son Quincy, Kennedy, and both Bush's were born in Massachusetts. Most of the battles of the Revolution were fought here from the Boston Tea Party, The Boston Massacre, and the first battle of the Revolution, Lexington and Concord.
7. This state is #7 of the Colonies. The capital Annapolis is home to the Naval School. Baltimore is known as the murder capital of America and is home of Fort McHenry where the National Anthem was written. DC is a stone's throw away across the Potomac.

Answer: Maryland

Maryland was the 7th colony to join the union. The Naval School in Annapolis is where US sailors are taught before they board their boats, Baltimore despite being home of Fort McHenry has more murders then the rest of the United States. Across from Maryland on the other side of the Potomac is DC itself our nations capital. If you are a railroad buff Cumberland is where CSX was founded and is home of the B&O Museum and Cumberland Yard.
8. This state is called the Palmetto State and is the oldest in the South. The capital is Columbia but the largest city Charleston is where the history is and is home of the US Naval Museum.

Answer: South Carolina

South Carolina also fought off the British in the Revolution by building their fort out of Palmetto log but they also started the Civil War when they attacked Fort Sumter. The Naval Museum in Charleston is home of the Alvin, the Turtle, and the Hunley, which sank in the harbor after torpedoing a Yankee schooner.
9. This state won independence by fighting in the Revolution. The nickname Granite State is more then a nickname all the granite in the nation used to make national monuments and tombstones comes from here. Old Man Mountain is the state symbol. The capital is Concord.

Answer: New Hampshire

"Live Free or Die" is the motto and it was New Hampshire which helped get the United States started during the Revolution by forming the first national guard. If you want to bury your loved ones you need to buy a tombstone look no more then in New Hampshire in this state 90% of the granite used in tombstone making is cut.
10. This state has more Civil War battlefields then the rest of the nation. The capital Richmond was the headquarters and capital of the Confederacy from 1862 until the end of the war in 1865. DC is a stone's throw away across the Potomac. Norfolk is where the ships are made and Jamestown is where the state was founded. If you want to learn about history and life in Colonial America come here.

Answer: Virginia

Virginia is the first colony with settlers arriving here in 1607 at Jamestown. DC is a stone's throw away across the Potomac and institutions like Arlington, The Pentagon, CIA Operations Center, and the Library of Congress are located here. Norfolk is the home port for the US Fleet.

It is also where it is built and is home of the largest shipyards in the nation. If you are looking for history come to Virginia you will find plenty to write your history paper here. Bull Run, Appomattox, Fredericksburg, Williamsburg, Mount Vernon, and other historic sites are all located here.
Source: Author mashfan105

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