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Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 4
Quiz about 50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 4

50 States and Capitals Match Up Part 4 Quiz


Part 4 of the 50 States and Capitals Match Up. I will give you a capital city you need to match it to the state. I will give information about each state in the description.

A matching quiz by mashfan105. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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mashfan105
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397,079
Updated
Dec 03 21
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1. This state was founded in the Gold Rush and was the first state settled out west when the pioneers came in 1846. Sacramento the capital is where the Transcontinental Railroad began in 1863. San Francisco the largest city in the northern part of the state was destroyed twice by earthquakes and rebuilt. Los Angeles the largest city in the south is home of the movie industry. San Diego is the home of the US Pacific Fleet.   
  Minnesota
2. This state is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes and borders Canada. St Paul is the capital and has the largest population in the state. Much of the US's iron ore comes from here and it forms the first loop of the Rust Belt.   
  California
3. This state is noted for its lumber. Salem is the capital and Portland is the largest city. This state has an ocean to the west and rivers to the north and the east. Known as the Beaver State mountain men came through here with Lewis and Clark and years later they brought the pioneers here on a trail that gives the state its name.   
  West Virginia
4. This state is the heart of the corn belt and is where the Great Plains meet the Rockies. Topeka the state capital is where Brown vs Board happened. This state is also right smack in Tornado Alley and 15 of the worst tornadoes happened here. The largest city Wichita is home of the aviation industry and Dodge City is the wildest cattle town in the west not even the Earps, Bat Masterson, and Hickok could tame it. This was the first state founded by the Homestead Act.   
  South Dakota
5. This state is the heart of Coal Country and was home to several bootlegging stills. It has a bridge over New River Gorge and it is one of six states that allow BASE Jumping without a permit. Charleston is the capital and largest city.   
  Nevada
6. This state was founded in the Civil War and when gold and silver were struck in its state capital Carson City everyone flocked here. Reno is just up the road and rivals Las Vegas as the largest city in gambling which powers the economy. Well known sites are Hoover Dam, the ET Highway and Area 51, Lake Mead, and 200 military bases.   
  North Dakota
7. This state is the buckle of the Corn Belt with much of the corn used to feed the nation grown here. It is second behind Texas on cattle and is home to butcher houses like JBS, Conagra, and Tyson which are based in Omaha. Omaha is also home of Union Pacific which started here in 1862 and headed west to build the Transcontinental Railroad. Lincoln the state capital is the only state capital that has a single house of government. This was the second state founded by the Homestead Acts.   
  Kansas
8. This state was also founded on gold. Denver the state capital is the highest city in the nation and is where many of our coins are made. Pikes Peak is where America the Beautiful was written and the state is home of NORAD and Air Force School.   
  Oregon
9. This state is part of the Badlands. When Teddy Roosevelt came here in 1885 and camped he found peace, and when he became president in 1901 he made sure this part of the Badlands and his cabin were made a national park. Bismarck is the capital and it has the lowest crime rate in the nation.   
  Nebraska
10. This state is home of Mount Rushmore and the cattle towns of Belle Fourche, and Rapid City. Sturgis is where the bikers go. Pierre the state capital is one of four not connected by interstate.  
  Colorado





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1. This state was founded in the Gold Rush and was the first state settled out west when the pioneers came in 1846. Sacramento the capital is where the Transcontinental Railroad began in 1863. San Francisco the largest city in the northern part of the state was destroyed twice by earthquakes and rebuilt. Los Angeles the largest city in the south is home of the movie industry. San Diego is the home of the US Pacific Fleet.
2. This state is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes and borders Canada. St Paul is the capital and has the largest population in the state. Much of the US's iron ore comes from here and it forms the first loop of the Rust Belt.
3. This state is noted for its lumber. Salem is the capital and Portland is the largest city. This state has an ocean to the west and rivers to the north and the east. Known as the Beaver State mountain men came through here with Lewis and Clark and years later they brought the pioneers here on a trail that gives the state its name.
4. This state is the heart of the corn belt and is where the Great Plains meet the Rockies. Topeka the state capital is where Brown vs Board happened. This state is also right smack in Tornado Alley and 15 of the worst tornadoes happened here. The largest city Wichita is home of the aviation industry and Dodge City is the wildest cattle town in the west not even the Earps, Bat Masterson, and Hickok could tame it. This was the first state founded by the Homestead Act.
5. This state is the heart of Coal Country and was home to several bootlegging stills. It has a bridge over New River Gorge and it is one of six states that allow BASE Jumping without a permit. Charleston is the capital and largest city.
6. This state was founded in the Civil War and when gold and silver were struck in its state capital Carson City everyone flocked here. Reno is just up the road and rivals Las Vegas as the largest city in gambling which powers the economy. Well known sites are Hoover Dam, the ET Highway and Area 51, Lake Mead, and 200 military bases.
7. This state is the buckle of the Corn Belt with much of the corn used to feed the nation grown here. It is second behind Texas on cattle and is home to butcher houses like JBS, Conagra, and Tyson which are based in Omaha. Omaha is also home of Union Pacific which started here in 1862 and headed west to build the Transcontinental Railroad. Lincoln the state capital is the only state capital that has a single house of government. This was the second state founded by the Homestead Acts.
8. This state was also founded on gold. Denver the state capital is the highest city in the nation and is where many of our coins are made. Pikes Peak is where America the Beautiful was written and the state is home of NORAD and Air Force School.
9. This state is part of the Badlands. When Teddy Roosevelt came here in 1885 and camped he found peace, and when he became president in 1901 he made sure this part of the Badlands and his cabin were made a national park. Bismarck is the capital and it has the lowest crime rate in the nation.
10. This state is home of Mount Rushmore and the cattle towns of Belle Fourche, and Rapid City. Sturgis is where the bikers go. Pierre the state capital is one of four not connected by interstate.

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This state was founded in the Gold Rush and was the first state settled out west when the pioneers came in 1846. Sacramento the capital is where the Transcontinental Railroad began in 1863. San Francisco the largest city in the northern part of the state was destroyed twice by earthquakes and rebuilt. Los Angeles the largest city in the south is home of the movie industry. San Diego is the home of the US Pacific Fleet.

Answer: California

California has changed since the Gold Rush. In 1846 it was conquered from Mexico at the conclusion of the Mexican American War. In 1906, 1989, and 1994 earthquakes hit the state and destroyed parts of Los Angeles and San Francisco. San Francisco was the hardest hit because it stands right at the center of the San Andreas Fault where the plate that is North America meets the ocean. Twice San Francisco was destroyed by it and they rebuilt and since 1989 spaghetti bowl interchanges and viaducts are banned in the state and the Bay Bridge, the Rafael Bridge, the Haywood Bridge, and the Dumbarton Bridge have been replaced or are going to be replaced as the cantilever has been banned in the state because a large section of the Bay Bridge collapsed in 1989, and four decks on the Bay Bridge and the Cyprus Viaduct also collapsed killing divers. Los Angeles is home of the movie industry and every film ever made was made here. Los Angeles is also home of the largest port in the United States The Intermodel Container Transfer Facility ICTF at Long Beach which is entirely located on Terminal Island and is connected to the mainland by four bridges. San Diego is home of the Pacific Fleet with all the ships docked at North Island Naval Station.

The capital, Sacramento, is home to Roseville Yard which is the largest rail yard on the west coast. Not far from the yard on I Street in Sacramento is where it all began in 1862 when Southern Pacific broke ground and started their trek east to Utah beginning construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. California is home of 9 national parks and is home of Mount Whitney which is the high point and Death Valley which is the low point. The Napa Valley from Oakland to Eureka produces wine and beer. The state also produces fruit.
2. This state is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes and borders Canada. St Paul is the capital and has the largest population in the state. Much of the US's iron ore comes from here and it forms the first loop of the Rust Belt.

Answer: Minnesota

Minnesota has two of the Great lakes in it and there are 10,000 lakes in this state giving it its nickname. St Paul and Minneapolis are the state's capital and have the largest population in the state. Most of the iron ore that is used in the steel mills comes from here and it forms the first loop of the Rust Belt. Minnesota is also above the 48th parallel which means it is extremely cold in winter.
3. This state is noted for its lumber. Salem is the capital and Portland is the largest city. This state has an ocean to the west and rivers to the north and the east. Known as the Beaver State mountain men came through here with Lewis and Clark and years later they brought the pioneers here on a trail that gives the state its name.

Answer: Oregon

When the pioneers came here in 1846 they knew it was a great place to live. The Columbia and the Snake rivers make up the largest watershed in the western United States. Boats go up and down this river from the Tri Cities to Portland. The eastern half is mostly farmland but everything else is woodlands and logging is Oregon's chief industry.
4. This state is the heart of the corn belt and is where the Great Plains meet the Rockies. Topeka the state capital is where Brown vs Board happened. This state is also right smack in Tornado Alley and 15 of the worst tornadoes happened here. The largest city Wichita is home of the aviation industry and Dodge City is the wildest cattle town in the west not even the Earps, Bat Masterson, and Hickok could tame it. This was the first state founded by the Homestead Act.

Answer: Kansas

Good old Kansas with its flat lands and and fields was founded early in 1854. when it was founded. The first industry in Kansas was cattle, but when Dodge City was shot up, cattle was banned in the state and the Earps, Bat Masterson, and Hickok had a hard time taming it. Kansas sits in Tornado Alley and 15 of the deadliest twisters destroyed the cities of Hays, Greensburg, Wichita, and destroyed homes around Lawrence and Dodge City. Topeka despite being the place where BNSF was founded is also famous for Brown vs Board of Education a Supreme Court case that ruled against segregation. Wichita is home of the US aircraft industry with plants belonging to Boeing, Cessna, Beechcraft, Airbus, Learjet, Raytheon, ans Spirit Aerospace located here.
5. This state is the heart of Coal Country and was home to several bootlegging stills. It has a bridge over New River Gorge and it is one of six states that allow BASE Jumping without a permit. Charleston is the capital and largest city.

Answer: West Virginia

West Virginia is in the center of the Appalachians and is the heart of Coal Country with 92% of all the coal coming from here. Another practice that is done in this state, but still banned is bootlegging with most of the stills located in the woods. The New River Gorge has the fourth longest arch bridge in the United States this is one of many arches where BASE jumping is allowed without a permit.
6. This state was founded in the Civil War and when gold and silver were struck in its state capital Carson City everyone flocked here. Reno is just up the road and rivals Las Vegas as the largest city in gambling which powers the economy. Well known sites are Hoover Dam, the ET Highway and Area 51, Lake Mead, and 200 military bases.

Answer: Nevada

Nevada became a state in the Civil War and to fund it they started looking for gold. Gold was struck in Carson City in 1850 and everyone flocked to the territory and the Comstock Lode one of them was Mark Twain. Reno is right up the road and rivals Vegas in gambling. Vegas is the largest city and has 200 churches, 300 wards and branches, 40 wedding chapels, and one LDS temple.

The state railroad museum is in Boulder and has the locomotives and cars they used to build Hoover Dam and Lake Mead which are near by. Nevada is the only state where flying over the interior will get you shot down.

There are 200 military bases, all in the interior, and flight over this area is restricted because all of them border Area 51. The ET Highway goes right through it and attracts conspiracy theorists and UFO hunters. Nevada also has the longest road in the nation with Highway 50 and the longest freeway in the nation Interstate 80 where there is no rest stop for 200 miles.
7. This state is the buckle of the Corn Belt with much of the corn used to feed the nation grown here. It is second behind Texas on cattle and is home to butcher houses like JBS, Conagra, and Tyson which are based in Omaha. Omaha is also home of Union Pacific which started here in 1862 and headed west to build the Transcontinental Railroad. Lincoln the state capital is the only state capital that has a single house of government. This was the second state founded by the Homestead Acts.

Answer: Nebraska

Nebraska has come a long way since the Homestead Acts. It fought twisters, survived Locust Armageddon, and lived through the Dust Bowl all to deliver us our corn and the meat. Six of the nations butcher houses are based in Omaha chief among them are JBS, Conagra, and Tyson. Omaha is home of Union Pacific which started west in 1862 to build the Transcontinental Railroad. North Platte is home to the largest yard in the world - Bailey Yard where 10,000 trains are made each day. Lincoln, the state capital, is the only capital to have a single house of government.
8. This state was also founded on gold. Denver the state capital is the highest city in the nation and is where many of our coins are made. Pikes Peak is where America the Beautiful was written and the state is home of NORAD and Air Force School.

Answer: Colorado

You better not get altitude sickness here because Colorado is 16,000 Feet Above Sea Level. Denver the capital is known as the Mile High City and is where all of our coins are made. Gold was struck here 1862 and a mint was opened a year later. Since that day Denver Mint has been pounding out the coins and if you see a coin with the letter D on the side it was struck in Denver. Colorado Springs is home of the United States Air Force Academy better known as Air Force School.

This is where our pilots earn their wings before they board their jets.

Not far from it under Cheyenne Mountain and Peterson Air Force Base is NORAD which has the job of protecting America to make sure our enemies do not destroy us.
9. This state is part of the Badlands. When Teddy Roosevelt came here in 1885 and camped he found peace, and when he became president in 1901 he made sure this part of the Badlands and his cabin were made a national park. Bismarck is the capital and it has the lowest crime rate in the nation.

Answer: North Dakota

North Dakota is one place you can find peace and Teddy found it when he camped on the Badlands in 1885. Years later when he became president the Northern Badlands and his cabin became a national park and are named after him. This state also has more Scandinavians then the rest of the nation and most of them live on the prairie and in Bismarck.

The state is very windy and has oil fields and wind farms but winters are harsh and it is extremely cold up there.
10. This state is home of Mount Rushmore and the cattle towns of Belle Fourche, and Rapid City. Sturgis is where the bikers go. Pierre the state capital is one of four not connected by interstate.

Answer: South Dakota

South Dakota is in the middle of the Black Hills. To the west is the Powder River Basin which has large coal fields and to the east are woodlands. In the middle where South Dakota is is the richest farmland and mountains in the country. Mount Rushmore is South Dakota's signature landmark Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Lincoln look down on a tree lined plaza filled with the flags from every 50 states.
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