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Quiz about Facts About The States
Quiz about Facts About The States

Facts About The States Trivia Quiz


This quiz is to test your knowledge on the states. Good Luck.

A multiple-choice quiz by diamondjim68. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
diamondjim68
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
108,204
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
6169
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Question 1 of 10
1. What was the first state to join the union? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. How many states make up New England? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. In what year did California become a state? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. What state was not part of the Confederacy? Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. What were the last two contiguous states to join the Union? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Which one of these states has a capital that was not named after a President? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What is the largest state in square miles? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. What state is farthest south? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. What is the least populous state? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. According to the 2000 census, which state has three cities with more than 1 million people? Hint



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. What was the first state to join the union?

Answer: Delaware

Delaware joined the union on Dec.7,1787
2. How many states make up New England?

Answer: 6

Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine.
3. In what year did California become a state?

Answer: 1850

California was admitted as the result of the momentous Compromise of 1850.
4. What state was not part of the Confederacy?

Answer: Kentucky

Although considered a southern state, Kentucky remained loyal to the Union.
5. What were the last two contiguous states to join the Union?

Answer: Arizona and New Mexico

Arizona and New Mexico were the last two to join the inner United States. Alaska and Hawaii were off the coast.
6. Which one of these states has a capital that was not named after a President?

Answer: Washington

Olympia, Washington.
Lincoln, Nebraska.
Jackson, Mississippi.
Jefferson City, Missouri.
Washington was the state named after a President.
7. What is the largest state in square miles?

Answer: Alaska

Alaska has 663,267 square miles and it is over twice the size as Texas.
8. What state is farthest south?

Answer: Hawaii

Hawaii is way down in the Pacific,about 2,000 miles from California.
9. What is the least populous state?

Answer: Wyoming

Less than half a million people live in Wyoming.
10. According to the 2000 census, which state has three cities with more than 1 million people?

Answer: Texas

Houston, Dallas and San Antonio. U.S. Census Bureau figures issued in 2015 show that California also has three cities with other 1 million inhabitants - Los Angeles, San Diego and San Jose.
Source: Author diamondjim68

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