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Can You Answer These US States Riddles?

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Question 1/12

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My economy is so large that if I were a separate country, my economy would be in the top 10 of the world. In 1848, the discovery of a precious mineral at Sutter's Mill brought many people across the country to me, and the lowest physical point in the United States is in my southeast area. What state am I?
Nevada
California
New Mexico

Question 2/12

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In 1653, the first permanent settlements were established by English colonists near my rivers. I am also home of the first Krispy Kreme doughnut. What state am I?
Georgia
North Carolina
Delaware

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I am a leading state in milk and cheese production. The ice cream sundae was also invented here in 1881. What state am I?
Wisconsin
Michigan
Illinois

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I was explored by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in 1805 and 1806, and mining and lumbering have been an important part of my economy for years. In 1922, TV was invented in one of my cities. What state am I?
South Carolina
Louisiana
Indiana

Question 5/12

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I have the only active diamond mine in the United States. Hot Springs National Park and Buffalo River in the Ozarks are my major tourist attractions. What state am I?
Maine
Arkansas
Iowa

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My people live, on average, five years longer than residents of any other state. I was nicknamed the "Sandwich Islands," and President Obama was born here. What state am I?
Hawaii
Florida
Washington

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I am home to one of the busiest airports in the world, JFK International Airport, and the largest stock exchange in the world. I am a leader in manufacturing, foreign trade, commerce and banking, and theatrical production. My nickname is the "Empire State." What state am I?
Masachusetts
New York
New Jersey

Question 8/12

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I am the smallest of the 50 states and home of the nation's oldest bar, The White House Tavern. Tourism generates over a billion dollars of revenue a year here. What state am I?
Rhode Island
Maryland
New Hampshire

Question 9/12

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I played a leading role as a gateway to the West as the start of the Pony Express and the Santa Fe and Oregon trails. I am also the birthplace of the ice cream cone. What state am I?
Tennessee
Oklahoma
Missouri

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I am home to the largest Mormon population in any state, and the first transcontinental railroad was completed in me at Promontory Summit. I am also the home of the first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. What state am I?
Utah
New York
Kentucky

Question 11/12

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In 1976, I became the only state to turn down the Olympics. I have the highest mean elevation of any state, and my breathtaking scenery and world-class skiing make me a prime tourist destination. What state am I?
Washington
Colorado
Wyoming

Question 12/12

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I am the driest state, made famous by the discovery of silver at Comstock Lode in 1859. In 1931, two industries were invented here - divorce and gambling. What state am I?
Pennsylvania
Indiana
Nevada

C+, State Facts Clueless

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B+, US State Know-It-All

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Great job! From New York to Hawaii, you know quite a bit about the 50 states. Our president approves!

A+, US State Expert

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Amazing! You are a US state super fan! You surely have President Obama's seal of approval. Congratulations on a quiz well done.
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1
My economy is so large that if I were a separate country, my economy would be in the top 10 of the world. In 1848, the discovery of a precious mineral at Sutter's Mill brought many people across the country to me, and the lowest physical point in the United States is in my southeast area. What state am I?
Nevada
California
New Mexico
2
In 1653, the first permanent settlements were established by English colonists near my rivers. I am also home of the first Krispy Kreme doughnut. What state am I?
Georgia
North Carolina
Delaware
3
I am a leading state in milk and cheese production. The ice cream sundae was also invented here in 1881. What state am I?
Wisconsin
Michigan
Illinois
4
I was explored by Meriwether Lewis and William Clark in 1805 and 1806, and mining and lumbering have been an important part of my economy for years. In 1922, TV was invented in one of my cities. What state am I?
South Carolina
Louisiana
Indiana
5
I have the only active diamond mine in the United States. Hot Springs National Park and Buffalo River in the Ozarks are my major tourist attractions. What state am I?
Maine
Arkansas
Iowa
6
My people live, on average, five years longer than residents of any other state. I was nicknamed the "Sandwich Islands," and President Obama was born here. What state am I?
Hawaii
Florida
Washington
7
I am home to one of the busiest airports in the world, JFK International Airport, and the largest stock exchange in the world. I am a leader in manufacturing, foreign trade, commerce and banking, and theatrical production. My nickname is the "Empire State." What state am I?
Masachusetts
New York
New Jersey
8
I am the smallest of the 50 states and home of the nation's oldest bar, The White House Tavern. Tourism generates over a billion dollars of revenue a year here. What state am I?
Rhode Island
Maryland
New Hampshire
9
I played a leading role as a gateway to the West as the start of the Pony Express and the Santa Fe and Oregon trails. I am also the birthplace of the ice cream cone. What state am I?
Tennessee
Oklahoma
Missouri
10
I am home to the largest Mormon population in any state, and the first transcontinental railroad was completed in me at Promontory Summit. I am also the home of the first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant. What state am I?
Utah
New York
Kentucky
11
In 1976, I became the only state to turn down the Olympics. I have the highest mean elevation of any state, and my breathtaking scenery and world-class skiing make me a prime tourist destination. What state am I?
Washington
Colorado
Wyoming
12
I am the driest state, made famous by the discovery of silver at Comstock Lode in 1859. In 1931, two industries were invented here - divorce and gambling. What state am I?
Pennsylvania
Indiana
Nevada

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