Can You Name The State From Its Capital?

One of the most popular games of all-time involves name as many U.S. states as you can within 5-10 minutes. Have you mastered that game? Then go ahead and take this quiz, and see how well you know the state capitals!
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Helena is the capital of:
Montana
Missouri
Louisiana
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Harrisburg is the capital of:
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Virginia
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Olympia is the capital of:
Delaware
Washington
Maryland
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Pierre is the capital of:
North Dakota
Tennessee
South Dakota
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Lansing is the capital of:
Michigan
Mississippi
Arkansas
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Jefferson City is the capital of:
Oklahoma
Alabama
Missouri
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Boise is the capital of:
Illinois
Idaho
Iowa
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Lincoln is the capital of:
Nevada
Arizona
Nebraska
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Providence is the capital of:
Vermont
Rhode Island
Massachusetts
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Dover is the capital of:
Maryland
West Virginia
Delaware
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Tallahassee is the capital of:
Florida
Texas
California
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Albany is the capital of:
New Jersey
New York
New Hampshire
Result
Well, at least you got the easy ones. Hey, just because you don't know the capitals doesn't mean you don't know the country. You probably know a lot about the U.S...but stick to the state game for now.

C+, American Apprentice

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Pretty solid effort! You might not know as much as the next guy, but it's super easy to confuse the biggest cities with the actual capitals of those states: why is New York City not the capital of New York anyway!?

B+, Capital Novice

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You sure know the U S of A like the back of your hand! You probably crush everyone at the aforementioned state game, and we bet you're the one all your friends come to with questions about this fine country. Good work!

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1
Helena is the capital of:
Montana
Missouri
Louisiana
2
Harrisburg is the capital of:
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Virginia
3
Olympia is the capital of:
Delaware
Washington
Maryland
4
Pierre is the capital of:
North Dakota
Tennessee
South Dakota
5
Lansing is the capital of:
Michigan
Mississippi
Arkansas
6
Jefferson City is the capital of:
Oklahoma
Alabama
Missouri
7
Boise is the capital of:
Illinois
Idaho
Iowa
8
Lincoln is the capital of:
Nevada
Arizona
Nebraska
9
Providence is the capital of:
Vermont
Rhode Island
Massachusetts
10
Dover is the capital of:
Maryland
West Virginia
Delaware
11
Tallahassee is the capital of:
Florida
Texas
California
12
Albany is the capital of:
New Jersey
New York
New Hampshire