How Much Do You Know About Connecticut?

You might think you know about the state of Connecticut but are you truly an aficionado when it comes to this state? Take these 12 questions and find out just how much you know about Connecticut!
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What is the capital city of Connecticut?
Hartford
Stamford
New Haven
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What is the official Connecticut state motto?
Wisdom, justice, and moderation
Liberty and independence
He who transplanted still sustains
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What is the official state insect of Connecticut?
Monarch butterfly
Praying mantis
Honeybee
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What famous inventor was born in Hartford in 1814?
Samuel Colt
Orville Wright
Elias Howe
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Which of these is the official nickname for Connecticut?
The Brownstone State
The Nutmeg State
The Constitution State
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What Dutch explorer discovered the Connecticut River?
Wilhelm Delaware
Henry Hudson
Adriaen Block
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What is the highest point in Connecticut?
Ridge Point
Mount Greylock
Mount Frissell
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What is the name for a resident of Connecticut, according to Webster?
Connecticutensian
Connecticuter
Connecticutian
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What major ivy league college is located in Connecticut?
Yale
Harvard
William and Mary
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The richest county in Connecticut is which of the following?
Fairfield
New Haven
New London
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The background color on Connecticut's flag is which of the following?
Red
Blue
Yellow
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The name Connecticut means "long river" in what language?
Latin
French
Algonquin Indian
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are Connecticut cool! Okay, so you might not know all there is to know about this small east coast state, but you've got a good handle on the basics. It isn't always easy to know the ins and outs of a state you're not from, but you didn't let that stop you from trying. We commend you for taking on this quiz with bold tenacity!

C+, Connecticut Cool

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Connecticut competent! This small east coast state might not have a big reputation, but it's got a big history. You know the ins and outs of this historic place well. From famous dwellers to iconic landmarks, you've got a great handle on this state!

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are a true Connecticut ace! When it comes to the great state of Connecticut, few people are as knowledgable as you. We think you've spent a fair amount of time in this beautiful east coast state. If you haven't, we're even more impressed by your superior knowledge on all things Connecticut!

A+, Connecticut Ace

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1
What is the capital city of Connecticut?
Hartford
Stamford
New Haven
2
What is the official Connecticut state motto?
Wisdom, justice, and moderation
Liberty and independence
He who transplanted still sustains
3
What is the official state insect of Connecticut?
Monarch butterfly
Praying mantis
Honeybee
4
What famous inventor was born in Hartford in 1814?
Samuel Colt
Orville Wright
Elias Howe
5
Which of these is the official nickname for Connecticut?
The Brownstone State
The Nutmeg State
The Constitution State
6
What Dutch explorer discovered the Connecticut River?
Wilhelm Delaware
Henry Hudson
Adriaen Block
7
What is the highest point in Connecticut?
Ridge Point
Mount Greylock
Mount Frissell
8
What is the name for a resident of Connecticut, according to Webster?
Connecticutensian
Connecticuter
Connecticutian
9
What major ivy league college is located in Connecticut?
Yale
Harvard
William and Mary
10
The richest county in Connecticut is which of the following?
Fairfield
New Haven
New London
11
The background color on Connecticut's flag is which of the following?
Red
Blue
Yellow
12
The name Connecticut means "long river" in what language?
Latin
French
Algonquin Indian