How Much Do You Know About Maryland?

Maryland is known for its historic sites and beautiful beaches, but there's so much more than that! Do you think you know Maryland better than most? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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How many counties are in Maryland?
23
27
14
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What year was the state flag of Maryland officially adopted?
1904
1984
2004
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True or false: Maryland is the only US state flag based on British heraldry.
True
False
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Who was Maryland named for?
King James
King Louis
Queen consort Henrietta Maria
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Which of these historic figures originally hailed from Maryland?
Barack Obama
Abraham Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth
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What year did Maryland designate the white oak as their state tree?
1784
1884
1941
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What is Maryland's nickname?
The free state
The popcorn state
The sunshine state
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Which of the following attractions can be found in Maryland?
Fort McHenry
The White House
The Lincoln Memorial
All of the above
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True or false: During the Civil War, Maryland was a slave state but remained in the Union.
True
False
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What year was Maryland's present constitution adopted?
1867
1967
2007
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What can be found in Maryland's capital?
US Naval Academy
The White House
National Hockey League
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Who is the current governor of Maryland?
Larry Hogan
Tom Ford
Jeb Bush
Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are a bit of a Maryland novice! Don't get too down on yourself just yet. Despite not gaining high marks on this quiz, you still demonstrated a strong base knowledge on the state of Maryland! More importantly, you likely learned a thing or two about this great state in the process!

C+, Maryland Novice

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Maryland magic! When it comes to the Free State, you know your stuff. There's not much about Maryland's history that stumps you. We commend you for not only knowing Maryland, but being cultured when it comes to states different than your own! Well done!

B+, Maryland Magic

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are Maryland magnificent! As a true Maryland expert, you know that there's so much more to this state than beaches and government. There's a rich storied history behind this beautiful place! Give yourself a pat on the back for possessing an enviable amount of knowledge on this great state!

A+, Maryland Magnificent

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1
How many counties are in Maryland?
23
27
14
2
What year was the state flag of Maryland officially adopted?
1904
1984
2004
3
True or false: Maryland is the only US state flag based on British heraldry.
True
False
4
Who was Maryland named for?
King James
King Louis
Queen consort Henrietta Maria
5
Which of these historic figures originally hailed from Maryland?
Barack Obama
Abraham Lincoln
John Wilkes Booth
6
What year did Maryland designate the white oak as their state tree?
1784
1884
1941
7
What is Maryland's nickname?
The free state
The popcorn state
The sunshine state
8
Which of the following attractions can be found in Maryland?
Fort McHenry
The White House
The Lincoln Memorial
All of the above
9
True or false: During the Civil War, Maryland was a slave state but remained in the Union.
True
False
10
What year was Maryland's present constitution adopted?
1867
1967
2007
11
What can be found in Maryland's capital?
US Naval Academy
The White House
National Hockey League
12
Who is the current governor of Maryland?
Larry Hogan
Tom Ford
Jeb Bush