Geography Quiz: Florida Counties Map

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How well do you know about the Florida counties? Florida is a Southern American state and has a tropical climate as well as a very tropical fauna. A robust Latin community populates it due to its proximity to the Caribbean island in the South. Have you ever been to this well-known touristic destination? If yes, take our quiz now.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How many counties are there in Florida?

    • A. 

      60

    • B. 

      62

    • C. 

      65

    • D. 

      67

    Correct Answer
    D. 67
    Explanation
    Florida has 67 counties. Each county in Florida has its own government and is responsible for providing various services to its residents. These services include law enforcement, education, healthcare, and public works. The number of counties in Florida is important for understanding the state's political and administrative structure, as well as for determining representation and resource allocation at the county level.

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  • 2. 

    When did Florida become part of the US territory?

    • A. 

      In 1810

    • B. 

      In 1821

    • C. 

      In 1839

    • D. 

      In 1845

    Correct Answer
    B. In 1821
    Explanation
    Florida became part of the US territory in 1821. This was the result of the Adams-Onís Treaty between the United States and Spain, which transferred Florida from Spanish control to US control. The treaty was signed in 1819, but it took two years for the transfer to be completed and for Florida to officially become a US territory.

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  • 3. 

    What's the total population of the state of Florida?

    • A. 

      15, 590, 450

    • B. 

      18, 801, 310

    • C. 

      13, 456, 780

    • D. 

      10, 909, 456

    Correct Answer
    B. 18, 801, 310
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 18,801,310. This is the total population of the state of Florida.

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  • 4. 

    When was Fayette county created?

    • A. 

      In 1860

    • B. 

      In 1850

    • C. 

      In 1832

    • D. 

      In 1907

    Correct Answer
    C. In 1832
    Explanation
    Fayette County was created in 1832. This means that the county was established and officially recognized in that year.

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  • 5. 

    When did most of Florida's counties' renaming occur?

    • A. 

      In 2001

    • B. 

      In 1929

    • C. 

      In 1845 and 1861

    • D. 

      In 1870

    Correct Answer
    C. In 1845 and 1861
    Explanation
    Most of Florida's counties were renamed in 1845 and 1861. This suggests that there were significant events or changes happening in those years that led to the renaming of the counties. It could be related to political or historical developments during that time period. Further research would be needed to determine the specific reasons for the renaming of the counties in those years.

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  • 6. 

    How was Dade county renamed in 1997?

    • A. 

      Miami Dade-county

    • B. 

      Drive-County

    • C. 

      George Countyr

    • D. 

      Torres County

    Correct Answer
    A. Miami Dade-county
    Explanation
    In 1997, Dade county was renamed Miami Dade-county. This change was likely made to better reflect the county's primary city, Miami, and to avoid confusion with other counties in the state of Florida. The renaming may have also been a way to honor and recognize the significant cultural and economic influence that Miami has on the county.

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  • 7. 

    Who was Benton county named after?

    • A. 

      Thomas Galvson

    • B. 

      Thomas Benson

    • C. 

      Thomas Edinson

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

    Correct Answer
    B. Thomas Benson
    Explanation
    Benton county was named after Thomas Benson.

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  • 8. 

    How was the New River county renamed in 1861?

    • A. 

      Dade county

    • B. 

      Cameron county

    • C. 

      Bradford County

    • D. 

      Mousquito county

    Correct Answer
    C. Bradford County
    Explanation
    In 1861, the New River county was renamed Bradford County.

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  • 9. 

    What was the proposed name that was supposed to replace Mosquito county?

    • A. 

      Marshall county

    • B. 

      Leads county

    • C. 

      Leigh Read county

    • D. 

      Mall county

    Correct Answer
    C. Leigh Read county
  • 10. 

    How many people live in Bay county?

    • A. 

      102, 456

    • B. 

      123, 456

    • C. 

      169, 856

    • D. 

      170,000

    Correct Answer
    C. 169, 856
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 169,856. This answer is based on the given options, and it is the only one that falls within the range of reasonable population numbers for a county. The other options, such as 102,456 or 123,456, seem too low, while 170,000 seems too high. Therefore, 169,856 is the most likely answer.

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