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  • 1. 

    How many states are there in the United States of America?

    • A.

      30

    • B.

      40

    • C.

      50

    • D.

      60

    Correct Answer
    D. 60
  • 2. 

    What is the difference between a state and a province?States may refer to a

    • A.

      Subdivision within a country while province refers to independent countries

    • B.

      The United States why province refers to other countries

    • C.

      Other countries while province refers to Africa

    • D.

      Independent countries while province refers subdivision in a country

    Correct Answer
    D. Independent countries while province refers subdivision in a country
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that states refer to independent countries, while provinces refer to subdivisions within a country. This means that states are typically sovereign entities with their own government and control over their internal affairs, while provinces are smaller administrative divisions within a larger country, often with less autonomy and more centralized control from the national government.

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  • 3. 

    Which states in the United States are the smallest in terms of population?

    • A.

      Wyoming

    • B.

      Arizona

    • C.

      Los Angeles

    • D.

      Las Vegas

    Correct Answer
    A. Wyoming
    Explanation
    Wyoming is the correct answer because it is the least populous state in the United States. Despite being the 10th largest state in terms of land area, Wyoming has a relatively small population compared to other states. This is due to its vast rural areas and low population density.

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  • 4. 

    What is another name for an independent state?

    • A.

      Province

    • B.

      Region

    • C.

      Country

    • D.

      County

    Correct Answer
    C. Country
    Explanation
    Another name for an independent state is a country. A country is a political and geographical entity that has its own government, borders, and sovereignty. It is a term used to describe a self-governing nation that is recognized by other countries and is capable of making its own decisions and governing its own affairs.

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  • 5. 

    Which amongst the following is the largest state in the world in terms of land area?

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      Russia

    • C.

      Nigeria

    • D.

      China

    Correct Answer
    B. Russia
    Explanation
    Russia is the correct answer because it is the largest country in the world in terms of land area. With a total area of over 17 million square kilometers, Russia covers a significant portion of both Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. It spans across eleven time zones and has diverse geographical features, including vast plains, mountain ranges, and extensive coastlines.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these countries make use of both states and provinces in a subdivision?

    • A.

      US

    • B.

      Nigeria

    • C.

      India

    • D.

      Algeria

    Correct Answer
    C. India
    Explanation
    India is the correct answer because it is a federal republic with a parliamentary system, consisting of both states and union territories. The country is divided into 28 states and 8 union territories, with each state having its own government and certain powers. This system allows for a division of power between the central government and the state governments, making use of both states and provinces in its subdivision.

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  • 7. 

    The state with the highest population in the world can be found in____

    • A.

      South Africa

    • B.

      UK

    • C.

      Nigeria

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    D. India
    Explanation
    India is the correct answer because it has the highest population among the given options. With a population of over 1.3 billion people, India is the second most populous country in the world, after China. South Africa, UK, and Nigeria do not have populations as large as India's.

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  • 8. 

    Which state is the first president of America from?

    • A.

      Virginia

    • B.

      Wyoming

    • C.

      Arizona

    • D.

      Dallas

    Correct Answer
    A. Virginia
    Explanation
    The first president of America, George Washington, was from Virginia. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, in 1732. Washington played a significant role in the American Revolution and later became the first president of the United States, serving from 1789 to 1797. Being from Virginia, he is often referred to as the "Father of His Country" and is highly regarded for his leadership and contributions to the nation's founding.

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  • 9. 

    States can also be subdivided?

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    • C.

      Not sure

    • D.

      Depends on the land area

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    States can also be subdivided because some states have regions or provinces within them that have their own local governments and administrations. These subdivisions may have their own laws, regulations, and governing bodies, while still being part of the larger state. This allows for more efficient governance and the ability to address local needs and concerns effectively. Additionally, subdivisions within states can also help in the management and allocation of resources, as well as in the distribution of power and decision-making.

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  • 10. 

    States in the United States have:

    • A.

      Different seals

    • B.

      The same seal

    • C.

      Different currency

    • D.

      The same Government

    Correct Answer
    A. Different seals
    Explanation
    States in the United States have different seals because each state has its own unique identity and history. The seal represents the state's official emblem and is used on official documents, flags, and other state-related materials. The design of the seal often includes symbols and images that are significant to the state's culture, heritage, or industry. Having different seals for each state helps to distinguish and celebrate the individuality of each state within the United States.

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