American States And Capitals

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American States And Capitals - Quiz


This is a pretest for the 4th grade American states and their capitals. This is a timed test. You will have 20 minutes to take the test. Do the best you can. You will receive your score at the end. This pre-test covers 25 of the 50 states.
The questions are True/False and Multiple choice. Good Luck and do your best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The capital of Kentucky is:

    • A.

      Montgomery

    • B.

      Fillmore

    • C.

      Frankfort

    Correct Answer
    C. Frankfort
    Explanation
    Frankfort is the correct answer because it is the capital of Kentucky. The question asks for the capital of Kentucky, and out of the three options given, Frankfort is the only city that is the capital of Kentucky. Montgomery and Fillmore are not the capitals of Kentucky.

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  • 2. 

    The capital of Louisiana is:

    • A.

      Galveston

    • B.

      Baton Rouge

    • C.

      Lincoln

    Correct Answer
    B. Baton Rouge
    Explanation
    Baton Rouge is the correct answer because it is the capital of Louisiana. Galveston is a city in Texas, not Louisiana. Lincoln is the capital of Nebraska, not Louisiana. Therefore, Baton Rouge is the only option that correctly matches the capital city with the state.

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  • 3. 

    The capital of Maine is :

    • A.

      Augusta

    • B.

      Dover

    • C.

      Denver

    Correct Answer
    A. Augusta
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Augusta. Augusta is the capital of Maine.

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  • 4. 

    The capital of Maryland is:

    • A.

      Annapolis

    • B.

      Trenton

    • C.

      Jersey City

    Correct Answer
    A. Annapolis
    Explanation
    Annapolis is the correct answer because it is the capital of Maryland. This can be confirmed by referring to official sources such as government websites or encyclopedias. Annapolis has been the capital of Maryland since 1694 and is known for its historic significance, including being the location of the United States Naval Academy.

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  • 5. 

    The capital Massachusetts is:

    • A.

      Claire

    • B.

      Boston

    • C.

      Port Harold

    Correct Answer
    B. Boston
    Explanation
    Boston is the correct answer because it is the capital of Massachusetts. Claire and Port Harold are not the correct answers as they are not cities in Massachusetts and do not serve as its capital.

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  • 6. 

    The capital Michigan is:

    • A.

      Lansing

    • B.

      Owaso

    • C.

      Detroit

    Correct Answer
    A. Lansing
    Explanation
    Lansing is the correct answer because it is the capital of Michigan. Capitals are typically the political and administrative centers of a state or country, and Lansing serves as the capital city of Michigan. Owaso and Detroit are not the capital cities of Michigan, so they are not the correct answers.

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  • 7. 

    The capital of Minnesota is:

    • A.

      Fergus Falls

    • B.

      St. Croix

    • C.

      St. Paul

    Correct Answer
    C. St. Paul
    Explanation
    St. Paul is the correct answer because it is the capital of Minnesota. Fergus Falls and St. Croix are not the capitals of Minnesota.

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  • 8. 

    The capital of Mississippi is:

    • A.

      Jackson

    • B.

      Williams

    • C.

      Morehouse

    Correct Answer
    A. Jackson
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Jackson because it is the capital city of Mississippi.

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  • 9. 

    Little Rock is the Capital of Arkansas

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Little Rock is indeed the capital of Arkansas. This is a factual statement that can be verified through various sources such as official government websites, encyclopedias, or geography books. Little Rock has been the capital of Arkansas since 1821 and is home to the state government, including the Governor's Mansion and the Arkansas State Capitol building.

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  • 10. 

    Los Angeles is the capital of California

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Sacramento is the capital of California

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  • 11. 

    Denver is the Capital of Colorado

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Denver is the capital of Colorado. This means that Denver is the city where the government of Colorado is located. As the capital, Denver is the political and administrative center of the state, housing important government buildings and institutions. It is common for a state's capital to be its largest or most influential city, and in the case of Colorado, Denver fits this description. Therefore, the statement "Denver is the capital of Colorado" is true.

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  • 12. 

    New Providence is the capital of Connecticut.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Hartford is the capital of Connecticut

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  • 13. 

    Landover is the capital of Delaware

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    Dover is the capital of Delaware

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  • 14. 

    Tallahassee is the capital of Florida

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Tallahassee being the capital of Florida is a fact. It is the only state capital in Florida and has been so since 1824. The city is home to the Florida State Capitol building and serves as the political center of the state. Therefore, the statement "Tallahassee is the capital of Florida" is true.

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  • 15. 

    The capital of Georgia is Jackson

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The capital of Georgia is Atlanta

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  • 16. 

    What is the capital of Wyoming?

    • A.

      Laramie

    • B.

      Cheyenne

    • C.

      Jackson Hole

    Correct Answer
    B. Cheyenne
    Explanation
    Cheyenne is the correct answer because it is the capital of Wyoming. Laramie and Jackson Hole are also cities in Wyoming, but they are not the capital. Cheyenne is the most populous city in the state and serves as the seat of government for Wyoming.

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  • 17. 

    What is the capital of Wisconsin?

    • A.

      Madison

    • B.

      Bent

    • C.

      Harrisburg

    Correct Answer
    A. Madison
    Explanation
    Madison is the correct answer because it is the capital of Wisconsin.

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  • 18. 

    Which city is the capital of West Virgina?

    • A.

      Charleston

    • B.

      Kent

    • C.

      Charles Town

    Correct Answer
    A. Charleston
    Explanation
    Charleston is the capital of West Virginia. It is the largest city in the state and serves as the political, cultural, and economic center. The city is home to the state government, including the Capitol building and many government offices. Charleston is also known for its historic landmarks, such as the State Museum and the West Virginia State Capitol Complex.

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  • 19. 

    Which city is the capital of Washington state?

    • A.

      Shasta

    • B.

      Tenner

    • C.

      Olympia

    Correct Answer
    C. Olympia
    Explanation
    Olympia is the correct answer because it is the capital of Washington state.

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  • 20. 

    What is the capital of Virginia?

    • A.

      Charleston

    • B.

      Richmond

    • C.

      Montgomery

    Correct Answer
    B. Richmond
    Explanation
    Richmond is the correct answer because it is the capital of Virginia. Charleston is the capital of West Virginia, not Virginia. Montgomery is the capital of Alabama, not Virginia.

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  • 21. 

    What is the capital of Vermont?

    • A.

      Pierre

    • B.

      Montpelier

    • C.

      St. Croix

    Correct Answer
    B. Montpelier
    Explanation
    Montpelier is the correct answer because it is the capital of Vermont. Pierre and St. Croix are not capitals of Vermont.

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  • 22. 

    What is the capital of Utah?

    • A.

      Salt Lake City

    • B.

      Burl

    • C.

      Reno

    Correct Answer
    A. Salt Lake City
    Explanation
    Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah. It is the largest city in the state and is located in the northern part of Utah. The city is known for its beautiful scenery, including the nearby Great Salt Lake and the surrounding mountains. Salt Lake City is also the cultural, economic, and political center of Utah, making it the logical choice for the state's capital.

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  • 23. 

    What is the capital of Texas

    • A.

      Austin

    • B.

      Dallas

    • C.

      San Antonio

    Correct Answer
    A. Austin
    Explanation
    Austin is the capital of Texas. It is the fourth-largest city in the state and is known for its vibrant music and arts scene. The city is home to the Texas State Capitol, which houses the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor. Austin is also a major center for technology and innovation, with many tech companies and startups located in the area.

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  • 24. 

    What is the capital of South Daktoa?

    • A.

      Pierre

    • B.

      Faraway

    • C.

      Lemont

    Correct Answer
    A. Pierre
    Explanation
    Pierre is the correct answer because it is the capital of South Dakota.

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  • 25. 

    The capital of Alaska is:

    • A.

      Anchorage

    • B.

      Fairbanks

    • C.

      Juneau

    Correct Answer
    C. Juneau
    Explanation
    Juneau is the correct answer because it is the capital of Alaska. Anchorage and Fairbanks are both major cities in Alaska, but neither of them is the capital. Juneau was designated as the capital of Alaska in 1906 and is located in the southeastern part of the state. It is the third-largest city in Alaska and serves as the administrative center for the state government.

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