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  • 1. 

    In 2006, which U.S. state ranked first in population and had the poppy as its state flower?

    • A.

      California

    • B.

      Kansas

    • C.

      Wisconsin

    • D.

      Delaware

    Correct Answer
    A. California
    Explanation
    California ranked first in population in 2006 and also had the poppy as its state flower.

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  • 2. 

    Which U.S. state has a yellow hibiscus as its state flower?

    • A.

      Minnesota

    • B.

      Washington

    • C.

      West Virginia

    • D.

      Hawaii

    Correct Answer
    D. Hawaii
    Explanation
    Hawaii is the correct answer because it is the only U.S. state that has a yellow hibiscus as its state flower. The yellow hibiscus, also known as the Pua Aloalo, is a native flower of Hawaii and is considered a symbol of the state's beauty and culture. It was designated as the state flower in 1988 to honor the uniqueness and significance of the flower to Hawaii.

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  • 3. 

    Which state ranked 13th in 2006 population and has Mayflower as its state flower?

    • A.

      North Dakota

    • B.

      Massachusetts

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      New York

    Correct Answer
    B. Massachusetts
    Explanation
    Massachusetts is the correct answer because it ranked 13th in population in 2006 and its state flower is the Mayflower.

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  • 4. 

    Which U.S. state has the magnolia as its state flower?

    • A.

      Minnesota

    • B.

      Pennsylvania

    • C.

      Oregon

    • D.

      Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    D. Mississippi
    Explanation
    Mississippi is the correct answer because it is the only U.S. state among the options that has the magnolia as its state flower. The magnolia is a flowering tree that is native to the southeastern region of the United States, and it is a symbol of beauty and hospitality. Mississippi, known as the "Magnolia State," adopted the magnolia as its state flower in 1952, recognizing its significance and beauty within the state.

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  • 5. 

    Which state ranks 36th in the 2006 population and has Yucca flower as its state flower?

    • A.

      Utah

    • B.

      South Carolina

    • C.

      New Mexico

    • D.

      Alaska

    Correct Answer
    C. New Mexico
    Explanation
    New Mexico is the correct answer because it ranks 36th in population in 2006 and its state flower is the Yucca flower.

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  • 6. 

    Which state ranked 47th in 2006 population and has the Wild Prairie Rose as its state flower?

    • A.

      Tennessee

    • B.

      Indiana

    • C.

      North Dakota

    • D.

      Ohio

    Correct Answer
    C. North Dakota
    Explanation
    North Dakota is the correct answer because it ranked 47th in population in 2006 and its state flower is the Wild Prairie Rose.

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  • 7. 

    Which U.S. state's highest point is Mt. McKinley, measured at 20,320 feet?

    • A.

      Delaware

    • B.

      Pennsylvania

    • C.

      North Dakota

    • D.

      Alaska

    Correct Answer
    D. Alaska
    Explanation
    Alaska is the correct answer because Mt. McKinley, also known as Denali, is located in Alaska and is the highest point in the United States, measuring at 20,320 feet. Delaware, Pennsylvania, and North Dakota do not have mountains that reach this height.

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  • 8. 

    Which U.S. state's highest point is Mauna Kea, measured at 13796 feet?

    • A.

      Vermont

    • B.

      New Mexico

    • C.

      Hawaii

    • D.

      Montana

    Correct Answer
    C. Hawaii
    Explanation
    Mauna Kea, located in Hawaii, is the highest point in the state and measures at 13,796 feet. This volcanic mountain is known for its observatories and is a popular destination for stargazing. Vermont, New Mexico, and Montana do not have mountains that reach the same height as Mauna Kea, making Hawaii the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Which U.S. state's highest point is Hoosier Hill, measured at 1257 feet?

    • A.

      Rhode Island

    • B.

      Indiana

    • C.

      Maine

    • D.

      Minnesota

    Correct Answer
    B. Indiana
    Explanation
    Hoosier Hill, measured at 1257 feet, is the highest point in Indiana. This indicates that Indiana is the U.S. state being referred to in the question.

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  • 10. 

    Which U.S. state's highest point is Guadalupe Peak, measured at 8,749 feet?

    • A.

      Alabama

    • B.

      Massachusetts

    • C.

      Texas

    • D.

      Minnesota

    Correct Answer
    C. Texas
    Explanation
    Guadalupe Peak, measuring at 8,749 feet, is the highest point in Texas. This means that the correct answer is Texas.

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  • 11. 

    Which U.S. state's highest point is Mt. Rainier, measured at 14,410 feet?

    • A.

      Utah

    • B.

      Massachusetts

    • C.

      Washington

    • D.

      Minnesota

    Correct Answer
    C. Washington
    Explanation
    Mt. Rainier, measured at 14,410 feet, is the highest point in Washington state. This mountain is located in the Cascade Range and is an active stratovolcano. It is a prominent landmark in the state and attracts climbers and hikers from around the world. Utah, Massachusetts, and Minnesota do not have mountains that reach the same height as Mt. Rainier.

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  • 12. 

    Which U.S. state's highest point is Gannett Peak, measured at 13,804 feet?

    • A.

      Georgia

    • B.

      Wyoming

    • C.

      New Jersey

    • D.

      Texas

    Correct Answer
    B. Wyoming
    Explanation
    Gannett Peak, measured at 13,804 feet, is the highest point in Wyoming. This information is not mentioned in the question, but it is a well-known fact. Therefore, the correct answer is Wyoming.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these states borders Alabama?

    • A.

      Mississippi

    • B.

      Ohio

    • C.

      Illinois

    • D.

      Massachusetts

    Correct Answer
    A. Mississippi
    Explanation
    Mississippi is the correct answer because it is a state that shares a border with Alabama. The other options, Ohio, Illinois, and Massachusetts, do not border Alabama.

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  • 14. 

    Which of these states borders Delaware?

    • A.

      Pennsylvania

    • B.

      Michigan

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      Wyoming

    Correct Answer
    A. Pennsylvania
    Explanation
    Pennsylvania is the correct answer because it is one of the states that borders Delaware. Delaware is located on the East Coast of the United States and is bordered by Pennsylvania to the north and Maryland to the west and south. Michigan, Kentucky, and Wyoming are all located in different regions of the country and do not share a border with Delaware.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these states borders Louisiana?

    • A.

      New Hampshire

    • B.

      Kansas

    • C.

      Arkansas

    • D.

      Colorado

    Correct Answer
    C. Arkansas
    Explanation
    Arkansas is the correct answer because it is the only state listed that shares a border with Louisiana. New Hampshire, Kansas, and Colorado are all located in different regions of the United States and do not share a border with Louisiana.

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