MCQ Exam On US States: Quiz!

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  • 1. 

    What was the 49th state admitted to the United States of America?

    • A.

      Oregon

    • B.

      Iowa

    • C.

      Hawaii

    • D.

      Alaska

    Correct Answer
    D. Alaska
    Explanation
    Alaska was the 49th state admitted to the United States of America. This can be confirmed by historical records and the official process of statehood. In 1959, Alaska officially became a state, making it the 49th state to join the union.

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  • 2. 

    Which U.S. state farmers sold over $151,000,000 in Christmas tree sales in 2001?

    • A.

      Michigan

    • B.

      Montana

    • C.

      Oregon

    • D.

      Hawaii

    Correct Answer
    C. Oregon
    Explanation
    In 2001, Oregon farmers sold over $151,000,000 in Christmas tree sales. This indicates that Oregon was the U.S. state with the highest Christmas tree sales that year.

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  • 3. 

    Which state in the USA has Ebright Azimuth as its highest point and the Peach Blossom as its state flower?

    • A.

      Washington

    • B.

      Delaware

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Vermont

    Correct Answer
    B. Delaware
    Explanation
    Delaware is the correct answer because it is the only state listed that has Ebright Azimuth as its highest point and the Peach Blossom as its state flower. Washington has Mount Rainier as its highest point, New York has Mount Marcy, and Vermont has Mount Mansfield. Therefore, Delaware is the only state that fits both criteria.

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  • 4. 

    What U.S. state, nicknamed the "Prairie State", has the cardinal as its state bird?

    • A.

      New Jersey

    • B.

      New Mexico

    • C.

      Ohio

    • D.

      Illinois

    Correct Answer
    D. Illinois
    Explanation
    Illinois is the correct answer because it is nicknamed the "Prairie State" and its state bird is the cardinal. The cardinal is a common bird found in the prairies of Illinois, making it a fitting choice as the state bird.

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  • 5. 

    What state is nicknamed the "Bay State"?

    • A.

      Massachusetts

    • B.

      Hawaii

    • C.

      Virginia

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    A. Massachusetts
    Explanation
    Massachusetts is nicknamed the "Bay State" because it is located on the east coast of the United States and has numerous bays, including Cape Cod Bay and Massachusetts Bay. The state's nickname reflects its geographical features and its historical connection to the Atlantic Ocean.

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  • 6. 

    Which U.S. state has Woodall Mountain as its highest point and the Magnolia as its flower?

    • A.

      Iowa

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Hawaii

    • D.

      Mississippi

    Correct Answer
    D. Mississippi
    Explanation
    Mississippi is the correct answer because Woodall Mountain is located in this state, making it the highest point. Additionally, the Magnolia is the state flower of Mississippi.

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  • 7. 

    What U.S. state is 16th in the land area and is bordered by six other states?

    • A.

      Nebraska

    • B.

      South Dakota

    • C.

      Kentucky

    • D.

      West Virginia

    Correct Answer
    A. Nebraska
    Explanation
    Nebraska is the correct answer because it is the 16th largest state in terms of land area in the United States and it is bordered by six other states.

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  • 8. 

    Which U.S. state has Boundary Peak as its highest point and the Sagebrush as its flower?

    • A.

      North Carolina

    • B.

      Illinois

    • C.

      Nevada

    • D.

      Louisiana

    Correct Answer
    C. Nevada
    Explanation
    Nevada is the correct answer because it is the only state listed that has Boundary Peak as its highest point and the Sagebrush as its flower. Boundary Peak is the highest point in Nevada, located in the White Mountains. The Sagebrush is the state flower of Nevada, representing the state's arid desert environment. North Carolina, Illinois, and Louisiana do not have Boundary Peak as their highest point or the Sagebrush as their state flower.

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  • 9. 

    What U.S. state nicknamed "Granite State" has the purple finch as its state bird?

    • A.

      South Dakota

    • B.

      Oklahoma

    • C.

      Maine

    • D.

      New Hampshire

    Correct Answer
    D. New Hampshire
    Explanation
    New Hampshire is nicknamed the "Granite State" due to its extensive granite formations. The purple finch is designated as the state bird of New Hampshire.

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  • 10. 

    What U.S. state's highest point is Sassafras Mountain, with yellow jessamine as its state flower?

    • A.

      Kansas

    • B.

      South Carolina

    • C.

      Massachusetts

    • D.

      California

    Correct Answer
    B. South Carolina
    Explanation
    The correct answer is South Carolina because Sassafras Mountain, which is the highest point in the state, is located in South Carolina. Additionally, the state flower of South Carolina is yellow jessamine.

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  • 11. 

    In what state is Three Mile Island located?

    • A.

      Pennsylvania

    • B.

      Rhode Island

    • C.

      New York

    • D.

      Colorado

    Correct Answer
    A. Pennsylvania
    Explanation
    Three Mile Island is located in Pennsylvania. This is a well-known fact as Three Mile Island is the site of a nuclear power plant accident that occurred in 1979. The accident led to the partial meltdown of one of the reactors and is considered one of the most significant nuclear accidents in the United States. The location of Three Mile Island in Pennsylvania is widely recognized due to the historical significance of the accident.

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  • 12. 

    In what U.S. state would you find the first Confederate capital?

    • A.

      Virginia

    • B.

      West Virginia

    • C.

      Alabama

    • D.

      Georgia

    Correct Answer
    C. Alabama
    Explanation
    During the American Civil War, the first Confederate capital was located in Montgomery, Alabama. In February 1861, representatives from the Southern states met in Montgomery and established the Confederate States of America, with Montgomery serving as its capital. However, the capital was later moved to Richmond, Virginia, making it the second Confederate capital. Therefore, the correct answer is Alabama.

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  • 13. 

    Where would you find the Ernest Hemingway House?

    • A.

      Florida

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      California

    • D.

      Georgia

    Correct Answer
    A. Florida
    Explanation
    The Ernest Hemingway House can be found in Florida. Ernest Hemingway, a renowned American writer, lived in Key West, Florida, for many years, and his house has now been turned into a museum. It is a popular tourist attraction where visitors can explore the house and learn more about Hemingway's life and work.

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  • 14. 

    Where is Jackson Square located?

    • A.

      New York City

    • B.

      Hawaii

    • C.

      New Orleans

    • D.

      Colorado

    Correct Answer
    C. New Orleans
    Explanation
    Jackson Square is located in New Orleans. It is a historic park in the French Quarter of the city and is known for its iconic St. Louis Cathedral, as well as various statues and monuments. The square is a popular tourist destination and a hub for local artists and musicians. It has a rich history and cultural significance, making it a must-visit location in New Orleans.

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  • 15. 

    In which state would you find the capital city of Augusta?

    • A.

      Hawaii

    • B.

      Georgia

    • C.

      Maine

    • D.

      Wyoming

    Correct Answer
    C. Maine
    Explanation
    Augusta is the capital city of Maine.

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