Which U.S. State - Multiple Choice

Can you guess which U.S. state is a valid answer to each of these questions?
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Last updated: April 6, 2021
First submittedApril 6, 2021
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1. Which state was an independent country for 9 years
California
Florida
New York
Texas
2. In which state would you find the source of the Mississippi River?
Iowa
Illinois
Minnesota
Mississippi
3. Which state never seceded during the Civil War?
Florida
Kentucky
Texas
Kentucky tried to remain neutral. Ultimately 125,000 Kentuckians served in the Union Army and 35,000 served in the Confederate Army
4. Which state has a capital city that starts with O?
Michigan
Nebraska
New Hampshire
Washington
Olympia, Washington
5. Which state was NOT one of the original 13 colonies?
Georgia
Maine
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
6. Which state is in the top 10 for crude oil production?
Florida
North Dakota
Oregon
West Virginia
North Dakota produces more oil than any state except Texas
7. Which state is the richest in the U.S. by average household income?
Maryland
New Mexico
Vermont
8. Which state has NEVER hosted the Olympic Games?
California
Georgia
Illinois
Missouri
9. Which state has the higher population?
Arizona
Minnesota
Pennsylvania
Washington
10. Which state has a mountain higher than 14,000 feet?
Minnesota
Tennessee
Texas
Washington
11. Which state cannot claim to be the birthplace of a U.S. President?
Florida
Hawaii
New York
Texas
12. Which state borders the Great Lakes?
Nebraska
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
13. Which state has a flag that looks like this?
Maryland
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
14. Which state is landlocked?
Arkansas
Louisiana
Oregon
South Carolina
15. Which state doesn't have a city named Springfield with a population of at least 10,000?
Kentucky
Illinois
Missouri
Massachusetts
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Level 57
Apr 7, 2021
Good!
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Level 82
Apr 7, 2021
Nice quiz, but feels a little odd that out of 15 questions there are 3 pairs of repeat answers.
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Level 80
Apr 8, 2021
Quizmaster is probably trying to mess with our heads!
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Level 83
Apr 8, 2021
Yeah, one of those pairs cost me a perfect score. I originally selected the correct answer for one question but then second-guessed myself and changed it because I had already picked that state for another question. Tricksy!