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U.S. States that Border Canada

There are 11 U.S. states that share a land or bridge border with Canada. How many can you name in 90 seconds?
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First submittedSeptember 3, 2014
Last updatedMarch 9, 2019
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State
Alaska
Washington
Idaho
Montana
State
North Dakota
Minnesota
Michigan
New York
State
Vermont
New Hampshire
Maine
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level 28
Sep 4, 2014
I completely forgot about Alaska
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level 70
Oct 26, 2016
I was going to forget it too, but seeing how the answers are sorted I thought 'what's west of Washington state?!'
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level 61
Oct 26, 2016
That saved me too.
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level 50
Feb 11, 2017
That also helped me out.
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level 83
May 20, 2019
Nope, British Columbia borders Alaska.
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level 49
Feb 11, 2017
Me too. I was too busy running down the contenential states >.>
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level 53
Feb 11, 2017
Probably because US maps usually show it floating off to the west, unattached to anything....I almost forgot it, too!
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level 41
Feb 15, 2017
i live in alaska
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level 55
Aug 16, 2017
I, too, live in Alaska--which is why it was the first state I entered in the quiz.
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level 68
Aug 17, 2017
Oh, you mean Alaska is not an island in the Pacific, close to Hawaii?........lol
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level 68
Aug 17, 2017
I lived in Alaska, too.
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level 58
Jul 30, 2018
Oh look at these Western Canadians. *Please don't hurt me it's just a joke*
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level 38
Aug 23, 2018
To Coloharpare: Exactly! Alaska and Greenland seem to be in no -man's lands.
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level 30
May 19, 2019
Probably because Greenland isn't owned by America or Canada but instead by Denmark...
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level 65
Feb 12, 2017
Me too.
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level 20
Feb 13, 2017
Same
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level 40
Feb 14, 2017
me too
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level 19
Nov 28, 2017
same
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level 31
May 19, 2019
I remembered with 12 seconds to go ;-;
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level 52
May 25, 2019
same! xd
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level 37
Nov 16, 2016
Pennsylvania is an interesting one. It shares a border over Lake Erie
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level 67
Feb 11, 2017
Pennsylvania has a border with Canada.
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level 61
Feb 11, 2017
Read the directions! Pennsylvania and Ohio have water but neither a land nor a bridge (cf. Michigan) border with Canada.
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level 47
Feb 11, 2017
If Pennsylvania was forgotten, then Ohio was too.
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level 47
Feb 11, 2017
But maybe read the quiz description: "There are 11 U.S. states that share a land or bridge border with Canada." Ohio and PA: no land borders, no bridges.
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level 67
Feb 11, 2017
Well, I am all for building a bridge from Erie to Ontario and then building a wall to block it, right in the middle. Paid for by Canada and built by free Mexican labour. Who's with me?
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level 15
Feb 12, 2017
yes tchalia
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level 45
Aug 17, 2019
In all seriousness, the distance across lake Erie at it's narrowest point is only about 25 miles of bridge, and there is a bridge from hong kong to macau that is 34 miles so it isn't even that unusual.
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level 39
Feb 11, 2017
PENNSYLVANIA
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level 61
Feb 11, 2017
READ THE DIRECTIONS.
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level 49
Feb 11, 2017
AND THE COMMENTS
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level 79
Feb 11, 2017
SOYLENT GREEN IS PEOPLE!
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level 79
Feb 13, 2017
CYPRUS!
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level 44
Oct 26, 2017
QUEBEC IS TOTALLY A COUNTRY TOO!
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level 45
May 20, 2019
WHERE'S THE FLOOR
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level 43
Sep 2, 2019
VIVA CASCADIA
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level 19
Nov 28, 2017
STOP TYPING IN CAPITAL LETTERS!
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level 46
Feb 15, 2018
NO!
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level 53
Nov 28, 2018
HET!
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level 19
Apr 16, 2019
AHHHHH
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level 43
Sep 2, 2019
AHHHHHHHHHHH
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level 71
Feb 11, 2017
I typed Pennsylvania probably 7 different ways, never even thought of Alaska. Stuck on 10.
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level 78
Feb 11, 2017
Alaska the least guessed, and by a wide margin. Just...wow.
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level 59
Feb 15, 2017
It's really easy to focus on the continental US and completely forget Alaska even exists.
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level 43
Feb 11, 2017
way too much time given
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level 38
Dec 15, 2017
Yes, exactly where is Alaska? - If it is, in fact, geographically between Washington State and Canada, then why isn't it put there on any of the jet punk quizzes, but is delegated to the bottom of the map along with Hawaii.
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level 57
Apr 16, 2019
It's to the West of Canada, separated from the rest of the USA. It is moved to the bottom on quizzes because if it was in its proper place it wouldn't fit in the map.
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level 8
May 14, 2018
No good on this one without a map
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level 34
May 22, 2018
Done in 21 seconds
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level 19
Apr 16, 2019
I just remember North Dakota with 2 seconds left.
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level 48
May 19, 2019
Took me a while to get Alaska.
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level 25
May 21, 2019
I like that the answers were arranged in order west to east.
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level 58
May 21, 2019
Pennsylavia?