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Random State Capital to U.S. State

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Given a random U.S. state capital, can you name the U.S. state it’s the capital of?
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Last updated: January 07, 2019
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+3
level 72
Jan 7, 2019
Way too easy. Either less time or more capitals. I did it in 18 seconds. And I had a couple of typos I had to fix.
+9
level 53
Jan 7, 2019
If you had less time than 1 minute, then slow typers wouldn't even have a chance! I personally can't complete this that quickly (if at all) since I only know half the capitals.
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level 80
Jan 8, 2019
I think the time is about right. Had to take it twice because I missed Hartford, still had time to guess several states there. The second time I got it with 35 seconds to spare, but didn't really have to stop and think. I mean, it is a pretty fast quiz already, I don't think there's room to reduce time.
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level 69
Jan 8, 2019
Yup. not a typing contest. a minute is fine.
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level 64
Jan 8, 2019
i randomly got every state with a long name.
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level 53
Jan 8, 2019
@someone2018, is that extremely lucky or extremely unlucky? :P
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level 56
Feb 15, 2019
Finally, a good way to slowly get my head around US State capitals! Lousy scores for a while before i slowly remember them. Why are US State capitals hardly ever the main (largest) city?
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level 64
Feb 15, 2019
Me too. I think it's because they were either the largest, or at least one of the largest, cities at the time the capital was decided upon. That and some were chosen because they were centrally located or important due to trade etc.
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level 49
Mar 20, 2019
Combination of central location and/or a desire to keep the 'power' from being centralized in urban areas. The latter is a power struggle (rural/conservative- urban/liberal) we still see everyday, in the US and abroad.
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level 28
Feb 17, 2019
I had a test over state capitals and got 10/10 with 25s left I'm not the worlds greatest typer you should do more like this.
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level 53
Feb 17, 2019
I'm glad you enjoyed it :) I have a whole bunch of randomised quizzes in my series here: Randomized Quizzes!