Statistics for U.S States by Wikipedia Descriptions #1

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Hint Answer % Correct
As of 2018, its nominal GDP is larger than all but 4 countriesCalifornia
94%
Widely known as the center of the U.S. automotive industryMichigan
92%
Ponce de León spotted and landed on the peninsula on April 2, 1513Florida
91%
Spoken languages: English 69.7% Spanish 28.5% Navajo 3.5%New Mexico
87%
The most densely populated of the 50 U.S. states, its biggest city is NewarkNew Jersey
86%
Is also known for horse racing, bourbon distilleries, coal, and bluegrass musicKentucky
84%
McCain's running mate was Sarah Palin, the state's governorAlaska
82%
The only U.S. state that lies entirely above 1,000 meters elevationColorado
82%
The State Constitution of 1812 gave English official status in legal proceedings,
but use of French remained widespread
Louisiana
78%
Founded on mining and refounded on sin - beginning with prizefighting and easy divorce
a century ago and later extending to gaming and prostitution
Nevada
76%
The USGS considers Mt. Rainier the most dangerous volcano in the Cascade RangeWashington
76%
Played a central role in the westward expansion of the United States,
as memorialized by the Gateway Arch
Missouri
72%
The Chesapeake Bay nearly bisects the stateMaryland
72%
Nickname(s): Big Sky Country, The Treasure StateMontana
64%
The 48th state and last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the UnionArizona
62%
The first presidential caucus in the countryIowa
58%
George H. W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, grew up in GreenwichConnecticut
58%
Abolitionists John Brown and Sojourner Truth lived in Springfield and Northampton, respectivelyMassachusetts
44%
Major land runs, including the Land Run of 1889, were held for settlers where
certain territories were opened to settlement starting at a precise time
Oklahoma
44%
Hydraulic fracturing technologies enabled mining companies to extract huge amounts
of oil from the Bakken shale rock formation
North Dakota
43%

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