New England States

There are six states in the U.S. region of New England. Can you name them all?
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Last updated: November 23, 2019
First submittedSeptember 11, 2012
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State
Connecticut
Maine
Massachusetts
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Vermont
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Level 81
Sep 12, 2012
Small states with long names...
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Level 39
Mar 24, 2013
i think they're compensating
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Level 70
Nov 19, 2017
Not compensating. Just not afraid of long words like our fellow Americans in Texas or Florida.
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Level 60
Aug 25, 2016
Maine - extremely long name, unlike eg. South Carolina :P
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Level 62
Jun 2, 2018
Which is smaller than Maine.
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Level 78
Feb 12, 2018
I always wondered why New York isn't included in New England. It certainly sounds as if it should be.
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Level 37
Mar 10, 2018
Same here.
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Level 56
Jun 6, 2018
what do you mean? how does it sound like it would be?
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Level 83
Jul 2, 2018
It was a confederation of those colonies back in the day. The name has just stuck.
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Level 75
Jul 30, 2018
@bitterblue - York is a city in England, so it's reasonable to guess that New York might be a city in New England. But it isn't.
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Level 20
Oct 19, 2018
New York was founded by the dutch and was called New Amsterdam before England reclaimed the land and the name stuck. Not technically one of the first english colonies, but it has ties.
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Level 56
Jan 13, 2019
@officerDibble no it's not reasonable to guess that
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Level 60
Feb 26, 2020
we don't want 'em
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Level 57
Feb 26, 2020
New York was once New Netherlands, a dutch colony, the British took it over some time later, but the original landmass that is New England has stayed the same. Ironically the word "Yankee" could be applied to both New Englanders and New Yorkers as "Yankee" came from the dutch word "Janke" but for some reason it stuck for the New Englanders.
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Level 83
Jul 2, 2018
And the only one-syllable state of the 50. It's physically as big as the other 5 put together, so no need to compensate by making it sound longer.
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Level 42
Dec 17, 2013
Done with 1:06 remaining
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Level 56
Aug 7, 2016
Me too...
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Level 45
Jun 30, 2019
1:46 left :P
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Level 32
Feb 26, 2020
Same
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Level 57
Feb 26, 2020
1:49 left
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Level 39
Mar 18, 2021
1:50 left
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Level 44
Jan 3, 2014
done with 1:46 remaining
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Level 56
Feb 23, 2015
Probably the least challenging quiz
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Level 36
Mar 24, 2016
From Maine and proud.
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Level 81
Jun 15, 2016
1:36 remaining. From the comments it seems that there's plenty of time for this one.
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Level 66
Jul 19, 2016
Dude, I was going to make a quiz like this!
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Level 63
Aug 7, 2016
Done with 1:42 remaining
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Level 60
Aug 7, 2016
quizmaster/site master: how did i get 2 points for this when i scored 4/6 and only best 12% of takers?
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Level 63
Aug 7, 2016
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Level 67
Aug 7, 2016
Simple enough quiz. You could probably shorten the time on this considerably if you wanted to.
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Level 47
Aug 7, 2016
1:56 left, my computer did that thing where it freezes then reads all the input at once.
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Level 60
Aug 8, 2016
This quiz should definitely only be one minute long.
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Level 66
Aug 9, 2016
This should be 45 seconds quiz IMO
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Level 55
Aug 10, 2016
same done with 58 seconds to go, I'm a kiwi(New zealander) from New Zealand
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Level 75
Jun 14, 2017
Why is Connecticut always the least guest answer on almost every quiz. Are we really that forgettable?
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Level 73
Sep 9, 2017
no, just that unspellable
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Level 83
Jul 2, 2018
You smell like nutmeg. Familiar, but the other apple pie ingredients stand out.
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Level 62
May 16, 2020
Coneticut isn't that hard to spell honestly
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Level 35
Apr 24, 2018
Ever wondered what the world would be like with an independent New England? I found this and I think it lays it out pretty well!
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Level 82
Oct 24, 2018
Quiz description probably should say, "There are six states in the U.S. region of New England. Can you spell them all?"
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Level 45
Nov 20, 2018
1:35 left
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Level 67
Aug 9, 2019
Pretty weird, York is a town in England but New York isn't considered New England.
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Level 81
Feb 26, 2020
used to be New Amsterdam
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Level 70
Jan 20, 2021
Why they changed it, I can't say.
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Level 23
Apr 8, 2021
People just liked it better that way...
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Level 68
Feb 26, 2020
Also check out these if you want to get into towns:

Towns of Connecticut

Towns of Rhode Island

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Level 58
Feb 26, 2020
Nova Scotia is west of New Brunswick, not north
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Level 44
Feb 26, 2020
Easy 5 points. Thanks.
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Level 25
Feb 26, 2020
You should make it about a minute shorter
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Level 55
Feb 26, 2020
The quiz to list 6 Indochina countries is 1 minute and even that is too much time. This should at least be cut to a minute to match.
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Level 29
Feb 26, 2020
why is new york not a new england state? NYC was bought by the english from the dutch before the turn of the 17th century so...
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Level 46
Jul 3, 2020
new york was settled by the dutch and previously called "new amsterdam"
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Level 33
Feb 27, 2020
New york is in New england. Historically true.
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Level 46
Jul 3, 2020
not it isn't mate
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Level 70
Jan 20, 2021
No, it's not. New England was named as such in the 1620s, at a time when New York was still part of the Dutch colony New Netherland. The English didn't get their paws on it until the late 1660s.
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Level 32
Apr 7, 2021
misspelled massachusetts as ''massachuSSets'' pls accept ''massachuSSets'' too pls