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Florida Multiple Choice

Can you answer these multiple choice questions about Florida?
Quiz by Aaron197
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Last updated: April 12, 2019
First submittedMarch 31, 2019
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1. What is the official nickname of Florida?
The Sunshine State
Everglades State
Empire State of the South
Orange State
2. Miami is Florida's most populous urban area, but what is Florida's most populous city within the city limits?
Tampa
Jacksonville
Orlando
Fort Lauderdale
3. What sport do the Miami Heat play?
American football
Ice hockey
Basketball
Baseball
4. What is the closest foreign country to Florida?
Mexico
Cuba
Bahamas
5. What hurricane devastated South Florida in 1992?
Andrew
Ike
Katrina
Camille
6. Which one of these movies takes place in Florida?
Pulp Fiction
Scarface
Training Day
The Godfather
It is about a Cuban refugee (Al Pacino) that arrives in 1980s Miami with nothing and rises to become a powerful drug kingpin
7. What is the name of the NASA space launch facility that is located in Florida?
Johnson Space Center
Houston Space Center
Kennedy Space Center
8. Does Florida have more coastline than any other U.S. state?
Yes
No
Alaska has about 4 times as much coastline as Florida
9. Which of these would you NOT find at Walt Disney World?
Frontierland
Adventureland
Safariland
Tomorrowland
10. How did the United States acquire Florida?
Annexed during the Mexican-American War
Part of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803
Taken from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War
Ceded from Spain in 1821
11. Which of these Native American tribes is originally from Florida?
Cherokee
Comanche
Seminole
Apache
12. Within the city of Miami, which of these ancestry groups has the largest population?
Dominicans
Cubans
Vietnamese
Filipinos
34.4% of Miami residents are Cuban-American
13. What is Florida's rank among U.S. states in terms of population?
11th
5th
2nd
3rd
Florida has a population of 21.3 million. Only California and Texas are more populous.
14. Which of these is NOT an island in the state of Florida?
Key West
Key Largo
Key Lime
Key Biscayne
15. Does Florida have any National Parks?
No
Yes
Florida is home to three National Parks: The Everglades, Biscayne National Park, and the Dry Tortugas
16. Which of these animals is NOT native to Florida?
Poison dart frog
Manatee
American Crocodile
Flamingo
17. Who was the last Presidential candidate that carried Florida but DIDN'T win the election?
Al Gore in 2000
Hillary Clinton in 2016
George H. W. Bush in 1992
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level 77
Apr 12, 2019
George W Bush didn't run in 1992. Perhaps you're thinking of George H W Bush.
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level ∞
Apr 12, 2019
Yes, of course. Fixed.
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level 69
Apr 13, 2019
Dear Aaron197: We're wise to you! You just want to start the comment storm re Gore/Florida/2000.
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level 71
Apr 13, 2019
Well, the weekend is still young.
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level 75
May 21, 2019
The American Crocodile should be labeled as the American Alligator
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level 65
May 21, 2019
There are apparently American crocodiles too, but the alligators are the ones everyone is familiar with in Florida.
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level 52
May 21, 2019
No we have crocodiles in the Everglades. Only place in the world with both.
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level 66
May 21, 2019
Was anyone else confused by the coastline question? I think that it currently sounds like it’s asking if Florida has a longer coastline than any single state. Maybe it would be better worded as “than every other state.”
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level 77
May 21, 2019
that is what it's asking. Alaska's is longer
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level 68
May 21, 2019
The coastline one is phrased weirdly. I got what you were saying, but you could interpret it as them not being bottom of the coastline rankings.
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level 71
May 21, 2019
The Scarface comment should read "It is about a Cuban refugee (Al Pacino) who arrives . . . " You might also point out that it is a cartoonish remake of a groundbreaking movie and the beginning of Pacino's long slow decline into hackdom.
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level 52
May 21, 2019
I get where you're coming from, but Seminoles aren't actually originally from Florida. They're descended from the Creeks of Georgia, who moved into the vacuum left after all the native tribes (Calusa, Tequesta, etc.) were relocated to Cuba by the Spanish in 1763.
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level 52
May 21, 2019
"What is Florida's rank among U.S. states in terms of population?" "41% of users answered this correct." What? How? Do people think we are bigger than Texas or smaller than New York and Pennsylvania?
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level 77
May 21, 2019
I was thinking smaller than New York.
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level 61
May 21, 2019
Didn't Florida just pass New York like four years ago?
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level 77
May 21, 2019
you tricked me!!! Key Lime! haha...
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level 68
May 21, 2019
Does Florida have more coastline than any other U.S. state? Yes, Nebraska, for example.
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level 52
Jul 25, 2019
100% of course I am a Floridian.