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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?
Orange State
Empire State of the South
Everglades State
The Sunshine State
2. Miami is Florida's most populous urban area, but what is Florida's most populous city within the city limits?
Jacksonville
Orlando
Tampa
Fort Lauderdale
3. What sport do the Miami Heat play?
Basketball
Baseball
Ice hockey
American football
4. What is the closest foreign country to Florida?
Cuba
Mexico
Bahamas
5. What hurricane devastated South Florida in 1992?
Andrew
Katrina
Camille
Ike
6. Which one of these movies takes place in Florida?
The Godfather
Pulp Fiction
Training Day
Scarface
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?
Houston Space Center
Johnson Space Center
Kennedy Space Center
8. Does Florida have more coastline than any other U.S. state?
No
Yes
Alaska has about 4 times as much coastline as Florida
9. Which of these would you NOT find at Walt Disney World?
Tomorrowland
Safariland
Frontierland
Adventureland
10. How did the United States acquire Florida?
Annexed during the Mexican-American War
Taken from Great Britain during the Revolutionary War
Ceded from Spain in 1821
Part of the Louisiana Purchase of 1803
11. Which of these Native American tribes is originally from Florida?
Cherokee
Comanche
Apache
Seminole
12. Within the city of Miami, which of these ancestry groups has the largest population?
Vietnamese
Cubans
Filipinos
Dominicans
34.4% of Miami residents are Cuban-American
13. What is Florida's rank among U.S. states in terms of population?
5th
2nd
11th
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 Biscayne
Key Largo
Key Lime
Key West
15. Does Florida have any National Parks?
Yes
No
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?
Flamingo
Manatee
American Crocodile
Poison dart frog
17. Who was the last Presidential candidate that carried Florida but DIDN'T win the election?
Al Gore in 2000
George H. W. Bush in 1992
Hillary Clinton in 2016
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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 72
Apr 13, 2019
Well, the weekend is still young.
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level 76
May 21, 2019
The American Crocodile should be labeled as the American Alligator
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level 66
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 53
May 21, 2019
No we have crocodiles in the Everglades. Only place in the world with both.
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level 67
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 54
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 53
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 62
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 53
Jul 25, 2019
100% of course I am a Floridian.