Geography of Pennsylvania

Answer these random geography questions about the state of Pennsylvania.
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Last updated: July 15, 2020
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What is the capital of Pennsylvania?
Harrisburg
On what river is the above located?
Susquehanna
What religious group are also known as the Friends?
Quakers
Which of the Great Lakes does Pennsylvania border?
Lake Erie
What town in the Adams county was site of a major Civil War battle?
Gettysburg
What is the most common state nickname of Pennsylvania?
Keystone State
About what Pennsylvanian city did Billy Joel write a song?
Allentown
What city near the above, was once to one of America's largest steel industry?
Bethlehem
What is Philadelphia's most well-known nickname?
City of
Brotherly Love
What river lies between Pennsylvania and New Jersey, and parts of New York?
Delaware
What county is home the the highest Amish population?
Lancaster
What cracked bell was once located in the steeple of Philadelphia's Independence Hall?
Liberty Bell
What mountain range, starting with P, covers northeastern parts of Pennsylvania?
Pocono Mountains
What is the highest mountain in Pennsylvania? hint: Welsh last name starting with D
Mount Davis
Where did George Washington harbor his troops in the winter of 1777-78?
Valley Forge
Name one of the three rivers on which Pittsburgh is located.
Allegheny | Ohio |
Monongahela
What other state capital is part of the Philadelphia metropolitan area?
Trenton
What type of natural disaster was the city of Johnstown struck by in 1889?
Flood
In what city did "The Office" take place?
Scranton
The "Pine Creek Gorge" is known to be Pennsylvania's version of what famous location?
Grand Canyon
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Level 68
Jul 15, 2020
Allegheny is spelled wrong in the fifth to last question.
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Level 67
Jul 15, 2020
Fixed.