This states and capitals quiz tests your knowledge of the state capitals of the US in five different quizzes comprising of all the regions. Below the form you can discover more on this subject and some interesting data on the US capitals.


1. What is the capital of Maine?

3. What is the capital of New York?

5. What is the capital of Rhode Island?

7. What is the capital of Washington?

9. What is the capital of West Virginia?

2. What is the capital of Oklahoma?

4. What is the capital of Minnesota?

6. What is the capital of Kentucky?

8. What is the capital of North Carolina?

10. What is the capital of Nebraska?

1. What is the capital of California?

3. What is the capital of Vermont?

5. What is the capital of North Dakota?

7. What is the capital of New Mexico?

9. What is the capital of Mississippi?

2. What is the capital of Florida?

4. What is the capital of Louisiana?

6. What is the capital of Alabama?

8. What is the capital of Wisconsin?

10. What is the capital of Oregon?

1. What is the capital of Texas?

3. What is the capital of Wyoming?

5. What is the capital of Virginia?

7. What is the capital of Maryland?

9. What is the capital of South Carolina?

2. What is the capital of Illinois?

4. What is the capital of New Jersey?

6. What is the capital of Utah?

8. What is the capital of Colorado?

10. What is the capital of Montana?

1. What is the capital of Pennsylvania?

3. What is the capital of New Hampshire?

5. What is the capital of Ohio?

7. What is the capital of Arkansas?

9. What is the capital of Indiana?

2. What is the capital of Alaska?

4. What is the capital of Arizona?

6. What is the capital of South Dakota ?

8. What is the capital of Georgia?

10. What is the capital of Delaware?

1. What is the capital of Massachusetts?

3. What is the capital of Hawaii?

5. What is the capital of Nevada?

7. What is the capital of Michigan?

9. What is the capital of Idaho?

2. What is the capital of Kansas?

4. What is the capital of Tennessee?

6. What is the capital of Iowa?

8. What is the capital of Missouri?

10. What is the capital of Connecticut?

How does this states and capitals quiz work?

This is a geographical test that asks you to answer to “what is the capital of” in five different quizzes that gather up all the 50 states in the US. Each of the five sections of the States and Capitals Quiz represents one quiz for you presenting you with ten states for which you need to choose the capital.

Once you answer all 10 questions in a section and you press Results you will receive your score and a table with both your answers and the correct answers.

General facts about the United States of America:

On July 4, 1776, the Declaration of Independence was issued, establishing the United States of America.

English is the most spoken language in the US, followed by Spanish.

The US was the most involved nation in the development of the Internet.

The US is the 4th largest country in the world by land area and 3rd by population, on February, 2013, the estimated population of the US was 315,568,000.

The most populated city in the US is New York City, followed by Los Angeles.

The Mississippi and Missouri Rivers form the longest river system in the US and the fourth longest in the world.

Alaska was purchased from Russia in 1867 and is the largest state in the US by land area.

Hawaii is the most recent of the 50 states in the US and is the only one made up entirely of islands.

State Entered Union in: Settled in:
Alabama 1702 Dec. 14, 1819
AL: workers built the first rocket to put humans on the moon.
Alaska 1784 Jan. 3, 1959
AK: has been called America's Last Frontier.
Arizona 1776 Feb. 14, 1912
AZ: leads the nation in copper production.
Arkansas 1686 June 15, 1836
AR: Sam Walton founded his Wal-Mart stores in Bentonville.
California 1769 Sept. 9, 1850
CA: grows more turkeys than any other state.
Colorado 1858 Aug. 1, 1876
CO: place for the United States Air Force Academy.
Connecticut 1634 Jan. 9, 1788
CT: the world's first nuclear powered submarine: USS Nautilus.
Delaware 1638 Dec. 7, 1787
DE: nation's first scheduled steam railroad began in New Castle in 1831.
Florida 1565 Mar. 3, 1845
FL: Cape Canaveral is America's launch pad for space flights.
Georgia 1733 Jan. 2, 1788
GA: the first steamship (The City of Savanna) to cross the Atlantic.
Hawaii 1820 Aug. 21, 1959
HI:  the only state that grows coffee.
Idaho 1842 July 3, 1890
ID: the Cataldo mission is the oldest building in the state.
Illinois 1720 Dec. 3, 1818
IL: the Sears Tower is the tallest building on the North American continent.
Indiana 1733 Dec. 11, 1816
IN: the first professional baseball game was played in Fort Wayne, in 1871.
Iowa 1788 Dec. 28, 1846
IA: Scranton is home to Iowa's oldest water tower still in service.
Kansas 1727 Jan. 29, 1861
KS: Dodge City is the windiest city in the United States.
Kentucky 1774 June 1, 1792
KY: the first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant operated by Colonel Sanders.
Louisiana 1699 Apr. 30, 1812
LA: was named in honor of King Louis XIV.
Maine 1624 Mar. 15, 1820
ME: Bath is known as the City of Ships.
Maryland 1634 Apr. 28, 1788
MD: The United States Naval Academy was founded in 1845 at Annapolis.
Massachusetts 1620 Feb. 6, 1788
MA: Boston built the first subway system in the United States in 1897.
Michigan 1668 Jan. 26, 1837
MI: Rogers City boasts the world's largest limestone quarry.
Minnesota 1805 May 11, 1858
MN: has 90,000 miles of shoreline, more than California, Florida and Hawaii.
Mississippi 1699 Dec. 10, 1817
MS: the world's largest cactus plantation is in Edwards.
Missouri 1735 Aug. 10, 1821
MO: the first successful parachute jump to be made from a moving airplane.
Montana 1809 Nov. 8, 1889
MT: the average square mile of land contains 1.4 elk, and 3.3 deer.
Nebraska 1823 Mar. 1, 1867
NE: has more miles of river than any other state.
Nevada 1849 Oct. 31, 1864
NV: in 1899 Charles Fey invented a slot machine named the Liberty Bell.
New Hampshire 1623 June 21, 1788
NH: the first potato planted in the US was at Londonderry Common Field.
New Jersey 1660 Dec. 18, 1787
NJ: is the only state where all counties are classified as metropolitan areas.
New Mexico 1610 Jan. 6, 1912
NM:  hosts the world's largest international hot air balloon fiesta.
New York 1614 July 26, 1788
NY: New York City has 722 miles of subway track.
North Carolina 1660 Nov. 21, 1789
NC: High Point is known as the Furniture Capital of the World.
North Dakota 1812 Nov. 2, 1889
ND: Jamestown College is the oldest independent college in the state.
Ohio 1788 Mar. 1, 1803
OH: the first ambulance service was established in Cincinnati in 1865.
Oklahoma 1889 Nov. 16, 1907
OK: the world's first installed parking meter was on July 16, 1935.
Oregon 1811 Feb. 14, 1859
OR: has more ghost towns than any other state.
Pennsylvania 1682 Dec. 12, 1787
PA: Hershey is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.
Rhode Island 1636 May 29, 1790
RI: was the last of the original thirteen colonies to become a state.
South Carolina 1670 May 23, 1788
SC:  is the nation's leading peach producer and shipper.
South Dakota 1859 Nov. 2, 1889
SD: Mount Rushmore the world's greatest mountain carving.
Tennessee 1769 June 1, 1796
TN:  has more than 3,800 documented caves.
Texas 1682 Dec. 29, 1845
TX:  is popularly known as The Lone Star State.
Utah 1847 Jan. 4, 1896
UT: is the site of the nations first department store.
Vermont 1724 March 4, 1791
VT: Montpelier, Is the largest producer of maple syrup in the U.S.
Virginia 1607 June 25, 1788
VA: Jamestown was the first English settlement in the U.S.
Washington 1811 Nov. 11, 1889
WA: Medina is the home of the US wealthiest man, Microsoft's Bill Gates.
West Virginia 1727 June 20, 1863
WV: has the oldest population of any state. The median age is 40.
Wisconsin 1766 May 29, 1848
WI: the first practical typewriter was designed in Milwaukee in 1867.
Wyoming 1834 July 10, 1890
WY: Yellowstone is the first official National Park (1872).

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