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State Nicknames Quiz

Test your knowledge of state nicknames with this fun quiz!

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Test your knowledge of state nicknames with this fun quiz!

1. This state became the first to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787, and immediately went out and grabbed the nickname "The First State" to celebrate. Which state is it?

  • Virginia.
  • Massachusetts.
  • Delaware.

2. The Golden State Museum opened its doors in June 1998 and features new high-tech multimedia exhibits that tell the story of this state's "people, place, promise, and politics." Where is the museum located?

  • Hawaii.
  • Florida.
  • California.

3. Which of the following states has the nickname "Mountain State"?

  • Idaho.
  • West Virginia.
  • Colorado.

4. Which of the following state nicknames actually belongs to a commonwealth?

  • "Prairie State".
  • "Bluegrass State".
  • "Garden State".

5. Despite owning the 19th-longest coastline in the country, this New England state is known as "The Ocean State." Which state is it?

  • Rhode Island.
  • New Hampshire.
  • Massachusetts.

6. Montana is known by what nickname?

  • "Miner's State".
  • "Ponderosa State".
  • "Treasure State".

7. Which of the following animals is not included in a state nickname?

  • Gopher.
  • Badger.
  • Wombat.

8. This Southern state's most popular nickname, "The Volunteer State," originated during the War of 1812, in which volunteer soldiers displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans. Which state is it?

  • Tennessee.
  • South Carolina.
  • Georgia.

9. Based on the star garnet, a rare gem found in the mountains of this state, what state is known as "Gem of the Mountains"?

  • Idaho.
  • Wyoming.
  • North Dakota.

10. Which of the following is one of Louisiana's nicknames?

  • "Magnolia State".
  • "Delta State".
  • "Pelican State".

1. This state became the first to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787, and immediately went out and grabbed the nickname "The First State" to celebrate. Which state is it?
Delaware.

2. The Golden State Museum opened its doors in June 1998 and features new high-tech multimedia exhibits that tell the story of this state's "people, place, promise, and politics." Where is the museum located?
California.

3. Which of the following states has the nickname "Mountain State"?
West Virginia.

4. Which of the following state nicknames actually belongs to a commonwealth?
"Bluegrass State".

5. Despite owning the 19th-longest coastline in the country, this New England state is known as "The Ocean State." Which state is it?
Rhode Island.

6. Montana is known by what nickname?
"Treasure State".

7. Which of the following animals is not included in a state nickname?
Wombat.

8. This Southern state's most popular nickname, "The Volunteer State," originated during the War of 1812, in which volunteer soldiers displayed marked valor in the Battle of New Orleans. Which state is it?
Tennessee.

9. Based on the star garnet, a rare gem found in the mountains of this state, what state is known as "Gem of the Mountains"?
Idaho.

10. Which of the following is one of Louisiana's nicknames?
"Pelican State".

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