Can You Guess if the State is North, South, East, or West of New York?

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Can You Guess if the State is North, South, East, or West of New York?
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America is a vast country with diverse geography and people state by state. Do you know your U.S. geography? Test your knowledge with this HowStuffWorks quiz!
Is Hawaii west of New York?
Yes
Hawaii is far south and west of New York. It is an archipelago of volcanic islands in the Pacific Ocean.
No

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Tennessee is _____ of New York.
East
Southeast
Northeast
Southwest
Tennessee is a southern state. It's neighbors with Kentucky, North Carolina and a number of other states.

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Is Nevada east of New York?
No
Nevada is west of New York. It's neighbors with California.
Yes

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Is Idaho west of New York?
Yes
Idaho is next to Oregon, which forms part of America's west coast. Idaho also shares its northern border with Canada.
No

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Which of these states is north of New York?
Maine
Maine is a New England State. It's closer to Canada than most of America.
Indiana
Louisiana
New Mexico

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______ is west of New York.
Ohio
Ohio is west of New York. Pennsylvania sits between Ohio and New York.
Maine
Rhode Island
Massachusetts

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Minnesota is _____ of New York.
West
Minnesota, like New York, has its northern edge along the US-Canada border. It is further north and west than New York.
South
East
Southwest

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Is Colorado north of New York?
Yes
No
Colorado is southwest of New York. It sits between New Mexico and Wyoming.

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Which of these states is south of New York?
Wisconsin
Virginia
Virginia is one of the original southern states of America. It's south of New York.
New Hampshire
Montana

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Which state is west of New York?
Iowa
Iowa is west of New York. It's a midwestern state.
Rhode Island
New Jersey
Georgia

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New York is north of:
Georgia
Georgia is south of New York. It's considered part of the American south.
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Montana

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New York is east of:
Maine
Massachusetts
Oregon
Oregon is on the west coast of America. It sits between Washington and California.
Rhode Island

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Which state is farther north than New York?
Delaware
Texas
Kansas
North Dakota
North Dakota is northwest of New York. Its northern edge is along the U.S.-Canadian border.

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Maryland is __________ of New York.
South
Maryland is one of the original 13 colonies. It is south of New York.
North
East
West

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Wisconsin is _______ of New York.
South
North
West
Wisconsin is west of New York. It stretches further north than the Empire State.
East

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Which state is further south than New York?
Texas
Alabama
Arizona
All of the above
All of these states are south and west of New York. New York sits on the northern East Coast of the United States.

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Is Michigan west of New York?
No
Yes
Michigan is west of New York. It stretches farther north and shares a border with Ontario, Canada.

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Is Illinois north of New York?
Yes
No
Illinois is west and slightly south of New York. It sits below Wisconsin.

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Is Arizona north of New york?
Yes
No
Arizona is southwest of New York. While New York shares a northern border with Canada, Arizona shares a southern border with Mexico.

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Is Alabama south of New York?
Yes
Alabama is south and slightly west of New York. The southernmost tip of Alabama touches the Gulf of Mexico.
No

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West Virginia is _______ of New York.
South
West Virginia is south of New York. Pennsylvania and Maryland are between them.
East
West
North

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Is Louisiana east of New York?
Yes
No
Louisiana is southwest of New York. It is neighbors with Texas and Mississippi.

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Florida is ______ of New York.
South
Florida is south of New York. It also does not stretch as far east.
North
East
West

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Which state is further north than New York?
Washington
Washington is America's northernmost west coast state. It shares a border with Canada.
Oklahoma
New Mexico
Louisiana

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Which of these states is a southern neighbor of New York?
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania shares a border with New York. The state is New York's immediate neighbor to the south.
Florida
Iowa
Vermont

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Is Arkansas east of New York?
Yes
No
Arkansas is southwest of New York. It sits between Missouri and Louisiana.

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Is Pennsylvania north of New York?
Yes
No
Pennsylvania is New York's neighbor. Its northern border runs along the southern border of New York.

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Both South Carolina and North Carolina are _____ of New York.
South
Both South and North Carolina are south of New York. They share borders with Georgia.
West
North
East

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Is Alaska is south of New York?
No
Alaska is far northwest of New York. It touches the west coast of Canada.
Yes

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Which of these states is an eastern neighbor of New York?
North Carolina
Louisiana
Michigan
Connecticut
Connecticut is New York's immediate neighbor to the east. It's considered part of New England.

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Is Nebraska north of New York?
Yes
No
Nebraska is west and slightly south of New York. It is sandwiched between South Dakota and Kansas.

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Which of these states is west of New York?
Maine
Iowa
Iowa is a midwestern state between Minnesota and Missouri. It is west of New York.
New Hampshire
Delaware

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Vermont is _______ of New York.
South
East
Vermont is New York's neighbor. It sits just to the east of the state.
West
North

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Which of these is east of New York?
Rhode Island
Rhode Island is a tiny New England state famous for its lighthouses and seafood. Connecticut is between it and New York.
Kentucky
Minnesota
Alaska

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Which of these states are west of New York?
Texas
California
New Mexico
All of the above
All of these states are southwest of New York. Their southern ends form the majority of the U.S.-Mexican border.

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