Can You Guess the State from One Image?



By: Olivia C

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

When the vast land of the US of A is shown to you in an image, can you directly pinpoint which is which, or where is where, perhaps, in the land of the free and the home of the brave? This quiz will definitely test your knowledge about that.

Each of the USA's 50 states boasts of so many things. Are you familiar with their most popular tourist destinations and attractions? Great! Do you know the best national parks or historical monuments and markers in each of them? Nice! Can you identify the biggest cities of each state? Cool! If you agreed to all of these questions, then it's a sure bet that you will ace this quiz in no time!

You don't have to be an American to know all of these details and stuff. With the worldwide popularity of many of America's landmarks and tourist destinations, people from all over the world are already familiar with many of these special places. Plus, it doesn't hurt that we see these places in American-made movies and televisions shows. Yep, the world is so prepared for this quiz alright!

So what are you waiting for? Let's travel away to the USA!  

In which state does the Statue of Liberty proudly stand, without prejudice?

Just to be clear, New York state is different from New York City. But the Big Apple is located there, of course.


They’ll greet you “Aloha!" in this state. Where is this?

Hawaii is a US state alright, but it is located far from domestic US territory. It's actually in Polynesia.


Tampa, West Palm Beach, Jacksonville and Orlando could be found in this US state. Where is this?

Florida is a Spanish word. It means "land of flowers."


You can find the Liberty Bell here. Where is it?

Pennsylvania is where many Amish communities are located. That's why the state has their own brand of German language.


Fans of The Alamo stories will head toward this state. Where is it?

Texas is one huge state! It's the second largest in America, actually.


Hollywood or bust! Where will you go to become a movie star?

California stretches along the western coast of America. There are many great beaches here.


See a geyser up close, especially Old Faithful, in this state.

It's sad to note that the Equality State of Wyoming was subjected to a hate crime controversy. The Laramie incident involving Matthew Shepard prompted a hate crime law to be created.


If you wanna party at the Mardi Gras, to which state would you head?

Cajun and Creole languages are spoken here in Louisiana. Its capital is Baton Rouge.


This is the state where Plymouth Rock is. Where is it?

Massachusetts is a very important state in the history of the USA. Yep, the Pilgrims landed here first.


A star beside the name of Springfield means it’s the capital of this state. What state is it?

Illinois is known as the Prairie State. It's also called The Windy State.


Wichita is its largest city, but Topeka is its capital. What state is this?

Kansas is named after the indigenous people who originally occupied this area. They're called the Kaw Nation.


The gorgeous Atlantic City Boardwalk is found in which state?

Newark is the largest city of New Jersey. But the capital is Trenton.


It’s in the city of Louisville where you’ll find this famous horse race event. In which state is it?

Head on to Kentucky to see the Kentucky Derby. This is the most important event in horse racing in the country.


Majestic Mount Rushmore is located in which state?

South Dakota's capital is called Pierre. Go visit Mount Rushmore.


If you want to gamble in a desert, which US state will you travel to?

Nevada's capital is Carson City. But people head over to Las Vegas for the casinos!


Check out Chesapeake Bay in this state. Where is it?

Richmond is the capital of Virginia. The CIA headquarters is here, by the way.


Nature lovers might want to check out the Crater Lake located in this state. Where is it?

Oregon's capital is Salem. But people visit Portland because it's the biggest metropolitan area.


The King, Elvis Presley, put his state on the map of global pop culture. Where is he from?

Elvis Presley is from Memphis. That's in Tennessee.


Check out the Grand Canyon in this state. Where is it?

Naturally, Arizona is also known as the Grand Canyon State. You really have to see that when you're in the area.


A star beside the name of Jefferson City means it’s the capital of this state. What state is it?

Missouri is the birthplace of music legends. Some of them are Chuck Berry, Tina Turner, Josephine Baker and Sheryl Crow.


Sioux City, Mason City and Des Moines could be found here. What state is this?

Iowa's capital is Des Moines. It is part of the so-called Corn Belt of America.


If you’re into motor speedway races, head over to this state! Where is it?

Race car enthusiasts always visit the Indianapolis 500 race. Known as the Indy 500, this happens in the state of Indiana.


Ocean City is the most popular beach in which state?

The musical Hairspray takes place in Baltimore. This is Maryland's biggest city.


Kenai Fjords National Park is located in which cold, cold, cold state?

In the '90s, the sitcom Northern Exposure helped popularize Alaska to the mainstream TV audience. The largest city here is called Anchorage.


Take the Savannah Trolley Tour in this state.

Savannah is a major city in Georgia. Take a tour of the Savannah Historic District when you visit.


Revisit the historic Bloody Sunday site at the Selma Bridge in this state. Where is it?

Alabama has a rich history, one that reflects the historical attitudes of the US in general. Civil rights movements happened here.


Ice cream lovers head on to the Ben and Jerry’s %0Dfactory located in this state. Where is it?

Open-minded Vermont is the first US state to officially recognize same-sex marriages in the country. That's why the LGBT community loves them!


If you’re big on music, head over to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland. In which state is it?

The capital of Ohio is Columbus. But people are more familiar with Cincinnati and Cleveland because of the sports teams.


The Chimney Rock is both a historical and natural landmark. In which state could it be found?

Nebraska was home to many indigenous peoples even before the Pilgrims arrived. These include the Omaha, Pawnee and Lakota Sioux tribes, to name a few.


A star beside the name of Helena means it’s the capital of this state. What state is it?

The Rocky Mountains are found in the state of Montana. It's just apt, since Montana came from the Spanish word for mountain.


Pueblo, Boulder, Durango and Denver could be found in which state?

Colorado is a favorite spot of filmmakers for shooting their films. The Shining was shot here.


The Mormons sure love this state. Where are they based?

The man who founded Salt Lake City in Utah was one of the Mormon leaders. That's why the biggest Mormon temple is found here.


The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta happens yearly in this state. Where is it?

New Mexico is where Santa Fe is located. This state capital is a very artist-friendly community.


This state is also the name of a Broadway musical-turned-film. Which state is this?

Of course Oklahoma! the musical is set in the state of Oklahoma. Incidentally, this is the first Rodgers and Hammerstein musical collaboration ever.


This engineering wonder named the Space Needle is found in which state?

Of course the state of Washington is named after President George. its capital is Olympia.


Prince, Eddie Cochrane, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, Soul Asylum and Owl City helped put their state in the musical map of America. Which state is this?

Minnesota's capital is Saint Paul. But Minneapolis is far more popular a city, since it's the largest, and home of many pop culture faves.


The Bellevue Avenue Historic District in Newport could be found in which state?

Rhode Island is part of the Thirteen Colonies. Check out your US history lessons for that tidbit, and more.


Hampton Beach is worth checking out for their yearly Sand Sculpture contest. In which state is it?

New Hampshire is nicknamed The Granite State. It's actually near Quebec in Canada.


Architecture fans head over to look at the home of Frank Lloyd Wright in which state?

Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin. They have a Harley-Davidson Museum here!


Civil war buffs shouldn’t miss visiting Fort Sumter in this state. Where is it?

Fort Sumter National Monument is located in Charleston County, South Carolina. Learn more about the American Civil War in this place.


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