Only 2% Of Americans Got At Least 10/30 In This Confusing US Capitals Quiz

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By: Annette

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We're not going to make this easy for you. Every state has its capital, and every capital is completely difficult to remember. Once you're knee-deep in this quiz, you're going to wish you were in Honolulu (an obvious one).

What's the capital of Vermont?

Montpelier is the capital of Vermont. It's the only state capital that doesn't have a McDonald's.

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What's the capital of Utah?

Salt Lake City is the capital of Utah. It's the only state capital to have three words in its name.

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How many capital cities have the word "city" in their name?

There are three capital cities that have the word "city" in their name. These include Carson City, Salt Lake City and Oklahoma City.

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How many state capital have five letters in their name?

Does your brain hurt yet? There are three state capitals that have 5 letters in their name. These include Boise, Dover and Salem.

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What's the capital of Alabama?

Montgomery is the capital of Alabama. It houses a minor league baseball team called the Montgomery Biscuits.

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What state has the largest capital in the country?

Alaska has the largest state capital in the country. Juneau is larger than the state of Delaware.

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What used to be the name of the capital of Arizona?

Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, use to be named Pumpkinville. It is not the only state capital to have ever used that name!

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Where is the beer capital of the US?

Denver is the capital of Colorado. It brews more beer than any other city in the country.

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What is the capital of Hawaii?

OK, that was an easy one. But did you know that Honolulu is home to the only royal palace in the entire country?

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What is the capital of Illinois?

Springfield is the capital of Illinois. It is home to the first-ever drive-through.

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How many Springfields are in the USA?

There are 33 locations in the US that go by the name of Springfield. 25 different states house a Springfield.

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What is the capital of Iowa?

Des Moines is the capital of Iowa. It was almost named Fort Raccoon.

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What is the capital of Minnesota?

St. Paul is the capital of Minnesota. It was originally named Pig's Eye Landing.

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What is the capital of Montana?

Helena is the capital of Montana. It was almost named Pumpkinville, or Squashtown.

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Where is the largest pedestrian bridge in North America?

Little Rock is the capital of Arkansas. It's home to the largest bridge in North America built exclusively for pedestrians.

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What state capital paper did Mark Twain work for?

Mark Twain would send letters to publish in the "Sacramento Union." Sacramento, of course, is the capital of California.

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What is the capital of Connecticut?

Hartford is the capital of Connecticut. Teddy Roosevelt was the first president to publicly ride in an automobile when he was driven through Hartford.

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What is the capital of Delaware?

Dover is the capital of Delaware. It was founded by William Penn. He named Dover after a city in England.

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Tallahassee, Florida, used to be known as ______ .

Tallahassee, the capital of Florida, used to be known as Desoto. The first North American Christmas celebration took place there in the 1500s.

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What is the capital of Georgia?

Atlanta is the capital of Georgia. It's considered hip-hop music's center of gravity.

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What is the capital of Idaho?

Boise is the capital of Idaho. There's a to-scale Liberty Bell in front of the Boise capital building.

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What is the capital of Indiana?

Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana. The Indianapolis Motor Speedway is larger than Vatican City.

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What is the capital of Kansas?

Topeka is the capital of Kansas. We can't think of anything else to say about that, except that it's a fine city.

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What is the capital of Louisiana?

Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana. It was home to the famous Earthquake Game at Louisiana State University in 1988. The cheers were so loud that they registered on a seismograph.

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Where is the oldest wooden fort?

Maine is home to the oldest wooden fort in the US. It's located in the capital city of Augusta.

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Where is the largest crab feast in the world?

Maryland is home to the largest crab feast in the world. It's located in the capital city of Annapolis.

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What is the capital of Massachusetts?

Boston is the natural capital of Massachusetts. In 1919, it was flooded with molasses and 21 people died. Just saying.

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What is the capital of Michigan?

Lansing is the capital of Michigan. Did you know that it only became the capital because so many other cities were fighting for the title?

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What is the capital of Mississippi?

Jackson is the capital of Mississippi. It's believed that the song "Jackson" by Johnny Cash is in honor of the capital.

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True or False: Abraham Lincoln was born in Lincoln, Nebraska.

It's false that Lincoln was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. in fact, he never once even lived in the capital of Nebraska.

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What is the capital of Nevada?

Carson City is the capital of Nevada. Absolutely none of the film "Carson City" was filmed in Carson City.

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What is the capital of New Hampshire?

Concord is the capital of New Hampshire. The capital had nothing to do with the dealings of "Lexington and Concord."

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What is the capital of New Jersey?

Trenton is the capital of New Jersey. President William Taft ordered a bathtub from a company in Trenton, New Jersey. There's a good chance that that was the tub he got stuck in.

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What is the capital of New Mexico?

Santa Fe is the capital of New Mexico. It's home to the oldest church in the United States, Mission San Miguel.

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What is the capital of New York?

Albany is the capital of New York. Perforated toilet paper was invented there. Just saying.

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