Can You Name the State From 3 Visual Clues?

By: Kennita Leon
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About This Quiz

Let's face it, each state has something or some things that they are known for. Sometimes it's something intangible, like an accent or an attitude; other times it's things that you can reach out and touch. But there are fifty states and some of them, like New York, have hundreds of landmarks in them. 

Today, we're going to test those of you who know (or think you know) all about the USA and its most popular landmarks, monuments and tourist attractions. We're going to show you three snippings of landmarks found in each state. Your job is to correctly guess which state those landmarks belong to. 

Now we know it can be hard, because some states share landmarks and some have the same landmarks. For example, both California and Florida have Disney theme parks, and Montana, Wyoming and Idaho all share the Yellowstone National Park. So what are you supposed to do? Well, to prevent you from getting stumped, we have added some hints to help you guess what the right answer is. 

So if you think you've got what it takes to correctly guess where these landmarks and natural wonders are located, take our quiz. Be sure to make your country proud! 

The north-easterly state of New York is home to the popular New York City, more commonly known as the "Big Apple" or "the city that never sleeps." There's more to New York State than just the famous city, though.

Known as the Silver State, Nevada lies in the Southwest. The state is best-known for its metropolitan gambling city, Las Vegas.

Home to the famous city of Los Angeles, the westerly state of California is the most populous state in the United States. It's known as the Golden State.

Located in the Southwest region of the United States, Arizona is the sixth largest state and was once home to several native tribes.

Washington State features beautiful landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle is known for the Space Needle.

Located east of New York is the state officially referred to as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.

The most northerly and coldest state, Alaska is the largest state of the United States. It shares a border with Canada.

One of the least populous states, Wyoming is home to national parks and monuments. Devils Tower is technically a laccolithic butte.

Idaho, still inhabited partly by Native Americans, is the largest producer of potatoes in the nation. It is in the Pacific time zone.

Containing a total of seventy-two counties, Wisconsin is located in the north-central region of the United States. Wisconsin is famous for its cheese.

Officially referred to as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Rhode Island is the smallest state. It is densely populated.

Found in the southeastern region of the United States, North Carolina is home to the city of Charlotte. The state motto is "First in Flight," due to the exploits of the Wright Brothers.

Nicknamed after its state bird, the Yellowhammer, Alabama is the largest supplier of steel and iron pipe products. Alabama is bordered by Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.

The eighth largest state of the United States, Colorado was named after its Colorado river. Spanish is widely spoken in the state.

Historically known as the Buckeye State, Ohio lies in the Great Lakes region. Its name originates from the Native American word for "great river."

Situated in the Great Plains and Midwestern regions of the United States, Nebraska became the 37th state in 1867. Omaha is a well-known city located in Nebraska, but Lincoln is the state's capital.

One of the smallest states, Maryland was named after the Queen Henrietta Maria of France and is one of the original thirteen colonies. Fort McHenry National Monument is located there.

One of the more populous states, Texas is one of the most southern and largest states in the country - everything's bigger in Texas. It shares a border with Mexico.

Best known for its southern plantations, South Carolina can be found on the east coast of the United States, between Georgia and North Carolina. The opening shots of the Civil War were fired here.

The midwestern state of Illinois relies on a variety of industries, including agricultural, industrial and mining. Chicago is its most famous city.

Located in the southeastern region of the United States, Tennessee was the last state to join the Confederacy during the American Civil War in 1861. Nashville is the state's capital, known for the Grand Ole Opry.

The twelfth largest state, Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes because of the large number of lakes found in its borders. It's also known as the Gopher State.

The fourth most sparsely populated state, North Dakota lies along the U.S./Canada border in the Great Plains. The state capital is Bismarck.

The sunny state of Florida, found on a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, is one of two states with a tropical climate. That's why it is the Sunshine State.

Situated in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, Oregon's landscape includes volcanoes, forests, water bodies and deserts.

Arkansas, located in the southeastern region of the United States, is the nation's largest producer of bromine and bauxite. Little Rock is home of the Clinton Presidential Center.

With an agricultural-based economy, Montana is the fourth largest state. It is known by several different names, which include Big Sky Country and the Treasure State.

Bordered by North Dakota, South Dakota was named after the Sioux Native American tribes of the Lakota and Dakota people. Of course, Mount Rushmore is located there.

The second smallest state, Delaware was so-named after the first colonial governor of Virginia, Thomas West, 3rd and 12th Baron De la Warr.

Formerly referred to as the Province of Georgia, Georgia became one of the original thirteen colonies in 1733. It is known as the Peach State.

Bordered by the Canadian province of Quebec to the north, the state of New Hampshire does not use a personal income tax. Their motto is "Live Free or Die."

Located in the southern region of the United States, Mississippi is considered the least developed state in the areas of health and education. It is known as the Magnolia State.

Also known as the Nutmeg State, Connecticut is named after its river. It helps form the Tri-state area, along with New York and New Jersey.

The Mountain State of New Mexico, found west of Texas, relies heavily on oil, lumber and cattle ranching. Not many people can spell Albuquerque.

The last state to become part of the United States of America in 1959, Hawaii is an archipelago found in the Pacific Ocean. Hawaii is known as the Aloha State.

The southeastern state of Louisiana is the only state with parishes in place of counties. There is also no official language.

Named after the Choctaw words "okla" and "humma," meaning "red people," the state of Oklahoma is a major producer of oil. Oklahoma City boasts the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Named after its inhabitants, the Native American Kansa tribe, the state of Kansas relies heavily on its agricultural industry.

Nicknamed after its widespread bluegrass, the state of Kentucky is officially known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Louisville hosts the famed Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Consisting of two peninsulas, the state of Michigan has more than sixty thousand inland lakes and ponds. Mackinac Island is a car-free zone.

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