1. What four states make up the “Four Corners”
Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado
2. Match the state capital to the state (.25 each):
Concord new Hampshire
3. Name the four of the five Great Lakes (.25 each)
4. Maine used to be part of what other U.S. state?
5. The region known as “Acadiana” is found in what U.S. state?
6. Name two of the three rivers found in Pittsburgh (.5 each).
Ohio, Allegheny, Monongahela
7. Match the national park to the state it’s found in (.25 each):
Badlands South Dakota
Carlsbad Caverns New Mexico
8. The Erie Canal is found in what state?
9. When the Transcontinental Railroad was completed, the final stake was driven in what U.S. state?
10. Two states each have eight states bordering them. Name them both (.5 each)
Bonus #1: The Louisiana Purchase included part or all of how many U.S. states?
Bonus #2: Four state capitals are named after U.S. presidents. Name them (.5 each)
Jefferson City, Jackson, Lincoln, Madison
Bonus #3: From 1774 to 1800, the U.S. Congress met in eight cities other than Washington, D.C., thus making each (technically) a United States capital. Name those eight cities (.5 each). Only the first eight cities you list will be counted.
Philly; York, Pa.; Lancaster, Pa.; Baltimore, New York, Princeton, N.J.; Annapolis, Md.; Trenton, N.J.
Number of test-takers: 12
Highest score: 12, Scott D.
Average score: 9.52
Median score: 9.75