The Only State...

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Can you name the only US state...?

Updated Aug 4, 2012

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...whose name has no letters in common with that of its capital?
...named after a German-born monarch?
...to be represented by an African-American Senator prior to the 20th Century?
...whose two biggest cities have lent their names to a Tony-winning musical and an Oscar-winning film, respectively?
...whose name appears in another state's most populous city?
...whose postal abbreviation consists of two vowels?
...to border the Canadian province of New Brunswick?
...to contain more than one Ivy League school?
...with a modern city founded by European colonists prior to 1600?
...to border more than two Great Lakes?
...that has 'parishes' instead of counties?
...where less than 26% of its citizens identify themselves as White/Caucasian?
...without commercial air service?
...to have divorce laws written into its Constitution?
...to have a county where a plurality of citizens report their primary ancestry as Polish?
...to include a noncontiguous parcel of land completely surrounded by two other states?
...in which the Northern half is in a different time zone than the Southern half?
...in which diamonds are mined?
...whose official State Motto is in Spanish?
...whose official name is more than four words long?
...whose current State Capitol building predates the revolution?
...to have two Federal Reserve Banks?
...that has no law requiring seatbelts for adults in automobiles?
...to produce two US Presidents whose sons also became Presidents?
...with different designs on either side of its State Flag?
Exceptional QualityStateExtra Trivia
...to have a state-owned bank?
...to have a Unicameral Legislature?
...with a state capital of over a million people?
...to have multiple native sons immortalized atop Mount Rushmore?
...to lie entirely above 1,000 meters elevation?
...whose median age is under 30 years old?
...without a McDonalds within the borders of its state capital?
...whose three largest cities begin with the same letter?
...whose legal right to statehood was brought before the Supreme Court?
...to insist upon statewide female suffrage as a requirement for its entry into the Union?
...to have territory in the Eastern Hemisphere?
...with a state-wide ban on the carrying of concealed firearms?
...never to cast an electoral vote for Ronald Reagan?
...with a community-owned major league professional sports team?
...to host three modern Olympic Games?
...whose official state seal is not circular?
...to host a Confederate President's inauguration?
...to have a lighthouse that stands over 60 meters high?
...to be admitted to the Union under a President Roosevelt?
...to have a higher population density than Puerto Rico?
...that allows residents to vote from outer space?
...where prostitution is legal?
...to be named after an American?
...with an automobile on its commemorative State Quarter?
...where a nuclear weapon was exploded prior to the bombing of Japan?

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