Geography Quiz / State Claims to Fame

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Can you name the possibly unusual claims to fame for each state?

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Claim to FameState
Produces the most corn
Contains the largest city in the country
Highest percentage of non-religious people
Contains the county that contains the most horses per capita
Most ghost towns
Produces the most rice
Highest number of suicides per capita and the lowest state and local taxes
Houses the largest historical district
Home of the Sioux Nation
Highest median household income
More miles of freeway per capita than any other metro area with >1M residents
Produces the most sweet potatoes
Houses the nation’s leading producer of building limestone
Highest payment from the state for installing solar panels on the roof of a house
Most usable hot springs
Greatest percentage of total population of Ph.D. scientists and engineers
Most deer/automobile collisions
Most generous, based on charitable donations vs. income
Produces the most wheat
Most man-made lakes
Contains the largest shopping mall
Highest use of gasoline per capita
#1 in speeding tickets
Most species of wildlife in rivers than any other state
Most public golf courses
Claim to FameState
Most expensive electricity
Produces more than 90% of the domestic crawfish crop
Grows the most sunflowers
Most windy land area
Highest rate of alcohol use
Largest grizzly bear population in the lower 48 states
Produces the most commercial red meat
Oldest state capitol in which a legislature still meets in its original chambers
Home of the best high school in the nation
Has the largest Gingko farm
Lowest rate of incarceration
Highest percentage of adults 65 and older who have had all of their natural teeth removed
Houses the site where the largest amount of gold is stored (in the world)
Highest literacy rate
#1 in beer production
Largest economy and the most UFO sightings per year
#1 in overall well-being of citizens
Smartest state
Has the amusement park that attracts the most visitors yearly
Has the most mountain ranges
#1 in Swiss cheese production
Has the oldest continuously used public building in the United States
Most licensed cheese makers
Produces the most copper
Highest rate of gang membership

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