Geography Quiz / Identify the US state by unique facts

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Can you name the the US state from unique facts and its homegrown famous people?

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Unique FactsStateFamous Residents
12 different stagecoach lines ran through the state on the National Road, and the first professional baseball game was played here.David Letterman, James Dean, Red Skelton
Home to the legends of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle, and the Thomas E. Dewey Thruway is the longest toll road in the US.Billy Joel, John D. Rockefeller, Tupac Shakur
The pirate Edward 'Blackbeard' Teach made a home here, and Coca Cola was invented and sold here first.Ray Charles, Gladys Knight, Clarence Thomas
Built the first rocket to put humans on the moon, and introduced the Mardi Gras to the western world.Hank Aaron, Joe Louis, Willie Mays
Home of the College World Series and the largest railroad yard (Union Pacific).Marlon Brando, Malcolm X, Warren Buffett
Chinook salmon is the official state fish, and has the deepest lake in the US.Matt Groening, Linus Carl Pauling, Sally Struthers
First colony to declare independence, and the home to the first free public library in the US.Alan Shepherd, Daniel Webster, Christa McAuliffe
Has the most boat registrations, and home to the Mackinac Bridge - one of the longest suspension bridges in the world.Gerald Ford, Francis Ford Coppola, Charles A. Lindbergh
Home to the first zoological garden (1874), and the only original colony not bordered by the Atlantic Ocean. Jimmy Stewart, Daniel Boone, Bill Cosby
Site of the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, and site for the filming of the television series 'Touched by an Angel'.Butch Cassidy, Merlin Olsen, Donny Osmond
Unique FactsStateFamous Residents
Home of the rubber capital of the world, and the pro football hall of fame.Ulysses S. Grant, Neil Armstrong, William Taft
Gatorade was developed here, and home to the location with the highest average temperature in the US.Pat Boone, Sidney Poitier, Ben Vereen
Location of the crash of the legendary railroad engineer Casey Jones, and bordered by 8 other states.Davy Crockett, Alex Haley, Dolly Parton
The state's most abundant mineral is copper, and has the largest percentage of its land designated as Indian lands. Barry Goldwater, Ceasar Estrada Chavez, Linda Ronstadt
The diner capital of the world and home to the largest seaport in the US.Lou Costello, Whitney Houston, Joe Piscopo
Considered the southern most northern state and the northern most southern state and has the lowest crime rate in the country.George Brett, Don Knotts, Mary Lou Retton
Home of the only facility to host a Super Bowl, a World Series and a NCAA Basketball's Final 4, and manufacturing location of Tonka Trucks.Judy Garland, John Madden, Jesse Ventura
Home of the World Championship Duck Calling Contest, and the fiddle is this state's official instrument.Johnny Cash, Douglas MacArthur, Scott Joplin
Was the last of the original thirteen colonies to become a state, and home of the oldest operating tavern in the US.Nathaniel Greene, Harry Anderson, David Hartman
Home to the highest paved road in North America and the highest auto tunnel in the world.Tim Allen, Scott Carpenter, Lon Chaney

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