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Blitz: Name a US State II
Can you name the state(s) which fall into each of these miscellaneous categories?
Updated Aug 29, 2011
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Name a US state that fits into each clue category listed. Questions will get progressively harder/more trivial; the # of possible correct states will be listed in parentheses next to the clues.
Blitz: Name a US State That...
States not in the contiguous 48 states (2)
Starting off relatively simply...
States whose names end with 'O' (4)
Visit in your Canyoner-O!
States which border North Carolina (4)
NC is the Tar Heel State.
States whose total area is less than 1% water (10)
Highest % water area: Michigan (41.27%)
States ranking in top 5 in Gross State Product (state GDP), 2010 (5)
In this case, 'gross' means 'desirable'.
States with populations under 1 million, 2010 (7)
Somebody give Wyoming a hug!
States admitted to the Union in 1787 (3)
Listed in order of admission.
States whose capital names end in 'City' (4)
Jefferson, Carson, Oklahoma & Salt Lake Cities.
States whose capital names end in '-polis' (2)
States where 65%+ of adult population is clinically overweight, 2008 (6)
Has Kentucky called Jenny yet?
States containing the 50 highest mountain summits in US (4)
Highest US peak is in Alaska.
States ranking in top 5 in life expectancy, 2005 (5)
Listed in order... move there now!
States ranking in top 5 in total fertility rate, 2008 (5)
Listed in order... baby on board!
States ranking in top 5 in incarceration rate, 2008 (5)
Listed in order... don't drive too fast.
States which EITHER Colorado River flows through OTHER than Colorado (4)
Getting a bit harder, eh?
States with no general state sales tax (5)
'Live Free or Die', indeed.
States whose capitals lie one mile or more above sea level (3)
Santa Fe is highest (Denver = 3rd).
States with no official position of Poet Laureate (8)
Shall I compare thee to...nothing?
State whose official Postal Code is two vowels (1)
Iowa's postal code is IA.
States containing a Delaware County (6)
Oh, that tricky Delaware...
States containing an Ohio County (3)
And that doubly tricky Ohio!
States which have Official Dinosaurs (6)
Insert 'evolution' joke here.
States whose state flags contain NO blue (4)
These flags are more optimistic.
States whose official flower is a type of rose (4)
A rose is a rose is a rose...
States with official State Bats (the mammal) (3)
They stay up really late in these states.
State with officially legalized prostitution (1)
They also stay up really late in this state.
States whose official bird is the American Robin (3)
Don't ask to see the New York state bird.
State whose flag has 5 sides (1)
Ohio: the Nepal of America.
State whose flag contains the picture of a President (1)
Also the only state flag with a green background.
State whose legislature is constitutionally unicameral & nonpartisan (1)
Nebraska's legislature is one body.
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