Which U.S. State Is That?

Can you name all fifty states from just their shapes?

Introduction

How much do you remember from the fifth grade? If you lived the in the United States of America, odds are you had to learn about the geography of this country. Maybe you had to group the states into regions, or maybe you had to memorize the capitals of all 50 states. (That’s anotherquiz entirely.)

This quiz will test your knowledge of the names and shapes of states in the U.S. of A. You can think of it as a fun kind of mental training. Try your best to recognize the state from its highlighted image on the map. After the quiz, you will be rewarded with an interesting fact about that state. For example:

Which state has outlawed attempted (or successful) human cloning?

Which state only has two escalators?

Which state was proven by science to be flatter than a pancake?

By the end of this quiz, you will know the answers to these questions, along with lots of other wild facts. This quiz contains the kind of quality information that you can throw into a conversation during dinner to sidetrack people into talking about the only state that outlawed cannibalism.

If you’re ready to prove your mastery of American geography, click “Let’s Play”!

Description

How much do you remember from the fifth grade? If you lived the in the United States of America, odds are you had to learn about the geography of this country. Maybe you had to group the states into regions, or maybe you had to memorize the capitals of all 50 states.

This quiz will test your knowledge of the names and shapes of states in the U.S. of A. You can think of it as a fun kind of mental training. Try your best to recognize the state from its highlighted image on the map. After the quiz, you will be rewarded with an interesting fact about that state. For example: Which state only has two escalators? Which state was proven by science to be flatter than a pancake?

By the end of this quiz, you will know the answers to these questions, along with lots of other wild facts. This quiz contains the kind of quality information that you can throw into a conversation during dinner to sidetrack people into talking about the only state that outlawed cannibalism.

If you’re ready to prove your mastery of American geography, click “Let’s Play”!

Short Description

How many states can you guess just by looking at their shapes and placements on a map?


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Let's Play!

1. What state is this?


1. What state is this?

1. Montana

2. Georgia

3. Nebraska

4. Wyoming

Welcome to Georgia! Home to Serenbe, the "Porch Capital of America," where every home has a porch on it.



2. What state is this?


2. What state is this?

1. Alaska

2. Arizona

3. Hawaii

4. Pennsylvania

Welcome to Alaska, where it's illegal to be drunk in a bar. Yup. You can't enter a bar if you're already drunk, and you can't stay in a bar if you got drunk during your time there.



3. What state is this?


3. What state is this?

1. Tennessee

2. Delaware

3. North Carolina

4. Indiana

Welcome to North Carolina, where if you steal cooking grease from a restaurant, well, guess what: you're breaking the law.



4. What state is this?


4. What state is this?

1. Washington

2. New York

3. Ohio

4. Colorado

Welcome to Colorado, where car dealers are prohibited by law to not show cars on Sundays.



5. What state is this?


5. What state is this?

1. South Dakota

2. Vermont

3. New Jersey

4. Oregon

Welcome to Vermont. Its capital, Montpelier, is the only U.S. capital that does not have a McDonald's.



6. What state is this?


6. What state is this?

1. Florida

2. West Virginia

3. Missouri

4. Nevada

Welcome to Missouri! The World's Fair was held in St. Louis way back in 1904. The Fair is credited for introducing the world to Dr. Pepper and waffle cones! Nice to meet ya.



7. What state is this?


7. What state is this?

1. South Carolina

2. New Jersey

3. New Hampshire

4. Alaska

Welcome to New Jersey. It has the highest amount of "horses per square mile" out of all the states.



8. What state is this?


8. What state is this?

1. Maine

2. South Carolina

3. Alabama

4. Iowa

Welcome to South Carolina. In Spartanburg, it's illegal to chomp on watermelons inside Magnolia Street Cemetery; they don't want the discarded seeds to grow into vines.



9. What state is this?


9. What state is this?

1. Mississippi

2. Colorado

3. Louisiana

4. Nevada

Welcome to Nevada, where you'd better not throw anything from a chairlift, under penalty of law.



10. What state is this?


10. What state is this?

1. Hawaii

2. New Hampshire

3. Michigan

4. Georgia

Welcome to New Hampshire, where it is against the law to pick seaweed at night.



11. What state is this?


11. What state is this?

1. Delaware

2. Connecticut

3. Minnesota

4. Texas

Welcome to Delaware, Dela-WHERE it's illegal to picnic on the highway in Fenwick Island.



12. What state is this?


12. What state is this?

1. North Carolina

2. Maryland

3. Maine

4. Oklahoma

Welcome to Maine, the only state to have one syllable in its name.



13. What state is this?


13. What state is this?

1. New Mexico

2. California

3. North Dakota

4. Ohio

Welcome to Ohio! One of its cities, Marion, has made it illegal to eat a doughnut while walking backwards.



14. What state is this?


14. What state is this?

1. Arkansas

2. North Dakota

3. Rhode Island

4. Illinois

Welcome to North Dakota, where the official state beverage is milk.



15. What state is this?


15. What state is this?

1. Vermont

2. Wisconsin

3. Tennessee

4. Missouri

Welcome to Tennessee, where it is illegal to fish with anything but a fishing rod and a reel. No hands, no lassos, no spears. Sorry if that ruins your Sunday plans.



16. What state is this?


16. What state is this?

1. Kentucky

2. Hawaii

3. Kansas

4. Massachusetts

Welcome to Hawaii, the only state to not observe daylight saving time! This is because it exists completely within its own time zone.



17. What state is this?


17. What state is this?

1. Virginia

2. Idaho

3. Utah

4. North Carolina

Welcome to Idaho, where cannibalism is outlawed. Phew.



18. What state is this?


18. What state is this?

1. Hawaii

2. Florida

3. Kansas

4. Illinois

Welcome to Illinois. It's home to the Windy City of Chicago, where it's illegal to eat inside a building that's on fire. In case you needed another reason to leave a burning building.



19. What state is this?


19. What state is this?

1. Maryland

2. Iowa

3. Wyoming

4. Arkansas

Welcome to Maryland, where it is prohibited to feed oyster shells to chickens.



20. What state is this?


20. What state is this?

1. Indiana

2. Florida

3. Wisconsin

4. Texas

Welcome to Florida, where selling your children is a felony.



21. What state is this?


21. What state is this?

1. South Carolina

2. New Mexico

3. Oklahoma

4. Virginia

Welcome to Virginia, where it's a misdemeanor to have intercourse out of wedlock. The charge can be accompanied with a fine.



22. What state is this?


22. What state is this?

1. Delaware

2. California

3. Wisconsin

4. Utah

Welcome to Wisconsin, where serving margarine is illegal in jails, hospitals, and public schools. Guess butter is better!



23. What state is this?


23. What state is this?

1. Minnesota

2. Colorado

3. Illinois

4. Nevada

Welcome to Minnesota, sometimes referred to as the "Land of 10,000 Lakes." Guess what, though? It actually has over 11,000 lakes.



24. What state is this?


24. What state is this?

1. Alaska

2. Idaho

3. Washington

4. Virginia

Welcome to Washington, where damaging someone else's beer is prohibited. That's a state with its priorities in order.



25. What state is this?


25. What state is this?

1. Connecticut

2. Tennessee

3. Louisiana

4. Iowa

Welcome to Iowa! Iowa produces more corn than any other state. During the 2016-2017 season, its farmers produced over 150 billion pounds of field corn.



26. What state is this?


26. What state is this?

1. West Virginia

2. Montana

3. Kentucky

4. Arkansas

Welcome to Arkansas, where it's illegal to pronounce its name any other way than AR-kan-saw.



27. What state is this?


27. What state is this?

1. Rhode Island

2. New Mexico

3. Maine

4. Alabama

Welcome to New Mexico! It's home of the city of Las Cruces, where it is illegal to walk down Main Street carrying a lunchbox.



28. What state is this?


28. What state is this?

1. Ohio

2. New York

3. Connecticut

4. Arizona

Welcome to Connecticut, where a pickle has to be able to bounce before it can be called a pickle.



29. What state is this?


29. What state is this?

1. Washington

2. Mississippi

3. Pennsylvania

4. Louisiana

Welcome to Louisiana. It's home to the grand city of New Orleans, where it's prohibited for a psychic to officiate a marriage.



30. What state is this?


30. What state is this?

1. New York

2. Nebraska

3. Massachusetts

4. New Jersey

Welcome to New York! In New York City, alcohol with brunch was outlawed until 2016.



31. What state is this?


31. What state is this?

1. Vermont

2. New Hampshire

3. Indiana

4. South Dakota

Welcome to Indiana, where almost all Orville Redenbacher popcorn comes from. Orville Redenbacher was born in Indiana.



32. What state is this?


32. What state is this?

1. Maryland

2. California

3. Georgia

4. Michigan

Welcome to California, where it's illegal to eat frog that has died during a jumping contest.



33. What state is this?


33. What state is this?

1. North Dakota

2. Minnesota

3. Missouri

4. West Virginia

Welcome to West Virginia. It is the only state to have formed by seceding from a Confederate state.



34. What state is this?


34. What state is this?

1. Oregon

2. South Dakota

3. Connecticut

4. Maryland

Welcome to South Dakota. One survey concluded that, of all the states in the U.S., South Dakota is the least sleep-deprived. Sounds like a dream.



35. What state is this?


35. What state is this?

1. Mississippi

2. Arizona

3. Florida

4. New Jersey

Welcome to Mississippi, the home state of actor Morgan Freeman.



36. What state is this?


36. What state is this?

1. Maine

2. Arkansas

3. Rhode Island

4. Alabama

Welcome to Rhode Island, where it's illegal to dump pickle juice on a trolley. Back up, Vlasic.



37. What state is this?


37. What state is this?

1. Tennessee

2. Missouri

3. West Virginia

4. Kentucky

Welcome to Kentucky, where it is illegal to marry the same man four times.



38. What state is this?


38. What state is this?

1. Rhode Island

2. Wyoming

3. New Hampshire

4. Georgia

Welcome to Wyoming! There are only two sets of escalators in the entire state. Yup, just two.



39. What state is this?


39. What state is this?

1. Mississippi

2. Texas

3. Massachusetts

4. Louisiana

Welcome to Massachusetts. It's home to the great city of Boston, where it is illegal to eat peanuts in church.



40. What state is this?


40. What state is this?

1. Utah

2. Oklahoma

3. Michigan

4. Delaware

Welcome to Oklahoma, the only other state besides Louisiana with an official state meal. The meal is large and includes strawberries, the official state fruit.



41. What state is this?


41. What state is this?

1. Pennsylvania

2. Kansas

3. Oregon

4. Colorado

Welcome to Kansas! One study concluded that this state is literally flatter than a pancake by comparing its topography to that of an IHOP pancake.



42. What state is this?


42. What state is this?

1. Idaho

2. Hawaii

3. Wyoming

4. Oregon

Welcome to Oregon! According to a Gallup poll in 2009, Vermont and Oregon were the two least religious states.



43. What state is this?


43. What state is this?

1. Montana

2. Wisconsin

3. Washington

4. South Carolina

Welcome to Montana, where "double proxy" weddings are permitted—meaning that neither person has to be physically present at the wedding for it to be considered legally valid.



44. What state is this?


44. What state is this?

1. Nebraska

2. Utah

3. Minnesota

4. Kentucky

Welcome to Utah. It boasts the "highest concentration of Jurassic-era remains" that have ever been excavated. That's a lot of bones! (Over 12,000, to be exact).



45. What state is this?


45. What state is this?

1. Wisconsin

2. Nevada

3. New Hampshire

4. Arizona

Welcome to Arizona, where you need a yearly permit to feed garbage to your pigs.



46. What state is this?


46. What state is this?

1. West Virginia

2. Mississippi

3. Alabama

4. Maine

Welcome to Alabama, which has more inland waterways than any other state (1,500 miles total).



47. What state is this?


47. What state is this?

1. Oklahoma

2. Pennsylvania

3. Missouri

4. New Jersey

…Or welcome to "Pensylvania," as it's spelled on the Liberty Bell.



48. What state is this?


48. What state is this?

1. Ohio

2. Vermont

3. Nebraska

4. Utah

Welcome to Nebraska, where bars can't sell beer unless they are also actively cooking soup.



49. What state is this?


49. What state is this?

1. Alaska

2. California

3. Oregon

4. Texas

Welcome to Texas. In Lefors, Texas, you're only permitted three sips of beer while standing up. Does that mean you have to sit down in between every three sips if you want to stand while drinking, or what?



50. What state is this?


50. What state is this?

1. Hawaii

2. Georgia

3. Tennessee

4. Michigan

Welcome to Michigan, home of the city of Detroit. In Detroit, it's illegal to scowl at women.




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You really know your way around the U.S.—or at least a map of it. Amazing!