Can You Name the State From 3 Visual Clues?

Kennita Leon

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About This Quiz

Let's face it, each state has something or some things that they are known for. Sometimes it's something intangible, like an accent or an attitude; other times it's things that you can reach out and touch. But there are fifty states and some of them, like New York, have hundreds of landmarks in them. 

Today, we're going to test those of you who know (or think you know) all about the USA and its most popular landmarks, monuments and tourist attractions. We're going to show you three snippings of landmarks found in each state. Your job is to correctly guess which state those landmarks belong to. 

Now we know it can be hard, because some states share landmarks and some have the same landmarks. For example, both California and Florida have Disney theme parks, and Montana, Wyoming and Idaho all share the Yellowstone National Park. So what are you supposed to do? Well, to prevent you from getting stumped, we have added some hints to help you guess what the right answer is. 

So if you think you've got what it takes to correctly guess where these landmarks and natural wonders are located, take our quiz. Be sure to make your country proud! 

Which state are these manmade landmarks from?

The north-easterly state of New York is home to the popular New York City, more commonly known as the "Big Apple" or "the city that never sleeps." There's more to New York State than just the famous city, though.

Which desert state is shown here?

Known as the Silver State, Nevada lies in the Southwest. The state is best-known for its metropolitan gambling city, Las Vegas.

Which state is known for Hollywood and Disneyland?

Home to the famous city of Los Angeles, the westerly state of California is the most populous state in the United States. It's known as the Golden State.

Which state are these natural wonders from?

Located in the Southwest region of the United States, Arizona is the sixth largest state and was once home to several native tribes.

Where must you travel to see these sights?

Washington State features beautiful landscapes of the Pacific Northwest. Seattle is known for the Space Needle.

Which state features these landmarks?

Located east of New York is the state officially referred to as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean.

Where are these natural wonders found?

The most northerly and coldest state, Alaska is the largest state of the United States. It shares a border with Canada.

Which state includes these vistas?

One of the least populous states, Wyoming is home to national parks and monuments. Devils Tower is technically a laccolithic butte.

Which state is the Gem State?

Idaho, still inhabited partly by Native Americans, is the largest producer of potatoes in the nation. It is in the Pacific time zone.

Which state is known as America's Dairyland?

Containing a total of seventy-two counties, Wisconsin is located in the north-central region of the United States. Wisconsin is famous for its cheese.

Which state is the nation's smallest?

Officially referred to as the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Rhode Island is the smallest state. It is densely populated.

Which southeastern state is featured here?

Found in the southeastern region of the United States, North Carolina is home to the city of Charlotte. The state motto is "First in Flight," due to the exploits of the Wright Brothers.

Which southern state are these landmarks from?

Nicknamed after its state bird, the Yellowhammer, Alabama is the largest supplier of steel and iron pipe products. Alabama is bordered by Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.

Where would you travel to see these sights?

The eighth largest state of the United States, Colorado was named after its Colorado river. Spanish is widely spoken in the state.

Where were these photos taken?

Historically known as the Buckeye State, Ohio lies in the Great Lakes region. Its name originates from the Native American word for "great river."

Which state are these landmarks from?

Situated in the Great Plains and Midwestern regions of the United States, Nebraska became the 37th state in 1867. Omaha is a well-known city located in Nebraska, but Lincoln is the state's capital.

Which state is the Old Line State?

One of the smallest states, Maryland was named after the Queen Henrietta Maria of France and is one of the original thirteen colonies. Fort McHenry National Monument is located there.

Which state are these landmarks from?

One of the more populous states, Texas is one of the most southern and largest states in the country - everything's bigger in Texas. It shares a border with Mexico.

Which state features this giant King Kong?

Best known for its southern plantations, South Carolina can be found on the east coast of the United States, between Georgia and North Carolina. The opening shots of the Civil War were fired here.

Which state is the Prairie State?

The midwestern state of Illinois relies on a variety of industries, including agricultural, industrial and mining. Chicago is its most famous city.

Which state features the home of Elvis Presley?

Located in the southeastern region of the United States, Tennessee was the last state to join the Confederacy during the American Civil War in 1861. Nashville is the state's capital, known for the Grand Ole Opry.

Which state is the North Star State?

The twelfth largest state, Minnesota is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes because of the large number of lakes found in its borders. It's also known as the Gopher State.

Where would you travel to take these photos?

The fourth most sparsely populated state, North Dakota lies along the U.S./Canada border in the Great Plains. The state capital is Bismarck.

Which state is a giant peninsula?

The sunny state of Florida, found on a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, is one of two states with a tropical climate. That's why it is the Sunshine State.

What state is called the Beaver State?

Situated in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States, Oregon's landscape includes volcanoes, forests, water bodies and deserts.

Which state includes these destinations?

Arkansas, located in the southeastern region of the United States, is the nation's largest producer of bromine and bauxite. Little Rock is home of the Clinton Presidential Center.

Where can these scenic vistas be found?

With an agricultural-based economy, Montana is the fourth largest state. It is known by several different names, which include Big Sky Country and the Treasure State.

Where can these famous faces be found?

Bordered by North Dakota, South Dakota was named after the Sioux Native American tribes of the Lakota and Dakota people. Of course, Mount Rushmore is located there.

Which state is known as the First State and the Diamond State?

The second smallest state, Delaware was so-named after the first colonial governor of Virginia, Thomas West, 3rd and 12th Baron De la Warr.

Where can these sights be seen?

Formerly referred to as the Province of Georgia, Georgia became one of the original thirteen colonies in 1733. It is known as the Peach State.

Which state contains Flume Gorge?

Bordered by the Canadian province of Quebec to the north, the state of New Hampshire does not use a personal income tax. Their motto is "Live Free or Die."

Which state shares its name with a river?

Located in the southern region of the United States, Mississippi is considered the least developed state in the areas of health and education. It is known as the Magnolia State.

These landmarks are found in which state?

Also known as the Nutmeg State, Connecticut is named after its river. It helps form the Tri-state area, along with New York and New Jersey.

Which southwestern state features these images?

The Mountain State of New Mexico, found west of Texas, relies heavily on oil, lumber and cattle ranching. Not many people can spell Albuquerque.

Which island state are these landmarks from?

The last state to become part of the United States of America in 1959, Hawaii is an archipelago found in the Pacific Ocean. Hawaii is known as the Aloha State.

Which state are these buildings from?

The southeastern state of Louisiana is the only state with parishes in place of counties. There is also no official language.

Which state is the Sooner State?

Named after the Choctaw words "okla" and "humma," meaning "red people," the state of Oklahoma is a major producer of oil. Oklahoma City boasts the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum.

Which state is famous for a fictional farm girl named Dorothy?

Named after its inhabitants, the Native American Kansa tribe, the state of Kansas relies heavily on its agricultural industry.

Which state features thes sights?

Nicknamed after its widespread bluegrass, the state of Kentucky is officially known as the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Louisville hosts the famed Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.

Which northern state are these images from?

Consisting of two peninsulas, the state of Michigan has more than sixty thousand inland lakes and ponds. Mackinac Island is a car-free zone.

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