Mississippi

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The State Capital of Mississippi is ...
Biloxi
Jackson
Meridian
Hattiesburg
The population of Mississippi is ...
873,000
1,941,000
2,669,000
3,903,000
Bordering states are?
Tennessee, Illinois, Kentucky, and Missouri
Indiana, Wisconsin, and Arkansas
Louisiana, Texas, Kansas, and Oklahoma
Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Tennessee
The state name originated from?
The Spanish word meaning "flow upstream"
A Choctaw Indian word meaning "father of waters"
The name of a river in France
A Native American word for "land of lakes"
This state entered the union as the __ state?
10th
16th
20th
28th
A geographic landmark of Mississippi is?
The Missouri River
The Mississippi River
The Everglades National Reserve
The Mohave Desert
A significant historic event was?
De Soto explores Mississippi in 1540
French settle in Mississippi in 1804
Mississippi sides with Union during the Civil War
Spanish conquer Mississippi in war of 1912
The state nickname is?
The Huckleberry State
The Steam Boat State
The Compass State
The Magnolia State
The state entered the union on which date?
December 10, 1817
July 3, 1824
February 19, 1842
November 25, 1854
Which of the following statements is true?
Edison invented the light bulb in Biloxi, in 1859
Dr. Naismith invented basketball in Mississippi
The Mississippi State Bird is the Mockingbird
The Mississippi State Tree is the Weeping Willow
 
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