Connecticut

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The State Capital of Connecticut is ...
Hartford
New Haven
Bridgeport
Norwich
The population of Connecticut is ...
2,345,000
2,987,000
3,275,000
4,123,000
Bordering states are?
Massachusetts and Rhode Island
New York and Massachusetts
New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts
New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island
The state name originated from?
Native American word for Oak Tree, plentiful in Connecticut
Named after chief of Mashantucket Pequot tribe
Native American word for "long tidal river", the name given to the Connecticut River
Named after chief of the Algonkian tribe
This state entered the union as the __ state?
3rd
4th
5th
6th
A geographic landmark of Connecticut is?
Fort Edmond Andros
Mount Whitney State Park
Mark Twain's birth place
Dinosaur State Park
A significant historic event was?
First gun shot of the American Revolution
Eli Whitney invents the cotton gin
Ethan Allen writes the Oak Charter
Nathan Hale discovers dinosaur tracks at Rocky Hill
The state nickname is?
The Seaport State
The Revolution State
The Constitution State
The Insurance State
The state entered the union on which date?
February 24, 1788
January 9, 1788
October 11, 1789
November 11, 1791
Which of the following statements is true?
State tree is the White Oak
State bird is the American Laural
Connecticut is the smallest of the 50 states
Connecticut is the eastern most state

 

 
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