Illinois

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The State Capital of Illinois is ...
Chicago
Springfield
Rockford
Evanston
The population of Illinois is ...
11,752,000
14,330,000
8,774,000
10,439,000
Bordering states are?
Michigan, Wisconsin, and Ohio
Indiana, Michigan, and Idaho
Kentucky and New York
Iowa, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin
The state name originated from?
A Native American word for "river"
The Spanish word for "big lake"
A Native American word that means "men"
A province in England
This state entered the union as the __ state?
13th
42nd
30th
21st
A geographic landmark of Illinois is?
Lake Ontario
The Statue of Liberty
The Shawnee National Forest
Mount Hood
A significant historic event was?
Illinois was once claimed by Virginia.
Illinois was discovered by Columbus in 1492.
Illinois seceded from the Union in 1861.
Illinois was initially settled by the Portugese.
The state nickname is?
The Bull State
The Hound State
The Keystone State
The Prairie State
The state entered the union on which date?
August 25, 1877
June 19, 1792
December 3, 1818
March 24, 1841
Which of the following statements is true?
Lincoln's family moved to Illinois in 1830.
The Illinois state tree is the Sequoia.
The Illinois state bird is the Mockingbird.
Illinois was the home of Elvis Presley.

 

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