Alaska

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The State Capital of Alaska is ...
Anchorage
Fairbanks
Klondike
Juneau
The population of Alaska is ...
756,000
626,278
425,900
826,990
Bordering states are?
None, borders on Canada and water
Washington and Oregon
Washington, Idaho and Montana
Washington and Idaho
The state name originated from?
Russian word meaning mainland
Named after Danish explorer
Aleut word for snow
Aleut word meaning mainland
This state entered the union as the __ state?
50th
48th
49th
37th
A geographic landmark of Alaska is?
Mount McKinley, the tallest mountain in the U.S.
Second in size, only to Texas
Mount Hamilton, the tallest mountain in the U.S.
Location of the North Pole
A significant historic event was?
Discovered by Vitus Juneau in 1741
Purchased by the U.S. from Russia in 1867
First discovery of gold in the U.S.
Last state to join the U.S.
The state nickname is?
The Northern Land
The Great Land
The Frontier Land
Ice Land
The state entered the union on which date?
February 24, 1957
March 31, 1958
January 11, 1961
January 3, 1959
Which of the following statements is true?
The state tree is the Willow Ptarmigan
The Klondike Salmon Rush was in 1896
The Alaskan flag is the "Great Bear" constellation
The state bird is the Willow Ptarmigan

 

 
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