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Can You Pass This Annoyingly Difficult US Geography Quiz?

You might think you know your US geography pretty well, but can you pass this annoying US geography quiz with flying colors? It's time to find out! Embark on this 12 question trivia quiz and put your knowledge to the test!
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Which Great Lake does not border on Canada?
Lake Erie
Lake Huron
Lake Michigan

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The source (beginning) of the Missouri River is in what state?
Minnesota
Montana
South Dakota

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Which state capital city is situated at the highest elevation of any state capital in the USA?
Helena, MT
Cheyenne, WY
Santa Fe, NM

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Someone traveling from Reno, NV, straight (“as the crow flies”) to Los Angeles, CA, would be going in what direction?
Northwest
Southwest
Southeast

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What is the southern-most state?
Florida
Lousiana
Texas

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The geographical center of the 48 contiguous states (that is, excluding Alaska and Hawaii) is located in what state?
Kansas
Iowa
Nebraska

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Which state does not border on the Gulf of Mexico?
Georgia
Alabama
Texas

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The 45th Parallel of Latitude, halfway between the north pole and the equator, does not pass through which state?
Maine
Michigan
Wyoming

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What region of the U.S. is the state Texas located?
The South
The Pacific Northwest
New England

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What is the capital of New York?
New York
Albany
Syracuse

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What is the name of the biggest earthquake fault line that goes through California ?
San Andreas Fault
San Antonio Fault
San Francisco Fault

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What is the name of the most famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park?
Old Dependable
Old Faithful
The Yellowstone Geyser

C+, US Geography Bust

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Uh-oh, we have a bit of a US geography bust on our hands! You might know a bit when it comes to the geography of the US, but many of these questions left you scratching your head in wonder. Fret not, in taking this quiz, you put your knowledge to the test and maybe even learned something new. There's zero failure in that!

B+, US Geography Awesome

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This quiz revealed that you are US geography awesome! It's obvious that you know the geography of the United States better than most. From epic elevations to state lines and coastal states, you know the United States like only a true geography buff can!

A+, US Geography Master

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This quiz revealed that you are a true US geography master! There's no doubt in our minds that you know the geography of the US in a way that only a true geography and trivia buff can. From the Great Lakes to the Rockies, you know the geography of the United States like a pro! Go you!
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1
Which Great Lake does not border on Canada?
Lake Erie
Lake Huron
Lake Michigan
2
The source (beginning) of the Missouri River is in what state?
Minnesota
Montana
South Dakota
3
Which state capital city is situated at the highest elevation of any state capital in the USA?
Helena, MT
Cheyenne, WY
Santa Fe, NM
4
Someone traveling from Reno, NV, straight (“as the crow flies”) to Los Angeles, CA, would be going in what direction?
Northwest
Southwest
Southeast
5
What is the southern-most state?
Florida
Lousiana
Texas
6
The geographical center of the 48 contiguous states (that is, excluding Alaska and Hawaii) is located in what state?
Kansas
Iowa
Nebraska
7
Which state does not border on the Gulf of Mexico?
Georgia
Alabama
Texas
8
The 45th Parallel of Latitude, halfway between the north pole and the equator, does not pass through which state?
Maine
Michigan
Wyoming
9
What region of the U.S. is the state Texas located?
The South
The Pacific Northwest
New England
10
What is the capital of New York?
New York
Albany
Syracuse
11
What is the name of the biggest earthquake fault line that goes through California ?
San Andreas Fault
San Antonio Fault
San Francisco Fault
12
What is the name of the most famous geyser in Yellowstone National Park?
Old Dependable
Old Faithful
The Yellowstone Geyser

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