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Do You Know Your Delaware History?

As America's first state, Delaware is chock full of history! The question is, how much do you actually know about this state? Ready to put your historical knowledge to the test! Let's start the quiz!
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What year was Delaware officially declared a state?
1787
1776
1790

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What was the capital of Delaware before Dover?
Newark
New Castle
Wilmington

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Which of these symbols are not of Delaware?
Ladybug
Purple lilac
Weakfish

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How many states does Delaware border by land?
Three
Five
Two

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Who is credited with Delaware's discovery in 1609?
Henry Hudson
William Penn
Christopher Columbus

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Was Delaware a slave state during the Civil War?
Yes
No
Part of the time.

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Delaware got its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr. He was Virginia's first _________.
Colonial governor
Congressman
Statesman

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Delaware is the only slave state that did not contribute any regiments or militia to the what?
Union Army
Confederate army
Rebel army

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How many counties dos Delaware have?
3
1
5

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Delaware was originally inhabited by several groups of American Indians. Tribes included the Lenape in the north and this tribe in the south.
Pohopoco
Cherokee
Nanticoke

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Delaware was first colonized by _________ traders.
Dutch
Swedish
German

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One of the 13 colonies involved in the American Revolution, Delaware became the first state to what?
Ratify the constitution
Impart a property tax
Let the people vote

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Unfortunately, you don't know the state of Delaware very well just yet! You might know a few basic facts, but you're not exactly an expert on this state. Worry not, as one of the smallest US states, Delaware often flies under the radar. You gave this quiz your all and that's what matters!

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You're a true Delaware dynamo! It's obvious that you know the state of Delaware like very few people can. From the beaches to the history, you're as keen on Delaware as any resident who calls this state home!

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You're Delaware dynamic! Delaware might be one of the smallest states in the country, but you understand just how rich and big this state is in spirit. You know way more about the state of Delaware than the average American. We suspect you might just call this state home!
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1
What year was Delaware officially declared a state?
1787
1776
1790
2
What was the capital of Delaware before Dover?
Newark
New Castle
Wilmington
3
Which of these symbols are not of Delaware?
Ladybug
Purple lilac
Weakfish
4
How many states does Delaware border by land?
Three
Five
Two
5
Who is credited with Delaware's discovery in 1609?
Henry Hudson
William Penn
Christopher Columbus
6
Was Delaware a slave state during the Civil War?
Yes
No
Part of the time.
7
Delaware got its name from Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr. He was Virginia's first _________.
Colonial governor
Congressman
Statesman
8
Delaware is the only slave state that did not contribute any regiments or militia to the what?
Union Army
Confederate army
Rebel army
9
How many counties dos Delaware have?
3
1
5
10
Delaware was originally inhabited by several groups of American Indians. Tribes included the Lenape in the north and this tribe in the south.
Pohopoco
Cherokee
Nanticoke
11
Delaware was first colonized by _________ traders.
Dutch
Swedish
German
12
One of the 13 colonies involved in the American Revolution, Delaware became the first state to what?
Ratify the constitution
Impart a property tax
Let the people vote

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