Quiz: Identify These 40 States from an Outline in 6 Minutes
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Identify These 40 States from an Outline in 6 Minutes
By: Heather Cahill
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About This Quiz

You might think that the outlines of countries are easy to identify, but let's size it down a bit. You'll have to identify all of the states on this quiz! From the coastal states to the states that border Canada, Mexico and everything in between, there's a lot to remember. Break out your United States map - you'll need it to get through this quiz!

Did you know that some state lines run along major landmarks, such as the Mississippi River? Oh, and don't forget about the Four Corners states! If you know facts like these, you'll have some big clues into what state could be the right answer.

Maybe you know that Alaska is quite large and secluded. You might remember North Dakota as being pretty rectangular. Isn't Missouri a combination of shapes? Don't forget the cool composition of West Virginia! Whether you're from sunny California or spacious Oklahoma, you'll need to think back to geography class to ace this quiz!

Maybe you haven't visited every state, but you've definitely learned about them! There's only one way to find out if you're an American geography expert. So, take the quiz if you think you have what it takes to name the state from only its outline!

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Can you name this coastal state?
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This is a state with many firsts. What is its name?
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Can you name this Midwestern state?
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What small state is shown above?
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Which tiny state is shown above?
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What is the name of this large Southern state?
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Can you name the state with many water sources, shown here?
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Do you know which coastal state this is?
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What desert state is shown here?
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Which maritime state is shown here?
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Can you name the landlocked state shown?
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Which state along the Canadian border is shown here?
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This state has a full-scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece. Do you know what state it is?
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What lonely state is this?
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Can you name this state?
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Do you know which large state is shown here?
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Can you name this geometric state?
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What is the name of the state pictured here?
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Can you name the state shown above?
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Which state is shown here?
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Which isolated state is this?
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Can you name the state shown here?
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Can you name the government-centric state show here?
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What is the name of this agricultural state?
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Which Northern state is shown here?
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Can you name the state shown here?
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Do you know which state is pictured here?
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Do you know which state this is?
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Can you name the Western state shown here?
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Can you name this central state?
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Which state is this?
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Can you name this historic state?
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Which state is shown here?
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Can you name this state?
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Which Eastern state is shown here?
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Which state is pictured here?
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What minuscule state is shown here?
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What Eastern state is this?
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What state is this?
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Can you name the Northern state shown here?
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