State Quiz - Connecticut

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of Connecticut?
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Last updated: September 8, 2020
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First submittedSeptember 2, 2019
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Capital of Connecticut
Most populous city
Region of the U.S. consisting of Connecticut and five other states
New England
Ivy League university
City in which the above is located
New Haven
Town famous for its hedge fund industry
Oceanic sound that Connecticut borders
Long Island Sound
States which border Connecticut
New York
Rhode Island
President born in Connecticut in 1946
George W. Bush
State nickname
The Constitution State
Tree in which Connecticut's royal charter was hidden in 1662
The Charter Oak
Senator who was Al Gore's running mate in 2000
Joe Lieberman
TV show about a mother and daughter named Lorelai and Rory
Gilmore Girls
Type of gun patented by Samuel Colt in 1835
Novel written by Harriet Beecher Stowe credited with sparking anti-slavery sentiment
Uncle Tom's Cabin
Author of "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court"
Mark Twain
Dictionary maven born in Connecticut in 1758
Noah Webster
Movie about suburban housewives who were replaced by robots
The Stepford Wives
Level 85
Sep 3, 2019
Connecticut is badass, yo.
Level 73
Sep 4, 2019
Five stars for the Gilmore Girls question :)
Level 72
Feb 6, 2020
Five hollow stars?
Level 79
Feb 1, 2022
Exceptional :)
Level 89
Sep 4, 2019
I know the blank space is the length of the Construction State, but Connecticut is also known as the Nutmeg State.
Level 72
Sep 6, 2019
Clearly you are a strict constructionist. ;-)
Level 54
Sep 12, 2019
I also put in nutmeg state first, tried the insurance state and finally got constitution. I think Nutmeg should also work, it's what people in CT refer to, and I live here.
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Sep 13, 2019
Level 69
Jan 3, 2020
Late comment, but it says "Constitution State" on CT license plates.
Level 83
Sep 14, 2019
Now I need a dictionary to find out what maven is.
Level 89
Dec 27, 2019
No question about Bristol/ESPN...FOR SHAME!!!
Level 72
Dec 27, 2019
"Gilmore Girls" -- but not the magnificent "Who's the Boss"???
Level 84
Dec 27, 2019
And right next door to Greenwich, CT, you've got the town of Mianus. There was a really good pizza place in Mianus.
Level 38
Apr 13, 2020
Mianus is lovely if we are honest here.
Level 75
Dec 29, 2019
No Mystic Pizza?
Level 72
Sep 8, 2020
Suggestion: feature Subway (restaurant), since it's from there.
Level 89
Feb 13, 2021
Joke suggestion: Feature my dad, since he was born there.
Level 71
Feb 13, 2021
Serious suggestion: Feature bananas, since there are people in Connecticut who eat bananas.
Level 52
Mar 18, 2021
Extra serious suggestion: feature air, because if it wasn't for air Connecticut wouldn't exist
Level 59
Nov 10, 2022
Extra super serious suggestion: Feature East Germany, because it’s a place and Connecticut is also a place
Level 54
May 18, 2024
Extra insanely super serious suggestion: Feature "the" because people say that in Connecticut
Level 24
Feb 21, 2021
Really great quiz!

-from someone who lives in ct :)

Level 68
May 27, 2022
Connecticuter here - there should be a question relating to the the WWE headquarters being in Stamford, that's a pretty big bragging right for a state like ours.
Level 67
Nov 2, 2023
Haha one of my roommates was just watching Gilmore Girls
Level 56
Mar 8, 2024
there's nothing about My Wife And Kids but good quiz anyway