States that Beat Massachusetts

For each selected category, name any of the U.S. states that ranks higher than Massachusetts.
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Last updated: October 5, 2019
First submittedSeptember 29, 2019
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7
Smallest area
Rhode Island | Delaware | Connecticut | New Jersey |
New Hampshire | Vermont
2
Easternmost capital city
Maine
4
Birthplace of the most U.S. Presidents
Virginia | Ohio | New York
5
Lowest % of area is farm or ranch land
Alaska | Maine | New Hampshire | Nevada
4
Most "horizontal" shape
(average width / average height)
Tennessee | North Carolina | Kentucky
3
Highest population density
New Jersey | Rhode Island
4
Lowest % Donald Trump voters in 2016
Hawaii | Vermont | California
6
Most populous capital city
Arizona | Texas | Indiana | Ohio | Colorado
3
Longest name
(using official JetPunk names)
North Carolina | South Carolina
2
Most populous city named Springfield
Missouri
2
Fewest traffic fatalities per capita
New York
4
Highest median income
Maryland | New Jersey | Hawaii
3
Most signers of the Declaration of Independence
Pennsylvania | Virginia
2
Lowest obesity rate
Colorado
2
Highest percent Catholic
Rhode Island
4
Longest average commute times
Maryland | New York | New Jersey
3
Least religious
Vermont | New Hampshire
3
Oldest state capital by first date of
European settlement
New Mexico | New York
2
Earliest date of English settlement
Virginia
2
Most lighthouses
Michigan
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Level 76
Oct 5, 2019
There are no highlighted boxes!
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Level ∞
Oct 5, 2019
Dang it. Sorry, fixed.
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Level 85
Oct 5, 2019
Did not have New York pegged for fewest traffic accidents per capita. I mean, what is there for people in Wyoming to hit? Bears? Moose?
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Level 69
Oct 5, 2019
Don't forget pronghorn.
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Level ∞
Oct 6, 2019
Wyoming actually has the second most fatalities per capita.
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Level 85
Oct 7, 2019
Slow moving traffic = fewer casualties.
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Level 84
Oct 7, 2019
This is per capita. New York's population is roughly 30x that of Wyoming.
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Level 70
Oct 7, 2019
Also, New York has a much higher percentage of people commuting by public transit, bicycle, or walking, all of which decrease traffic fatalities. Everybody drives in Wyoming.
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Level 64
Dec 11, 2019
Are we sure the people from New York aren't hitting the people from Wyoming?
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Level 67
Dec 11, 2019
Like
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Level 72
Dec 11, 2019
That lighthouse one was unexpected. Good quiz!
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Level 43
Dec 11, 2019
Why was it unexpected? The Great Lakes are large with lots of ship traffic.
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Level 78
Feb 10, 2022
I was recently in this boat until I did the "states with the most lighthouses" quiz. I quickly jotted down the New England states along with the rest of the ocean coastal states only to find more answer boxes left. That's when the Great Lakes thought kicked in. D'oh!
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Level 64
Dec 11, 2019
Missed question 2 and 6. Kept typing cities instead of States. Didn't get to all the questions. Need more time.
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Level 58
Feb 28, 2021
I probably typed Augusta 7 times.
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Level 62
Dec 12, 2019
Note that nobody beats MA in education or health care. We rock. :)
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Level 79
Aug 19, 2021
North and South Carolina have the same number of letters as Massachusetts
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Level 58
Oct 23, 2021
Idk, maybe the space counts.