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Spot the Imposter - U.S. State Geography #2

Each question lists multiple US states - all but one of them are a correct answer to the question. See if you can identify the imposter for each question.
If you do well spotting the imposters, try the other quizzes in this series: PapaFurchetta's Spot the Imposter Quizzes
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Last updated: December 8, 2022
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1. The Appalachian Trail passes through these states.
Georgia
West Virginia
Maine
New York
South Carolina
Tennessee
North Carolina
Connecticut
2. These states have territory within the Great Basin.
Nevada
Oregon
California
Idaho
Utah
Colorado
3. These states border two or fewer other U.S. States
Hawaii
Washington
South Carolina
Maine
Rhode Island
Alaska
Florida
Delaware
4. These states each have a city named "Springfield" which has a population in excess of 100,000.
Illinois
Massachusetts
Missouri
Oregon
5. These states do not have any professional sports teams in the big 4 North American sports leagues (MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL).
Utah
Arkansas
Alabama
Kansas
Mississippi
Kentucky
Iowa
Montana
6. The lowest point of elevation in these states is below sea level
California
Louisiana
Nevada
7. All of the territory in these states lies below 1,000 feet in elevation.
Mississippi
Rhode Island
Alabama
Delaware
Louisiana
Florida
8. These states boarder Mexico
Nevada
California
New Mexico
Arizona
Texas
9. These states have independent cities which are administered separately of any county within that state.
Virginia (38 Independent Cities)
Oklahoma (Oklahoma City)
Nevada (Carson City)
Maryland (Baltimore City)
Missouri (St. Louis City)
10. These states each border 8 other states, tied for the most of any state.
Kentucky
Tennessee
Missouri
11. These states border the Gulf of Mexico
Alabama
Florida
Mississippi
Texas
Louisiana
Georgia
12. Part of the Mason-Dixon Line comprises a portion of the border for these states.
West Virginia
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Delaware
Maryland
13. These states border Lake Michigan.
Michigan
Wisconsin
Indiana
Minnesota
Illinois
14. These are the only states that do not have a river as a portion of their boarders with other states or countries.
Montana
Colorado
Utah
Wyoming
New Mexico
Hawaii
15. The highest points in these states is over 14,000 feet in elevation.
Alaska (Denali)
Oregon (Mount Hood)
Colorado (Mount Elbert)
Washington (Mount Rainer)
California (Mount Whitney)
2 Comments
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Level 33
Nov 7, 2022
#10 Georgia?
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Level 91
Nov 7, 2022
Sorry, that was a mistake. It has been corrected to Missouri. Thanks for the catch!