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Ohio True or False?

Do you know whether these statements about Ohio are true or false?
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1. Ohio has a Springfield
True
False
The fifth-most populous behind those in MO, MA, IL and OR [World Population Review, 2023]
2. LeBron James was born in Cleveland
True
False
He was born in Akron
3. The first controlled powered airplane flight took place in Ohio
True
False
While the Wright brothers were Ohioans, they achieved this feat in Kitty Hawk, NC
4. No colony/state has had more presidents born within its borders than Ohio
True
False
Virginia can boast eight, one more than Ohio
5. The first-ever ambulance service was developed in Cincinnati in 1865
True
False
Out of Commercial Hospital, now known as Cincinnati General
6. Buckeyes are a type of bean
True
False
The name can be used to refer to several species of soapberry trees and their nuts
7. Ohio has a higher population density than Hawaii
True
False
Ohio has 288 people per square mile, Hawaii 223 [World Population Review, March 2023]
8. It is possible to travel from Toledo, OH to Duluth, MN entirely by water
True
False
Thanks to the Great Lakes Waterway
9. The first two cars in Ohio managed to crash into each other
True
False
Like so many anecdotes, this is a myth
10. Ohio's state motto is "The Crossroads of America"
True
False
That motto is Indiana's
11. Youngstown is home to the largest railroad museum east of the Mississippi
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False
There is no railroad museum in Youngstown
12. The Cuyahoga River has caught fire several times
True
False
At least 14 times
13. Ohio has a higher average temperature than Illinois
True
False
Ohio (50.70) is more than one degree Fahrenheit colder than Illinois (51.80) [World Population Review, June 2023]
14. Ohio is the only U.S. state with a non-rectangular flag
True
False
It is a pennant design
15. There is a large bronze statue of Arnold Schwarzenegger in downtown Columbus
True
False
In honor of the Arnold Sports Festival
7 Comments
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Level 51
Jan 26, 2021
What do you mean by if Ohio has a Springfield?
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Level 88
Jan 27, 2021
A city named Springfield. It is a common municipality name in the USA.
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Level 88
Jan 27, 2021
Nice quiz, I learned a few things.
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Level 74
Apr 24, 2021
Nice quiz! Nominated
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Level 68
Oct 4, 2021
This quiz was really hard.
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Level 60
Nov 18, 2022
How did almost nobody get the last question? It’s quite obvious you can’t come up with something like that out of the blue…
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Level 75
Feb 14, 2023
They came up with 'Youngstown is home to the largest railroad museum east of the Mississippi' out of the blue.