Statistics for State Etymology #1

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  • This quiz has been taken 371 times
  • The average score is 15 of 16

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
From a Native American tribe whose people were called "Albaamaha"Alabama
98%
From the Choctaw phrase "Okla humma", meaning "red people"Oklahoma
98%
Named in honour of the first President of the United StatesWashington
98%
French writers called its namesake river "Ouisconsin"Wisconsin
98%
From the Shoshoni Indian exclamation "Ee-dah-how"Idaho
97%
Named after the Kansa Native American tribeKansas
96%
From the Ojibwe word "misi-ziibi", meaning "Great River"Mississippi
96%
From the Anglo-Norman surname "de La Warr"Delaware
95%
Believed to be named after Queen Calafia, ruler of the fictional Black AmazonsCalifornia
93%
Named in honour of King George IIGeorgia
93%
Named after two Sioux Native American tribes, one being LakotaNorth Dakota/South Dakota
92%
From the Otoe words for flat water: "Ñí Brásge"Nebraska
90%
Spanish for "mountain"Montana
88%
From the french words for "Green Mountains"Vermont
86%
Named in honour of King Charles INorth Carolina/South Carolina
71%
Spanish for "ruddy", referring to its namesake river's silt from the mountainsColorado
67%

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