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USA States in Alphabetical Order

Name all fifty U.S. states in order from A-Z.
Quiz by jillibean414
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Last updated: September 3, 2018
First submittedJuly 19, 2012
Times taken237,326
Average score70.0%
Rating4.98
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State
A
Alabama
A
Alaska
A
Arizona
A
Arkansas
C
California
C
Colorado
C
Connecticut
D
Delaware
F
Florida
G
Georgia
H
Hawaii
I
Idaho
I
Illinois
 
State
I
Indiana
I
Iowa
K
Kansas
K
Kentucky
L
Louisiana
M
Maine
M
Maryland
M
Massachusetts
M
Michigan
M
Minnesota
M
Mississippi
M
Missouri
M
Montana
 
State
N
Nebraska
N
Nevada
N
New Hampshire
N
New Jersey
N
New Mexico
N
New York
N
North Carolina
N
North Dakota
O
Ohio
O
Oklahoma
O
Oregon
P
Pennsylvania
 
State
R
Rhode Island
S
South Carolina
S
South Dakota
T
Tennessee
T
Texas
U
Utah
V
Vermont
V
Virginia
W
Washington
W
West Virginia
W
Wisconsin
W
Wyoming
+15
Level 79
May 27, 2012
Nice quiz, I got to 49 with well over 2 minutes to go and still never came up w/ Massachusetts...
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Level 47
Jan 13, 2016
i have 49 and just 3 /5 points... hmmmm
+11
Level 75
May 3, 2019
The spelling of Massachusetts gets me on every quiz. Sure wish we could have more mercy type-ins.
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Level 55
Oct 8, 2020
massachusetts is actually really easy to spell if you look at it for a sec
+3
Level 60
Oct 13, 2020
Remember first time, two s, second time, one s.
+6
Level 50
Nov 19, 2020
Mass a chu setts
+3
Level 25
May 7, 2021
It's not hard to spell I don't know why you can't spell it.
+2
Level 66
Feb 8, 2022
My way to remember how to write Massachusetts correctly:

Alternate single and double consonants starting from the sides:

M------------S

--SS------TT-

-----CH-S----

Massachusetts

+4
Level 40
Jun 5, 2022
thats even more confusing than the word itself lmfao
+3
Level 49
Sep 18, 2019
Finished with 3:42 left.
+2
Level 37
Dec 9, 2020
3:57 left! ha.
+2
Level 48
Jan 2, 2021
3:07 left! Not as good as you tho
+1
Level 50
Feb 19, 2022
2:06 left
+1
Level 50
Feb 19, 2022
1:59 second time ;-; forgot Mississippi for the longest time
+1
Level 34
Oct 25, 2022
Woo just finished with 4:06 left! Might have to go take some
+2
Level 24
Jul 14, 2020
try my one but there is a map
+2
Level 24
Jul 14, 2020
https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/1316081/us-states-quiz-in-alphabetical-order
+9
Level 52
Aug 30, 2012
It's usually the time that gets me in these US State quiz as it's harder to recollect (despite knowing them all) when you're not American. This one was a cinch though- 2'26" remaining.
+26
Level 33
Aug 30, 2012
Still remember the song we learned in elementary school with the states in alphabetical order!
+20
Level 47
Jan 1, 2019
fifty nifty united states of the thirteen original colonies...yeah pretty catchy song that was.
+12
Level 60
Sep 7, 2019
oh no dont get it stuck in your head dont get it stuck in your head dont get it stuck in your head FIFTY NIFTY UNITED STATES
+8
Level 73
Mar 13, 2021
Nebraskaaaaaa.....Nevaaadaaaaaaa...
+2
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Lmao
+7
Level 31
Dec 1, 2020
It was playing the whole time
+2
Level 44
Aug 30, 2012
Got them all with 2:57 remaining, and like High Fidelity, I am not American
+2
Level 68
Aug 30, 2012
I'm a little slow. I got them all with 1:08 remaining. It's more difficult than it seems.
+12
Level 31
Aug 30, 2012
"Fifty-Nifty" helps a TON. its still the only way i can name all of the states!
+2
Level 40
Dec 24, 2012
LOL me too
+2
Level 25
May 13, 2013
That song has stuck with me for 30 year!
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Haha same
+1
Level 33
Dec 5, 2017
How about this song?
+1
Level 30
Oct 27, 2018
Me too!
+2
Level 44
Aug 30, 2012
got 49/50... damn ohio
+1
Level 36
Aug 31, 2012
2:41 left. i probably would have finished quicker if i didn't get tripped up on the spelling of Massachusetts...
+1
Level 16
Sep 1, 2012
got them all with 44 seconds left
+3
Level 40
Dec 24, 2012
Much harder than expected
+1
Level 43
Mar 5, 2013
50/50, 2:26 left
+2
Level 90
Mar 27, 2013
Should edit the quiz to include the territories (Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Guam, etc.) just to trip up those using the Fifty Nifty or 50 states that rhyme songs...
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
How mean
+1
Level 20
Apr 20, 2013
Done! Got them all with 3:16 remaining!
+1
Level 36
Jun 7, 2013
Got them all in the end with :10 on the clock! More difficult than I first thought..
+2
Level 23
Jul 22, 2013
I forgot Montana :(
+2
Level 84
Jul 24, 2017
As a Cincinnati Bengals fan, I wish I could say the same. :-(
+2
Level 51
Sep 22, 2013
Got it with 3:12 to go. I learned the states in alphabetical order by song in 2nd grade and to this day it's how I still remember the states and their names. I just sing the song to myself. :)
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
I learned it in 4th
+1
Level 35
Nov 7, 2013
0:43 remaining. Would be more embarrassing if I was American. I completely forgot about all the "New" states and couldn't figure out why there were so many Ns!
+2
Level 44
Nov 17, 2013
Live next door to Texas and was born in Ohio= after getting Oregon and Tennessee, racking my brain for second O and T state. Argh!
+2
Level 54
Dec 17, 2013
100% with 3:13 left
+1
Level 83
Dec 17, 2013
Finally got to 50/50, with 6 seconds to go.
+2
Level 20
Dec 27, 2013
Got them all with 3:09 remaining, and in order with no problems :)
+1
Level 51
Feb 8, 2014
Got to the love the elementary song. That is how I've always memorized the states since I learned them. :)
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Fifty nifty
+1
Level 67
May 13, 2014
I just know them in order already because I'm sad like that, I don't even live in America.
+2
Level 81
May 20, 2014
Forgot one M and one N. Find those harder as there's so many of them. And no, I am not American either.
+1
Level 69
Jun 20, 2014
so difficult for me... I can name all the states and capitols, but I have to go in geographical order... never learned them alphabetically!
+1
Level 53
Oct 25, 2014
easy
+1
Level 53
Nov 24, 2014
It's having trouble accepting 'Indiana' and I checked I spelt it right.
+1
Level 51
May 7, 2015
Learned the state song in second grade and have never forgot. :)
+1
Level 30
Mar 30, 2021
The Fifty Nifty :)
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
A very nifty song :)
+1
Level 64
May 7, 2015
Did anyone else use that song to help remembee the states in alphabetical order?
+1
Level 67
Aug 11, 2019
noone, ow wait, besides the two dozen that allready commented that they did (actually 9/10 of the comments preceeding yours is about the song)

Unless your comment was meant to be sarcastic, in that case, well played.

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Level 49
May 7, 2015
I was surprised we were given a first letter. I'm Canadian and could do this quite easily. Can someone do an alphabetical state capitals one with no hints? I'd like to try that...
+1
Level 46
May 7, 2015
All 50 with 3:37 left!
+1
Level 81
May 7, 2015
Just 0:49 left, at least this one had plenty of time. Funny how easy it's to completely blank on some.
+1
Level 82
May 7, 2015
50/50. Not American, but a song did help me (it wasn't Fifty Nifty though, it was Go Pato).
+1
Level 65
May 12, 2015
Way harder than I thought it would be!
+1
Level 52
May 13, 2015
35/50.. as a Brit I'm happy with that!
+1
Level 21
Jun 12, 2015
I finished with 53 seconds to spare
+1
Level 66
Sep 28, 2015
Done with 03:40 left at first try. 18 years old from Argentina.
+1
Level 57
Dec 30, 2015
100% with 3:39 remaining.
+1
Level 53
May 15, 2016
Yo, I'm smart! Got all w/ 3:19 remaining! Didn't even finish the alphabet quiz that quickly lol....
+1
Level 54
Jun 27, 2016
Did you know Ohio is the only state that has at least one city/village that starts with each letter of the alphabet? See how many you can name! http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/103225/ohio-cities-a-z
+1
Level 74
Jul 6, 2016
Got North Dakota and Carolina, forgot South Carolina and Dakota. :(
+1
Level 25
Jul 10, 2016
0:47 left studying them for a long time as a greek
+1
Level 67
Aug 23, 2016
Alabama was my last one to get!
+1
Level 69
Nov 13, 2016
cant believe i forgot missouri...
+1
Level 71
Nov 14, 2016
I know all the US States on the map of USA, I can name them all in relation to their position to each other, yet when it came to alphabetical I didn't have enough time to finish, trying to work out the alphabetical order especially in the M's and the N's, only got 1 point for my trouble.
+1
Level 59
Dec 27, 2016
Got them all! 22 sec to spare
+1
Level 71
Jan 5, 2017
I'm all south american and have answered every single US geography quiz
+1
Level 67
Jan 15, 2017
'New' Mexico? Fascinating
+1
Level 77
Aug 29, 2017
When I was young many older people referred to the country as "Old Mexico". I'm guessing that started when New Mexico became a state. I said something to my grandmother once about Mexico and she asked, "Which one, new or old?"
+1
Level 68
Feb 20, 2017
got all 51, gotta catchem all!
+1
Level 50
Feb 19, 2022
I got all 52.
+1
Level 55
May 20, 2017
Forgot about Arizona, Texas, and Virginia somehow.
+1
Level 63
May 20, 2017
done with 3:10 left :)
+1
Level 17
Jul 7, 2017
Awesome quiz!
+1
Level 29
Aug 9, 2017
haha i knew all the states in order since i was 9
+1
Level 51
May 27, 2021
I have since age 7
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Same here
+1
Level 45
Aug 26, 2017
not enough time...
+1
Level 75
Aug 29, 2017
OK, now try the same for Canada.
+1
Level 61
Aug 29, 2017
I somehow got South Carolina and South Dakota but missed both North Carolina and North Dakota. Weird.
+2
Level 62
Aug 29, 2017
Harder than I thought - guess i have to go learn that song now
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Lol
+1
Level 38
Aug 29, 2017
Oh yeah! Let’s go – first try! https://goo.gl/rAZDNe
+1
Level 62
Aug 29, 2017
I forgot Texas... lol
+1
Level 62
Aug 29, 2017
What's with the map used for the quiz image? It looks like Baja California is part of the United States???
+1
Level ∞
Aug 30, 2017
Weird. Didn't notice that. I changed the image.
+2
Level 40
Aug 30, 2017
For some reason, I thought it said all filthy states, lol!
+1
Level 71
Sep 25, 2017
Think you know where the States of USA are? ….. try my "Walk the coast of USA quiz"…… here it is
+2
Level 33
Dec 2, 2017
Or the song with the girl singing it in a minute...got me done
+1
Level 41
Dec 6, 2017
all fifty 1:43 remaining
+2
Level 56
May 2, 2018
I finally found a reason to know the states song!
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Haha
+1
Level 34
Jul 5, 2022
Lol true
+1
Level 8
May 14, 2018
Really bad on this one
+1
Level 8
May 31, 2018
Difficult but use your memory
+1
Level 49
Jul 17, 2018
haha I can't believe It took me until the very end to remember texas!
+1
Level 29
Aug 11, 2018
Got it in 1 minute and 13 seconds! I'm not even American...
+1
Level 33
Aug 24, 2018
Got it in 3:33!
+1
Level 50
Sep 21, 2018
forgot maine, new mexico and missouri
+1
Level 45
Oct 26, 2018
50/50! West Virginia almost screwed me up. And you also knows this from fifty nifty!
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Very nifty
+1
Level 30
Oct 27, 2018
Fifty-Nifty United States has helped me with this since I was a little kid! 100% with 3:38 left!
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Same here
+1
Level 55
Oct 28, 2018
49/50 DAMN U CALIFORNIA!! How could i forget it
+1
Level 52
Oct 28, 2018
So basically nobody did better than my amazing, outstanding, legendary 3:27.
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Is 3:26 better?
+1
Level 57
May 8, 2019
I gOT 50/50 wItH 4:56 left, aNd i Am noT FroM usA. i aM ALso 2 YrS
+1
Level 67
Jul 2, 2019
50/50! Fun and interesting quiz
+1
Level 44
Aug 6, 2019
When did they come up with this fifty-nifty song? I never heard of it. My son, who is 18, says he never heard of it either.

It’s funny, but I grew up in New Jersey, and I don’t have any recollection of having to memorize all the states. I do remember though, very clearly, having to memorize all the counties in New Jersey! 😅

+1
Level 63
Aug 15, 2019
Can you accept New vada and New braska? 🤪
+1
Level 39
Sep 23, 2019
Can you accept Tonga for texas
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Tonga is a country
+1
Level 37
Nov 17, 2019
forget california Kappa
+1
Level 44
Jan 15, 2020
Got all with 3:33 remaining. FIFTY NIFTY UNITED STATES
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Haha
+2
Level 57
Feb 23, 2020
I had to reach into the depths of my memory for this one; there's a song I learned in elementary school that helped me, lol.
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Fifty nifty
+1
Level 38
Mar 5, 2020
was staring a the second "T" space like "what other state starts with t?"

I forgot about Texas.

Still finished in 2:19 though!

+1
Level 53
Sep 9, 2020
woot woot 3:37 left :)

I was thinking about the state capitals quiz to this

+1
Level 76
Sep 16, 2020
Here before the District of Columbia becomes a state! 😉😏
+1
Level 28
Jun 22, 2021
It won’t because it’s the Capital of the United States Puerto Rico is more likely to become a state!
+1
Level 60
Jul 28, 2021
Well, Uncle Joe has a little weird grasp on reality, so it actually really seems more likely that DC will become the 51 at the moment. Or at least, I haven't heard him speaking about how the Puertoricans deserve a representation.
+1
Level 61
Oct 4, 2020
Anyone beat 3:50?
+1
Level 57
Oct 12, 2020
at my elementary school we never learned the song but I still aced this quiz somehow
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Same
+1
Level 58
Nov 2, 2020
Haha we learned the song and I will never fail a United States quiz again!
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Lol
+2
Level 46
Nov 7, 2020
got them all with 3 minutes left + i'm british and we don't learn them
+1
Level 16
Nov 11, 2020
its nice 😃😃😃😃😃😃:):):):)
+1
Level 15
Nov 15, 2020
EZ
+1
Level 65
Dec 13, 2020
I didn't get California, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Wow LOL
+1
Level 57
Feb 2, 2021
that was fun! I felt so panicky - thought I'd run out of time, but I did ok - still had 1:42 left. Whew.
+1
Level 48
Mar 5, 2021
Easy, 100% and 3:23 left to spare, (the fifty states song you learn in grade school helps.)
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
Very much
+1
Level 32
Mar 27, 2021
100 % easy
+1
Level 30
Mar 30, 2021
Thank you Fifty NIfty :)
+1
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
:O same
+1
Level 22
Apr 6, 2021
3:12 left, learning the US states by heart was so fun, I'm from UK so wherever you are its possible to learn things with practice. Have a great day!
+1
Level 28
Jun 22, 2021
I forgot Idaho And Maine somehow!!
+3
Level 55
Aug 28, 2021
I almost forgot Utah. I live in Utah
+1
Level 38
Sep 5, 2022
I am ashamed. I hate timed quizzes but thought I'd give it a try. I came to U and thought "there are no states beginning with U!" Guys... I also LIVE in UTAH.
+2
Level 66
Nov 21, 2021
I chose to leave the Ms and Ns till last for obvious reasons. Not being American didn't help.
+2
Level 55
Jan 29, 2022
I had to learn a song about the states in alphabetical order so this was pretty easy. 3:26 first try :D
+1
Level 55
Mar 15, 2022
Finished with 5minutes 30 left
+1
Level 35
May 19, 2022
If you don't skip it's ten times harder