Washington Multiple Choice

Can you answers these multiple choice questions about Washington?
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1. What is the capital of Washington?
Bellevue
Olympia
Seattle
Spokane
2. Which one of these states does Washington NOT border?
Montana
Oregon
Idaho
3. What is the approximate population of Washington?
8.2 million
9 million
10.2 million
7.5 million
4. Which one of these fruits does Washington NOT produce more than any other state?
Apple
Pear
Peach
Cherry
California is the largest peach producer, Washington does not produce that much
5. In which year did Washington join the union?
1898
1880
1889
6. Which one of these is the name of the longest river in Washington?
Columbia
Green
Skagit
Snake
It forms most of the Washington-Oregon border
7. What is the name of the county Seattle is located in?
Washington
King
Malcolm
Lincoln
From 1852 till 2005 it was named in the honor of William Rufus King, but now in the honor of Martin Luther King Jr
8. Which one of these book series takes place in Forks, Washington?
The Vampire Diaries
Twilight
Percy Jackson and the Olympians
The Mortal Instruments
9. Which one of these companies is NOT based in Washington?
Target
Boeing
Microsoft
Starbucks
Target is based in Minnesota
10. What Canadian province does Washington border in the north?
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
British Columbia
Alberta
11. About how many percent of Washington's population is African American?
9%
4%
2%
16%
Asian Americans make up double the size of the African American population in Washington
12. What was the person which Seattle was named after?
A French general
A governor of Washington
A Native American chief
It was not named after a person
He pursued a path of accommodation to white settlers, forming a personal relationship with "Doc" Maynard
13. Is the death penalty officially outlawed in Washington?
Yes
No
Death penalty was abolished in 2018 in Washington
14. Does Washington have any income tax?
Yes
No
Washington has no personal income tax but has some of the highest sales taxes in the country
15. How many U.S. presidents had Washington as their home state?
2
0
1
3
No U.S. president ever had Washington as his home state and nor was anyone born in the state
16. With what Canadian city does Washington's 4th biggest city share its name?
Vancouver
Winnipeg
Toronto
Calgary
It is located in the extreme southwestern part of the state
17. How many percent of Washington's land is federal?
35%
41%
28%
53%
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