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State Capitals Quiz: How Many Questions Can You Get Right?

We'll go easy on you—only 20 questions. See how you do!

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What's the capital of Massachusetts?

A. Worcester

B. Boston

C. Salem

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Answer: B. Boston

OK, that was an easy start to this state capitals quiz. Worcester may not be the capital of the Bay State, but it does win the award for its most difficult-to-pronounce city. These are the most tongue-twisting towns in all the other states.

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What's the capital of Georgia?

A. Savannah

B. Alpharetta

C. Atlanta

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Answer: C. Atlanta

Atlanta is Georgia's capital and also its biggest city, which is only the case for 17 out of the 50 state capitals. What's the nicest place in the state of Georgia? This place was the top vote for the 2019 Reader's Digest Nicest Places Initiative.

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What's the capital of Oklahoma?

A. Tulsa

B. Oklahoma City

C. Broken Arrow

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Answer: B. Oklahoma City

Oklahoma is the only state where the capital is just the state name followed by "city" (though other states do have cities like that). Here are the 24 cities you learned about in school that no longer exist.

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What's the capital of New Mexico?

A. Albuquerque

B. Santa Fe

C. Las Cruces

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What's the capital of Florida?

A. Tallahassee

B. St. Augustine

C. Orlando

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Answer: A. Tallahassee

St. Augustine did spend a few years as the capital of Florida, though—and it's actually the oldest city in America! And see if you can answer these 16 history questions that people always get wrong.

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