States Quiz for Kids

Did you know that the United States of America is also called the United States, USA, US, United States or often simply America?


  1. How many states are there in the USA?
  2. Which state is the most populated in America?
  3. Three states start with the letter 'O', can you name them?
  4. Santa Fe is the capital and Albuquerque the largest city in which state? (It's in the Southwestern region of the United States)
  5. Which state made up of mostly desert is the driest state in the United States? (Las Vegas is also the largest city in this state)
  6. Which large state is nicknamed the "Lone Star State"?
  7. Which state was purchased from Russia in 1867 and is the largest state in America by land area?
  8. Which US state is made up entirely of islands?
  9. The Everglades National Park is in which state? (Two thirds of this state occupies a peninsula)
  10. Which state is the largest by area?
  11. Which state is the least populated state in America? (Cheyenne is its largest city and state capital)
  12. Four states start with the name 'New', can you name them?
  13. Which state was named in honour of Henrietta Maria of France, wife of Charles I of England?
  14. Which state is the smallest by area?
  15. In 1959, which state became the 50th and last state to be added to the country?
  16. Fort Knox, which holds the largest stockpile of gold in the country, is in which state?
  17. Boston is the capital and most populated city in which state?
  18. Which state, between Louisiana and Alabama, gets its name from the large river which flows along its western boundary?
  19. Which state is the only state in the United States whose name has just one syllable?
  20. Which state out of the original Thirteen Colonies is the only one that does not border the Atlantic Ocean?


  1. 50 States
  2. California
  3. Ohio, Oklahoma, and Oregon
  4. New Mexico
  5. Nevada
  6. Texas
  7. Alaska
  8. Hawaii
  9. Florida
  10. Alaska
  11. Wyoming
  12. New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York and New Jersey
  13. Maryland
  14. Rhode Island
  15. Hawaii
  16. Kentucky
  17. Massachusetts
  18. Mississippi
  19. Maine
  20. Pennsylvania