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What do you know about Minnesota?

Test your knowledge of Minnesota. Take this simple quiz and find out if you've got what it takes to stand up for the 32nd state to be admitted to the union. Select an answer for each of the following ten questions and then click on the "How did I do?" button at the bottom of the page. All of the answers can be found here at NETSTATE Minnesota.

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  1) Which of these cities is the capital city of Minnesota?
  a. St. Paul
b.  Duluth
c.  Minneapolis
 
2) What area of Minnesota is called Arrowhead Country?
  a.  The northern border with Canada at Lake of the Woods
b.  The southeast corner of the state where Minnesota meets Iowa and South Dakota
c.  The far northeast, north of Lake Superior
 
3) What public radio personality was born in Anoka, Minnesota?
  a.  Bob Edwards
b.  Garrison Keillor
c.  Noah Adams
 
4) Which of these is a nickname for Minnesota?
  a.  The Gopher State
b.  The Roughrider State
c.  The Mountain State
 
5) What is the official state mushroom of Minnesota?
a.  Beech (Hypsyzygus tessulatus)
b.  Morel (Morchella esculenta)
c.  White Mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus)
 
6) Two items are leaning up against the stump of a tree on the Great Seal and Minnesota State flag. What are they?
a.  A musket and powderhorn
b.  A surveyor's transit and compass
c.  A plow blade and harness
 
7) How many lakes named "Long Lake" are there in Minnesota?
  a.  At least 91
b.  At least 103
c.  At least 64
 
8) Minnesota was named after the Sioux word for the Minnesota River. What does the Sioux word "mnishota" mean?
  a.  Wide river
b.  Cloudy river
c.  River that never ends
 
9) What is the motto of Minnesota?
  a.  North to the future
b.  Equal rights
c.  The star of the north
 
10)  What is the highest spot in Minnesota?
  a.  Eagle Mountain (2,301 feet)
b.  Magazine Mountain (2,753 feet)
c.  Taum Sauk Mountain (1,772 feet)
 
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