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Test your knowledge of New York. Take this simple quiz and find out if you've got what it takes to stand up for the 11th state to enter 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 New York.

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  1) What is the official insect of the state of New York?
  a. Ladybug (Coccinella novemnotata)
b.  Firefly (Poturis pensylvanica)
c.  Honeybee (Apis mallifera)
 
2) What is the motto of the state of New York?
  a.  It grows as it goes
b.  Liberty and prosperity
c.  Ever upward
 
3) The Adirondack Mountains are located in northern New York between what two lakes?
  a.  Lake Champlain and Lake George
b.  Lake Champlain and Lake Ontario
c.  Lake George and Saranac Lake
 
4) What is the highest point in New York?
  a.  Mount Washington (6,288 feet)
b.  Spruce Knob (4,861 feet)
c.  Mount Marcy (5,344 feet)
 
5) What important New York waterway is included on the New York state quarter?
a.  The St. Lawrence River
b.  The Erie Canal
c.  Lake George
 
6) What is the capital city of New York?
a.  New York
b.  Albany
c.  Buffalo
 
7) Where is the geographic center of the state of New York?
  a.  Madison
b.  Chatham, located 10 miles NW of Sanford
c.  Wood, located 9 miles SE of Marshfield
 
8) Two female figures are depicted on the New York State flag and seal. Who are they?
  a.  Minerva and Liberty
b.  Virtue and Liberty
c.  Justice and Liberty
 
9) New York was the 11th state to join the union. In what year was that?
  a.  1788
b.  1787
c.  1791
 
10)  Which of these United States Presidents was born in New York?
  a.  Franklin Pierce
b.  Gerald Rudolph Ford
c.  Theodore Roosevelt
 
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