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Know your capitols quiz

August 24, 2010

Even if you know where all 50 U.S. state capitals are located, how much do you know about the actual capitol buildings? Take the following quiz to test your knowledge:

  1. Which capitol building has 5 domes? (a) Washington (b) Texas (c) Rhode Island (d) Iowa

  2. Which capitol building is the only one in the country with a silver dome? (a) California (b) Nevada (c) Utah (d) Georgia

  3. Which southern capitol building bears the damage from a cannon attack by William Sherman’s army during the Civil War? (a) North Carolina (b) South 4. Carolina (c) Georgia (d) Florida

  4. How many skyscraper capitol buildings are there in the U.S.? (a) 4 (b) 7 (c) 11 (d) 15

  5. Which capitol building was designed by Thomas Jefferson? (a) Maryland (b) Connecticut (c) Virginia (d) New York

  6. Which capitol building has a lime green colored dome? (a) Indiana (b) Arizona (c) Pennsylvania (d) Idaho

  7. How many capitol buildings actually have a dome? (a) 33 (b) 40 (c) 42 (d) 50

  8. Which capitol building has a single tall tower representing its single house (unicameral) legislature? (a) Ohio (b) Michigan (c) Tennessee (d) Nebraska

  9. Which state capitol has no dome, a very modern design, and an adobe exterior? (a) Arizona (b) California (c) New Mexico (d) Colorado

  10. Which capitol has a working oil derrick on its grounds? (a) Oklahoma (b) Louisiana (c) Texas (d) Mississippi

Find out the answers here.


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