These United States, with a sorta kinda mystery theme by LongD

Champion(s):

SpoeriJ
I cannot sanction your buffoonery.


Runner(s)-Up:

MercureT

KaufmanK


Quiz Description

Pretty straightforward. All the answers will be one or more states. Certain states may be part of the answer of more than one question. To save you some typing, please answer with STATE ABBREVIATIONS only.

Full Results:

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1 SpoeriJ 433 98 15
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2 KaufmanK 425 94 15
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2 MercureT 425 94 15
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4 WellsW 413 90 15
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5 Tortoise 409 87 15
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6 HightB 407 85 15
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7 CooperJ 404 82 15
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8 MassogliaB 395 79 15
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9 HealyT 373 77 00
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10 LuskT 371 74 00
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11 BarkerC 363 71 00
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12 ChernicoffS 361 68 15
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13 KonkelT 357 66 15
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14 ChiltonC2 334 63 15
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15 SchroederS 288 60 15
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16 TowJ 265 58 00
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17 GiaquintoM 259 55 15
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18 PeskinK 248 52 00
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19 GrahamJ 239 50 00
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20 FryedBetaKappa 234 47 00
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21 Andie203 225 44 15
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22 WeikleB 213 41 15
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23 IngramB 208 39 00
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24 JWright 190 36 00
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25 BeningoS 186 33 00
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26 GersonA 183 31 00
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27 Howard 181 28 00
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28 Commodore 166 25 00
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29 Bup 160 22 00
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30 KingJA 149 20 00
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31 WareD 111 16 00
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31 ToporoffS 111 16 00
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33 ConnorA 100 12 00
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34 RobinJRichards 94 9 00
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35 ArtBell 85 6 15
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36 caseyyo 60 4 00
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37 Chris 57 1 00
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Questions:

Come back to this one at the end. Which state was not mentioned in the other 11 questions or answers?

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ID

Name the state named after a president and the state where he signed the Declaration of Independence.

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WA, PA

Which states are home to the winner of the first Super Bowl (1967), the first NBA Championship (1950), and the first World Series Championship (1903)? One of these teams would move to a different state and one would change their name.

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WI, MN, MA

The four corners, alphabetically

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AZ, CO, NM, UT

Which states have a cardinal direction in their name?

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NC, ND, SC, SD, WV

As of the 2010 Census, Ohio had a larger population than Michigan, North Carolina, and Georgia. Which states were more populous than Ohio?

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CA, TX, FL, NY, IL, PA

Speaking of cardinal. Name all states with the cardinal as the designated state bird (hints: neither Arizona nor Missouri qualify, nor any other state west of the Mighty Mississippi; only 2 border the Atlantic)

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IL, IN, KY, NC, OH, VA, WV

There seems to be a pattern here. Which states border Missouri?

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IA, IL, KY, TN, AR, OK, KS, NE

Tilly Williams likes books, but doesn't like to read. Tilly Williams likes food but doesn't like to eat. So goes the old guessing game. Which states does Tilly Williams like?

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CT, HI, IL, MA, MN, MS, MO, PA, TN

Because of the great lake territory it owns, Michigan has a total area just shy of 97M square miles. Which states are larger?

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AK, TX, CA, MT, NM, AZ, NV, CO, OR, WY

List the states of New England and list the states with Gulf of Mexico coastline.

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CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT, TX, LA, AL, MS, FL

Hopefully the pattern is clear by now. Name the original colonies that border the Atlantic Ocean (sorry to leave you out, William), in order from north to south as you proceed "down" the coastline.

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NH, MA, RI, CT, NY, NJ, DE, MD, VA, NC, SC, GA