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State Mottos Quiz

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The motto of the state of California is what Greek word which translates to "I've found it!"?
Sophocrein
Stallos
Habeas Corpus
Eureka

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What northernmost American state has the appropriate motto, "North to the Future"?
New Hampshire
Alaska
Montana
Vermont

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What state, which is home to the Great Salt Lake, has the motto of "Industry"?
Utah
Arizona
North Dakota
Colorado

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The state motto of Florida is what phrase which also appears on the American dollar bill?
Out of Many, One
In God We Trust
Life Eternal
Liberty is Human

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Fill in the blank of the state motto of Illinois. "State sovereignty, (Blank)."
Human kindness
American honesty
Universal peace
National unity

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The simple phrase "Equal rights," is the state motto of what state whose capital is Cheyenne?
Wyoming
Ohio
Maine
California

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What state, which split from Virginia during the time of the Civil War, has the motto of "Mountaineers are always free"?
West Virginia
Massachusetts
Pennsylvania
North Carolina

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What state, which happens to be the smallest in terms of landmass, has the motto of "Hope"?
Rhode Island
Maine
South Carolina
Vermont Rhode

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What southwestern state has the motto "It grows as it goes"?
California
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Texas

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What state, which was the setting for The Adventures of Tom Sawyer and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, has the motto "The welfare of the people is the highest law"?
Minnesota
Indiana
Missouri
Nevada

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What American state appropriately has the motto, "May the 14th star shine bright"?
Virginia
Vermont
Ohio
Kentucky

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What central "Hoosier" state has the motto "The crossroads of America"?
Tennessee
Wisconsin
Michigan
Indiana

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What fiftieth state has the motto "The life of the land is perpetuated in righteousness"?
Hawaii
Florida
Oregon
Mississippi

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"Wisdom, Justice, and Moderation," is the motto of what original U.S. state known for its valuable peach crop?
New Jersey
Ohio
Georgia
Mississippi

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What single word is the motto of the state of Texas?
Cowboys
Freedom
Mercy
Friendship

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Fill in the blank. Montana's state motto is "Gold and (Blank)."
Land
People
Silver
Stone

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What famous phrase about independence is the state motto of New Hampshire?
"Live Free or Die."
"Hang together or hang separate."
"No kings but God."
"Let freedom ring."

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"She flies with her own wings" is the motto of what Pacific state?
Nebraska
Nevada
Virginia
Oregon

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What state of ten thousand lakes has the motto " the star of the North"?
Minnesota
Utah
North Carolina
Wisconsin

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Arkansas' state motto is which of the following?
The pride of judges.
It's here
Have a nice day
The people rule.

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What easternmost American state has the motto "I direct"?
Alaska
Hawaii
Maryland
Maine

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What revolutionary phrase is the state motto of Kentucky?
"The land of the free."
"No taxation without representation."
"United we stand, divided we fall."
"Days gone by."

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What state which was the stage for the Boston Tea Party has the motto "By the sword we seek peace, but peace only under liberty"?
Maine
North Carolina
Delaware
Massachusetts

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What buckeye state has the motto "With God all things are possible"?
North Dakota
Nebraska
Ohio
Illinois

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Virginia's state motto is "Sic semper tyrannis" which is a Latin phrase meaning roughly what?
State Mottos Quiz
"The South will rise again."
"Thus, always to tyrants"
"Days gone by."
"The free men."

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What state named for an English Queen has the motto "Strong deeds, gentle words"?
Maryland
Massachusetts
Delaware
Tennessee

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What state, which is home to the Grand Canyon, has the motto "God enriches"?
Nevada
Utah
Arizona
Colorado

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The motto of Kansas is Ad Astra Per Apsera which is Latin for which of the following?
Beyond this rainy day.
To the stars through struggles.
My heart belongs to you.
Her smile brings me joy.

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What Cornhusker State has the motto, "Equality before the law"?
Nebraska
Arkansas
Texas
Tennessee

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New York's state motto is what Latin word which simply means, "Ever upward!"?
Excelsior
Argonath
Erebar
Caesum

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