State Capitals Quiz
In how many states is the capital the biggest city?
- See more "State Capitals and Largest Cities."
Of the 50 state capitals, which one is the largest (by population)?
- Phoenix, Arizona, is the nation's sixth-largest city (1,321,045), Columbus, Ohio, is 15th (711,470) and Boston, Massachusetts, is 20th (589,141). See more "Top 50 Cities in the U.S. by Population."
Which state's capital is not situated next to an ocean?
- Juneau, Alaska, is a seaport on the Pacific Ocean. Boston, Massachusetts, is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east. But Tallahassee, Florida, is about 25 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico.
What is the country's southernmost state capital?
In which state capital would you find the largest airport in North America?
- At 53 square miles, Denver International Airport is the largest in North America.
Which state's capital is not named after Christopher Columbus?
- Austin, Texas, was named after Stephen F. Austin, founder of the Texas Republic. Columbia, South Carolina, and Columbus, Ohio, were each named for Christopher Columbus. The country's capital, The District of Columbia, is also named after Columbus.
The country's first parking meter was located in which capital city?
- Oklahoma City (1935). See more "Firsts in U.S. Cities."
What is the capital of New York?
- New York City is the largest city in New York (and the country). Buffalo is the second-largest city in New York, but Albany (the sixth-largest) is the state capital.
Which state capital name means "protected bay?"
- Honolulu means "protected bay" in Hawaiian.
Coca-Cola was founded in which capital city?
- Coca-Cola was founded in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1892. By the way, Pepsi was invented in 1898 in New Bern, North Carolina.