Monitor Quiz: State Superlatives

Name the state in the United States with:

1. The longest coastline (6,640 miles)

2. The world's oldest living things (4,000 years old)

3. The largest production of maple syrup in the US

4. The longest main street in America (33 miles long)

5. The only royal palace in the US

6. The most crayfish in the world (98 percent of the world's production is caught here)

7. The world's largest silver nugget (it weighs 1,840 pounds)

8. The world's largest underground cave (300 miles long)

9. The most telescopes in the world

10. The world's first drive-in movie theater

11. The oldest rock in the world (3.8 billion years old)

12. The world's only roller-skating museum

13. The only active diamond mine in the US

ANSWERS

(1) Alaska; (2) California (the bristlecone pines are the oldest living things); (3) Vermont; (4) Idaho (in Island Park); (5) Hawaii (the Iolani Palace is in Honolulu); (6) Louisiana; (7) Colorado (the nugget was found in 1894 near Aspen); (8) Kentucky (the Mammoth-Flint Cave system); (9) Arizona (in Tucson); (10) New Jersey (built near Camden in 1933); (11) Minnesota (in the Minnesota River valley); (12) Nebraska (in Lincoln); (13) Arkansas.

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