We'll Show You Some Photos, You Tell Us What State They Represent

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Bambi Turner

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Do you know which state is associated with horse racing, NASCAR or the Crimson Tide? Know where to find the home of the King, the Statue of Liberty or the Gateway Arch? Any idea which states are associated with certain foods, like crabs, lobsters, corn and potatoes? Take our quiz to see if you can choose the right state to match the images shown in these photos!

The USA might have united in its name, and while all 50 states may share much in common, they also have some key differences. Traveling along the interstate or crisscrossing the country, you'll learn that each state has its own flavor, its own feel and a culture all of its own. Sure, there are differences in climate and landscape, from big cities to vast wilderness, but there are also cultural differences that can be found in things like food, customs and even clothing.

Beyond these subtle differences, you might also find that the states can be distinguished by certain sites. With landmarks, monuments, historic sites and natural wonders, the U.S. has no shortage of attractions to take in.

Think you know enough about the states to match each one to an image? Take our quiz to find out!

Which state does this image represent?

The Statue of Liberty not only symbolizes America, but also serves as a symbol of the state of New York. Standing proud over New York Harbor, the Statue was a gift from France, dedicated in 1886.

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Carved from large trees, totem poles are a vital part of Native American culture in the Pacific Northwest. You'll find countless examples in Alaska, including at least 80 in the popular cruise port of Ketchikan.

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Positioned high up on Mount Lee in the Hollywood Hills, the iconic Hollywood sign represents Hollywood, the film industry and California itself. It was installed as "Hollywoodland" to advertise a real estate development in the 1920s, but it eventually became so popular that it was left up, minus the "land."

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A four-mile stretch of Las Vegas Blvd. in Nevada has earned the nickname "The Strip." This gambling mecca is home to some of the words largest hotels and casinos, and millions of visitors flock to the area from all around the world to try their luck each year.

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The state of Georgia doesn't dominate U.S. peach production, but the state sure has embraced its peach industry. Not only is Georgia nicknamed "The Peach State," but the peach is the official state fruit. Head to Atlanta and you'll find many streets named after the peach, including the famous Peachtree Street.

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Hawaii was once a world leader in pineapple production, but now responsible for just a small percentage of the pineapples produced on Earth. That doesn't stop Hawaii's Dole Pineapple Plantation from being one of the state's most popular tourist attractions.

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The Liberty Bell is an enduring symbol of America's founding and and ideals. The bell and its famous crack can be found at Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Indiana is synonymous with NASCAR. As home to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which hosts the Indy 500, the state can boast having the highest seating capacity of any sports facility on the planet.

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Aspen trees cover nearly five million acres of land in Colorado. They gave the resort town of Aspen its name and are known for their white bark and bright yellow leaves.

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Families flocked to Florida when Disney World opened in 1971. By the 21st century, the resort was welcoming around 20 million visitors each year.

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The Colorado River carved the Grand Canyon into the Arizona landscape over millions of years. Around five million visitors head to the canyon annually, which is a mile deep in parts and almost 300 miles long.

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Kentucky has long been celebrated for its horse racing traditions. The famous Kentucky Derby is held each year at Churchill Downs near Louisville.

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The Badlands ares of western North Dakota is so inhospitable that both Native and European people in the region chose similar names for it - both of which meant it was basically inhospitable. The area is known for rock formations called hoodoos as well as rocky, muddy canyons.

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The Gateway Arch soars above St. Louis, Missouri. The world's tallest arch, it has long served as a gateway between east and west. It was completed in 1965.

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Completed in 1941, Mt. Rushmore National Monument can be found in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It's one of the state's most famous landmarks, and features the faces of four former Presidents.

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The western state of Idaho is famous for its spuds. The state produces around a third of all potatoes in the U.S., and the potato is also the official state vegetable.

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Elvis might have been born in Mississippi, but he moved to Memphis to build his dream home at Graceland. Today, Graceland is one of Tennessee's most popular tourist attractions, and it's the second-most visited home in the U.S. - after the White House.

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Iowa leads the nation in corn production. It's only natural, then, that Iowa also produces around 30 percent of all U.S. ethanol.

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Remember the Alamo! Located in San Antonio, Texas, the tiny mission and fortress known as the Alamo is a source of Texas pride and the location of an unforgettable 1836 battle.

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The Chesapeake Bay splits Maryland from east to west. so it's no surprise that the state is known for its seafood. The blue crab plays a huge role in the state's economy, and picking steamed crabs is a favorite summer pastime for locals.

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The Wright Brothers were born in Ohio, but moved to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, to pursue their dream of flight, thanks to strong winds in the area. At Kitty Hawk, they achieved the first sustained flight in 1903, which lasted for 59 seconds.

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Affectionately known as "The Bean," the sculpture named Cloud Gate can be found in Chicago, Illinois. Made from 168 metal plates, it has a 12-foot high arch and was completed in 2006.

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Bruce Springsteen has never shied away from his love for his home state of New Jersey. The Boss frequently references local sites like Atlantic City or Asbury Park in his tunes.

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Louisiana is the birthplace of jazz, a form of music that evolved from traditional Dixieland. It's also the birthplace of jazz great Louis Armstrong, who was born in New Orleans in 1901.

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In terms of floor area, Minnesota's Mall of America is the largest mall in the U.S. It not only has 500-plus stores, but is also home to a full-scale amusement park.

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Ben and Jerry's was founded in Burlington, Vermont in 1978. Today, visitors can still tour the company's factory in nearby Waterbury -- and enjoy free samples.

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I don't think we're in Kansas anymore, but that's where Dorothy hailed from before a tornado spun her away in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz."

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The Kennedy family has been a major force in U.S. politics since the 1940s. Not only have members of this prominent Massachusetts family served in the House and Senate, but John F. Kennedy also took on the title of U.S. President in the '60s.

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Detroit, Michigan, has been the center of U.S. car production for over a century. It helped Detroit earn the nickname "Motor City."

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Glacier National Park covers more than a million acres of wilderness in Montana. Once home to more than 150 glaciers, it now has about 25, thanks to global warming.

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Ohio is known as the Buckeye State, but did you ever wonder why? The state's buckeye trees produce a brown and tan nut that is roughly the shape and color of a deer's eye.

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Arches National Park can be found near Moab, Utah. It's home to the highest concentration of natural arches in the world, including the frequently photographed Delicate Arch.

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Located in south-central Oregon, Crater Lake is known for its clear blue water. It was formed thanks to a collapsed volcano. At nearly 2,000 feet deep, it's the deepest lake in the U.S.

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The third U.S. President, Thomas Jefferson, not only founded the University of Virginia but also built his own masterpiece of a home nearby. named Monticello, it was built in the neoclassical style, and can be seen on the back of the nickel coin.

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The rich Wisconsin dairy scene attracted many fine European cheese makers in the 19th century. Today, the state is responsible for around a third of all U.S. cheese production.

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Walmart got its start in 1950, when Sam Walton opened Walton's 5&10 in Bentonville, Arkansas. Today, that original store serves as a museum, and the company's headquarters remain in the great state of Arkansas.

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Wyoming is home to Yellowstone National Park, which was established in 1872 as the first national park. The reliable geyser shoots into the sky every hour to two, enchanting visitors.

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The cold waters off the coast of Maine help to produce some of the nation's sweetest and most tender lobster. This helps to explain why well over half of all cold water lobster in North America is sourced from Maine.

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Roll Tide! College football is king in Alabama. Fans flock to University of Alabama games to see the Crimson Tide take on teams from across the country.

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Built for the 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle towers over Seattle, Washington. The 600-foot tall structure is home to an observation deck and a restaurant that closed in 2017.

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