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Trivia Quiz - Original U.S. State Capitals


Here's a pretty tough quiz on U.S. Capitals. Most of us know the current state capitals of most states but do you know what cities were the original state capitals of their states? Take the quiz and find out.

Quiz Number: 4867
Date Submitted: December 14, 2012
Quiz Categories: American Government
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 33.7 percent
Times Taken: 27 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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Original U.S. State Capitals

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1. What was the original State Capital of Indiana when they entered statehood in 1816?
  A.   Indianapolis
  B.   Michigan City
  C.   Vincennes
  D.   Corydon

2. What was the original State Capital of Michigan when they entered statehood in 1837?
  A.   Ann Arbor
  B.   Detroit
  C.   Battle Creek
  D.   Lansing

3. What was the original State Capital of Iowa when they entered statehood in 1846?
  A.   Cedar Rapids
  B.   Davenport
  C.   Iowa City
  D.   Des Moines

4. What was the original State Capital of North Carolina when they entered statehood in 1776?
  A.   New Bern
  B.   Raleigh
  C.   Winston- Salem
  D.   Greensboro

5. What was the original State Capital of South Carolina when they entered statehood in 1776?
  A.   Spartanburg
  B.   Charlestown
  C.   Greenville
  D.   Columbia

6. What was the original State Capital of Tennessee when they entered statehood in 1796?
  A.   Knoxville
  B.   Memphis
  C.   Nashville
  D.   Chattanooga

7. What was the original State Capital of West Virginia when they entered statehood in 1863?
  A.   Morgantown
  B.   Hunington
  C.   Charleston
  D.   Wheeling

8. What was the original State Capital of Pennsylvania when they entered statehood in 1776?
  A.   Allentown
  B.   Harrisburg
  C.   Philadelphia
  D.   Lancaster

9. What was the original State Capital of Oklahoma when they entered statehood in 1907?
  A.   Norman
  B.   Guthrie
  C.   Tulsa
  D.   Oklahoma City

10. What was the original State Capital of Missouri when they entered statehood in 1821?
  A.   Saint Charles
  B.   St. Louis
  C.   Jefferson City
  D.   Kansas City


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