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Learning About the U.S. State of Connecticut

Also among the original 13 states, the U.S. state of Connecticut is part of the New England States. Connecticut is bordered on the south by Long Island Sound, on the west by New York, on the north by Massachusetts, and on the east by Rhode Island. Its nickname is the Constitution State. Connecticut received its name from an Algonquin Indian name that means “land on the long tidal river”. It was Dutch explorer Adrian Block who discovered the Connecticut River in 1614. The capital is Hartford.

  • What is the nickname of Connecticut ?

    • The Constitution State
    • The Long State
    • The River State
  • What is the capital?

    • Hartford
    • Bridgeport
    • Trumbull
  • What is the state flower?

    • Primrose
    • Violet
    • Mountain Laurel
  • What is the state bird?

    • Eagle
    • American robin
    • Bluejay
  • What is the state song?

    • Yes
    • Yankee Doodle
    • My Connecticut Home
    • Home to Connecticut
  • What is one of the state’s most well-known foods?

    • Turtle Soup
    • No
    • White clam pizza
    • Corn chowder
  • What is the state tree?

    • Elm tree
    • Maple
    • White oak
  • What is the state animal?

    • Sperm whale
    • Dolphin
    • Sea lion

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    • Apparently, some historic orders were written in that state which were considered to be the first written constitution, therefore, the state was nicknamed the Constitution State since these orders were written in that state.

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