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How well do you know your US geography? Test yourself

How well do you know your US geography? Test yourself
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You may live in America, but do you happen to be a master of U.S. geography? For example, do you know what the capital of Iowa is, off the top of your head? Don't feel bad if you have to look it up -- what you learned in school might not have lasted as long as hoped.

But that's where these fun and surprisingly addictive U.S. geography and trivia apps come in. You can brush up on everything you know about the country you live in (maybe the one you were born in, too) all the while enjoying a variety of trivia questions and fun multiplayer options.

How well do you really know the U.S.? It's time to put your knowledge to the test with these apps that you can download for iOS and Android. And while we're at it, who was the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence? See if you can answer by the end of the post after checking these apps out.

50 U.S. maps, capitals & flags - American quiz

Didn't pay attention in class or just have trouble remembering the state capitals and locations? That's okay, you're definitely not alone.

If you want to try and rekindle your love for learning that type of thing about the U.S., however, this app is for you. It's jam-packed with trivia questions testing your knowledge of all 50 states, state flags, state spelling quizzes, facts on when each state was admitted to the Union, and even state nicknames.

This free-to-play app will test you on every single one of these things and then some. By the time you've played through a few sessions, you'll be a veritable genius when it comes to identifying capitals, states, and even its geographical borders. You live here – it's only fair that you learn more about the country!

This free app is available for both Apple and Android gadgets. Tap or click here for iOS. For Android, click or tap here.

The American Quiz

The American Quiz is essentially a smorgasbord of knowledge about the U.S. gathered in one place. It combines pop culture knowledge, questions about the country's presidential history, state capitals, and plenty of other juicy tidbits into one fun-filled app with hundreds of questions.

The app is completely free (though ad-supported) and you can test your knowledge against players across the globe. While some of the questions are a bit simpler than others (namely the pop culture titles), it's a thrilling app you can download and share with just about anyone given its family-appropriate topics.

Plus, you'll absolutely learn a few things along the way. Consider it your unofficial U.S. citizenship quiz.

This free app is only available for Apple devices currently. Tap or click here to download it for iOS.

Now that you've made it to the end, we won't leave you hanging on those trivia questions from earlier. The capital of Iowa is Des Moines!

Furthermore, the first person to sign the Declaration of Independence was John Hancock -- that's where the phrase "giving your John Hancock" comes from.

Happy Independence Day! Now get out there and celebrate your freedom by picking up one of these fun apps.

Fun trivia and quizzes to keep your mind active

Looking for a way to train your brain? Love trivia? Sporcle lets you build, play and compete in fun and interesting online quizzes.

Tap or click here to check out Sporcle and its many exciting quizzes!

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