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Idaho or Iowa: Which U.S. state is shaded in grey?
Idaho or Iowa: Which U.S. state is shaded in grey?
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Idaho became a state on July 3, 1890. Iowa joined the union 44 years earlier in 1846.
Idaho became a state on July 3, 1890. Iowa joined the union 44 years earlier in 1846.
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Idaho or Iowa: The first president born West of the Mississippi River hails from this state.
Iowa. President Herbert Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa in 1874. Hoover became 	president in 1929, the year the Great Depression began.
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WikiCommons
Iowa. President Herbert Hoover was born in West Branch, Iowa in 1874. Hoover became president in 1929, the year the Great Depression began.
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Idaho or Iowa: Where is this farm?
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Regan76 | Flickr Creative Commons
Idaho or Iowa: Where is this farm?
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Iowa. Agriculture is a leading industry in both states. Iowa has 30.7 million acres of farmland while Idaho has 11.8 million acres of farmland. Iowa is known for corn, soybeans, and pigs. Idaho is known for potatoes, dairy, and barley.
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Iowa. Agriculture is a leading industry in both states. Iowa has 30.7 million acres of farmland while Idaho has 11.8 million acres of farmland. Iowa is known for corn, soybeans, and pigs. Idaho is known for potatoes, dairy, and barley.
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Idaho or Iowa: Which state totals 55,857 square miles?
Iowa. Idaho is 83,574 square miles.
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Idaho or Iowa: Which state’s governor won a tight-jeans contest?
State of Iowa | State of Idaho
State of Iowa | State of Idaho
Idaho or Iowa: Which state’s governor won a tight-jeans contest?
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Idaho's Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter. In 1992, then Lt. Gov. Otter, won based on “looks, appearance in jeans, total body shape and sex appeal,” reports the Idaho Statesman. This photo of Gov. Otter was from a July 3, 2014 event that was posted to his Twitter feed.

As far as we know, Iowa’s Gov. Terry Branstand hasn’t won a tight-jeans contest.
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's Twitter Feed @ButchOtter
Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's Twitter Feed @ButchOtter
Idaho's Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter. In 1992, then Lt. Gov. Otter, won based on “looks, appearance in jeans, total body shape and sex appeal,” reports the Idaho Statesman. This photo of Gov. Otter was from a July 3, 2014 event that was posted to his Twitter feed. As far as we know, Iowa’s Gov. Terry Branstand hasn’t won a tight-jeans contest.
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Idaho or Iowa: Which state is bordered by six other states?
Both! Idaho is bordered by Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Iowa 	is bordered by  Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
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Wikipedia Creative Commons
Both! Idaho is bordered by Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. Iowa is bordered by Illinois, Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
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Idaho or Iowa: Which state's congressman ran for president in 1992 and won both the Idaho and Iowa caucuses?
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Idaho or Iowa: Which state's congressman ran for president in 1992 and won both the Idaho and Iowa caucuses?
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Iowa’s Sen. Tom Harkin ran in 1992. He lost the Democratic Party’s nomination to Bill Clinton.
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Iowa Democrats | Flickr Creative Commons
Iowa’s Sen. Tom Harkin ran in 1992. He lost the Democratic Party’s nomination to Bill Clinton.
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Idaho or Iowa: Famous western movie actor John Wayne was born here.
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Insomnia Cured Here | Flickr Creative Commons
Idaho or Iowa: Famous western movie actor John Wayne was born here.
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Iowa. John Wayne’s movies may have been set in the Wild West, but he’s a Midwestern boy. Born in Winterset, Iowa, his given name was Marion Robert Morrison.
Iowa. John Wayne’s movies may have been set in the Wild West, but he’s a Midwestern boy. Born in Winterset, Iowa, his given name was Marion Robert Morrison.
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Idaho or Iowa: Which state has a more populous capital city?
Idaho! Boise is home to 214,237 people. Des Moines has 207,510 residents.
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Thomas Hawk | Flickr Creative Commons
Idaho! Boise is home to 214,237 people. Des Moines has 207,510 residents.
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Idaho or Iowa: The inventor of the modern television went to high school in which state?
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Curtis Perry | Flickr Creative Commons
Idaho or Iowa: The inventor of the modern television went to high school in which state?
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Idaho. Inventor Philo T. Farnsworth sketched his idea for an all-electric television in a Rigby, Idaho high school chemistry class.
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Wiki Commons
Idaho. Inventor Philo T. Farnsworth sketched his idea for an all-electric television in a Rigby, Idaho high school chemistry class.
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Idaho or Iowa: A congressman from which state fended off an armed intruder at his farm?
Iowa. According to the Huffington Post, in 2011 Rep. Leonard Boswell, then 77-years-old, tussled with the home intruder trying to disarm him. When that didn’t work, Boswell's young grandson pointed a gun at the intruder. No one was hurt.
Huffington Post Screengrab
Huffington Post Screengrab
Iowa. According to the Huffington Post, in 2011 Rep. Leonard Boswell, then 77-years-old, tussled with the home intruder trying to disarm him. When that didn’t work, Boswell's young grandson pointed a gun at the intruder. No one was hurt.
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Idaho or Iowa: This 600 pound butter sculpture of a cow has been a staple at this state's fair since 1911.
Iowa State Fair
Iowa State Fair
Idaho or Iowa: This 600 pound butter sculpture of a cow has been a staple at this state's fair since 1911.
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Iowa! The Iowa State Fair's website says the same butter for the cow is recycled for three to four years.
Iowa! The Iowa State Fair's website says the same butter for the cow is recycled for three to four years.
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Idaho or Iowa: The National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Harmon Killebrew is from this state.
Idaho. Harmon “Killer” Killebrew was born in Payette, Idaho in 1936. He joined the big leagues 	when he was 17-years-old. Killebrew, pictured here in 2010, played for the Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins, and Kansas City Royals.
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Rick Burtzel | Flickr Creative Commons
Idaho. Harmon “Killer” Killebrew was born in Payette, Idaho in 1936. He joined the big leagues when he was 17-years-old. Killebrew, pictured here in 2010, played for the Washington Senators, Minnesota Twins, and Kansas City Royals.
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