Which state has the smartest student when it comes to geography?
The answer is Texas, of course.
Yang answered questions such as:
- Baja California, which is almost completely surrounded by water, is what kind of physical feature?
Some were more difficult -- like this one:
Students representing Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, North Carolina, Oregon, Utah and Wisconsin also made it to the finals.
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Alex Trebek of "Jeopardy!" hosted the competition.
In earlier rounds, one student from every U.S. state and territory, along with a student from a military family, competed for the top geography prize.
According to a survey of the 55 students, President Barack Obama tops the list of people they admire (besides their parents). And several aspire to political office.
**Oh, the answers to the quiz were B and then A. To take the daily geography bee quiz -- head over to NationalGeographic.com.