This landlocked state is the 7th largest in America, and its name is derived from the Spanish phrase for "snow-capped mountain range." Can you guess it? (Answer: It's Nevada!) Students will have to answer questions like these for the 2011 National Geographic Bee, May 24-25 in Washington, D.C. Get your maps out, as we match wits with Nevada's state champ.
Asimwe Oben-Nyarko, 8th Grade, Schofield Middle School; Nevada state representative, 2011 National Geographic Bee