/ Quizzes / State Nicknames Quiz State Nicknames Quiz by John Gettings Question 1 (out of 10): This state became the first to ratify the U.S. Constitution on Dec. 7, 1787, and immediately went out and grabbed the nickname "The First State" to celebrate. Which state is it? Virginia Massachusetts Delaware More Quizzes from Factmonster: Try another US Quiz ! Quiz Archive ©2022 Sandbox Networks Inc. All rights reserved. Sandbox Learning is part of Sandbox & Co., a digital learning company.