The University of Maryland at College Park has the Terrapin as its mascot, which is also known as a turtle. The mascot of the Terrapin =is known throughout the whole state of Maryland. The Terrapins' team colors are red, white, black, and gold, derived from the Maryland state flag, which is more school colors than most schools have. Since Maryland is in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C. to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east, its not really in the north or the south. Some nicknames for Maryland are the Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. Maryland is known for its capital, Baltimore, as well as being a part of the Chesapeake Bay area and very near to DC. Are you from Maryland? Do you live there, work there, or go to school there? If so, this quiz could be fun for you! Women.com created geo centered quizzes like this one in order to help people experience feelings of nostalgia for their home states or states that just mean a lot to them. Take this quiz on Maryland to reconnect with the state, but also share your results (whatever they are) with your friends and family to have a meaningful conversation with them about your shared experiences in Maryland.