Match these 10 words/names into five pairs. If you place the correct ones in the correct order, you'll find a connection between certain letters in the words/names in each pair. Good luck:

ARMADA
COLONELS
DELAYERS
ELDORADO
HOOLIGAN
MICHAELS
NEVERS
SARDINIA
SOFTWARE
VIRGINAL

Here are the SOLUTIONS.

SOLUTIONS:

COLONELS + ELDORADO = COLORADO
DELAYERS + SOFTWARE = DELAWARE
MICHAELS + HOOLIGAN = MICHIGAN
NEVERS + ARMADA = NEVADA
VIRGINAL + SARDINIA = VIRGINIA