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North Carolina Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    In August 1751, The North Carolina Gazette, the first newspaper published in North Carolina, hit the stands. Produced by James Davis, the paper was printed in what town?
    • A. 

      Raleigh

    • B. 

      New Bern

    • C. 

      Bath

  • 2. 
    Since The North Carolina Gazette's debut, about how many North Carolina newspapers have been published in the past 261 years?
    • A. 

      2,000

    • B. 

      3,000

    • C. 

      3,500

  • 3. 
    In 1953, the Tabor City Tribune and the Whiteville News Reporter became the first weekly newspapers to win a Pulitzer Prize for public service. What subject did these newspapers cover to earn the award?
    • A. 

      Rural electrification

    • B. 

      School desegregation

    • C. 

      Ku Klux Klan

  • 4. 
    In addition to his duties as secretary of the United States Navy and ambassador to Mexico, Josephus Daniels also edited what major newspaper in Raleigh?
    • A. 

      Raleigh News & Observer

    • B. 

      Raleigh Tribune

    • C. 

      Raleigh Gazette

  • 5. 
    The Eastern Band of the Cherokee Indians publishes its own newspaper that goes by what name?
    • A. 

      Cherokee Chronicle

    • B. 

      Cherokee One Feather

    • C. 

      Cherokee Tribal Times

  • 6. 
    The first Charlotte newspaper began publication in October 1924 and took what name from a nearby river?
    • A. 

      Neuse News

    • B. 

      Tar Tribune

    • C. 

      Catawba Journal

  • 7. 
    Founded in 1928 by W.B. Keziah, who was hearing and speech impaired, the State Port Pilot is located in what town?
    • A. 

      Southport

    • B. 

      Elizabeth City

    • C. 

      Morehead City

  • 8. 
    Fayetteville is home to the oldest North Carolina newspaper still in publication. What is the name of this daily paper that started as a weekly in 1816?
    • A. 

      Fayetteville Comet

    • B. 

      Fayetteville Enquirer

    • C. 

      Fayetteville Observer

  • 9. 
    The Carolina Weekly newsgroup publishes the Huntersville Herald that covers news in Cornelius and what nearby college town?
    • A. 

      Davidson

    • B. 

      Belmont

    • C. 

      Boiling Springs