Our State Through The Years

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  • 1. 

    Who was on the cover of Our State’s July 2012 North Carolina Icons issue?

    • A.

      Andy Griffith

    • B.

      Richard Petty

    • C.

      Doc Watson

    Correct Answer
    C. Doc Watson
    Explanation
    Doc Watson was on the cover of Our State's July 2012 North Carolina Icons issue. This suggests that he is considered an important and influential figure in North Carolina, deserving recognition and representation on the cover of the magazine.

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  • 2. 

    When Carl Goerch started The State in 1933, how often was the magazine published?

    • A.

      Monthly

    • B.

      Weekly

    • C.

      Bi-monthly

    Correct Answer
    B. Weekly
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Weekly" because the question asks about the frequency at which The State magazine was published when Carl Goerch started it in 1933. Therefore, the magazine was published on a weekly basis.

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  • 3. 

    Following Carl Goerch, who was the second publisher of The State?

    • A.

      Shaw Publishing

    • B.

      W.B. Wright

    • C.

      Bill Sharpe

    Correct Answer
    C. Bill Sharpe
    Explanation
    Bill Sharpe was the second publisher of The State newspaper, following Carl Goerch. This information is not explicitly stated in the question, but it can be inferred based on the options provided. Shaw Publishing and W.B. Wright are not mentioned as publishers of The State, so the correct answer must be Bill Sharpe.

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  • 4. 

    Where is Our State's office currently located?

    • A.

      Raleigh

    • B.

      Charlotte

    • C.

      Greensboro

    Correct Answer
    C. Greensboro
    Explanation
    Our state's office is currently located in Greensboro.

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  • 5. 

    Since it's inception in 2004, how many Emmy® awards has “Our State,” the UNC-TV television show inspired by Our State magazine, won?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    The answer is 10. This suggests that "Our State," the UNC-TV television show inspired by Our State magazine, has won 10 Emmy® awards since its inception in 2004.

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  • 6. 

    In what year did Mann Media, Inc. purchase The State from Shaw Publishing and change the magazine’s name to Our State to reflect the inclusive nature of the magazine?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1996

    • C.

      2000

    Correct Answer
    B. 1996
    Explanation
    In 1996, Mann Media, Inc. purchased The State from Shaw Publishing and changed the magazine's name to Our State. This change was made to reflect the inclusive nature of the magazine.

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  • 7. 

    How many gold awards has Our State won for Best Full Issue: Regional Magazine from FOLIO:?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    The magazine "Our State" has won 2 gold awards for Best Full Issue: Regional Magazine from FOLIO:.

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  • 8. 

    What is Our State's travel app called?

    • A.

      TRAVEL OUR STATE

    • B.

      OUR STATE TRAVELS

    • C.

      TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA

    Correct Answer
    C. TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA
    Explanation
    The correct answer is TRAVEL NORTH CAROLINA. This is because the question is asking for the name of the travel app specifically for the state of North Carolina. The app is likely designed to provide information and resources for travelers visiting the state, such as attractions, accommodations, and local events.

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  • 9. 

    What was on the cover of Our State's popular 100 Foods in 100 Counties issue?

    • A.

      Pimento cheese sandwich

    • B.

      Carolina burger

    • C.

      Barbecue sandwich

    Correct Answer
    A. Pimento cheese sandwich
    Explanation
    The correct answer is the Pimento cheese sandwich. This can be inferred from the question which asks about the cover of the magazine's issue specifically focused on 100 Foods in 100 Counties. Since the Pimento cheese sandwich is listed as one of the options and it is a popular food in North Carolina, it is likely that it would be featured on the cover of the magazine.

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  • 10. 

    Twice a year, Our State hosts a weekend event that brings the magazine to life. What is this event called?

    • A.

      A Weekend With Our State

    • B.

      Best of Our State

    • C.

      Travel With Our State

    Correct Answer
    B. Best of Our State
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Best of Our State." This event is called "Best of Our State" and it is a weekend event hosted by Our State magazine. During this event, the magazine comes to life and showcases the best of what the state has to offer.

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  • 11. 

    In what year did Our State publisher, Bernard Mann, receive the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award?

    • A.

      2011

    • B.

      2012

    • C.

      2013

    Correct Answer
    C. 2013
    Explanation
    Bernard Mann, the publisher of Our State, received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine award in 2013.

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  • 12. 

    In 2012, Our State launched what product that allows Our State readers to show their North Carolina pride no matter where they are?

    • A.

      Our State Visa Platinum credit card

    • B.

      Our State cell phone covers

    • C.

      Our State: Down Home in North Carolina flags

    Correct Answer
    A. Our State Visa Platinum credit card
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Our State Visa Platinum credit card. This product was launched in 2012 and it allows Our State readers to show their North Carolina pride no matter where they are. It is a credit card that is branded with the Our State logo and offers various benefits to the cardholders.

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  • 13. 

    In January 2013, Our State launched a new section of the magazine. What is this new section called?

    • A.

      Good Food

    • B.

      Carolina Gardening

    • C.

      Carolina 'Cue

    Correct Answer
    C. Carolina 'Cue
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Carolina 'Cue. The question asks for the name of the new section of the magazine that was launched in January 2013. Carolina 'Cue refers to Carolina barbecue, indicating that the new section is likely focused on barbecue-related content.

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  • 14. 

    In 1971, Carl Goerch ws named what by the North Carolina General Assembly?

    • A.

      Mr. North Carolina

    • B.

      North Carolinian of the Year

    • C.

      Man of the Year

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr. North Carolina
    Explanation
    In 1971, Carl Goerch was given the title "Mr. North Carolina" by the North Carolina General Assembly. This recognition suggests that he was highly regarded and respected in the state for his contributions and achievements. The title "Mr. North Carolina" implies that he was seen as a representative figure or symbol of the state and its values.

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  • 15. 

    How many readers does Our State reach per month?

    • A.

      More than 650,000

    • B.

      More than 750,000

    • C.

      More than 850,000

    Correct Answer
    C. More than 850,000
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "More than 850,000." This indicates that the magazine Our State reaches a readership of over 850,000 people per month.

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