History Of West Virginia

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West Virginia is a state located on the south-eastern side of the United States of America, bordered by Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky and Maryland. What can you tell us about it? Let’s find out in this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which two families had a long rivalry in West Virginia and Kentucky?
    • A. 

      Hatfields And McCoys

    • B. 

      Washingtons And Grants

    • C. 

      Jeffersons And Joneses

    • D. 

      Smiths And Hamiltons

  • 2. 
    Which tourist attraction is famous for John Brown's 1859 arsenal seizure?
    • A. 

      Charleston

    • B. 

      Harpers Ferry

    • C. 

      Mill Creek

    • D. 

      Fort Knox

  • 3. 
    Which West Virginia county has the same name as a famous Native American and a Disney movie?
    • A. 

      Pocahontas

    • B. 

      Bambi

    • C. 

      Cinderella

    • D. 

      Aladdin

  • 4. 
    Which yellow apple variety originated in Clay County, West Virginia?
    • A. 

      Macintosh

    • B. 

      Red Delicious

    • C. 

      Golden Delicious

    • D. 

      Granny Smith

  • 5. 
    Where is the largest cone-shaped prehistoric burial mound in West Virginia located?
    • A. 

      Morgan

    • B. 

      Moundsville

    • C. 

      Charleston

    • D. 

      Harpers Ferry

  • 6. 
    What is Coal House, located in White Sulphur Springs, made entirely of?
    • A. 

      Coal

    • B. 

      Brick

    • C. 

      Clay

    • D. 

      Marble

  • 7. 
    The nickname of which English monarch is reflected in the name of West Virginia?
    • A. 

      Henry VIII

    • B. 

      Charles I

    • C. 

      Elizabeth I

    • D. 

      Mary, Queen Of Scots

  • 8. 
    Which frontiersman made his last survey of Charleston, West Virginia in 1798?
    • A. 

      Andrew Jackson

    • B. 

      Daniel Boone

    • C. 

      Davy Crockett

    • D. 

      Paul Bunyan

  • 9. 
    With a land area of 24,087 square miles, where does West Virginia rank among the 50 states?
    • A. 

      46th

    • B. 

      31st

    • C. 

      47th

    • D. 

      41st

  • 10. 
    What is the state bird and state tree of West Virginia?
    • A. 

      Eastern Goldfinch And Red Oak

    • B. 

      Cardinal And Sugar Maple

    • C. 

      Mountain Bluebird And Single-Leaf Pinon

    • D. 

      Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher And Redbud

  • 11. 
    When did West Virginia achieve statehood in the USA?
    • A. 

      May 29, 1790

    • B. 

      December 14, 1819

    • C. 

      14-Feb-12

    • D. 

      June 20, 1863

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