North Carolina... or South Carolina?

For each statement, guess whether it applies to North Carolina or South Carolina.
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Last updated: February 9, 2019
First submittedFebruary 9, 2019
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1. Has a population greater than 10 million people
North Carolina
South Carolina
2. Borders the state of Virginia
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South Carolina
3. Its largest city is Charleston
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4. Was the first state to secede during the Civil War
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In 1860, 57% of South Carolinians were enslaved, the highest of any state
5. Is home to a major professional sports team
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South Carolina
North Carolina is home to the Panthers, Hurricanes, and Hornets
6. Has a palmetto tree on its state flag
North Carolina
South Carolina
7. Was the site of the Wright Brothers' first flight
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South Carolina
8. Was the location of Roanoke, the first attempted English settlement in North America
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South Carolina
9. Has territory in the Smoky Mountains
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10. Where Myrtle Beach is located
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11. Is home to Duke University
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12. Produces more tobacco than any other state
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13. Its citizens are known as "Tar Heels"
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14. Is home to the Gullah, an African-American coastal culture with its own creole language
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15. Where Cape Fear is located
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16. Its capital was named for an English knight
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Raleigh was named after Sir Walter Raleigh
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Level 89
Feb 9, 2019
They both border Georgia.
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Level 90
Feb 9, 2019
LOL. I think the replacement question should be "Has 'Carolina' in its name."
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Level 81
Feb 9, 2019
Or "Touches the Atlantic Ocean."
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Level ∞
Feb 9, 2019
Fixed :)
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Level 64
Mar 31, 2019
No, they don't.
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Level 45
Apr 1, 2019
Yes they do
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Level 66
Feb 11, 2019
If you choose NC for each question, you can get a decent point :)
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Level 83
Feb 11, 2019
3:32 left out of 4:00.

Can I be one of them?

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Level 53
Mar 30, 2019
Well this should be super easy for anybody from America.
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Level 64
Mar 31, 2019
even easier if you are from the carolinas
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Level 56
Mar 31, 2019
I grew up in South Carolina and have lived in North Carolina for 30+ years. If I didn't get all of these correct, I would have to move to Georgia..
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Level 57
Mar 31, 2019
A fate I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy.
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Level 59
Mar 31, 2019
I answered a lot of these questions based on my prejudice that South Carolina is a typical southern backward state :) Got 13/16 right.
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Level 57
Mar 31, 2019
Only 5 of these are South Carolina, the rest are all North Carolina.
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Level 76
Apr 1, 2019
Yes, very NC-centric
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Level 64
Mar 31, 2019
Myrtle Beach is on the state line so half the city is in NC and half in SC.
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Level 45
Apr 1, 2019
That's objectively false
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Level 74
Apr 1, 2019
No part of Myrtle Beach is in NC.
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Level 54
Apr 2, 2019
nope that last nc beach is sunset beach before the sc state line...no part of myrtle spills over into nc
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Level 45
Jun 29, 2019
I have never been anywhere near the area and I know it as Myrtle Beach, SC
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Level 74
Apr 1, 2019
Actually, when Roanoke was originally colonized it was located in VA. Over time, the boards have changed so now it is NC,
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Level 58
Jun 3, 2021
Roanoke is in Virginia NOW
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Level 33
Dec 30, 2020
But Charleston is the state capital of West Virginia
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Level 27
Apr 20, 2021
I live in Myrtle Beach! :D
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Level 58
Jun 3, 2021
Have you seen "Sir Columbia" ?
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Level 51
Jun 17, 2021
As a South Carolinian, I would be remiss not to have gotten all of these. Although there are aspects of my state that I do love, North Carolina really is the better, more interesting Carolina in my book