State Quiz - North Carolina

Can you guess these facts about the U.S. state of North Carolina?
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Last updated: August 31, 2020
First submittedOctober 14, 2013
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Clue
Answer
Most populous city
Charlotte
State capital
Raleigh
Region of the state in which the
above is located
Research
Triangle
Complete the analogy:
North Carolina is to ___ ____ as
Indiana is to Hoosier
Tar Heel
Highest point in the Eastern U.S.
Mount Mitchell
Range in which the above is located
Blue Ridge
Mountains
Name of the North Carolina's
barrier islands
Outer Banks
Location of the first airplane flight
Kitty Hawk
"Lost Colony" established in 1585
Roanoke
Top cash crop
Tobacco
Clue
Answer
Largest city in western North Carolina
Asheville
Vanderbilt estate in the above city
Biltmore
City home to the
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill
Person for whom the state is named
King Charles I
"Demon Deacons" university
Wake Forest
"Blue Devils" university
Duke
Famous donut chain
Krispy Kreme
Army Special Forces headquarters
Fort Bragg
Lexington and Eastern are styles of ...
Barbecue
"Carolina in My Mind" singer
James Taylor
Geographical headland for which
a Robert De Niro thriller was named
Cape Fear
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Level 53
Jan 9, 2014
too easy live in NC
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Level 74
Feb 23, 2014
Same here!
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Level 45
Mar 6, 2019
I live in NC and I only got 11 lol.
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Level 68
Feb 22, 2014
Spelled it "Roanoak". Often this close gets credit.
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Level 78
Jul 13, 2015
Oh good grief! Please stop complaining about not being able to spell things!
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Level 53
Sep 25, 2016
except that its just wrong.
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Level 24
Oct 14, 2014
lived here 15 yrs...19/20. Couldn't get King Charles
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Level 70
Aug 27, 2017
Only reason I got it is I guessed Ray Charles for Carolina in My Mind. Guess I had Georgia on mine!
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Level 68
Jan 16, 2021
Me tooooooooooooo
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Level 78
Aug 16, 2017
Is there some reason why "Mitchell" is not an acceptable answer? Normally, it's unnecessary to type Mount.
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Level ∞
Aug 17, 2017
Fixed
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Level 34
Nov 6, 2017
I live in the actual Wake Forest and entered it as a joke amd I was shook
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Level 79
Aug 31, 2020
Carolina = Charles. Makes sense. Just not to me. :-P
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Level 74
Sep 1, 2020
Caroline is the feminine version of Charles. It comes from the Latin - Carolus.
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Level 59
Jan 19, 2021
Duck Donuts are also a famous donut chain from North Carolina 🍩