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 78
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 67
Feb 22, 2014
Spelled it "Roanoak". Often this close gets credit.
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Level 79
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 73
Jan 16, 2021
Me tooooooooooooo
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Level 79
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 33
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 82
Aug 31, 2020
Carolina = Charles. Makes sense. Just not to me. :-P
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Level 73
Sep 1, 2020
Caroline is the feminine version of Charles. It comes from the Latin - Carolus.
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Level 61
Jan 19, 2021
Duck Donuts are also a famous donut chain from North Carolina 🍩
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Level 57
Jan 21, 2021
came here to say this. Love Duck Donuts. We have them in Virginia now too.
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Level 85
Jan 24, 2021
I haven't had Duck Donuts in a couple years, though I used to live nearby one.
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Level 50
Jan 25, 2021
yes but Krispy Kreme is a staple. :)
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Level 49
Jan 24, 2021
What are Krispy kreme doughnuts?
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Level 78
Jan 26, 2021
Fluffy and airy on the inside, crispy on the outside, but not as good when they're cold so get them when the red light's on. When we still ate doughnuts, Krispy Kreme's were my favorite and I always looked for them when traveling, but hubby preferred a more "substantial" - heavier - doughnut that was made locally at a family-owned bakery.
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Level 69
Jan 24, 2021
Actually, Mt. MItchell is in the Black Mountains, not the Blue Ridge.
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Level 61
Jan 24, 2021
The Black Mountains are a subrange of the Blue Ridge.
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Level 73
Jan 24, 2021
Chailatte is right, although I think switching the clue to Black Mountains would make it a bit more challenging. I'd be curious to see how much of a drop we'd see in the percentage of people who got it right...
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Level 58
Jan 24, 2021
Proud of myself 1/21
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Level 69
Jan 24, 2021
I would question the wording on the largest city in western NC. I know it depends on how you split it, but if you just split the state into two halves, Charlotte is definitely in the western half of the state (probably even the western third). It might be better to word it largest city in the mountains of NC, which would definitely be Asheville.
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Level 71
Jan 26, 2021
Kudos for accepting Kill Devil Hills for first airplane flight!