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West Virginia Trivia

Name these things associated with the state of West Virginia.
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Last updated: September 5, 2019
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Capital city
Charleston
Most populous metro area
Huntington
State nickname
The Mountain State
States that border West Virginia
Kentucky
Maryland
Ohio
Pennsylvania
Virginia
Radical abolitionist who raided Harpers Ferry in 1859
John Brown
Harpers Ferry sits on the confluence of these two rivers (name either)
Potomac
and Shenandoah
Eighteen states have territory in this mountain range, but West Virginia is the only state
that lies entirely within in
Appalachian Mountains
West Virginia native who broke the sound barrier in 1947 and whose drawl is the
source of the "accent" that many pilots try to imitate today
Chuck Yeager
West Virginia is famous for mining this, but today mines less than a third as
much as Wyoming
Coal
West Virginia is the epicenter of this "epidemic" that has swept the U.S. in recent years
Opioid Epidemic
16% of West Virginia's population is over the age of 65. What is the only state
with a higher percentage?
Florida
Some of West Virginia was originally surveyed by this notable person
between 1748 and 1751
George Washington
Singer who wrote "Take Me Home, Country Roads"
John Denver
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Sep 7, 2019
First to say it: West Virginia, Mountain Mama... Nice Quiz! ⭐
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Sep 11, 2019
"Eighteen states have territory in this mountain range, but West Virginia is the only state that lies entirely within it"