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West Virginia Trivia

Name these things associated with the state of West Virginia.
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Last updated: January 12, 2020
First submittedSeptember 5, 2019
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Capital city
Most populous metro area
State nickname
The Mountain State
States that border West Virginia
Radical abolitionist who raided Harpers Ferry in 1859
John Brown
Harpers Ferry sits on the confluence of these two rivers (name either)
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
West Virginia is the epicenter of this "epidemic" that has swept the U.S. in recent years
Opioid Epidemic
20% of West Virginia's population is over the age of 65. Name one of the two
states that have a higher percentage.
Maine or 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"
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Jan 12, 2020
Got everything except the most populous urban area. Isn't West Virginia also ground zero for Trump Derangement Syndrome (being so delusional as to believe that Trump is not completely awful)?
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Jan 12, 2020
Good one XD
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Jan 13, 2020
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Jan 12, 2020
thanks for accepting just 'painkillers'. would've never guessed opioid epidemic
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Jan 12, 2020
On the age question, what's your source? PBS shows that Maine is number one, followed by Florida, followed by West Virginia. https://www.prb.org/which-us-states-are-the-oldest/
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Jan 12, 2020
I'll double-check that and get back to you.
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Jan 12, 2020
Looks like you are right. I updated the quiz.
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Jan 18, 2020
If I remember correctly West Virginia is the oldest state, but then the whole 65+ thing might be correct.
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