Statistics for State Quiz - West Virginia

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  • This quiz has been taken 4,302 times
    (1,215 since last reset)
  • The average score is 16 of 20

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
States that border West VirginiaVirginia
99%
States that border West VirginiaOhio
97%
States that border West VirginiaPennsylvania
96%
States that border West VirginiaKentucky
96%
West Virginia became a state during this warCivil War
95%
West Virginia is famous for mining this, but today mines less than a third
as much as Wyoming
Coal
94%
West Virginia is the only state that has two of this type of "handle"{Pan}handle
93%
Capital cityCharleston
92%
States that border West VirginiaMaryland
92%
18 states have territory in this mountain range, but West Virginia is the only state
that lies entirely within it
{Appalachian} Mountains
92%
19.9% of West Virginia's population is over the age of 65. Name one of the two
states that have a higher percentage.
Maine / Florida
90%
Singer who wrote "Take Me Home, Country Roads"John Denver
80%
Harpers Ferry sits on the confluence of these two rivers (name either)Potomac / Shenandoah
69%
Radical abolitionist who raided Harpers Ferry in 1859John Brown
65%
West Virginia is the epicenter of this "epidemic" that has swept the U.S. in recent yearsOpioid Epidemic
64%
May holiday that was invented in 1908 by Anna Jarvis of Grafton, West VirginiaMother's Day
63%
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
62%
State nicknameThe {Mountain} State
60%
Notable person who originally surveyed parts of West Virginia from 1748–1751George Washington
59%
Most populous metro areaHuntington
44%

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