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Wild, Wonderful West Virginia

What do you know about Wild, Wonderful West Virginia?
Try this Alan's U.S. City & State Quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the page.

Trivia powered by Prof. Walter1. When was West Virginia admitted into the Union?

  • July 4, 1861
  • June 20, 1863
  • January 1, 1865

2. It is one of only two states formed during the American Civil War. What was the other state?

  • Utah
  • Nevada
  • Arizona

2. It is the only state which entirely lies within the area served by the Appalachian Regional Commission, which is a common definition of "Appalachia".

  • True or False?

3. What is the capital of West Virginia?

  • Charleston
  • Wheeling
  • Morgantown

4. West Virginia covers 24,230 square miles. The state has how many counties?

  • 35
  • 55
  • 75

5. What is the state bird?

  • Northern Cardinal
  • Yellow Belly Sapsucker
  • Oriole

6. At 4,863 feet, what is the highest point in West Virginia?

  • Spruce Knob
  • Gauley Peak
  • Bridgeport Hill

7. What is the lowest point (240 feet) in West Virginia?

  • Morgantown
  • Parkersburg
  • Harper's Ferry

8. The state motto is "Mountaineers are Wild and Wonderful,�

  • True or False?

9. Currently, what is its rank in the U.S. Population?

  • 25
  • 37
  • 50

10. Who had the huge hit "Country Roads?"

  • Johnny Cash
  • Starlight Vocal Band
  • John Denver

Check Your Answers


Wild, Wonderful West Virginia [Answers]

  1. June 20, 1863
  2. Nevada
  3. True
  4. Charleston
  5. 55
  6. Spruce Knob
  7. Harper's Ferry
  8. False. It is "Mountaineers are Always Free"
  9. 37
  10. John Denver

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