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WEST VIRGINIA TRIVIA

TRIVIA

ANYTHING KNOWLEDGE OF

WEST VIRGINIA.

AROUND OUR STATE

LOCATE

THESE

PLACES AROUND THE STATE

OF WEST VIRGINIA.

THIS LAND IS OUR LAND

PLACES IN

WV

THESE ARE SPECIFIC PLACES

IN WEST VIRGINIA.

FAMOUS EARLY PEOPLE IN WV

HISTORY

EARLY

DAYS

NAME THESE FAMOUS EARLY

MEN IN WV HISTORY.

WV PATRIOTIC PEOPLE

PATRIOT

NAME THESE WV PATRIOTIC

PEOPLE.

WV CONFLICTS AND

HOSTILITIES

WARS?

NAME THESE CONFLICTS IN WV

HISTORY.

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Response 1

WEST VIRGINIA'S STATE BIRD

WHAT IS THE

CARDINAL?

A STATE NORTHWEST OF WV

WHAT IS OHIO?

WV'S HIGHEST POINT

WHAT IS SPRUCE KNOB?

GERMAN GEOGRAPHER WHO

WAS THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO

EXPLORE WHAT IS NOW WV

WHO WAS JOHN

LEDERER?

CONFEDERATE GENERAL

KNOWN FOR HIS BRILLIANT

STRATEGIES DURING THE CIVIL

WAR, BORN IN CLARKSBURG

WHO WAS

THOMAS"STONEWALL"

PROCLAMATION ISSUED BY

KING GEORGE III THAT

FORBADE SETTLEMENTS

WEST OF THE ALLEGHENIES

UNTIL TREATIES WERE MADE

WITH THE INDIANS

WHAT WAS THE

PROCLAMATION OF 1763?

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Response 2

WEST VIRGINIA'S STATE TREE

WHAT IS THE SUGAR

MAPLE?

A STATE SOUTHWEST OF WV

WHAT IS KENTUCKY?

WV'S LOWEST POINT

WHAT IS HARPER'S

FERRY?(THE POTOMAC

EXPLORERS WHO LED AN

EXPEDITION THROUGH THE

APPALACHIAN MTS., REACHING

THE NEW RIVER IN 1671

WHO WERE THOMAS

BATTS AND ROBERT

SUPERINTENDENT OF THE

ARMY NURSE CORPS IN 1943;

THE HOSPITAL AT FT.

CAMPBELL, KY, IS NAMED

AFTER HER

WHO WAS FLORENCE

BLANCHFIELD?

FEUD THAT ACCORDING TO

LEGEND BEGAN OVER A PIG

AND LASTED 30 YEARS

WHAT WAS THE

HATFIELD AND MCCOY

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Response 3

WEST VIRGINIA'S STATE

FLOWER

WHAT IS THE BIG

(MOUNTAIN) LAUREL?

A STATE EAST OF WV

WHAT IS VIRGINIA?

THE LARGEST RESERVOIR IN

WV

WHAT IS SUMMERSVILLE

LAKE?

TWO MEN WHO WERE THE

FIRST TO NOTE THE

DISCOVERY OF COAL THEY

FOUND IN THE COAL RIVER IN

1742

WHO WERE JOHN P.

SALLING AND JOHN

INDUSTRIALIST WHO AT THE

AGE OF 80 FINANCED THE

BUILDING OF THE POTOMAC

AND PIEDMONT RAILROAD

WHO WAS HENRY

GASSAWAY DAVIS?

ISSUE THAT DIVIDED WESTERN

VIRGINIA FROM EASTERN

VIRGINIA DURING THE

MID-1800'S

WHAT IS SLAVERY?

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Response 4

WEST VIRGINIA'S STATE

ANIMAL

WHAT IS THE BLACK

BEAR?

STATES NORTH OF WV

WHAT ARE MARYLAND

AND PENNSYLVANIA?

NARROW STRIP OF WV THAT

EXTENDS BETWEEN OH AND PA

WHAT IS THE NORTHERN

PANHANDLE?

FAMOUS LEADER WHO, WHEN

HE WAS 16, WAS AMONG A

PARTY OF SURVEYORS IN WV

THAT CROSSED THE

ALLEGHENY MTS. IN 1748

WHO WAS GEORGE

WASHINGTON?

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE WHO, AS

A LAWYER, ARGUED MORE

CASES BEFORE THE U.S.

SUPREME COURT THAN ANY

OTHER ATTORNEY

WHO WAS JOHN WILLIAM

DAVIS?

MAN WHO SEIZED THE

FEDERAL ARSENAL AT

HARPERS FERRY IN 1859 TO

PROTEST SLAVERY

WHO WAS JOHN BROWN?

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Response 5

WEST VIRGINIA'S STATE GEM

WHAT IS CHALCEDONY?

(PRONOUNCED

CAPITAL OF WV

WHAT IS CHARLESTON?

MAJOR RIVER FLOWING ALONG

WV'S WESTERN BORDER

WHAT IS THE OHIO

RIVER?

FRONTIERSMAN CAME TO THE

KANAWHA VALLEY IN 1788

WHEN THE AREA WAS STILL A

WILD FRONTIER AND SETTLED

IN 1791 NEAR WHAT WOULD

BECOME CHARLESTON

WHO WAS DANIEL

BOONE?

MYRA NATIVE WHO WAS THE

FIRST PERSON TO TRAVEL

FASTER THAN THE SPEED OF

SOUND

WHO WAS CHUCK

YEAGER?

CONFLICT DURING WHICH WV

WAS ADMITTED TO THE UNION

WHAT WAS THE CIVIL

WAR?

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HE DESIGNED THE WESTVIRGINA STATE SEAL     

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WHO WAS JOSEPH H.DISS DEBAR?

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WEST VIRGINIA REAL ESTATE

REAL

ESTATE

QUESTIONS HAVE TO DO WITH

THE LAND IN WV

WV DATES TO REMEMBER

DON'T

FORGET

NAME THE DATE OF THESE

FAMOUS EVENTS IN WV

HISTORY

WV SCHOLARLY DATES

SCHOOL

DATES

DATES IN WV HISTORY

DEALING WITH EDUCATION.

WV FIRST AND FOREMOST

WV FIRSTS

NAME THESE FIRSTS IN WV

HISTORY.

GROWN IN WEST VIRGINIA

GROWN IN

WV

NAME THESE THINGS GROWN

IN WV

WEST VIRGINIA MUSIC AND

FILM

MUSIC

AND FILM

NAME THESE FAMOUS

ACTORS AND SINGERS BORN IN

WV.

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Response 1

SITE OF THE LAST MAJOR

CIVIL WAR BATTLE IN WV ON

NOV.6, 1863

WHAT IS DROOP

MOUNTAIN BATTLEFIELD

YEAR MORGAN AP MORGAN

BUILT A CABIN AT BUNKER HILL

WHAT WAS 1731?

YEAR THE STATE

CONSTITUTION ESTABLISHED

A FREE PUBLIC SCHOOL

SYSTEM

WHAT WAS 1863?

THE FIRST FREE RURAL MAIL

DELIVERY STARTED IN THIS

TOWN ON OCT. 6, 1896

WHAT IS CHARLES

TOWN?

CROPS GROWN MAINLY AS

FEED CROPS

WHAT ARE HAY AND

CORN?

MARTINSBURG-BORN AUTHOR,

ACTRESS, AND CONFEDERATE

SPY

WHO WAS BELLE BOYDE?

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Response 2

SITE WHERE ABRAHAM

LINCOLN'S MOTHER WAS BORN

WHAT IS THE NANCY

HANKS MEMORIAL AT

YEAR THE FIRST PERMANENT

SETTLEMENT STARTED IN

KANAWHA VALLEY?

WHAT WAS 1773?

YEAR STATE AID BEGAN FOR

HIGH SCHOOLS IN WV

WHAT WAS 1908?

THE FIRST UNION SOLDIER

KILLED IN THE CIVIL WAR, ON

MAY 22, 1861

WHO WAS BAILEY

BROWN?

THESE "BABY" CROPS ARE A

MAJOR PORTION OF WV'S

AGRICULTURAL INCOME

WHAT ARE NURSERY

CROPS?

MORGANTOWN-BORN ACTOR

WHO PLAYED ·ARNEY FIFE ON

THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW

WHO IS DON KNOTTS?

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Response 3

LARGEST CONE-SHAPED

BURIAL GROUND BUILT BY

INDIANS IN THE AMERICAS

WHAT IS THE GRAVE

CREEK MOUND IN

YEAR THE STATE CAPITAL

WAS MOVED TO CHARLESTON

WHAT WAS 1885?

STATE LAW REQUIRES THAT

WV CHILDREN ATTEND

SCHOOL UNTIL THIS AGE

WHAT IS 16?

THE OLDEST AND LARGEST

WHITE OAK TREE IN THE US,

DECLARED DEAD AND CUT

DOWN IN A SPECIAL

CEREMONY ON SEPT. 30, 1938

WHAT WAS THE MINGO

OAK?

ANIMALS THAT "MOOVE"

ALONG AS WV'S SECOND

MOST VALUABLE FARM

PRODUCT

WHAT ARE BEEF

CATTLE?

OPERA SINGER WHO WAS THE

LEADING SOPRANO FOR THE

NEW YORK CITY OPERA THE

METROPOLITAN OPERA THE

VIENNA STAATSOPER LA

SCALA, AND THE TEATRO

COLON

WHO IS PHYLLIS

CURTIN?

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Response 4

LOCATION OF THE ANNUAL

MOUNTAIN STATE FOREST

FESTIVAL

WHAT IS ELKINS, WV?

YEAR COAL WAS DISCOVERED

ON THE COAL RIVER

WHAT WAS 1742?

WV OLDEST PRIVATE COLLEGE

WHAT IS BETHANY

COLLEGE?

THE ONLY RESIDENCE BUILT

ENTIRELY OF COAL

WHAT IS COAL HOUSE

IN WHITE SULPHUR

THANKSGIVING TREAT THAT IS

THE THIRD MOST VALUABLE

FARM PRODUCT OF WV

WHAT ARE TURKEYS?

COUNTRY MUSIC SINGER

WHOSE SONGS INCLUDE

"WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN?" AND

"455 ROCKET"?

WHO IS KATHY MATTEA?

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Response 5

MONUMENT DEDICATED TO

THE FIRST SETTLEMENT IN WV

WHAT IS MORGAN

MONUMENT AT BUNKER

YEAR THE U.S. SUPREME

COURT RULED WV OWED VA

MORE THAN $12 MILLION FOR

SEPARATING FROM THE STATE

WHAT WAS 1915?

SCHOOL ONCE CALLED "WEST

VIRGINIA TECH"

WHAT IS THE WEST

VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY

THE FIRST BUILDING

DEDICATED TO WORLD WAR I

VETERANS IS IN THIS TOWN.

WHAT IS WELCH?

FARM PRODUCTS THAT HELP

BUILD STRONG BONES AND

TEETH

WHAT ARE DAIRY

PRODUCTS?

TV AND RADIO ENTERTAINER

DESCRIBED AS THE WORLD'S

LEADING AUTHORITY ON

PIE-THROWING

WHO IS SOUPY SALES?

 CATEGORY:   

WEST VIRGINA STATEHOOD  

FINAL JEOPARDY!®  

 CLUE:   

HE DESIGNED THE WESTVIRGINA STATE SEAL     

 Response:   

WHO WAS JOSEPH H.DISS DEBAR?

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