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Trivia Quiz - South Carolina Fun Facts

Trivia questions about the history, geography, culture and politics of South Carolina!

Quiz Number: 5586
Date Submitted: February 07, 2016
Quiz Categories: U.S. States
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 77.4 percent
Times Taken: 61 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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South Carolina Fun Facts
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1. There are two large public universities in the state of South Carolina, one being the University of South Carolina. What is the other?
  A.   Auburn University
  B.   Vanderbilt University
  C.   Duke University
  D.   Clemson University

2. What is the capital of South Carolina?
  A.   Columbia
  B.   Charleston
  C.   Greenville
  D.   Rock Hill

3. Which of the following singers did not hail from South Carolina?
  A.   James Brown
  B.   Chubby Checker
  C.   Elvis Presley
  D.   Eartha Kitt

4. What state borders South Carolina to the north?
  A.   Georgia
  B.   North Carolina
  C.   Virgina
  D.   Georgia

5. Which of the following television dramas was set in South Carolina?
  A.   Dallas
  B.   Army Wives
  C.   JAG
  D.   Dynasty

6. Who was the first woman to serve as Governor of South Carolina?
  A.   Jan Brewer
  B.   Sarah Palin
  C.   Hillary Clinton
  D.   Nikki Haley

7. What is the popular island vacation destination located in South Carolina?
  A.   Hilton Head Island
  B.   Hatteras Island
  C.   Mackinac Island
  D.   Sanibel Island

8. What is the nickname of the state of South Carolina?
  A.   The Great Lakes State
  B.   The Sunshine State
  C.   The Palmetto State
  D.   Old Dominion

9. The first battle of the Civil War took place in South Carolina on April 12, 1861. What was the name of the fort over which the two sides battled?
  A.   Fort Sumter
  B.   Fort Randolph
  C.   Fort McHenry
  D.   Fort Preble

10. South Carolina's Darlington Raceway plays host to what NASCAR Labor Day weekend classic race?
  A.   Coca-Cola 600
  B.   Brickyard 400
  C.   The Southern 500
  D.   Carolina 500®   

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