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Trivia Quiz - North Carolina Fun Facts

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

Quiz Number: 5587
Date Submitted: February 19, 2016
Quiz Categories: U.S. States
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 76 percent
Times Taken: 138 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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North Carolina Fun Facts
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1. Which of the following universities is located in North Carolina?
  A.   Duke University
  B.   Auburn University
  C.   Vanderbilt University
  D.   Clemson University

2. What is the capital of North Carolina?
  A.   Raleigh
  B.   Charlotte
  C.   Greensboro
  D.   Durham

3. What is the name of the NFL franchise located in Charlotte, NC?
  A.   Charlotte Hornets
  B.   Carolina Panthers
  C.   Carolina Hurricanes
  D.   Charlotte Knights

4. What state borders North Carolina to the south?
  A.   Mississippi
  B.   Alabama
  C.   South Carolina
  D.   Kentucky

5. What fictional North Carolina town was the setting for the 1960s TV sitcom, The Andy Griffith Show?
  A.   Mt. Pilot
  B.   Siler City
  C.   Blueberry
  D.   Mayberry

6. Which of the following legendary musicians hails from North Carolina?
  A.   Gregg Allman
  B.   Charlie Daniels
  C.   Elvis Presley
  D.   Stevie Ray Vaughan

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

8. What is the nickname of North Carolina?
  A.   The Great Lakes State
  B.   Ocean State
  C.   The Palmetto State
  D.   Tar Heel State

9. What is the official sport of North Carolina?
  A.   hockey
  B.   stock car racing
  C.   basketball
  D.   baseball

10. Who was the first female governor of North Carolina?
  A.   Jan Brewer
  B.   Sarah Palin
  C.   Nikki Haley
  D.   Bev Perdue®   

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