PRETEST WEST VIRGINIA STUDIES

Number of counties in West Virginia
55
Capitol of West Virginia
Charleston
Number of states bordering West Virginia
5
State Bird
Cardinal
State Flower
Rhododendron
State Tree
Sugar Maple
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State Animal
Black Bear
State Fruit
Golden Delicious Apple
State Fish
Brook Trout
West Virginia was once part of`
Virginia
West Virginia became a state in
1863
Which star on the flag represents West Virginia
35 (also quarter)
Among all states West Virginia’s rank size is
41
The worlds second oldest river flows through West Virginia…which river?
New (flows north)
West Virginia’s number of electoral votes is
4
West Virginia lies entirely within this mountain range
Appalachians
Governor of West Virginia 2015 is
Earl Ray Tomblin
Which presidents mother was born in West Virginia
Lincoln
In 1996 West Virginia hosted olympic game trials in
Mountain Biking
These two men were shot and killed on the McDowell County courthouse steps by Baldwin-Felts detectives on August 1, 1921
Sid Hatfield and Ed Chambers
The oldest college still operating in West Virginia is
Bethany
The first person to demonstrate the use of a steam engine in a boat was
James Rumsey
Which West Virginia festival is held in Clarksburg every labor day weekend?
Italian heritage festival
This woman became poet laureate of West Virginia in 1979
Louise Mcneill
The Grave Creek Mound at Moundsville is a product of this prehistoric culture
Adena Culture
This county is the largest in area in the state of West Virginia
Randolph
In 1974 Kanawha County was polarized by disagreement over the selection of:
School textbooks
Whats the county seat of Braxton County
Sutton
In what part of West Virginia did the first land battle of the Civil War take place
Philippi