Statistics for State Quiz - West Virginia

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General Stats

  • This quiz has been taken 12,887 times
    (9,800 since last reset)
  • The average score is 15 of 20

Answer Stats

HintAnswer% Correct
States that border West VirginiaVirginia
98%
States that border West VirginiaOhio
94%
States that border West VirginiaKentucky
93%
States that border West VirginiaPennsylvania
93%
West Virginia became a state during this warCivil War
92%
West Virginia is famous for mining this, but today mines less than a third
as much as Wyoming
Coal
91%
West Virginia is the only state that has two of this type of "handle"{Pan}handle
91%
States that border West VirginiaMaryland
89%
18 states have territory in this mountain range, but West Virginia is the only state
that lies entirely within it
{Appalachian} Mountains
88%
Capital cityCharleston
86%
19.9% of West Virginia's population is over the age of 65. Name one of the two
states that have a higher percentage.
Maine / Florida
85%
Singer who wrote "Take Me Home, Country Roads"John Denver
76%
Radical abolitionist who raided Harpers Ferry in 1859John Brown
58%
Harpers Ferry sits on the confluence of these two rivers (name either)Potomac / Shenandoah
58%
West Virginia is the epicenter of this "epidemic" that has swept the U.S. in recent yearsOpioid Epidemic
55%
May holiday that was invented in 1908 by Anna Jarvis of Grafton, West VirginiaMother's Day
52%
State nicknameThe {Mountain} State
52%
Notable person who originally surveyed parts of West Virginia from 1748–1751George Washington
50%
West Virginia native who broke the sound barrier in 1947 and whose drawl is the
source of the "accent" that many pilots try to imitate today
Chuck Yeager
49%
Most populous metro areaHuntington
35%

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